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  • Report: Western pressure halted Fayyad resignation

    April 12, 2013 | 9:41 am

    The United States and Europe are pushing to tamp down an internal Palestinian power struggle, Palestinian sources say.

    Citing unnamed Palestinian sources, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported that a meeting scheduled for Thursday between Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and...

  • New Boss With Abbas

    By Leslie Susser

    March 13, 2003 | 6:59 pm

    Israeli officials are hailing the choice of Mahmoud Abbas as Palestinian prime minister as a potential watershed in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, one that creates new hope for a cease-fire and a new political process.

    For months now, Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, has...