Deadly Attacks Further Divide East And West Jerusalem
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Los Angeles Times
by Ashraf Khalil - July 7, 2008 - 4:08pm

The residents of East and West Jerusalem have lived side by side, if not together, for 40 years, ever since Israel seized the Arab side of the city from Jordan during the 1967 Middle East War. The union has rarely been a happy one. But recent incidents have residents on both sides viewing each other with renewed suspicion and anxiety.

Does The Conflict Between Palestinians, Israelis Still Matter?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Baltimore Sun
by Shibley Telhami - (Opinion) July 7, 2008 - 4:05pm

That's the question University of Maryland scholar and Brookings Institution fellow Shibley Telhami set out to answer through an analysis of Arab public opinion surveys he conducted in six countries with Zogby International. The countries were Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. How important is the issue of Palestine in your priorities? Eighty-six percent of non-Palestinians rated it the most important or within their top three priorities, compared with 73 percent in 2006.

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