ATFP Front Page Features Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/features en Erekat: If UN resolution fails, Palestine to join int'l orgs http://www.americantaskforce.org/erekat_if_un_resolution_fails_palestine_join_intl_orgs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that if the US vetoed the Palestinian UN resolution for a timetable to end the Israeli occupation, Palestine would apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734312">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734312</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/178654602.jpg" alt="Oct 21 2014 - 10:35am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:35:50 +0000 thaikal 32576 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli settlers construct 2 outposts near Nablus http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_settlers_construct_2_outposts_near_nablus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israeli settlers on Tuesday set up two new outposts in the northern West Bank after confiscating hundreds of dunams of land, an official told Ma&#039;an. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734386">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734386</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/121106012608-israel-ariel-settlement-story-top.jpg" alt="Oct 21 2014 - 10:32am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:40 +0000 thaikal 32575 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric http://www.americantaskforce.org/lacking_plan_abbas_opts_rhetoric <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The heightened rhetoric is a departure for the normally staid Mahmoud Abbas — and an apparent sign of desperation as he tries to halt a slide in his own popularity following this summer&#039;s war between Israel and the Islamic militant Hamas in Gaza. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/lacking-a-plan-abbas-opts-for-rhetoric/nhnTH/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/lacking-a-plan-abbas-opts-for-rheto...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/F130702IR019-e1372772558304.jpg" alt="Oct 21 2014 - 10:29am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:30:58 +0000 thaikal 32574 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Poll: 75% of Israeli Jews oppose Palestinian state on '67 lines http://www.americantaskforce.org/poll_75_israeli_jews_oppose_palestinian_state_67_lines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Some 75 percent of Israeli Jews oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state along 1967 lines, according to a new survey published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.621568">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.621568</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/An%20aerial%20view%20of%20Jerusalem%2C%20Israel.jpg" alt="Oct 20 2014 - 10:43am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:44:54 +0000 thaikal 32573 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Settlers take over 2 buildings in East Jerusalem http://www.americantaskforce.org/settlers_take_over_2_buildings_east_jerusalem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Armed Jewish settlers took over two buildings in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Monday, a local group said. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734089">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=734089</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/100_0631.jpg" alt="Oct 20 2014 - 10:39am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:40:25 +0000 thaikal 32571 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Half-mumbled prayers and friction at Jerusalem's holiest site http://www.americantaskforce.org/halfmumbled_prayers_and_friction_jerusalems_holiest_site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israeli and Palestinian police kept a tight watch over the al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday amid high tension between Muslims and Jewish visitors to the holy site and calls from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to defend it by &quot;all means&quot;. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/19/us-mideast-jerusalem-aqsa-idUSKCN0I80DO20141019">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/19/us-mideast-jerusalem-aqsa-idUSKCN0I80D...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Mahmoud-Abbas1_0.jpg" alt="Oct 20 2014 - 10:32am" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:33:17 +0000 thaikal 32570 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry: 'Imperative' to resume Israel-Palestinian talks http://www.americantaskforce.org/kerry_imperative_resume_israelpalestinian_talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday called for a resumption of the Israel-Palestinian peace process, saying the talks were vital in the fight against extremism.​ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733668">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733668</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/800px-Secretary_Kerry_Delivers_Remarks_at_UVA_0.jpg" alt="Oct 17 2014 - 10:30am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:31:01 +0000 thaikal 32567 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas promises Kerry not to confront Israel until end of 2015 http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_promises_kerry_not_confront_israel_until_end_2015 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that he had made a commitment to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that there would not be any internal Palestinian disputes or conflicts with Israel at least until the end of 2015. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.621227">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.621227</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/APTOPIX-Mideast-Egypt_Druk-676x450.jpg" alt="Oct 17 2014 - 10:27am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:28:38 +0000 thaikal 32566 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli forces shoot, kill 13-year-old Palestinian near Ramallah http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_forces_shoot_kill_13yearold_palestinian_near_ramallah <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces in the village of Beit Laqiya northwest of Ramallah on Thursday evening. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733631">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733631</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/121119-beit-lahiya-home-bombed.jpg" alt="Oct 17 2014 - 10:24am" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:25:50 +0000 thaikal 32565 at http://www.americantaskforce.org A House-by-House Struggle for Control of a Jerusalem Neighborhood http://www.americantaskforce.org/housebyhouse_struggle_control_jerusalem_neighborhood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jewish settlers took possession of some 25 housing units around the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem, sending shock waves that were felt in Washington and still reverberate in the neighborhood. Many of the properties had been rented out, but they were strangely empty when the settlers arrived. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/world/middleeast/a-house-by-house-struggle-for-control-of-a-jerusalem-neighborhood.html?ref=middleeast">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/world/middleeast/a-house-by-house-struggle-for...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Jerusalem_vista_0.jpg" alt="Oct 16 2014 - 10:47am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:49:09 +0000 thaikal 32563 at http://www.americantaskforce.org PM: Gaza reconstruction requires end to blockade http://www.americantaskforce.org/pm_gaza_reconstruction_requires_end_blockade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday said that the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip can not take place if Israel&#039;s eight-year blockade on the coastal enclave continues. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733545">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733545</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/rami-hamdallah-3.jpg" alt="Oct 16 2014 - 10:41am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:43:07 +0000 thaikal 32562 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The three-way Israeli-Palestinian impasse http://www.americantaskforce.org/threeway_israelipalestinian_impasse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has reached its most dangerous impasse in many years with all three (yes, unfortunately there are three) of the main actors uncertain of what they can, or even want to, do next. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/564237-the-three-way-israeli-palestinian-impasse">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/564237-the-three-way-israeli-pale...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/16977_212161108830_692943830_3179771_6433676_n_1.jpg" alt="Oct 15 2014 - 10:43am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:44:03 +0000 thaikal 32560 at http://www.americantaskforce.org France says Palestine recognition must be 'helpful to peace' http://www.americantaskforce.org/france_says_palestine_recognition_must_be_helpful_peace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday that any recognition of Palestine as a state must be &quot;helpful to peace&quot; as part of a two-state solution, and not just symbolic. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733344">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733344</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/140509_FOR_LaurentFabius.jpg.CROP_.promovar-mediumlarge_0.jpg" alt="Oct 15 2014 - 10:40am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:41:06 +0000 thaikal 32558 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry urges PM to hold talks on ‘67 lines to block Palestinian UN bid http://www.americantaskforce.org/kerry_urges_pm_hold_talks_%E2%80%9867_lines_block_palestinian_un_bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is seeking to advance a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative that would forestall the Palestinians’ application to the UN Security Council to mandate an end to the occupation. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.620943">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.620943</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/1024px-DSC_3168_-_Flickr_-_U.S._Embassy_Tel_Aviv.jpg" alt="Oct 15 2014 - 10:35am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:36:11 +0000 thaikal 32557 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Settlers torch mosque near Nablus http://www.americantaskforce.org/settlers_torch_mosque_near_nablus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israeli settlers set fire to a mosque in the Nablus-area village of Aqraba overnight, locals said. Picture: Torched Mosque near Nablus </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733101">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=733101</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/settlers-burn-burnt-palestinian-mosque-burn-village-of-lubban-ash-sharqiya.jpg" alt="Oct 14 2014 - 10:40am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:40:14 +0000 thaikal 32555 at http://www.americantaskforce.org UK parliament votes to recognise Palestinian statehood http://www.americantaskforce.org/uk_parliament_votes_recognise_palestinian_statehood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The UK parliament’s vote to recognise a Palestinian state reflects shifting public sentiment against Israel in Britain and around the world, Britain’s ambassador to Israel said on Tuesday.​ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/uk-parliament-votes-to-recognise-palestinian-statehood">http://www.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/uk-parliament-votes-to-recognise-pal...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/imgres.jpg" alt="Oct 14 2014 - 10:33am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:33:55 +0000 thaikal 32554 at http://www.americantaskforce.org First rebuilding supplies let in to Gaza as U.N. chief decries devastation http://www.americantaskforce.org/first_rebuilding_supplies_let_gaza_un_chief_decries_devastation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israel opened the border to the first post-war truckloads of rebuilding material for Gaza on Tuesday and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon lamented what he called destruction &quot;beyond description&quot; in the Palestinian enclave. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-mideast-gaza-un-idUSKCN0I312320141014">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-mideast-gaza-un-idUSKCN0I3123201410...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/UN-Secretary-General-Ban-Ki-Moon.jpg" alt="Oct 14 2014 - 10:30am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:31:29 +0000 thaikal 32553 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas, Kerry discuss Gaza reconstruction, peace process http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_kerry_discuss_gaza_reconstruction_peace_process <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Mahmoud Abbas met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo following an international donor&#039;s conference for the battered Gaza Strip, a Ma&#039;an reporter said. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=732813">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=732813</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Secretary_Kerry_Meets_With_Palestinian_Authority_President_Abbas_%2810708601374%29_0.jpg" alt="Oct 13 2014 - 11:02am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:02:52 +0000 thaikal 32552 at http://www.americantaskforce.org British MPs to vote on recognizing Palestinian state http://www.americantaskforce.org/british_mps_vote_recognizing_palestinian_state <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> British lawmakers on Monday hold a non-binding vote on recognizing Palestine although government ministers will not take part, in a sign of the political sensitivity of the issue. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=732972">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=732972</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/palestine-26809_640.png" alt="Oct 13 2014 - 10:59am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:00:29 +0000 thaikal 32551 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Conference Pledges $5.4 Billion to Rebuild Gaza Strip http://www.americantaskforce.org/conference_pledges_54_billion_rebuild_gaza_strip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gaza garnered $5.4 billion in pledges on Sunday. But even as diplomats highlighted the contributions, they warned that the effort to rebuild the Palestinian enclave could be jeopardized unless a diplomatic solution was found to break the cycle of violence between the militant group Hamas and Israel. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/world/middleeast/us-pledges-212-million-in-new-aid-for-gaza.html?ref=middleeast">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/world/middleeast/us-pledges-212-million-in-new...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Gaza-014.jpg" alt="Oct 13 2014 - 10:51am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:54:28 +0000 thaikal 32550 at http://www.americantaskforce.org