ATFP Front Page Features Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/features en Order vs. Disorder, Part 4 http://www.americantaskforce.org/order_vs_disorder_part_4 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israel’s adopting a strategy of containment toward Gaza also became viable after Egypt’s top military commander, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, replaced the Muslim Brotherhood government led by Mohamed Morsi. </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 1, 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/2014/10/01/opinion/thomas-l-friedman-order-vs-disorder-part-4-.html?ref=international">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/opinion/thomas-l-friedman-order-vs-disorder-pa...</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/Thomas_Friedman_World_Economic_Forum_2013.jpg" alt="Oct 1 2014 - 11:13am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:14:20 +0000 thaikal 32519 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas threatens to reevaluate Palestinian Authority's security ties with Israel http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_threatens_reevaluate_palestinian_authoritys_security_ties_israel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Mahmoud Abbas will reevaluate the PA&#039;s ties with Israel if the UN Security Council does not pass a resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israel&#039;s occupation of the West Bank and establish an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, he told reporters Wednesday. </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 1, 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-1.618598">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.618598</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-Abbas-009_0.jpg" alt="Oct 1 2014 - 11:04am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:06:53 +0000 thaikal 32518 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Despite enmity, Netanyahu would still meet with Abbas, officials say http://www.americantaskforce.org/despite_enmity_netanyahu_would_still_meet_abbas_officials_say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Despite seemingly unprecedented diplomatic tensions, a one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to salvage the fledgling peace process is not out of the question, Israeli officials said 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 1, 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/despite-enmity-netanyahu-would-still-meet-with-abbas-officials-say/">http://www.timesofisrael.com/despite-enmity-netanyahu-would-still-meet-with-abba...</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/Clinton_Netanyahu_Abbas_15_Sep_2010.jpg" alt="Oct 1 2014 - 10:57am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:58:02 +0000 thaikal 32517 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed http://www.americantaskforce.org/netanyahu_hamas_islamic_state_group_share_creed_0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are &quot;branches of the same poisonous tree,&quot; both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were. </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">September 30, 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/israel-says-palestinian-leader-doesnt-want-peace/nhXp4/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/israel-says-palestinian-leader-doesnt-want-peace/...</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/Benjamin-Netanyahu-UN_0.jpg" alt="Sep 30 2014 - 4:35pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:35:13 +0000 thaikal 32515 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Dozens of Jews move into Arab East Jerusalem locale http://www.americantaskforce.org/dozens_jews_move_arab_east_jerusalem_locale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A group of Jews moved into recently purchased buildings in the East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Silwan overnight Monday, prompting an angry protest by local residents in which a border policeman was lightly 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">September 30, 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/dozens-of-jews-move-into-arab-east-jerusalem-locale/">http://www.timesofisrael.com/dozens-of-jews-move-into-arab-east-jerusalem-locale...</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_Dome_of_the_rock_BW_14_1.JPG" alt="Sep 30 2014 - 4:33pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:34:00 +0000 thaikal 32514 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed http://www.americantaskforce.org/netanyahu_hamas_islamic_state_group_share_creed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Secondary Left: In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are &quot;branches of the same poisonous tree,&quot; both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were. </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">September 30, 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/israel-says-palestinian-leader-doesnt-want-peace/nhXp4/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/israel-says-palestinian-leader-doesnt-want-peace/...</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/Benjamin-Netanyahu-UN.jpg" alt="Sep 30 2014 - 4:30pm" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:31:37 +0000 thaikal 32513 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian Leader Urges U.N. to Press for Deadline to End Israeli Occupation http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinian_leader_urges_un_press_deadline_end_israeli_occupation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, accused Israel on Friday of failing to negotiate in good faith, saying any return to negotiations would be “naïve at best,” and called on the United Nations Security Council to press for a specific deadline to end Israeli 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">September 29, 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/2014/09/27/world/middleeast/un-general-assembly-abbas-israel.html?ref=middleeast&amp;_r=0">http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/world/middleeast/un-general-assembly-abbas-isr...</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.jpg" alt="Sep 29 2014 - 10:28am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:29:19 +0000 thaikal 32510 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas claims the initiative and forces the US to step up http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_claims_initiative_and_forces_us_step <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At the UNGA last Friday, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of launching “a new war of genocide against the Palestinian people”, referring to the conflict this summer in Gaza. He proceeded to level virtually every charge in the Palestinian bill of particulars against 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">September 29, 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/opinion/abbas-claims-the-initiative-and-forces-the-us-to-step-up">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/abbas-claims-the-initiative-and-forces-the-us-...</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.jpg" alt="Sep 29 2014 - 10:22am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:24:48 +0000 thaikal 32509 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Pres. Asali Oped on "Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade 'After'" http://www.americantaskforce.org/atfp_pres_asali_oped_confronting_isil_day_and_decade_after <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As the United States assembles a coalition-of-the-threatened against the ISIL terrorist organization, now is the time to begin planning for the &quot;day after.&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">September 26, 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.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/confronting-isil-the-day_b_5888346.html">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/confronting-isil-the-day_b_5888346...</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/ZIADASALI%21.jpg" alt="Sep 26 2014 - 11:34am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:34:47 +0000 thaikal 32507 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Isamic Jihad’s popularity grows after Gaza war http://www.americantaskforce.org/isamic_jihad%E2%80%99s_popularity_grows_after_gaza_war <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The public approval ratings of Islamic Jihad received a boost after the Gaza war, benefiting from the group&#039;s determination to stay out of the Hamas-Fatah feud. </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">September 26, 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.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/09/islamic-jihad-movement-gaza-palestine.html">http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/09/islamic-jihad-movement-gaza-pa...</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/La-vie-a-Gaza-Asmaa-Alghoul.jpg" alt="Sep 26 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, 26 Sep 2014 14:31:55 +0000 thaikal 32505 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas to launch bid to end Israeli occupation at UN http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_launch_bid_end_israeli_occupation_un <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that he will launch a bid at the United Nations on Friday to set a timeline for the end of the Israeli 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">September 26, 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=730043">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=730043</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-Abbas_Horo2.jpg" alt="Sep 26 2014 - 10:22am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:23:07 +0000 thaikal 32504 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Text of Fatah-Hamas agreement http://www.americantaskforce.org/text_fatahhamas_agreement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rival factions have reached agreement to allow the Palestinian Authority to operate in the Gaza Strip. </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">September 26, 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.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Text-of-Fatah-Hamas-agreement-376350">http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Text-of-Fatah-Hamas-agreement-376350</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/hamas_plo.jpg" alt="Sep 26 2014 - 10:17am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:18:32 +0000 thaikal 32503 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Decades later, Camp David’s legacy remains debatable http://www.americantaskforce.org/decades_later_camp_david%E2%80%99s_legacy_remains_debatable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thirty-six years ago this month, Israel and Egypt negotiated the Camp David accords under the watchful eyes of US president Jimmy Carter, leading to an Egyptian-Israeli peace settlement. </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">September 25, 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/opinion/decades-later-camp-davids-legacy-remains-debatable">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/decades-later-camp-davids-legacy-remains-debat...</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/0.jpg" alt="Sep 25 2014 - 11:28am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:29:50 +0000 thaikal 32501 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian unity gov't to take 'immediate control' of Gaza http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinian_unity_govt_take_immediate_control_gaza <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fatah, Hamas reach agreement settling recent rift: Hamas government employees in Gaza will be paid, and the management of the border crossing will be handed over to the unity government.​ </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">September 25, 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.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4574863,00.html">http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4574863,00.html</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/Damaged_housing_gaza_strip_april_2009_1.jpg" alt="Sep 25 2014 - 11:23am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:24:08 +0000 thaikal 32500 at http://www.americantaskforce.org At UN, Obama talks conflict and peace in the Middle East, reaffirms 2-state commitment http://www.americantaskforce.org/un_obama_talks_conflict_and_peace_middle_east_reaffirms_2state_commitment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The status quo in the West Bank and Gaza is &quot;not sustainable,&quot; U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday told the United Nations General Assembly, &quot;not when rockets are fired at innocent Israelis&quot; and not when &quot;the lives of so many Palestinian children are taken from us in Gaza.&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">September 25, 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/1.617638">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.617638</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/1411571207000-AP-UN-General-Assembly-Obama2.jpg" alt="Sep 25 2014 - 11:19am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:20:16 +0000 thaikal 32499 at http://www.americantaskforce.org In peace talks, Indyk describes America’s no-win dilemma http://www.americantaskforce.org/peace_talks_indyk_describes_america%E2%80%99s_nowin_dilemma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What was supposed to have revived the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks — allowing negotiations to develop organically — instead helped kill them, Martin Indyk, until recently the top U.S. peace broker, told JTA in a candid and wide-ranging interview. </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">September 24, 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/2014/09/23/news-opinion/united-states/in-peace-talks-indyk-describes-americas-no-win-dilemma">http://www.jta.org/2014/09/23/news-opinion/united-states/in-peace-talks-indyk-de...</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/martin-indyk-2.jpg" alt="Sep 24 2014 - 10:52am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:52:18 +0000 thaikal 32498 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinians meet in Cairo amid rift clouding Gaza truce chances http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinians_meet_cairo_amid_rift_clouding_gaza_truce_chances <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Palestinian factions met in Cairo on Wednesday for two days of talks aimed at mending a rift that could threaten Egyptian-mediated negotiations to turn the Gaza ceasefire into a lasting truce.​ </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">September 24, 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/2014/09/24/us-mideast-gaza-cairo-talks-idUSKCN0HJ0PP20140924">http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-mideast-gaza-cairo-talks-idUSKCN0HJ...</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/4aa589b1-fcfe-451c-ab82-0200925805d6.jpg" alt="Sep 24 2014 - 10:45am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:46:04 +0000 thaikal 32496 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry, Abbas meet in New York to discuss Gaza situation http://www.americantaskforce.org/kerry_abbas_meet_new_york_discuss_gaza_situation <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 met with President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the situation in Gaza in the wake of the Israeli offensive, a state department official 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">September 24, 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=729592">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=729592</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/Kerry_Abbas_0.jpg" alt="Sep 24 2014 - 10:41am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:42:32 +0000 thaikal 32495 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Abbas: Prime Minister Netanyahu, end the occupation, make peace http://www.americantaskforce.org/abbas_prime_minister_netanyahu_end_occupation_make_peace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on Monday evening in New York he intends to present a new timetable for peace talks with Israel during his address to world leaders at the United Nations this week. </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">September 23, 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/1.617305">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.617305</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-Abbas-009.jpg" alt="Sep 23 2014 - 10:18am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:41 +0000 thaikal 32493 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Official: Cairo ceasefire talks still on http://www.americantaskforce.org/official_cairo_ceasefire_talks_still <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Senior Hamas official Mahmoud Zahhar said Tuesday that the Palestinian delegation decided to go ahead with indirect ceasefire talks in Cairo despite deadly violence overnight. </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">September 23, 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=729457">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=729457</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/peace%20talks-egypt.jpg" alt="Sep 23 2014 - 10:13am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:14:47 +0000 thaikal 32492 at http://www.americantaskforce.org