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Window closing on two-state solution and US involvement in peace process

Window closing on two-state solution and US involvement in peace process By Saeb Erekat – On November 29, 2012, a resolution enhancing the status of Palestine to Observer State passed with an overwhelming majority in the United Nations General Assembly. … Continue reading

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Palestine Wins General Assembly Vote

Palestine Wins General Assembly Vote The Palestinians managed to garner an overwhelming support to their UN General Assembly membership bid and were voted in as a nonmember observer state. 138 member states voted in favor of Palestine, while only 9 … Continue reading

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Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike: Who exactly represents them?

Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike: Who exactly represents them? By Khadija Patel – DFLP. Hours of uncertainty, especially telling of the mistrust in which the official Palestinian leadership is held, followed the announcement of a “deal” struck between Palestinian prisoners … Continue reading

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Palestine Elections a Zionist Dictate regardless Result.

By Christof Lehmann – On Wednesday the Executive Committee of the PLO announced that the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, had agreed to head the coming interim Palestinian government until elections have been held and a new government … Continue reading

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Abbas to be P.M. of Interim Palestinian Unity Government; Regional Implications and the US-Comprehensive Solution for the Middle East.

An old European proverb says: “When the Piper plays the Pipe, the Clans have to Dance “. After Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa facilitated meetings between the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas and the Chairman of Hamas, Khaled Mashal … Continue reading

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Settlement Construction Causing the Slow Demise of the Two-State Solution

By William Gibson – IMEMC A tour of several European Capitals by the Palestinian President has given several politicians a sterner voice. This is welcome at a time when the two-state solution is steadily slipping through the fingers of the … Continue reading

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Eshtayya: “Palestinian Lands Are For the Palestinians, Not For Settlements”

Mohammad Eshtayya, member of the Central Committee of Fateh movement, headed by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his government, must understand that the Palestinian lands are for the Palestinian people, and not for … Continue reading

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