Search for Saeb Erekat and
  1. September 1, 2014

    Palestinians to turn to UN amid frustration with peace process

    The Palestinians, frustrated in their pursuit of an independent state through negotiations with an Israeli government they...

  2. June 5, 2014

    Israel invites bids to build more settlement homes

    The government in Israel said on Thursday that it had invited bids for the construction of 1,500 homes in settlements in the...

  1. July 29, 2013

    Kerry faces scepticism over Israeli-Palestinian talks

    When John Kerry boarded his aeroplane in Jordan 10 days ago after announcing the resumption of talks between Israel and the...

  2. July 29, 2013

    Israeli and Palestinian envoys to meet

    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are due to meet in Washington on Monday for preliminary talks aimed at reigniting a...

  3. July 28, 2013

    Middle East peace process to resume in Washington

    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators meet in Washington on Monday to discuss restarting the peace talks that collapsed in...

  4. September 20, 2012

    Palestinians revive bid to raise UN status

    The Palestinians will restart their diplomatic campaign for an independent state next week, with an appeal to the UN General...

  5. July 30, 2012

    Romney stirs Palestinian reaction

    The chief Palestinian peace negotiator on Monday lashed out at Mitt Romney, accusing the presumptive Republican presidential...

  6. July 4, 2012

    Support signalled for Arafat exhumation

    The Palestinian leadership signalled on Wednesday that it was ready to exhume the body of Yassir Arafat, in an attempt to...

  7. January 23, 2012

    Hamas figures arrested in swoop on Red Cross

    Israeli police on Monday arrested two Hamas politicians camped inside the premises of the Red Cross in occupied East...

  8. September 23, 2011

    Palestinians tread carefully to statehood

    The Palestinian application for UN membership may have sown panic and confusion among diplomats around the world. Yet it...

  9. July 14, 2011

    Arab League backs Palestinian statehood plan

    The Arab League has given formal backing for an ambitious bid by the Palestinians for statehood at the United Nations, in a...

  10. July 12, 2011

    Quartet fail to agree on Mideast talks

    Prospects for pressing ahead with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process appeared to dim further, when the members of the...

  11. June 19, 2011

    Palestinians deserve Obama’s support in September

    There is new cause for hope among Palestinians. National reconciliation, following a recent agreement between Hamas and...

  12. May 1, 2011

    Israel freezes Palestinian funds

    Israel is freezing the transfer of all tax and customs revenues that it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority,...

  13. February 12, 2011

    Palestinian leaders promise polls by September

    The Palestinian leadership on Saturday promised to hold long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections by September,...

  14. January 25, 2011

    Palestinian diaspora could be denied vote

    Millions of Palestinian refugees and their descendants who today live in countries such as Lebanon and Jordan will not be...

  15. January 25, 2011

    Al-Jazeera accused of plot to weaken Abbas

    Palestinian officials voiced fury at the leak of sensitive documents detailing their negotiating positions in peace talks...

  16. The World

    January 24, 2011

    First reactions to the Palestinian document dump

    I have been in a conference on US-Chinese relations all day, so have only just had a chance to look at the latest leak on...

  17. 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...

  18. January 16, 2011

    Washington hints at Mideast veto

    The US administration has signalled that it will this week veto a UN resolution on the Middle East even though it reflects...

  19. December 27, 2010

    Palestinians want UN to censure settlements

    The Palestinians and their allies are pressing ahead with plans to table a draft resolution at the UN Security Council...

  20. October 15, 2010

    Israel settlers’ deal hits peace hopes

    International efforts to revive the stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians suffered a setback on Friday,...

  21. August 29, 2010

    Rabbi calls for ‘plague’ on Palestinians

    The spiritual leader of Israel’s ultra-orthodox Shas party, which has four ministers in the current government, has called...

  22. August 20, 2010

    Israeli-Palestinian peace talks set for September

    Israel and the Palestinians are to resume peace talks in Washington next month after a near two-year hiatus, with US...

  23. July 28, 2010

    Abbas faces dilemma on Israel talks, says aide

    Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, would be “totally undermined” if he agreed to hold direct peace talks with Israel...

  24. March 12, 2010

    Palestinians resist efforts to start Middle East talks

    The US was battling to keep alive the prospect of a new round of Middle East peace talks yesterday, after the Palestinian...

  25. March 11, 2010

    US fights to save Middle East talks

    The US was battling to keep alive the prospect of a new round of Middle East peace talks on Thursday, after the Palestinian...

  26. March 10, 2010

    Israeli housing hits peace moves

    Israel yesterday revealed plans to build a further 1,600 housing units in a Jewish settlement in occupied East Jerusalem, a...

  27. March 10, 2010

    Israeli housing hits peace moves

    Israel yesterday revealed plans to build a further 1,600 housing units in a Jewish settlement in occupied east Jerusalem,...

  28. March 9, 2010

    Israeli housing push hits peace moves

    with Israel – a promise that may now be in doubt as a result of the latest settlement push in East Jerusalem. Joe Biden, US...

  29. December 29, 2009

    Settlers' homes expansion attacked

    Israel yesterday revealed plans to build about 700 homes for Jewish settlers in occupied east Jerusalem, in a move that drew...

  30. December 29, 2009

    Settlers’ homes expansion attacked

    Israel on Monday revealed plans to build about 700 homes for Jewish settlers in occupied east Jerusalem, in a move that drew...

  31. September 19, 2009

    US Middle East peace effort falters over new settlements

    The Obama administration's drive to revive the Arab-Israeli peace process suffered a severe setback yesterday when George...

  32. July 13, 2009

    Israel PM ready for talks with Abbas

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, said yesterday he was ready to meet his Palestinian counterpart immediately to...

  33. July 13, 2009

    Netanyahu invites Palestinian leader for peace talks

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, said yesterday he was ready to meet his Palestinian counterpart immediately to...

  34. July 12, 2009

    Netanyahu invites Abbas for peace talks

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, on Sunday said he was ready to meet his Palestinian counterpart immediately to...

  35. May 19, 2009

    Obama opens door of hope on Palestinian conflict

    Shimon Peres's entrance to the convention centre at the Dead Sea provoked chaos as a frantic crowd of journalists jostled...

  36. May 18, 2009

    Opinion: Obama opens door of hope on peace

    Shimon Peres’s entrance to the convention centre at the Dead Sea provoked chaos as a frantic crowd of journalists jostled...

  37. March 17, 2009

    Israeli hardliner set for foreign post

    Avigdor Lieberman, the controversial Israeli far-right politician, is set to become foreign minister of the incoming...

  38. March 17, 2009

    Hardliner likely to be key Israeli minister

    Avigdor Lieberman, the controversial Israeli far-right politician, is set to become foreign minister of the incoming...

Related Topics

Search for Saeb Erekat and