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  • Palestinian kills 2 Israelis, wounds toddler in Jerusalem 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 3:50 pm

    JERUSALEM - A Palestinian man fatally stabbed two Israelis as they walked in Jerusalem's Old City and seriously injured a woman and a toddler, before he was shot and killed by an officer on duty, police said Saturday in the latest in a series of Palestinian attacks.

  • Netanyahu demands Abbas, PA condemn West Bank murder story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:32 pm

    NEW YORK - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday demanded that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his government explicitly condemn the murder of an Israeli settler couple by suspected Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank.

  • President Abbas raises Palestinian flag for first time at UN story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 8:53 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas raised the Palestinian flag at the United Nations for the first time on Wednesday with a promise that it will be raised soon in Jerusalem, "the capital of our Palestinian state."

  • Q&A: Abbas warning to Israel blunted by lack of specifics story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 4:07 pm

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - President Mahmoud Abbas seemingly made good on his threat to drop a "bombshell" in Wednesday's speech to the U.N. General Assembly when he declared that the Palestinians cannot continue to be bound by 20-year-old security and economic agreements with Israel.

  • Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 3:13 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared before world leaders Wednesday that he is no longer bound by agreements signed with Israel and called on the United Nations to provide international protection for Palestinians, in the most serious warning yet that he might walk away from engagement with the Jewish state.

  • Ahead of UN speech, Palestinian leader eschews direct talks 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 5:20 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says a new "multilateral" approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is needed since direct negotiations have failed.

  • Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 7:53 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a "bombshell" in a speech to the United Nations this week - prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies.

  • 6 historic moments at the UN General Assembly 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 1:57 am

    UNITED NATIONS - Khrushchev pounds the table with his shoe. Castro speaks for hours. Gadhafi tears up the U.N. charter. As the United Nations marks its 70th anniversary and world leaders gather in New York on Monday for the U.N. General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting, here's a look back at six memorable moments from past sessions:

  • Mosque opening in Moscow attended by Putin, Abbas, Erdogan 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 5:57 am

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has been joined by the Turkish and Palestinian leaders at the ceremonial opening of the Russian capital's new main mosque.

  • PLO official says internal vote delayed for about 3 months 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 6:24 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Palestine Liberation Organization's parliament says it's delaying internal leadership elections for at least three months, in an announcement that made the anticipated postponement official.

  • US-Israel spat over Iran deal may sideline Palestinians 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 8:44 am

    JERUSALEM - In recent months, many in the Middle East had assumed - some in hope, others with concern - that once the Iranian nuclear issue was resolved, the United States would make another push for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. But the opposite seems more likely.