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Abbas: Palestinians, Despite Unity Pact, Will Talk Peace

By JTA

The Palestinians will continue to handle any peace negotiations with Israel despite the Fatah-Hamas unity agreement, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.Read More


White House: Palestinian Unity Government Must Renounce Terror, Accept Israel

By JTA

Reacting to news that rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas had agreed to a reconciliation deal, the Obama government said any Palestinian unity government must accept Israel’s right to exist and renounce terrorism – conditions that Hamas does not meet.Read More


Fatah, Hamas Agree to Reconciliation Deal

By JTA

The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to a reconciliation deal.Read More


Following Pipeline Blast, Israeli Officials Urge Energy Independence

By Haaretz Service

Israel needs to prepare itself for a future without Egyptian natural gas supplies, an senior Israeli official said on Wednesday, following an earlier explosion at the Sinai pipeline carrying gas from Egypt into Israel.Read More


Haaretz: Palestinians With Alleged Terror Ties Held at Gitmo

By Yossi Melman (Haaretz)

Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, according to WikiLeaks documents obtained by Haaretz. The documents are published here exclusively.Read More


Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Will Attend Space Shuttle Launch

By JTA

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January, will attend the space shuttle launch captained by her husband.Read More


Second Virus Infiltrates Iran's Computer Systems

By JTA

Iran has discovered a second computer virus designed to damage government computer systems.Read More


In Letter to Obama, Pollard Implores President To Commute Sentence

By JTA

Israeli President Shimon Peres handed President Obama a letter from Jonathan Pollard pleading for his release.Read More


France Mulls Recognizing a Palestinian State

By JTA

France is actively considering recognizing a Palestinian state, along with other European neighbors.Read More


Report: U.S. Plans Sanctions on Syria, Amid Brutal Crackdowns

By Haaretz Service

The Obama administration may level sanctions against Syria as punishment for President Bashar Assad’s government’s violent crackdown on protesters, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read More





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