Malian prosecutors have charged 2012 coup leader Amadou Sanogo with complicity to murder over the discovery of a mass grave of loyalist soldiers, judicial sources said on Thursday. Sanogo, who is already in custody...
A Palestinian boy in traditional clothes waves a Palestinian flag during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah on 29 November 2012. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appealed to the United Nations General Assembly to recognize Palestinian statehood by supporting a resolution to upgrade the UN observer status of the Palestinian Authority from "entity" to "non-member state." 
 Israel's security cabinet met Thursday to weigh its retaliation to a unity deal struck between the Palestinian leadership and the Hamas rulers of Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted angrily to...
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Rather than keep his cards close to his chest, President Mahmoud Abbas is playing them all at once in a confusing effort to advance Palestinian statehood and bolster his own fragile legitimacy. In the past few weeks, he...
A handout picture released by the Hamas Press Office shows Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas (R) shaking hands with Palestinian leader Ismail Haniya (L) during a meeting, Cairo, February 23, 2012, to implement the terms of a reconciliation deal they signed in the Egyptian capital in last May, which called for an interim government and general elections in a year.
(Reuters) - The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference....

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