Tag Archives: peace talks

Netanyahu, Abbas Back to Square None ~ by Ramzy Baroud

AntiWar.com | by Ramzy Baroud, July 23, 2013 The political peddlers, think-tank experts and media professionals are all back in full force. They want us to believe that US Secretary of State John Kerry has done what others have failed to do. On his sixth trip to the Middle East during his post, and following […]

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PFLP (@PFLP_ps): Palestinians have to protest against resumption of Israel-PA negotiations

Al-Ray | July 22, 2013 Gaza, Alray – Politburo member of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Rabah Muhanna, called on PLO’s Central Council to urgently convene to question Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and PLO’s Executive Committee for not abiding by the council’s decision that set conditions to return to negotiations. Muhanna […]

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Maariv: “Israel Offers Release Of 104 Detainees”

Note from occpal (For the context) 340 Palestinians Kidnapped in June 2013 (Read more at IMEMC) Thursday July 11, 2013 09:25 | by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli daily, Maariv, has reported that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, presented an “offer” to release around 104 Palestinian detainees before the resumption of peace talks, […]

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Report: Abbas under pressure to resume talks

Maan News Agency | May 25, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas is under huge pressure to resume peace talks with Israel without obtaining any guarantees from the Israeli side, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday. Speaking on the condition of anonymity to Italian news agency AKI, the official said that the majority of […]

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Ignore the Hype: It’s Four More Years of Settlement Growth ~ by Jonathan Cook

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article The prospect of reviving the peace track between Israel and the Palestinians is not one that is appetising for either Obama or Netanyahu. Both are bruised from locking horns over a settlement freeze […]

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Palestinian gov’t in Gaza pans PA for its wager on peace talks with Israel

[ PIC 11/02/2013 – 11:09 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government criticized the Palestinian authority (PA) for its persistence in wagering on the peace talks with the Israeli occupation state and described it as a losing bet. Its spokesman Taher Al-Nunu said on his facebook page that the PA believes that the Palestinian reconciliation […]

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Awaiting the American illusion…again ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 07/02/2013 – 09:49 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh The Palestinian Authority (PA) is bracing itself for a new episode of engagement with the new Obama administration. Both President Obama and his newly-appointed Secretary of State John Kerry are planning to visit the region and hold talks with Israeli and Arab officials. Some PA […]

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Bulldozers and More Talks ~ by Ramzy Baroud

PAVING THE ROAD FOR A NEW STATUS QUO Ramzy Baroud |  February 8th, 2013 | Dissident Voice Despite much saber-rattling by Israel and the US administration and hyped-up expectations by the Palestinian leadership, the recognition of Palestine as a non-member observer state late last year is on its way to becoming yet another footnote in […]

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Abu Zuhri: Hill’s visit to give impression on presence of negotiations

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 03:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has said that the US Middle East envoy David Hill’s visit to the region aims at giving the impression that negotiations between the PA and Israel were still ongoing. Hill is slated to arrive in Ramallah on Tuesday for […]

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Palestinian MPs condemn Abbas’s statement on returning to negotiations

[ 09/06/2012 – 05:30 PM ] TULKAREM, (PIC)– Palestinian MPs denounced president Mahmoud Abbas for declaring readiness to resume negotiations with Israel in a statement on Friday. Hassan Khreisheh, the second deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council, considered Abbas’s statement concerning the possibility of holding a meeting with Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu if Tel […]

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Report: Jordan to notify Israel of Palestine’s conditions for talks

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 3 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Jordan’s foreign minister will outline Palestine’s conditions for returning to negotiations in a message to Israel, Arab media reported on Friday. The document demands Israel accept the two-state solution based on 1967 borders “with the possibility of a limited exchange of equal pieces of land,” and […]

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Palestine to give Israel talk deadline

AUSTIN NEWS MARCH 3 2012 Updated: Saturday, 03 Mar 2012, 1:49 PM CST JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials said Saturday they plan to give a deadline to Israel to accept ground rules for negotiations, and suggested that a ‘no’ will allow them to shelve Mideast talks until it does. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

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Palestinian Officials Condemn Israeli Leaks of Amman Talks

WAFA FEB 21 2012 JERICHO, February 21, 2012 (WAFA) – PLO Executive Committee member Saeb Erekat Tuesday condemned leaks by Israeli officials of the Palestinian-Israeli exploratory talks recently held in Jordan. He said in a statement that he wrote members of the Quartet, which is composed of the United States, European Union, United Nations and […]

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Palestine ‘seeks Arab support’ for halt to Israel talks

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 10, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul said Friday that Palestinian leaders will seek Arab support for their decision not to return to direct negotiations with Israel, after exploratory talks ended last month without agreement. […]

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The Amman fiasco ~ by Khalid Amayreh

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Jan 29, 2012 | PIC | By Khalid Amayreh It seems the Jordanian-moderated talks between Zionist and Palestinian negotiators in Amman are going nowhere. Some observers argue the talks were doomed from the very beginning as the apartheid Israeli regime continued to refuse freezing settlement […]

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