The two men have been at loggerheads amid mounting criticism of Fayyad’s economic policies by Abbas’s ruling Fatah movement, but Washington had lobbied hard for the 61-year-old, US-educated economist to stay on.Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 11:37am
A Palestinian envoy said yesterday that he hoped China would play a greater role in supporting his people in their conflict with Israel as a counterweight to the United States' influence over the peace process.24 Nov 2012 - 3:14am
The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present its bid for non-state UN membership, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said, despite opposition from the United States and Israel.
Following talks with Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi in Cairo, "it has been agreed that the request will be presented on November 29", Abbas said on Monday, calling for support from Arab states.14 Nov 2012 - 3:52am
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas announced on Monday that the Palestinian Authority will present its bid for non-state UN membership, despite US and Israeli opposition.
Following talks with Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi in Cairo, “it has been agreed that the request will be presented on November 29,” Abbas told reporters, calling for support from Arab states.13 Nov 2012 - 5:17am