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Israel: Leader Abbas admits Palestinian state won’t happen soon

He predictably blamed Israel just after he had all but acknowledged that the Palestinians and their chaotic, violent society were holding up the process.

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MidEast: The solution to peace in the Middle East

A new short film by Israel Collective demonstrates how people are on a mission to choose love and break the cycle of conflict in the midst of the bloody Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To view click VIDEO. To read related article click PRINT below.

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And More Talk …

By Marney Blom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed US Secretary of State John Kerry to Jerusalem today. ” … above all, what we want to do is to restart the peace talks with the Palestinians,” said the Israeli PM.  “It’s something I want, it is something you want.  It’s something I hope the Palestinians want […]

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Israel: Majority pessimistic about peace

A poll conducted on behalf of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs reveals 83 percent of Israeli Jews do not believe that a withdrawal to the pre-’67 lines and division of Jerusalem would end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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Israel: Concern Hamas could replace PA in West Bank if peace deal rushed

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned against rushing into a peace agreement with the Palestinian Authority, saying that the PA regime in the West Bank could potentially be overthrown and replaced by Hamas following an accord.

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Mideast: Israel, Palestinian Authority pledge commitment to peace

Israel and the Palestinian Authority have issued a rare joint statement, saying they were committed to peace.

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Israel: PM’s response to Hamas/PA agreement

If President Abbas moves to implement the Hamas/PA agreement, signed in Doha, Qatar, he could jeopardize the path of peace.

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Israel: Netanyahu ready to ‘go to Ramallah’ to continue peace talks

Israeli PM told Arab media he is ready to meet Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to continue peace talks, but Palestinians unwilling.

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USA: Front-runner Republican presidential candidate supports Israel

Governor Mitt Romney believes the Palestinians are not interested in a two-state solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict, rather the elimination of the State of Israel.

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Jordan: Israeli, Palestinian negotiators meet; no word on resuming peace process

Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators have ended their first official meeting in 15 months without saying if they are prepared to resume the stalled Mideast peace process.

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Saudi Arabia: $30 million F-15 fighter jet purchase from US sends message to Iran

The US government has announced a deal to sell F-15 fighter jets valued at nearly $30 billion to the Royal Saudi Air Force, to project US military influence in the oil-rich Persian Gulf.

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Mideast: U.N. Security Council deadlocked over Palestinian statehood

The draft report from a key security council committee shows an inabil to forge a consensus recommendation. At the moment, the most optimistic diplomatic estimate gives Palestinian bid for statehood eight votes, one short of acceptance.

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Israel: Mideast peace a pipedream?

Israel’s radial Muslim minority could be powerful enough to ensure peace never takes root.

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USA: The UN’s new Palestinian crisis

“Whether or not Palestine is recognized at the UN, the downward spiral away from peacemaking seems to be intensifying at an alarming pace.”

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Day of reckoning

Current peace talks call to question future Jewish access to Jewish holy places within Jerusalem’s Old City, even as former temple practices are remembered on Yom Kippur

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