Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a group of the Egyptian Armed Forces in Bir el Abed city in North Sinai governorate.
Shtayyeh, who is heading a big ministerial delegation, visits Egypt at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouli.
The Arab foreign ministers council started an emergency meeting on Sunday at the request of Abbas and Abul Gheit to discuss the latest Palestinian developments.
The government would continue to carry out its duties until a new one was formed, said am official statement issued after a weekly cabinet meeting.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi discussed in a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the reconciliation between the two rivals Fatah and Hamas.
The border will re-open on Sunday, according to a statement from the Egyptian government on Friday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday greeted Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi on the 66th anniversary of the July 23 Revolution.
Abbas sent a cable of greetings to Egyptian President el-Sisi on the fifth anniversary of the June 30 Revolution.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held on Monday a phone call with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas to inquire after the Palestinian leader's health.
Erekat said the president is expected to leave hospital on Monday or Tuesday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday offered an apology after he was accused of anti-Semitism for suggesting that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct, not by their religion.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the ousted president Mohamed Morsi had offered the Palestinians a piece of the Sinai Peninsula during his rule.
Modi on Saturday became the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank for talks with Palestinian president Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas under the auspices of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Anyone who makes a decision like that is not capable of finding a peaceful solution to any conflict in the Middle East,” President Mahmoud Abbas stated.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday after receiving an invitation from the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to hold talks.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi invited his Palestinian counterpart President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a consultative bilateral summit in Cairo on Monday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi discussed U.S. decision over Jerusalem with his Palestinian and Jordanian counterparts Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah II.
A senior Palestinian official in President Mahmoud Abbas's ruling Fatah party said that U.S. Vice President, due to visit the region, "is unwelcome in Palestine".
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.