Modi on Palestine, West Asia tour to balance growing ties with Israel

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 20:28

Amman, Feb 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Jordan on the first leg of his four-nation regional trip that will also take him to a first-ever Indian prime ministerial visit to Palestine, besides the UAE and Oman in the Gulf.


Palestine President to seek Modi's help in reaching solution

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 22:40

New Delhi, May 15, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday said he will seek the help of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's good offices in reaching a solution to the Palestinian issue which will help in the fight against terrorism in that part of the world.


Facebook shuts Palestinian Fatah's official account

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:24

Jerusalem, March 1 (IANS) In its efforts to curb fake news and violence-encouraging posts, Facebook has shut the official page of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah Party, a media report said.


US embassy moved to Jerusalem won't help peace, says Abbas

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 03:08

Rome, Jan 15 (IANS) The President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday said that the President-elect Donald Trump's proposal to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would hinder the Middle Eastern peace process.


M.J. Akbar to co-chair Joint Commission Meeting in Palestine

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 18:10

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar will visit Palestine to co-chair the first Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) between India and Palestine on November 8-9, an official statement said on Thursday.