Israel to discuss relocating West Bank settlers
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Reuters
September 2, 2008 - 8:00pm

The Israeli government will discuss for the first time a plan to compensate Jewish settlers who agree to voluntarily leave their homes in the occupied West Bank, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office said on Wednesday. The settlement issue has clouded U.S.-brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians launched in November with the aim of reaching a statehood deal by early 2009.

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll #29
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Palestinian Center For Policy And Survey Research
September 2, 2008 - 8:00pm

While the gap between Mahmud Abbas and Ismail Haniyeh widens in favor of the former, and while the overwhelming majority opposes Hamas’s military action in Shijaiah in the Gaza Strip, almost two-thirds believe that Abbas’s term in office expires in January 2009 rather than January 2010 28-30 August 2008

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