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[Friday, January 17, 2014] General-Secretary of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, launched a new initiative on Thursday, calling 2014 a “Palestinian Solidarity Year”. According to the Palestinian News Network (PNN), Ban Ki-moon said that 2014 will be will be a crucial year for achieving a two-state solution, ending the occupation that was started in 1967, and establishing an independent Palestinian state which lives side by side with Israel. read full story / add a comment
(Ma'an) The following is an excerpt from an interview originally published on "The Wall has Ears: Conversations for Palestine" on Jan. 8, 2014. http://lemuradesoreilles.org/2014/01/08/the-palestinian...falk/ read full story / add a comment
[Wednesday, December 18, 2013] Senior Palestinian sources are accusing the Obama administration of taking up Israeli positions in the peace talks. read full story / add a comment
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, this morning, the Palestinian News Network (PNN) has reported. The meeting was set to be attended by Minister Moshe Ya'alon. read full story / add a comment
In response to the European Union’s directive that forbids member states from working with Israeli individuals or organizations located within illegal Israeli settlements, Israel’s Defense Minister has ordered that EU officials be given “the cold shoulder”. read full story / add a comment
Below is the full text of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' speech in Ramallah in the press conference with US President Barack Obama on Thursday as interpreted. read full story / add a comment
On his second day of the first presidential visit to Palestine U.S. President Barack Obama met with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
Although Obama condemned the rocket attacks that hit Sderot, yet, he insisted that the Israelis should not use this as an excuse to avoid negotiations, no more than the Palestinians should insist that Israel halt construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank as a condition. read full story / add a comment
United States President Barack Obama said there is a real chance for peace in the framework of the two-state solution. “I do not say peace guaranteed, but possible,” he said. read full story / add a comment
In an interview that was conducted by the New York Times several months ago, and was only published Wednesday (and then republished by Israeli Radio), Israeli President, Shimon Peres, stated that late Palestinian President, Yasser Arafat, should not have been assassinated, adding that “without Arafat, the current situation is more complicated.” read full story / add a comment
The Arab Follow-up Committee decided, during its meeting Sunday in Doha – Qatar, to immediately implement a decision that was made during the Baghdad Summit late in March this year, by immediately starting the transfer of $100.000.000 to the Palestinian Authority every month. read full story / add a comment
In the third and final head-to-head debate of the United States presidential election the Republican and Democratic candidates each attempted to out-support the other in dealing with Israel. read full story / add a comment
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to release political prisoners in exchange for the Palestinian Authority dropping its upcoming bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations. read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian Authority will discuss next week when to go forward with future bids for state recognition at the United Nations. read full story / add a comment
The United States has long been one of the fiercest allies of Israel on the international stage. The 2012 presidential election has highlighted this relationship, perhaps more than ever before, as both President Obama and Mitt Romney do all they can to reinforce their commitment to Israeli desires. read full story / add a comment
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