The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference.
The move envisions formi
President Barack Obama, issuing a veiled warning to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of talks, said in an interview that it would be harder for Washington to defend Israel against efforts to isolate it internationally if US-l
Saudi King Abdullah has offered his "enthusiastic support" to US efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
The US diplomat made the comment after some two hours and 40 mi
Israel and the Palestinians are making progress towards reaching a framework peace agreement but they are not there yet, US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on Saturday.
Kerry spoke after about three hours of talks wit
An 85-year old Palestinian died on Thursday after inhaling teargas fired by the Israeli army to disperse protesters in the occupied West Bank, witnesses said.
He is the first Palestinian casualty of the conflict with Israel in 201
The Palestinian ambassador to Prague was killed on Wednesday in an explosion that was triggered when he opened the door to a safe, Czech police said.
Jamal Al-Jamal, 56, died in hospital after the incident at his home on the morni
Israeli and Palestinian businessmen, who sometimes have to exchange suitcases of cash for goods at military checkpoints, will soon be able to settle any commercial disputes on neutral ground.
An Israeli former peace negotiator, Or
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, his widow Suha said after receiving the results of Swiss forensic tests on her husband's corpse.
"We are revealing a real crime, a
Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday to keep US-sponsored peacemaking on course for a second round of talks, but diplomacy remained dogged by Israeli plans for more Jewish homes on land the Palestinians claim for a future state.
Dubai Cares highlighted the plight of 43.3 million people worldwide, 46 per cent of them children, forcibly displaced from their homes and communities on the occasion of World Refugee Day.
The UAE-based philanthropic organisation,