Palestinian minister: Revolt against Hamas

JERUSALEM, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A Palestinian Cabinet minister issued an Islamic religious decree calling on Palestinians to revolt against Hamas in Gaza "to liberate Palestine and Jerusalem."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011.
By United Press International
Fatah accused of election fraud

Fatah accused of election fraud

JERUSALEM, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei questioned the results of the Fatah leadership elections and accused the organization of vote fraud.

Qurei: Palestinians want Jerusalem in deal

JERUSALEM, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qurei says Palestinian leaders will never end their territorial roe with Israel without gaining control of Jerusalem in the deal.

No agreement near on Jerusalem status

JERUSALEM, June 8 (UPI) -- Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians are unlikely to produce an agreement on the future of Jerusalem any time soon, an Israeli official said Sunday.

PLO raising Jerusalem on talks agenda

JERUSALEM, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The issue of Jerusalem won't be postponed until the end of Palestinian-Israeli talks as Israel insists, the head of the Palestinian negotiating team said.
Olmert unsure of Bush's 1-year peace goal

Olmert unsure of Bush's 1-year peace goal

JERUSALEM, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he has doubts about U.S. President George Bush's claim peace with the Palestinians is attainable in one year.
Israeli, Palestinian peace talks resume

Israeli, Palestinian peace talks resume

JERUSALEM, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams began in a Jerusalem hotel Monday following a seven-year hiatus.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007.
By United Press International

Palestinians agree to security demands

JERUSALEM, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Palestinian Authority announced its intention to comply with Israel's security demands as part of the first stage of the so-called road map to peace.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Nov. 13, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2005 with 48 to follow.
By United Press International

Palestinian leader: Gaza is first step

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 27 (UPI) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei said Wednesday Israel's impending withdrawal from Gaza is just a first step toward a Palestinian state.

Sharon to meet Abbas ahead of Gaza pullout

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 6 (UPI) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he expects to meet Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon again before Israel's pullout from the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian PM calls for peace talks

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- One day after Yasser Arafat's burial, Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei called Saturday for the continuation of peace talks with Israel.

Arafat losing mental faculties - aides

PARIS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Yasser Arafat's closest aides said Saturday the long-time Palestinian leader has lost control of his mental faculties and cannot communicate clearly.

U.S. favors 'real authority' for Qurei

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- The United States said Tuesday it would like to see "real authority" vested in the Palestinian prime minister.

Arafat defiant following Sharon threats

RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 24 (UPI) -- Palestinian leader Yssser Arafat was defiant Saturday in response to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's renewed death threats.

Blair meets with Mubarak

LONDON, March 7 (UPI) -- Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Saturday ahead of Blair's meeting with the new Palestinian prime minister.

Israeli-Palestinian talks scheduled

JERUSALEM, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Nabil Sha'at said Monday a meeting between Ariel Sharon and Ahmed Qurei has been scheduled for February 20th.

Israel hopes Egypt will help set dialogue

GENEVA, Switzerland, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- To jumpstart the stalled Middle East peace process, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Egypt to resume drive for cease-fire

JERUSALEM, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Egypt has refused to accept as final the rejection by Hamas and Islamic Jihad of a temporary cease-fire with Israel, and plans to resume talks in Gaza.

Israel proposes talks with Palestinians

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Israel's foreign minister says Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will propose new peace talks with Palestinians next week, the BBC reported Friday.

Egyptian negotiator seeks new ceasefire

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei reportedly says all Palestinian factions will be invited to Egypt next week to negotiate a cease-fire.

Arafat retains control of security

GAZA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat is expected to be supported in a vote Sunday on a deal to retain control of security within a new government.
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