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Abbas delays decision on peace talks, Kerry to fly home | Reuters

Palestinian leaders put off a decision on Thursday about restarting peace talks with Israel, with most saying Israel must first meet their terms before negotiations can start, a Palestinian official said. President Mahmoud Abbas had gathered fellow PLO leaders in Ramallah to discuss his meetings with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry this week. Kerry, who had extended his stay ...

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Palestinian president to meet Israel’s vice PM Sunday, but hopes for peace talks are dim | The Washington Post

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet with Israel’s new vice prime minister next week, an aide said Thursday, although expectations are low that the rare high-level talks will help restart long-stalled peace negotiations. For more on this story, visit: Palestinian president to meet Israel’s vice PM Sunday, but hopes for peace talks are dim – The ...

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Opposition mounts to Palestinian unity deal as many in Hamas loath to give up Gaza | The Washington Post

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A mounting rebellion by Hamas leaders in Gaza against a breakthrough power-sharing agreement with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas highlights a potentially fatal flaw — the deal never spelled out how the Western-backed leader can take charge again in Gaza, the territory he lost to a violent takeover by the Islamic militants. Former bitter foes Abbas and ...

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Abbas, UN Membership and Peace Talks | War Is A Crime.org

Abbas, UN Membership and Peace Talks – by Stephen Lendman Globetrotting to enlist UN membership support, Abbas told Time magazine in Columbia on October 11 that he’ll resume talks if Israel accepts the Quartet’s proposal. In September, Quartet members established a timeline for “realistic and serious” negotiations with no preconditions to begin in a month. They hope for comprehensive proposals ...

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