Palestinians say Pres. Abbas is prepared to meet with PM Netanyahu. (Jerusalem Post)

Israeli Finance Minister Lapid calls for an "endgame" between Israel and the Palestinians. (Al Monitor)

Israeli police say an Israeli settler was killed by Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. (AP/Reuters/Xinhua)

Five suspects are arrested regarding the murder. (Ha'aretz/Times of Israel/BBC)

Extremist settlers are accused of defacing a mosque in the occupied West Bank. (Reuters)

A tiny Palestinian village is about to be destroyed for the fourth time by Israeli forces. (Ha'aretz)

Some Palestinians want to resettle refugees in the occupied West Bank outside of refugee camps. (The Economist)

Another Palestinian is killed in the conflict in Syria. (Ma’an)

An Israeli court says Palestinian parents can attend the interrogation of young children detainees. (Ma’an)

A new study shows Jewish Americans have strong ties to Israel but increasingly divergent views. (Washington Post)

A poll shows most Israelis think the US is projecting weakness regarding Syria and Iran. (Jerusalem Post)

Gaza's ancient archaeology is being lost to neglect, looting and war. (Al Monitor)

Human Rights Watch says it can, for the first time, document a massacre of Alawite civilians in Syriaby Al Qaeda-style rebels. (New York Times/Human Rights Watch/Washington Post)

A fifth suspect is indicted by the tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese PM Hariri. (New York Times)

Iran cancels an anti-Israel conference as part of its outreach to the West. (AP)

Civilians in Sinai are caught in the battle between the Egyptian military and extremists. (BBC)

Abbas receives a phone call from Pres. Obama wishing all a happy Eid al-Adha. (PNN)


Alan Phillips says the destiny of "Area C" in the occupied West Bank holds the key to peace. (The National)

Ari Shavit says Israelis should remember 1974 as the year they "failed to repair the country." (Ha'aretz)

Uri Savir says without normalizing relations with each other, Israeli-Palestinian relationships will be abnormal by definition. (Jerusalem Post)

Leigh Cuen thinks "women's brains" may hold the key to Middle East peace. (Your Middle East)

Arad Nir says Israeli ties with Greece are no substitute for its strained alliance with Turkey. (Al Monitor)

Israeli extremist Dani Dayan explains his annexationist perspective. (Los Angeles Times)

Letty Cottin Pogrebin looks at the plight of Israel's Bedouins. (Moment)

Mazal Mualem interviews Israeli sociologist and one-state advocate Yehouda Shenhav. (Al Monitor)

Michael Young says the international community's reaction to killing in Syria and Lebanon reveals "humanitarian indifference." (The Daily Star)

Daniel DePetris says Syria cannot be trusted to deal honestly with its CW commitments. (Christian Science Monitor)

Rami Khouri says US-Iranian negotiations should be based on "respect and reciprocity." (Jordan Times)

George Hishmeh says Israel's nuclear weapons should also be an issue on the table. (Jordan Times)

H. A. Hellyer says the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has to ask itself how it got into its crisis and what to do about it. (The National)

Osama Al Sharif says Tunisia may provide a better model than Egypt of how to incorporate Islamists into a democratic process. (Gulf News)

Nervana Mahmoud lists four reasons why the US shouldn't reduce aid to Egypt. (Al Monitor)

The New York Times says the US should help build a viable army and government in Libya. (New York Times)

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