Dec 15 2014 - 11:19am Signs of Recognition
December 15, 2014

Parliaments across Europe — in Britain, Spain, France, Ireland and now the European Parliament — are acting to preserve the prospect of peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians.

Dec 15 2014 - 11:18am Kerry Piles on Miles, Pressing for a Middle East Compromise
December 15, 2014

With Israel in the middle of an election campaign and the Europeans pressing for a United Nations Security Council resolution on a Middle East negotiating deadline that Israel opposes, Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Rome on Sunday to try to square the circle.

Dec 15 2014 - 11:15am PLO pushes UN bid as Kerry begins European talks
December 15, 2014

The Palestinian leadership on Sunday said it planned to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council setting a two-year deadline for Israel to end its occupation, as US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a flurry of European meetings to revive the stalled peace process.

Dec 12 2014 - 10:42am Abbas backs Egypt crackdown on Gaza tunnels
December 12, 2014

President Mahmoud Abbas said he supported Egypt's crackdown on tunnels linking the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to the Sinai Peninsula and any other action the country took to protect itself from militants, according to a media report Thursday.

Dec 12 2014 - 10:41am PA to 'limit' relations with Israel following Abu Ein death
December 12, 2014

Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat told Ma'an Thursday that the Palestinian leadership had decided to "limit" relations with Israel by halting security coordination.

Dec 12 2014 - 10:40am Palestinian wounds five Israelis in suspected acid attack
December 12, 2014

A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the occupied West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said.

Dec 10 2014 - 11:16am ‘PA security coordination with Israel called off after official’s death’
December 10, 2014

The Palestinian Authority has decided to halt all security coordination with Israel following the death of senior Fatah official Ziad Abu Ein, a top Palestinian Authority official told The Times of Israel on Wednesday, as militant Palestinian factions called for armed resistance

Dec 10 2014 - 11:14am Palestine seeks UN resolution on Israeli withdrawal
December 10, 2014

Palestine is seeking a UN resolution by year-end that would set a timetable for Israel's withdrawal from occupied Palestinian territory, chief negotiator Saeb Erakat said Tuesday.

Dec 10 2014 - 11:13am PA official dies after being assaulted by Israeli soldier
December 10, 2014

The head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements died Wednesday after Israeli soldiers assaulted him in a village near Ramallah, committee sources said.

Dec 8 2014 - 11:07am Do Americans Care About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
December 8, 2014

American attitudes toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict are often measured in relation to how much people care about one party or the other in the conflict, or about U.S. strategic interests.


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