Tagged: Peace talks

Abbas decides to go it alone

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, arrives for the opening of a museum for late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, November 9, 2014 (photo credit: AP/Abbas Momani)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, arrives for the opening of a museum for late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, November 9, 2014 (photo credit: AP/Abbas Momani)

The PA president has effectively closed the door on negotiations with Israel, but Hamas has little cause to rejoice

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French FM: Last chance for Mideast peace through talks

French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius at the French National Assembly in Paris, November 28, 2014 (Photo credit: Patrick Kovarick/AFP)

French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius at the French National Assembly in Paris, November 28, 2014 (Photo credit: Patrick Kovarick/AFP)

Fabius says France seeks to host international talks for deal within two years; MPs end debate on Palestine recognition, vote set for Tuesday

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‘We need a Palestinian state,’ says new EU foreign affairs chief

European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. (Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/JOHN THYS)

European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. (Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/JOHN THYS)

During Gaza visit, Federica Mogherini says establishment of state is ‘ultimate goal of all the European Union’

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Kerry to call for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2014. (photo credit: PMO)

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2014. (photo credit: PMO)

US secretary of state to make plea at donor conference for Gaza reconstruction in Cairo Sunday

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For peace talks, a 10th month of pregnancy?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Negotiations ended this week without a deal, or an intifada, which leaves a situation ripe for secret contacts between the sides

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