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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, listens to Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat make a statement to the press after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)
Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saeb Erekat has been at the forefront of negotiations between the Palestinians and the representatives of Israel and the US since 1991, leading Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to dub him “the memory of the negotiations.” A...
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Palestinian Authority president and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas (C) attends a Fatah “Revolutionary Council” meeting along with top officials in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI)
Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he opposed any US strike on Syria, and advocated a political solution to the Syrian crisis. Speaking at a meeting of the Revolutionary Council of the Fatah Movement, Abbas said: “The...