Palestinian nationalism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23331/all en REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in<br /> the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>TUESDAY, JANUARY 8<br /> ** BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Greek Prime<br /> Minister Antonis Samaras (1030).</p> <p>DAVOS - Launch of World Economic Forum's Global Risks 2013.</p> <p>BRUSSELS - EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy meets with<br /> Slovenia's President Borut Pahor (0800).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Contents of the United States diplomatic cables leak Government Hamid Karzai Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian nationalism Person Career Politics Protests in Egypt Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Social Issues Technology Turkish general election Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:25 +0000 5731568 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's president to meet Palestinian rivals on unity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/egypts-president-meet-palestinian-rivals-unity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Mursi hopes to get Palestinian leaders in the same room</p> <p>* Recent thaw in relations has produced scant progress</p> <p>* Disputes on elections, prisoner release continues</p> <p>CAIRO/GAZA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi plans to meet the leaders of Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday in a renewed effort to help them heal their five-year-old feud, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/egypts-president-meet-palestinian-rivals-unity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Education Labor Law Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories Politics Religion Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:15:38 +0000 5732071 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Egypt says Palestinian rivals agree to enact unity deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-egypt-says-palestinian-rivals-agree-enact-unity-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Palestinian leaders meet face-to-face in Cairo</p> <p>* Recent thaw in relations has produced scant progress</p> <p>* Disputes over elections and prisoner release persist</p> <p>CAIRO/GAZA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - An Egyptian official said the leaders of the Palestinian Hamas and Fatah factions had agreed at talks in Cairo on Wednesday to implement a long-delayed reconciliation pact, although it was unclear if the deal would extend beyond holding more talks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-egypt-says-palestinian-rivals-agree-enact-unity-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Education Labor Law Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories Politics Religion Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:30:09 +0000 5732129 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 1745 GMT, Jan 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1745-gmt-jan-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will nominate White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be his next Treasury secretary, choosing a budget expert and close confidant to spearhead tough fiscal fights with Congress over the U.S. deficit.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1745-gmt-jan-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Irregular military Palestinian militant groups Palestinian nationalism Politics Religion Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:15:35 +0000 5732774 at http://www.globalpost.com Palestinians demand salaries as sanctions, cash crisis bite http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/palestinians-demand-salaries-sanctions-cash-crisis-bite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Noah Browning</p> <p>RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Palestinian government workers protested outside their prime minister's office on Tuesday saying they had not received a full salary in almost three months amid a deepening financial crisis.</p> <p>A cash shortfall in the Palestinian Authority worsened after Israel imposed sanctions following the West Bank government's successful bid to gain de-facto recognition of Palestine as a state at the U.N. General Assembly in November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/palestinians-demand-salaries-sanctions-cash-crisis-bite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Labor Law Middle East Palestinian nationalism Politics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:15:34 +0000 5734768 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Saudis will give $100 million to Palestinians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/saudis-will-give-100-million-palestinians <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects paragraph 10 to read Arabs gave "much" not "most" of foreign aid in 2012)</p> <p>RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will give the Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank $100 million to help alleviate a worsening budget crisis, the Palestinian president's office said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/saudis-will-give-100-million-palestinians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories USD War Western Asia Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:22:45 +0000 5735123 at http://www.globalpost.com Palestinians see no hope for peace in Israeli polls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/palestinians-see-no-hope-peace-israeli-polls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Palestinians say election outcome will change nothing</p> <p>* Netanyahu-led coalition seen unlikely to bring peace</p> <p>By Noah Browning and Saleh Salem</p> <p>RAMALLAH/GAZA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Palestinians evinced weary indifference on Tuesday as Israelis voted in an election set to produce a hardline government keener to expand Jewish settlements on occupied land than seek peace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/palestinians-see-no-hope-peace-israeli-polls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories War Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:00:18 +0000 5737680 at http://www.globalpost.com Malaysian leader visits Gaza in boost to Hamas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/malaysian-leader-visits-gaza-boost-hamas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Saleh Salem</p> <p>GAZA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Malaysia's prime minister defied Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip to visit the Palestinian enclave on Tuesday, part of a diplomatic push by Gaza's Islamist rulers that is irritating their secular rivals in the West Bank.</p> <p>Premier Najib Razak, along with a group of Malaysian ministers, crossed into Gaza via its land border with Egypt for what he described as a humanitarian visit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/malaysian-leader-visits-gaza-boost-hamas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middle East Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories War Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:45:18 +0000 5737756 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Life in Lebanon "horrible" for Palestinians fleeing Syria-UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/life-lebanon-horrible-palestinians-fleeing-syria-un <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds "refugees" in first paragraph and full name of United Nations agency in second paragraph)</p> <p>* Palestinians living without water and electricity - UNRWA</p> <p>* UNRWA chief says Jordan blocking entry</p> <p>* Appeals to donors for aid</p> <p>By Oliver Holmes</p> <p>BEIRUT, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Palestinians who fled Syria's war to neighbouring Lebanon are living up to 20 in a room with no water, fresh air or electricity, the head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/life-lebanon-horrible-palestinians-fleeing-syria-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Fertile Crescent Levant Palestinian nationalism Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:30:25 +0000 5737860 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Life in Lebanon "horrible" for Palestinians fleeing Syria-UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-life-lebanon-horrible-palestinians-fleeing-syria-un <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Palestinians living without water and electricity - UNRWA</p> <p>* UNRWA chief says Jordan blocking entry</p> <p>* Appeals to donors for aid (Adds detail on UNRWA plans)</p> <p>By Oliver Holmes</p> <p>BEIRUT, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Palestinians who fled Syria's war to neighbouring Lebanon are living up to 20 in a room with no water, fresh air or electricity, the head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-life-lebanon-horrible-palestinians-fleeing-syria-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Fertile Crescent Palestinian nationalism Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:45:40 +0000 5737913 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian woman in West Bank http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-israeli-soldiers-kill-palestinian-woman-west-bank <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Palestinian prime minister's comment)</p> <p>HEBRON, West Bank, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead a 21-year-old Palestinian woman near the West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday and wounded another local youth, Palestinian medics said.</p> <p>Witnesses said Lubna Hanash and her companions were walking to al-Arroub College when men in Israeli military uniforms travelling in a civilian car shot at the group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-israeli-soldiers-kill-palestinian-woman-west-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israeli–Palestinian conflict Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:15:31 +0000 5738363 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel's tilt to centre fails to impress Arab world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/israels-tilt-centre-fails-impress-arab-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Noah Browning</p> <p>RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Israel's electoral nudge to the centre may limit Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's freedom to set policy toward Iran and the Palestinians, but few in the Middle East expect a marked retreat from the premier's hawkish approach.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/israels-tilt-centre-fails-impress-arab-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Benjamin Netanyahu Education Labor Law Palestinian nationalism Politics Politics of Israel Religion Social Issues Technology War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:45:21 +0000 5738434 at http://www.globalpost.com Abbas asks Israel to let in Palestinians fleeing Syria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/abbas-asks-israel-let-palestinians-fleeing-syria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Noah Browning</p> <p>RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tried to get Israel to let 150,000 Palestinians fleeing war in Syria resettle in the West Bank, but dropped the request after the Jewish state demanded they first give up their right of return, he said.</p> <p>Syria is home to around 500,000 Palestinian refugees, some of whom have been fleeing the country because of civil war between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and fighters seeking to topple his government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/abbas-asks-israel-let-palestinians-fleeing-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israeli–Palestinian conflict Palestinian nationalism Palestinian territories War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:30:19 +0000 5739642 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel to give Palestinians $100 million in withheld funds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/israel-give-palestinians-100-million-withheld-funds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "One-time" handover follows world pressure, vote setbacks</p> <p>* Abbas depends on cash transfers</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Israel will give Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's administration around $100 million in tax revenues that had been withheld in retaliation for his statehood bid in the United Nations, Israeli officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/israel-give-palestinians-100-million-withheld-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middle East Palestinian nationalism War Western Asia Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 07:00:18 +0000 5741378 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israel to give Palestinians $100 million in withheld funds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-israel-give-palestinians-100-million-withheld-funds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "One-time" handover follows world pressure, vote setbacks</p> <p>* Palestinians hope transfers will return to normal (Adds Palestinian reaction)</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Israel will give Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's administration around $100 million in tax revenues that had been withheld in retaliation for his statehood bid in the United Nations, Israeli officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-israel-give-palestinians-100-million-withheld-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middle East Palestinian nationalism War Western Asia Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:16:05 +0000 5741519 at http://www.globalpost.com