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Palestinian president meets foreign minister

Palestinian president meets foreign minister

Discussions during the meeting dealt with bilateral relations and ways to boost them.

Palestinian president Abbas leaves hospital

Palestinian president Abbas leaves hospital

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas left hospital on Monday following eight days of treatment for pneumonia and pledged to return to work, an AFP journalist reported.

Palestinian president expected to leave hospital Sunday: sources

Palestinian president expected to leave hospital Sunday: sources

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to leave hospital on Sunday afternoon after a week of treatment for pneumonia, a Palestinian official and medical source said.

Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies in Paris

Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies in Paris

The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered wars and revolutions across the world during a glittering career behind the lens, died on Wednesday in Paris, his Magnum photo agency said.

Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies

Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies

The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered wars and revolutions across the world during a glittering career behind the lens, died Wednesday in Paris, his Magnum photo agency said.

Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

Rami Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered the territory run by Hamas, a security source in the convoy said.

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel

The visit this summer by the second in line to the throne "is at the request of Her Majesty's government and has been welcomed by the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian authorities", the palace said in a statement.

Six militants killed as Israel destroys Gaza tunnel

Six militants killed as Israel destroys Gaza tunnel

A source for the Islamic Jihad group said Arafat Abu Marshould, head of the faction's armed wing in central Gaza, was killed along with a senior associate and two other gunmen.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation efforts

The visit follows concessions by Hamas after discussions with Egypt, which has urged it to take steps towards reconciliation with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, based in the occupied West Bank.

Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government

Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government

Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

UN chief seeks 'dream' of Israeli-Palestinian peace

UN chief seeks 'dream' of Israeli-Palestinian peace

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke of what he called obstacles to peace when meeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, including Israeli settlement building and the need for Palestinian leaders to condemn "terrorism".

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza on Saturday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to tackle the crisis.