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After a career in politics spanning decades, Saeb Erekat did not see the two-state solution he had fought for as chief negotiator.

The leading Palestinian official died after developing respiratory health problems due to Covid.

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

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Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

Palestinian official Saeb <em>Erekat</em> in critical, stable condition

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Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in critical, stable condition

Saed Erakat is in critical, but stable condition, according to his family.

Top Palestinian official <em>Erekat</em> in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

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Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

The Jerusalem hospital treating top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat for coronavirus complications has said that he is in an induced ...

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Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

After contracting Covid-19, Saeb Erekat's condition now requires medical attention in a hospital, the PLO said in a statement.

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Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi tests positive for coronavirus

Dr Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the PLO’s executive committee, has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the second Palestinian official ...

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Palestinian president hosts talks with World Jewish Congress head

Mahmoud Abbas invited Ron Lauder to Ramallah for talks on 'a range of issues regarding Palestine and the Middle East'.

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Top Palestinian official Erekat tests positive for coronavirus

The PLO has announced that Saeb Erekat, a long-time chief Palestinian negotiator, has been infected with coronavirus

Rights group urges Ireland to recognise Palestine

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Rights group urges Ireland to recognise Palestine

Al-Haq sent a letter to the Irish leadership, urging them to ratify the Occupied Territories Bill and recognise Palestine as a state.

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Dubai deputy police chief disparages Arabs following Israel normalisation

Dubai's deputy police chief tweeted that "nine million Jews are better than 400 million Arabs" in his latest controversial comments following ...

Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

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Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

Two women and one man were shot dead by a group of four unknown assailants just metres from the Container checkpoint near Bethlehem.

HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

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HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

Israeli authorities are still holding the body of Ahmed Erekat, a young Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli border guards as he ...

Palestinian group calls for worldwide protests over normalisation deals

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Palestinian group calls for worldwide protests over normalisation deals

A new Palestinian coordination group, which includes members of Fatah, Hamas, and other factions, has called for people around the world to ...

Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

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Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Demonstrators burned pictures of Bahrains King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the UAE's Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nayhan.

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US ambassador’s luxury Israel residence sold to mysterious buyer

The sale follows the controversial relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

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Chad mulls embassy in Jerusalem, Israel PM claims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed Chad is considering the possible opening of an embassy in Jerusalem.

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Palestinians threaten to break ties with countries moving embassies

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erakat has announced that the Palestinian Authority will break off relations with any countries moving their ...

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Turkey 'concerned' over Serbian embassy move to Jerusalem

Serbia's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem violates international law, Turkey's foreign ministry said.

'Palestine victim of Trump's electoral ambitions': top official

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'Palestine victim of Trump's electoral ambitions': top official

Recent US-brokered agreements between Israel and the UAE and Kosovo and Serbia are little more than a bid for re-election, PLO Secretary-General ...

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Will Saudi follow suit and normalise relations with Israel?

Comment: Saudi Arabia may normalise relations with Israel eventually, but it has different, more complex set of considerations to the UAE, ...

<em>Erekat</em> slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab Zionists'

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Erekat slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab Zionists'

The chief Palestinian negotiator slammed the UAE's move as a 'poisoned dagger in the Palestinian back'.

Israel-UAE normalisation 'a killer' for two-state solution: Palestine

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Israel-UAE normalisation 'a killer' for two-state solution: Palestine

The normalisation project between Israel and the UAE is a killer for the two-state solution, Saeb Erekat said.

UAE officials appear on Israeli channels for first time

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UAE officials appear on Israeli channels for first time

Dhahi Khalfan, known for his constant promotion of normalisation with Israel, was interviewed by Channel 12 on Saturday.

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