ATFP Front Page Features Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/features en Sissi: I’ve urged Netanyahu to resume peace talks http://www.americantaskforce.org/sissi_i%E2%80%99ve_urged_netanyahu_resume_peace_talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday he had urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in phone conversations to restart the peace process with the Palestinians. </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">November 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.timesofisrael.com/sissi-ive-urged-netanyahu-to-resume-peace-talks/">http://www.timesofisrael.com/sissi-ive-urged-netanyahu-to-resume-peace-talks/</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/al-sisi-egypt-elec_2921226b.jpg" alt="Nov 21 2014 - 11:29am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:35 +0000 thaikal 32660 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Dozens injured in West Bank clashes http://www.americantaskforce.org/dozens_injured_west_bank_clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dozens of Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday, witnesses 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">November 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=741613">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=741613</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/324865_1.jpg" alt="Nov 21 2014 - 11:25am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:26:13 +0000 thaikal 32659 at http://www.americantaskforce.org JTA profiles ATFP’s “downsizing” and reorganization http://www.americantaskforce.org/ta_profiles_atfp%E2%80%99s_%E2%80%9Cdownsizing%E2%80%9D_and_reorganization <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The American Task Force on Palestine, a group known for working together with Jewish groups, is downsizing because of the faltering peace process. </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">November 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.jta.org/2014/11/20/news-opinion/united-states/atfp-citing-stalled-peace-process-downsizes">http://www.jta.org/2014/11/20/news-opinion/united-states/atfp-citing-stalled-pea...</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/wmy1cm-Q.jpeg" alt="Nov 21 2014 - 11:22am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:23:10 +0000 thaikal 32658 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel to cooperate with U.N. Gaza war inquiry http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_cooperate_un_gaza_war_inquiry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israel said on Thursday it would cooperate with a United Nations investigation into Israeli attacks on U.N. facilities during last summer&#039;s Gaza war and the use of U.N. sites by Palestinian militants to store weapons. </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">November 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/2014/11/20/us-mideast-israel-un-idUSKCN0J41BM20141120">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/20/us-mideast-israel-un-idUSKCN0J41BM2014...</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/277179-israel-un.jpg" alt="Nov 20 2014 - 11:59am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:05 +0000 thaikal 32656 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Fear of deadly ‘religious war’ between Jews and Muslims raised after synagogue attack? http://www.americantaskforce.org/fear_deadly_%E2%80%98religious_war%E2%80%99_between_jews_and_muslims_raised_after_synagogue_attack%3F <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sraelis and Palestinians expressed fear Wednesday that their decades-old conflict was moving beyond the traditional nationalist struggle between two peoples fighting for their homelands and spiraling into a raw and far-reaching religious confrontation between Jews and Muslims. </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">November 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.washingtonpost.com/world/worshipers-return-to-synagogue-israel-begins-razing-homes/2014/11/19/b26b6d1e-6f7e-11e4-893f-86bd390a3340_story.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/worshipers-return-to-synagogue-israel-begins...</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/East%20Jerusalem.jpg" alt="Nov 20 2014 - 11:55am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:55:46 +0000 thaikal 32655 at http://www.americantaskforce.org A Moderate Palestinian Group Struggles As Hope For A Two-State Solution Wanes http://www.americantaskforce.org/moderate_palestinian_group_struggles_hope_twostate_solution_wanes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ATFP, he said, “is perhaps the only real organization on this side of the aisle that is totally committed to a two-state solution, and there is a certain symbolism involved in its lack of ability to raise funds to exist.” </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">November 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.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/a-moderate-palestinian-group-struggles-as-hope-for-a-two-sta?responses">http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/a-moderate-palestinian-group-struggles-as-hope...</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/enhanced-21880-1416426536-29.jpg" alt="Nov 20 2014 - 11:51am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:52:01 +0000 thaikal 32654 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_vows_harsh_response_synagogue_attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and shawls on the floor of a synagogue in Jerusalem — an assault that sharply escalated already-high tensions after weeks of religious violence. </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">November 19, 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/top-news/several-wounded-in-jerusalem-synagogue-attack/nh9Gr/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/top-news/several-wounded-in-jerusalem-synagogue-a...</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/image_1.jpg" alt="Nov 19 2014 - 11:52am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:53:10 +0000 thaikal 32653 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli forces destroy home of East Jerusalem car attack suspect? http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_forces_destroy_home_east_jerusalem_car_attack_suspect%3F <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished the family home of the suspect in a Jerusalem car-ramming attack last month, witnesses 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">November 19, 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=741041">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=741041</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/01jerusalem_600.JPG" alt="Nov 19 2014 - 11:50am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:50:47 +0000 thaikal 32652 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The "Right to Revenge" http://www.americantaskforce.org/right_revenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What&#039;s taking hold in Jerusalem is a vicious circle of violence based on the logic of a &quot;Right to Revenge,&quot; embraced by both sides and expressed in many different forms of brutality.​ </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">November 19, 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/564416-the-right-to-revenge">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/564416-the-right-to-revenge</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_2.jpg" alt="Nov 19 2014 - 11:48am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:00 +0000 thaikal 32651 at http://www.americantaskforce.org PM Netanyahu blames Abbas, calls emergency meet in wake of attack http://www.americantaskforce.org/pm_netanyahu_blames_abbas_calls_emergency_meet_wake_attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon called emergency security consultations Tuesday in the wake of what Israeli leaders have termed a “massacre” by two Palestinian terrorists at a synagogue that left four dead and six injured </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">November 18, 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.timesofisrael.com/pm-blames-abbas-calls-emergency-meet-in-wake-of-attack/">http://www.timesofisrael.com/pm-blames-abbas-calls-emergency-meet-in-wake-of-att...</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/netanyahu_0.jpg" alt="Nov 18 2014 - 11:19am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:19:51 +0000 thaikal 32650 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_condemns_jerusalem_synagogue_attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday condemned an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem that killed four Israelis earlier in the day.​ </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">November 18, 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=740749">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=740749</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/mahmoudAbbas_1581534c.jpg" alt="Nov 18 2014 - 11:18am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:18:21 +0000 thaikal 32649 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Four Rabbis Are Killed in Jerusalem Synagogue Attack http://www.americantaskforce.org/four_rabbis_are_killed_jerusalem_synagogue_attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two Palestinians armed with a gun, knives and axes stormed a synagogue complex in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of West Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, the Israeli police said, killing four rabbis in the middle of their morning prayers. </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">November 18, 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/2014/11/19/world/middleeast/killings-in-jerusalem-synagogue-complex.html?ref=world&amp;_r=0">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/world/middleeast/killings-in-jerusalem-synagog...</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/1-18t062548z_1031988878_gm1eabi13n101_rtrmadp_3_jerusalem-synagogue-attack_4727fbaa859d148a0dc0acc549a7a596.jpg" alt="Nov 18 2014 - 11:16am" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:16:27 +0000 thaikal 32648 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Seize the day: A challenge to Netanyahu http://www.americantaskforce.org/seize_day_challenge_netanyahu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The coalition is cracking, Arab Israelis are rioting, the Palestinian peace process is dead, and diplomacy is not going to stop Iran. The PM is still widely seen as unrivaled, but just surviving isn’t good enough. Israel needs more from ‘King Bibi’ </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">November 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.timesofisrael.com/seize-the-day-a-challenge-to-netanyahu/">http://www.timesofisrael.com/seize-the-day-a-challenge-to-netanyahu/</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/download%20%285%29.jpg" alt="Nov 17 2014 - 12:06pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:06:55 +0000 thaikal 32646 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian driver found hanged in Jerusalem bus http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinian_driver_found_hanged_jerusalem_bus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged in his vehicle on Monday, an incident that led to stone-throwing protests by Palestinians suspecting foul play but which Israeli police, citing autopsy results, termed a suicide. </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">November 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.reuters.com/article/2014/11/17/us-mideast-jerusalem-driver-idUSKCN0J10O220141117">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/17/us-mideast-jerusalem-driver-idUSKCN0J1...</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/east-jerusalem.jpg" alt="Nov 17 2014 - 12:04pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:05:22 +0000 thaikal 32645 at http://www.americantaskforce.org EU document suggests recalling envoys if Israeli settlements threaten two-state solution http://www.americantaskforce.org/eu_document_suggests_recalling_envoys_if_israeli_settlements_threaten_twostate_solution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New details from the European Union’s “sanctions document,” first reported by Haaretz on Saturday, show that potential punishments for Israel could include the recalling of EU ambassadors if settlement construction is advanced in sensitive areas of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.​ </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">November 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-1.626819">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.626819</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/EU-logo.png" alt="Nov 17 2014 - 12:03pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:03:57 +0000 thaikal 32644 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian boy critically wounded at Jerusalem protest - apparently by police bullet http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinian_boy_critically_wounded_jerusalem_protest_apparently_police_bullet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An 11-year-old Palestinian boy was critically wounded in the face, apparently by a sponge-tipped bullet, during a violent protest Thursday afternoon in the East Jerusalem neighborhood Issawiya. </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">November 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.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.626365">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.626365</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/issa3.jpg" alt="Nov 14 2014 - 10:57am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:57:53 +0000 thaikal 32641 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry Is Optimistic After Meeting Over Holy Site in Jerusalem http://www.americantaskforce.org/kerry_optimistic_after_meeting_over_holy_site_jerusalem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that Jordan, Israel and the Palestinians were committed to taking “concrete steps” to ease strife over a volatile holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem. </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">November 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.nytimes.com/2014/11/14/world/middleeast/kerry-is-optimistic-after-meeting-over-holy-site-in-jerusalem.html?ref=middleeast&amp;_r=0">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/14/world/middleeast/kerry-is-optimistic-after-mee...</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/0406-kerry-middle-east.jpg_standard_600x400.jpg" alt="Nov 14 2014 - 10:50am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:51:01 +0000 thaikal 32640 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel lifts Muslim age limits for Jerusalem site http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_lifts_muslim_age_limits_jerusalem_site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Jerusalem holy site at the heart of recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians was quiet on Friday, police said, after age restrictions for Muslim men who wanted to pray there were lifted for the first time in weeks, but minor clashes with Palestinian protesters continued in the West Bank.​ </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">November 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.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/israel-lifts-muslim-age-limits-for-jerusalem-site/nh663/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/israel-lifts-muslim-age-limits-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/al-aqsa-mosque-hd-wallpaper.jpg" alt="Nov 14 2014 - 10:44am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:44:53 +0000 thaikal 32639 at http://www.americantaskforce.org New Palestinian poll offers hope? http://www.americantaskforce.org/new_palestinian_poll_offers_hope%3F <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The most recent Palestinian public opinion poll surveyed a random sample of 1000 Palestinians in mid-October. Its findings demonstrate the grim reality we face and the real potential for moving forward that is lying fallow at the moment due to the policies of virtually all leaderships.​ </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">November 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="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/564396-new-palestinian-poll-offers-hope">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/564396-new-palestinian-poll-offer...</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/hussein.png" alt="Nov 13 2014 - 11:14am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:18:51 +0000 thaikal 32638 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry to meet Abbas as new Israeli settlements fan tensions http://www.americantaskforce.org/kerry_meet_abbas_new_israeli_settlements_fan_tensions <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 is set for talks Thursday with the Palestinian leader on easing regional tensions, after Israel approved new settler homes in east Jerusalem despite mounting unrest. </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">November 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=739678">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=739678</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/john-kerry-mahmoud-abbas.jpg" alt="Nov 13 2014 - 10:58am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:59:12 +0000 thaikal 32636 at http://www.americantaskforce.org