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…
Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank
Narendra Modi on Saturday became the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank for talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.
Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts as the "slap of the century" on Sunday after the White House recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Palestinian president to shun Pence over Jerusalem move
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will refuse to meet US Vice President Mike Pence later this month following Washington's controversial policy shift on Jerusalem...
Egyptian officials in Gaza ahead of Palestinian unity talks
Egyptian delegates arrived in Gaza Sunday on the eve of a fresh attempt at reconciliation between the strip's Hamas rulers and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement, an official said.