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Palestinians: Israel must agree on borders

A stormy, high-level meeting of senior Palestinian leaders called to discuss US secretary of state John Kerry’s latest peace proposal ended with a decision early Friday to demand guarantees that Israel agree on the general border of a future Palestinian state, officials said.

Arafat body to be exhumed on Tuesday in murder inquiry


The body of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, in an investigation to establish if he was murdered, a Palestinian official said on Saturday.

Palestinian President approves Yasser Arafat autopsy


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat, a top aide said Monday, days after a Swiss institute reported finding elevated traces of a radioactive substance on the late leader's belongings.

Abbas gets Netanyahu response over peace: Source


Palestine’s Mahmud Abbas received from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a reply on Saturday to his letter about the failed peace process, a source the Palestinian president's office said.


Israel proposed 'impossible' borders: Palestinians


Israel laid out a vision for an 'impossible' border during exploratory talks with the Palestinians in Amman this month, a Palestinian official told AFP on Sunday.

The official, who spoke on condition

Krishna reaffirms strong commitment to Palestine

India on Wednesday reached out to the top leadership of the Palestine and reaffirmed its strong commitment to the Palestinian cause.
External affairs minister S.M. Krishna, who arrived here on Wednesday from Jerusalem held meetings with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in what is the first visit by an Indian foreign minister in over a decade.

Palestinians to seek full UN membership: Abbas


President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday he would demand full membership of the United Nations for a Palestinian state when he goes to the UN General Assembly next week, setting up a diplomatic clash with Israel and the United States.

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