Defying Israeli restrictions, Palestinians renovate and rededicate schools in occupied East Jerusalem. Egypt¹s intelligence chief arrives in Israel. Israeli soldiers shoot a mentally disabled Palestinian in Gaza. PLO officials say dissolving the PA is an option. Jewish-Arab relations in Israel hit a new low. Xinhua interviews Nabil Shaath. Israeli tour guides once again are operating in Palestinian-controlled areas. Gaza children work to support their families. Ha¹aretz looks at how the GOP win in the House will impact Middle East policies, though the State Department insists there will be no change. Yossi Sarid says Israel has no answer to PM Fayyad¹s moderate policies. The UK Foreign Secretary will break protocol and meet Palestinian leaders in Jerusalem. An Israeli town moves to restrict home sales to Palestinians. DM Barak says negotiations will restart after the US elections. Yonatan Preminger says Israel does not want peace. Israel¹s outgoing military intelligence chief says its next wars will be more difficult. The Independent profiles FM Lieberman.

Why Salam Fayyad is Israel's public enemy number one
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Yossi Sarid - (Opinion) November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


Benjamin Netanyahu marches from victory to victory. After beating the U.S. president, he returned and bested the Palestinian prime minister, who Tuesday skipped a scheduled visit in East Jerusalem. Salam Fayyad is public enemy number one in Israel these days. We proscribe him, because the world finds him praiseworthy. Fayyad is not corrupt, and that's a problem. He's not even a hedonist, apparently. He is pleasant, his cheeks stubble-free - altogether nicer and less threatening than Yasser, say.


British foreign secretary to meet Palestinian activists in East Jerusalem
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Barak Ravid - November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


British Foreign Secretary William Hague will on Wednesday meet with a group of Palestinian activists campaigning against Israel's West Bank barrier, as part of a tour of Jerusalem. Hague, a rightwing Conservative minister in the United Kingdom's coalition government, was scheduled to arrive in Israel late Tuesday for a trip for secret roundtable discussions on the Iranian nuclear program with a long list top Israeli officials.


Carmiel initiative tries to prevent home sales to Arabs
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


Carmiel's local paper is running an ad calling on residents of the "Jewish, Zionist city" to email anonymous information on home sales to Arabs. "I side with keeping the Jewish Zionist character of Carmiel intact," says Deputy Mayor Oren Milstein. Demographic Test We need more Jews / Lawrence J. Epstein Op-ed: Both Israel, US Jewish community must implement population growth methods Full Story


How will the Republican-controlled House affect U.S.-Israel ties?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Natasha Mozgovaya - November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


The Republican's victory in the House of Representatives on Tuesday leaves many in Israel wondering whether President Barack Obama's stymied domestic agenda will encourage him to concentrate more on foreign policy, including the Middle East peace process.


Gaza children go to work to help families
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


Standing under the sun in a dusty street, Ahmed Al-Massri looks older than 13, his age. As he sees a car parking in Gaza City's upper neighborhood, he rushes to offer cleaning its windows. A Palestinian woman, looking wealthy, nodded and handed over the young boy some tips, asking him to go home instead of " wandering in the streets." The boy put the money in his tiny pocket, and thanked the lady, telling her that he only wanted "to work to earn my living, not to beg."


Gaza children go to work to help families
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


Standing under the sun in a dusty street, Ahmed Al-Massri looks older than 13, his age. As he sees a car parking in Gaza City's upper neighborhood, he rushes to offer cleaning its windows. A Palestinian woman, looking wealthy, nodded and handed over the young boy some tips, asking him to go home instead of " wandering in the streets." The boy put the money in his tiny pocket, and thanked the lady, telling her that he only wanted "to work to earn my living, not to beg."


Meridor cancels UK visit for fear of arrest
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ynetnews
by Attila Somfalvi - (Opinion) November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor has canceled a scheduled trip to the UK for fear he would be arrested upon his arrival, Ynet reported Monday evening. Meridor, who was due to speak at a fund-raising dinner organized by the Britain Israel Communications & Research Centre instead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called off the trip after officials in the justice and foreign ministries warned that he may be arrested because the UK has yet to pass legislation preventing the arrest of senior Israeli officials over lawsuits filed by local political elements.


Israeli tour guides back in Palestinian areas after 10 years
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


The Israeli Tourism Ministry is touting a recent decision to allow 50 Israeli tour guides and drivers to work in Bethlehem and Jericho, after a decade-long absence. Officials deemed the move, which was jointly taken with the Civil Authority coordinating civilian affairs between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), a success and plan to increase the numbers of permits.


Barak: Negotiations to resume after US elections
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ynetnews
by Attila Somfalvi - (Opinion) November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm


The peace talks with the Palestinian Authority will move forward after the midterm elections in the US, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday. "There are elections in the US today, and I suppose that it will take them a few weeks after the elections to settle in," he said during a visit to a high school in Emek Hamaayanot Regional Council in northern Israel. "I hope and believe that we can see real progress in the negotiations in the next few months."



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