Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met again in Jerusalem on Monday amid deep divisions. (Xinhua)

Pres. Abbas insists there will be no Israeli presence between a Palestinian state and Jordan in the event of a peace agreement. (Jerusalem Post)

Israel is beginning to push for an increase in the quality and quantity of US military aid. (The Forward)

Palestinian man is killed in a raid by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank. (AP/Reuters/Ma'an)

Witnesses say an injured Palestinian worker was left to die on the streets of Tel Aviv. (Ha'aretz)

A new cohort of optimistic Palestinian security force personnel graduates from the Academy for Security Studies in Jericho. (The Media Line)

Israeli occupation forces displace dozens of families in the occupied West Bank to create a firing zone. (Ma'an)

Palestinians say a meeting on forming a new government has been postponed. (Xinhua)

Israel allows building materials into Gaza for the first time in years. (Xinhua)

Abbas calls on Egypt to open the reopen the border crossing with Gaza. (Xinhua)

Egypt has reportedly arrested two more Palestinian fishermen. (The Daily Star)

PM Netanyahu calls for more pressure on Iran. (AP)

Netanyahu will meet Pres. Obama on September 30 to discuss Iran and Middle East peace. (Xinhua/Jerusalem Post)

Veteran Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery is still campaigning for a two-state solution at age 90. (AP/The National)

Israeli media report the government is considering building a new road from the Gush Etzion settlement bloc to the Dead Sea. (PNN)

Israel dismisses a call by former European leaders for the EU to stick by its new occupation guidelines. (Jerusalem Post)

A Palestinian telecommunications tycoon purchases an Israeli high-tech company. (Al Monitor)

A Syrian military defector claims the regime has conducted dozens of chemical attacks during the conflict. (The National)

Netanyahu's office denies it advised the United States to accept Russia's proposal on Syrian chemical weapons. (Jerusalem Post)

The Saudi cabinet calls for stronger measures against the Syrian regime. (Asharq Al Awsat)


Hussein Ibish says it's time to aid, not stigmatize, the Syrian rebels. (NOW)

Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi says that for both Israelis and Palestinians moderation is revolutionary. (The Daily Star)

NYT public editor Margaret Sullivan says her paper should have covered the story about the NSA sharing intelligence data on US citizens with Israel. (New York Times)

Rachel Neeman says a lethal blend of "arrogance and chauvinism" is informing Israel's attitude in peace talks with Palestinians. (Ha'aretz)

Raed Omari predicts more "empty promises" on peace from Israel. (Al Arabiya)

Dina Ezzat argues that Palestinians are worse off today than before the Oslo process began. (Ahram Online)

Haidar Eid says Egyptians are scapegoating Palestinians, especially in Gaza. (Al Jazeera)

Ben Caspit says Israel's myth of "self-reliance" is a complete delusion. (Al Monitor)

Guy Ziv says resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as possible and should take priority over action in Syria. (USA Today)

Samar Yazbek describes her conflicted emotions about the war in Syria. (Washington Post)

The Jerusalem Post interviews outgoing Israeli Amb. to the US Michael Oren. (Jerusalem Post)

Zvi Bar'el says the Syrian conflict poses significant threats to the Jordanian government and state. (Ha'aretz)

Baruch Leshem says Obama knows he has to keep his word on Iran. (YNet)

Orly Azoulay says once Obama is done with Syria's chemical weapons, he will move on to Iran's nuclear program. (YNet)

Aaron Magid says Israel would boost its case if it ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention. (The Forward)

Asharq Al-Awsat interviews British Army Major-Generals Tim Cross and Roddy Porter on lessons from Iraq for Syria. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Kenneth Bandler says Israel must do more to promote employment among its Arab citizens. (Jerusalem Post)

Akiva Eldar interviews Norwegian Amb. to Israel Svein Sevje, who is very pessimistic. (Al Monitor)

Dalia Hatuqa worries that Palestinians are recklessly taking out large loans for expensive consumer goods. (Al Jazeera)

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