Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet Tuesday with outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, amid doubt of the possibility of a breakthrough (1). South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu issues a report to the United Nations challenging Israel?s shelling of Gaza (2). A Palestinian high school in Jerusalem starts a girls? basketball team, challenging some community norms (3). The European Union condemns the recent violent activity of West Bank settlers (4).

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