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World 16 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Hamas, Fatah to renew talks on unity government

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, a leader of the militant Hamas group, said on Wednesday they would renew negotiations to form a unity government that might ease international isolation.

World 10 Apr 2016 | 2:22 AM

Kerry makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan to support unity government

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that Afghanistan's national unity government could continue beyond September, a step that could irk the opposition even as he attempts to avert a brewing political crisis.

World 21 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Quartet welcomes Palestinian unity government

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Quartet of Middle East peace mediators on Wednesday endorsed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' effort to establish a national unity government with Hamas, which is still officially committed to the destruction of Israel.

World 21 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Quartet welcomes Palestinian unity government

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Quartet of Middle East peace mediators on Wednesday endorsed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' effort to establish a national unity government with Hamas, which is still officially committed to the destruction of Israel.

World 24 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Abbas to resume unity government talks with Hamas - aides

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet with Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip as early as Monday to try to revive stalled talks on a unity government, aides said.

World 16 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Abbas asks Haniyeh to form unity government

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas formally asked Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas on Thursday to form a new unity government and urged him to respect peace accords signed with Israel.

World 26 Sep 2014 | 12:45 AM

Fatah-Hamas agreement gives unity government control over Gaza

CAIRO (Reuters) - A unity government is to take control of the Gaza Strip, after a breakthrough in talks between Palestinian factions on Thursday which could strengthen their hand in talks with Israel next month.

World 03 Jun 2014 | 5:50 AM

Abbas swears in Palestinian unity government shunned by Israel

RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a Palestinian unity government on Monday in a reconciliation deal with Hamas Islamists that set Israel on a collision course with Washington over U.S. pledges to work with the new administration while Israel shunned it.

World 18 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

PM names unity government to quell Tunisia unrest

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's prime minister appointed opposition figures to a new unity government on Monday in the hope of restoring stability after violent street protests brought down the president last week.

Nation 05 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

PAS chief wants unity government

PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang wants a national unity government at the Federal-level for smoother running of the country.