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  1. January 23, 2011

    Palestinians rebuffed on Jerusalem offer

    Palestinian negotiators were ready to allow Israel to keep virtually all Jewish settlements in occupied East Jerusalem as...

  2. February 26, 2009

    Hamas and Fatah open talks to heal rift

    Hamas and Fatah, the two rival Palestinian movements, yesterday launched a fresh attempt to end their bloody political...

  1. February 25, 2009

    Hamas and Fatah open talks to heal rift

    Hamas and Fatah, the two rival Palestinian movements, on Wednesday launched a fresh attempt to end their bloody political...

  2. November 27, 2007

    Grim portents for Mideast peace talks

    The most ambitious effort in almost a decade to secure peace in the Middle East begins in Annapolis today with Israel and...

  3. November 26, 2007

    Grim portents for Mideast peace talks

    The most ambitious effort in almost a decade to secure peace in the Middle East begins in Annapolis on Tuesday with Israel...

  4. August 25, 2005

    Retaliation shatters calm of West Bank

    The relative calm that accompanied the Israeli evacuation of the Gaza Strip outlasted the operation by barely 48 hours, as...

  5. August 7, 2005

    In-fighting threatens Palestinian democracy

    While local and international attention is focused on the imminent Israeli pull-out from Gaza, the the a multi-faceted...

  6. June 21, 2005

    Ceasefire tested as Gaza summit proves fruitless

    A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians was stretched almost to breaking point on Tuesday as their leaders held a...

  7. April 26, 2005

    Wolfensohn's colossal challenge

    It is rare to be able to identify the perfect statesman to deal with a monumental diplomatic challenge. But the recent...

  8. April 25, 2005

    Wolfensohn's colossal challenge

    It is rare to be able to identify the perfect statesman to deal with a monumental diplomatic challenge. But the recent...

  9. February 28, 2005

    Abbas told of PA's duty to curb militants

    Ariel Sharon, Israeli prime minister, reacted yesterday to the first attack inside Israel for almost four months by warning...

  10. February 25, 2005

    Abbas to show world leaders Palestinian reform under way

    Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president, will go to a high-level international conference in London next week...

  11. February 24, 2005

    Abbas to show world leaders reform underway

    Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority president, will go to a high-level international conference in London next week...

  12. February 24, 2005

    Crisis gathers as Qurei fails to win backing for his cabinet

    The Palestinian parliament appeared to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory yesterday when it delayed endorsement of a...

  13. February 23, 2005

    Qurei faces crisis as backing for cabinet is delayed

    The Palestinian parliament appeared to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory on Wednesday when it delayed endorsement of a...

  14. February 23, 2005

    Qurei puts technocrats in place of 'old guard'

    Ahmed Qurei, the Palestin-ian Authority prime minister, caved in yesterday to a parliamentary revolt against his proposed...

  15. February 22, 2005

    Qurei puts technocrats in place of 'old guard'

    Ahmed Qurei, the Palestinian Authority prime minister, caved in on Tuesday to a parliamentary revolt against his proposed...

  16. February 22, 2005

    Palestinian MPs spark cabinet crisis

    The Palestinian parliament yesterday delayed a vote of confidence on a new cabinet after dissent from leading legislators...

  17. February 21, 2005

    Palestinian MPs spark cabinet crisis

    The Palestinian parliament on Monday delayed a vote of confidence on a new cabinet after dissent from leading legislators...

  18. February 21, 2005

    Palestinian MPs spark cabinet crisis

    The Palestinian parliament on Monday delayed a vote of confidence on a new cabinet after dissent from leading legislators...

  19. February 19, 2005

    Fatah revolt on Palestinian cabinet

    Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president, will tonight meet Fatah's parliamentarians and its central committee to...

  20. February 18, 2005

    Abbas seeks to resolve dispute over Fatah old guard

    Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority president, will on Friday meet Fatah's parliamentarians and its central committee to...

  21. January 17, 2005

    'Furious' Abbas to meet Hamas after attack derails peace talks

    Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president, has ordered an inquiry into an attack in the Gaza Strip last week that...

  22. January 16, 2005

    'Furious' Abbas to meet Hamas after attack

    Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president, has ordered an inquiry into an attack in the Gaza Strip last week that...

  23. January 12, 2005

    Sharon, Abbas to keep talking

    Ariel Sharon, Israeli prime minister, yesterday telephoned Mahmoud Abbas to congratulate him on his election as Palestinian...

  24. November 25, 2004

    Palestinian leader calls for period of calm

    Israelis and Palestinians needed to cool down their conflict to take advantage of emerging prospects for peace, Mahmoud...

  25. November 12, 2004

    Abbas is first among equals in triumvirate

    Mahmoud Abbas, the new chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, yesterday emerged as the central figure in an...

  26. November 11, 2004

    Inheritance of Arafat is split three ways

    Palestinian officials swiftly formalised on Thursday the roles of a triumvirate that emerged in the past week to rule...

  27. November 11, 2004

    Islamic judge rules Arafat must stay on life support

    Yassir Arafat clung to life in a Paris hospital yesterday after a senior Islamic judge ruled that the Palestinian leader's...

  28. November 10, 2004

    Islamic judge rules Arafat must stay on life support

    Yassir Arafat clung to life in a Paris hospital on Wednesday after a senior Islamic judge ruled that the Palestinian...

  29. November 10, 2004

    A day of rumours and rebuttals as Arafat's health deteriorates

    As Yassir Arafat slipped deeper into a coma in a Paris hospital last night, Palestinian officials prepared their public for...

  30. November 9, 2004

    Outburst by Arafat's wife fuels febrile atmosphere

    Yassir Arafat's potential successors flew to his Paris bedside last night, brushing aside an emotional accusation by his...

  31. November 8, 2004

    Outburst by Arafat's wife fuels tensions

    Yassir Arafat's potential successors flew to his Paris bedside on Monday night, brushing aside an emotional accusation by...

  32. November 7, 2004

    Palestinians agree security measures

    Palestinian leaders agreed a plan to try to ensure law and order, particularly in the Gaza Strip, amid continued uncertainty...

  33. November 5, 2004

    Palestinians open talks on shift towards new era

    Senior members of the Palestinian leadership met in emergency session yesterday at Yassir Arafat's Ramallah compound as...

  34. November 4, 2004

    Talks begin on passage toward new era

    Senior members of the Palestinian leadership met in emergency session on Thursday at Yassir Arafat's Ramallah compound as...

  35. November 4, 2004

    Rising crisis over Arafat’s deteriorating health

    Amid a flurry of conflicting reports about the deteriorating health of Yassir Arafat, Palestinian officials and his Paris...

  36. November 2, 2004

    Three killed and 30 injured by Palestinian suicide bomber's attack on Tel Aviv market

    A Palestinian suicide bomber killed three people and wounded more than 30 at a crowded Tel Aviv market yesterday in the...

  37. November 1, 2004

    Suicide bomber hits Tel Aviv market

    A Palestinian suicide bomber killed three people and wounded more than 30 at a crowded Tel Aviv market on Monday in the...

  38. October 30, 2004

    Few prepared to write off the resilient Arafat just yet

    Yassir Arafat's career has been marked by dramatic arrivals, and even more dramatic departures, which proved turning points...

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