Jack Khoury and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Insults Fly Between Peace Negotiators as Talks End in Acrimony

Palestinian officials involved in the peace negotiations with Israel reported that the talks held on Tuesday between the two negotiating teams ended in a row, with raised voices and the exchange of verbal insults.

Goldstone Slams Human Rights Council for Ignoring Hamas

South African jurist Richard Goldstone, who headed a UN investigation commission into the conduct of Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas during Israel’s offensive in Gaza last winter, criticized on Friday the United Nations Human Rights Council’s decision to endorse the report his commission had compiled.