Palestine's Abbas deplores Bir el Abed terror attack

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 10:10 GMT

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.

Egypt PM meets Palestinian counterpart

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 05:31 GMT

Shtayyeh, who is heading a big ministerial delegation, visits Egypt at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouli.

Arab FMs hold emergency meeting on Palestinian cause

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - 02:07 GMT

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.

Palestinian prime minister tenders resignation, govt's to Abbas

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 10:43 GMT

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.

Sisi, Abbas discuss reconciliation bet. Fatah, Hamas

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 01:10 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi discussed in a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the reconciliation between the two rivals Fatah and Hamas.

Egypt opens Rafah border crossing Sunday in both directions

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 10:02 GMT

The border will re-open on Sunday, according to a statement from the Egyptian government on Friday.

Palestinian president greets Sisi on July 23 Revolution anniv.

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 09:41 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday greeted Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi on the 66th anniversary of the July 23 Revolution.

Abbas greets Sisi on 5th anniv. of June 30 Revolution

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Abbas sent a cable of greetings to Egyptian President el-Sisi on the fifth anniversary of the June 30 Revolution.

Sisi, Abbas discuss latest developments in Palestine

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 01:00 GMT

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.

Abbas is in good health - PLO top official

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 05:44 GMT

Erekat said the president is expected to leave hospital on Monday or Tuesday.

Palestinian leader Abbas offers apology for remarks on Jews

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 01:55 GMT

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.

Morsi offered to have Palestinians settled in Sinai: Abbas

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 11:56 GMT

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 becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:32 GMT

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.

Netanyahu rejected meeting Abbas in Moscow - official

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 09:54 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas under the auspices of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Abbas: U.S. is no longer credible mediator

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 10:30 GMT

“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.

Abbas arrives in Cairo for talks with Egypt's Sisi

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:36 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday after receiving an invitation from the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to hold talks.

Sisi, Abbas to hold summit on Monday in Cairo

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 07:10 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi invited his Palestinian counterpart President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a consultative bilateral summit in Cairo on Monday.

Sisi discusses Jerusalem issue with Abbas, Abdullah II

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 12:04 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi discussed U.S. decision over Jerusalem with his Palestinian and Jordanian counterparts Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah II.

U.S. Vice President Pence "unwelcome in Palestine"-Fatah official

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 07:16 GMT

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".

Sisi discusses Trump’s decision with Palestine’s Abbas

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 07:45 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.