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Abbas seeks EU support for Palestinians amid row with US

Islamabad: Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas will seek EU support in Brussels on Monday amid bitter acrimony with the United States, but he looks unlikely to get much the in way of concrete commitments. In an interview with AFP on Sunday in Brussels, Palestinian foreign minister Riad al-Malki said Abbas would …

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OIC declares East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Istanbul: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday declared East Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine, and invited all countries to recognise the state of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital. A draft declaration adopted by the extraordinary session considered Washington’s decision to recognise …

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