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U.S. funding cut is ‘flagrant assault’ against Palestinian people: Abbas spokesman

RAMALLAH (Reuters) – A U.S. decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees was a “flagrant assault” against Palestinian people, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday. “The consecutive American decisions represent a flagrant assault against the Palestinian people and a defiance of U.N. resolutions,” spokesman Nabil Abu Rdainah told Reuters. “Such a punishment will ...

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Prince William meets President Abbas in first West Bank visit by royal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prince met residents of the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah Prince William has expressed hope for “lasting peace” between Israelis and Palestinians during a visit to the occupied West Bank. The Duke of Cambridge spoke before holding talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. The prince is the first royal family member ...

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Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says U.S. peace plan near

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, said Washington would announce its Middle East peace plan soon, and press on with or without Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. The comments underlined gaping divisions between Washington and the Palestinian leadership that have widened since Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December and moved the U.S. Embassy there, ...

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Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says U.S. peace plan near: newspaper

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, said Washington would likely announce its Middle East peace plan even if Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, angered by U.S. policy so far, chose to remain on the sidelines. The Palestinian newspaper Al Quds that published an interview with Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, is displayed for ...

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Trump adviser Kushner says he’s ‘ready to work’ with Abbas: newspaper

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, said that he is “ready to work with President Abbas,” a Palestinian newspaper reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senior advisor and son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, boards Air Force One as he accompanies the president to Nashville, Tennessee from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., January 8, ...

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Trump adviser Kushner tells Palestinian newspaper he’s ‘ready to work’ with Abbas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, said that he is “ready to work with President Abbas,” a Palestinian newspaper reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senior advisor and son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, boards Air Force One as he accompanies the president to Nashville, Tennessee from Joint Base ...

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UK’s Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas when he makes a landmark trip to the region later this month, his office said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William leaves the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital after his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a ...

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MQM-P’s Haider Abbas Rizvi arrives in Karachi | Pakistan

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Haider Abbas Rizvi arrived in Karachi on Wednesday, after having spent a long time in Canada. Party leaders confirmed Rizvi’s arrival though their social media accounts and welcomed him on returning home. Rizvi, following his arrival, visited the MQM-P’s Bahadurabad faction office, where he met with other party leaders. The MQM-P leader had been ...

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