Palestinian minister withdraws threat to quit over activist
The Palestinian Authority labour minister who declared he would resign amid protests over the death of an activist in custody will ultimately remain in office, he said Sunday.
Biden tells Abbas Hamas must 'cease firing rockets into Israel'
President Joe Biden told Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Saturday that Islamist group Hamas must stop rocket attacks on Israel, the White House said...
Israel warplanes strike Gaza following rocket fire
Israeli warplanes struck suspected Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Friday following rocket fire from the blockaded Palestinian territory.
Palestinian leader says 'cutting all relations' with US
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Saturday announced a cut in all ties with Israel and the United States, including security cooperation.
Putin hosts Abbas in Moscow, days after Netanyahu visit
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was in Moscow on Saturday to meet Vladimir Putin, just days after the Russian leader hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Trump adviser questions Abbas desire for peace with Israel
US President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Sunday questioned the ability and willingness of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to make concessions for a peace agreement with Israel.
Palestinian president in 'excellent' health but still in hospital
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, hospitalised since May 20 with pneumonia, is in excellent health but no date has been set for his discharge, a hospital official said on Saturday.
Palestinian president Abbas remains in hospital: officials
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas remained in hospital Monday, a spokeswoman said, a day after being admitted with complications following an ear operation.
Putin discusses Mideast with Trump, hosts Abbas
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday at the start of talks with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas that he had discussed the Middle East conflict with his US counterpart Donald Trump. "I just spoke with American President Trump," Putin told Abbas before continuing the talks behind closed doors. "Obviously we spoke about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." The…