On the 20th anniversary of the Oslo agreements, many now see them as largely hollow. (AP/Los Angeles Times/France 24)

Some see both negative and positive effects from the agreements. (Xinhua/Deutsche Welle)

Israelis are divided over the legacy of the agreements. (Jerusalem Post)

A new Palestinian report says denial of water rights has become "a permanent fixture" following the Oslo agreements. (PNN)

A former senior Israeli government official says 100,000 settlers must be evacuated for a two-state solution. (PNN)

Israel and the EU are unlikely to reach an agreement on the occupation guidelines before November. (Jerusalem Post)

Egypt is accusing Hamas of training terrorists to conduct bomb attacks, and Hamas denies the accusations. (Reuters/BBC)

Egypt is continuing to expand its offensive against extremists in Sinai. (AP)

Hamas denies that Egyptian tanks entered Gaza. (Times of Israel)

Saudi Arabia is reportedly increasing weapons shipments to Syrian rebels. (New York Times)

Israelis are divided over the best course to take in Syria. (Washington Post)

Sec. Kerry will meet with PM Netanyahu to discuss Syria and Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. (AP)

The Syrian government may be moving quickly to hide its WMD stockpiles. (Wall Street Journal)

Human Rights Watch accuses the Syrian government of mass murder of more than 248 Sunnis in coastal towns in May. (AP/Times of Israel)

Israel expresses skepticism about Iran's new president, as he seeks to begin outreach to the worldthrough the UN. (AP)

Israel prepares for Yom Kippur. (AP)

Israel and the United States are continuing to develop the Arrow antimissile system. (YNet)

Israel denies spying on Americans after the latest NSA leak. (Jerusalem Post)

Al Jazeera is taking legal action against the Egyptian government. (AP)

Newly revealed Israeli documents suggest a hitherto unknown degree of cooperation between Jordan and Israel in 1973. (Ha'aretz/Times of Israel)

Jordan-based MIT startup aims to help people in the developing world build savings. (Christian Science Monitor)

The BBC profiles the Druze community in Israel. (BBC)

Kosovo is asking Jewish Americans to help pressure Israel to recognize the country. (JTA)

Israeli and Palestinian soccer federation leaders agree to a FIFA-brokered understanding. (Jewish Chronicle)


Alan Elsner lists seven reasons to be optimistic about the new Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. (Christian Science Monitor)

The PLO issues a twenty-year retrospective document on the Oslo accords. (PLO)

Uri Dromi recalls the optimism of the initial Oslo agreement moments. (New York Times)

Uri Savir says the "Oslo mindset" is essential to achieving peace. (Jerusalem Post)

Avi Shlaim says there's no doubt that the Oslo agreements were sabotaged by "Netanyahu's bad faith." (The Guardian)

Ha'aretz says the anniversary of the 1973 war shows peace, not conflict, brings real security. (Ha'aretz)

Israel Harel says Israelis should stop thinking the 1973 war went badly for them. (Ha'aretz)

Brent Sasley looks at the implications of AIPAC's lobbying on Syria. (Daily Beast/Open Zion)

Richard Cohen asks why liberals aren't outraged about the carnage in Syria. (Washington Post)

Michael O'Hanlon says, rumors to the contrary, the US military is not unified in opposition to action in Syria. (Washington Post)

Nathan Guttman looks at divergent views on Syria between two Jewish-American members of Congress. (The Forward)

Randa Takieddine says Pres. Assad is lucky in both his allies and his opponents. (Al Hayat)

Eliot Cohen says any expression of "war weariness," including by Pres. Obama, is an "expression of weakness." (Washington Post)

John Diamond says, difficult as it may be, practicable models exist for destroying Syrian WMD. (Los Angeles Times)

Yousef Al-Dayni says the Syrian conflict presents both challenges and opportunities to the Arab states. (Asharq Al Awsat)

Hassan Haidar says the only real losers in Syria right now are the opposition. (Al Hayat)

Pascale El-Khoury asks if there is an "end of times" eschatology behind Hezbollah's intervention in Syria. (Al Monitor)

Husain Marhoon looks at possible connections between the future of Bahrain and the outcome of the Syrian conflict. (Al Monitor)

Alon Pinkas says Netanyahu is foolishly baiting Obama on Iran. (Ha'aretz)

The BBC looks at why Egypt has launched a major offensive against extremists in Sinai now. (BBC)

Osama Al Sharif says Egypt has made a lot of progress against the Sinai extremists, but much more is to be done. (Gulf News)

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