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Abbas Will Not Pursue Further Palestinian Recognition At General Assembly

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 09.23.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- At this week's annual top-level U.N. General Assembly meetings, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is honoring a promise to th...

Abbas Undeterred By 'Tremendous Pressure,' Will Seek Statehood Recognition

AP | By KARIN LAUB | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday he'll not be deterred from seeking U.N. recognition of a state of Palestine, de...

Abbas Rebuffs Call to Resume Peace Talks

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The U.S.-backed Palestinian president rebuffed the Bush administration's request Tuesday to quickly end a walkout of peace...