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Kerry Cancels Trip To Meet Abbas in Ramallah

Returns to U.S. a day early after Abbas threatens to derail negotiations

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Why Did Obama Meet With Abbas in Washington?

The president’s Middle East policy has been about minimizing America’s role

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Video: Arafat Recognizes Israel as a Jewish State

Newly rediscovered footage upends Palestinian negotiating position

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Abbas Demands Three-Year Limit on Israeli Presence in West Bank After Agreement

Israel, meanwhile, seeks a gradual withdrawal in the 10-50 year range

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Abbas and the Jews

Parsing the Palestinian President’s Words

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Dear Mahmoud Abbas: Why Not Recognize Israel as a Jewish State?

A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about peace, love, and self-determination

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Freed Palestinian Prisoners Get $50,000 Each

Mahmoud Abbas also giving former prisoners well-paying government jobs

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Bombing in Damascus; U.S. Pledges $75 Million to Palestinians

Plus Katz’s Deli celebrates 125 years in business, and more in the news

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Bibi Vows to Strengthen West Bank Settlement

In response to shooting deaths of two IDF soldiers this weekend

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The Massive New U.S. Investment in Palestinian Mortgages Is a Really Bad Idea

Giving more money to a corrupt, inept economy isn’t going to solve the problem. It is the problem.

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Settlements Are Bad for Peace, But So Are Rockets

Palestinian prisoner release celebrated with ceremonies, rocket fire

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Report: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks to Resume

John Kerry is expected to make an announcement soon

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The Forgotten Costs of the Failed Peace Talks

Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push

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Daybreak: Abbas Rejected Offer to Free Prisoners

Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more

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Sundown: The A.P. Gets Scooped

Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map

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Why Netanyahu and Abbas Went to China

The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.

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Daybreak: Chinese Push for Mideast Peace

Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation

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Daybreak: Gaza Rockets Fired, One Hits Sderot

Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks

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Daybreak: Obama to Host Bibi-Abbas Meeting?

Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north

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Sundown: Palestine Gets Upgrade in UN

Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96

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Daybreak: Yasser Arafat’s Body Exhumed

Plus Hungarian politician wants list of Jews, and more in the news

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To-Do List for the Palestinian Statehood Bid

Things that should happen before Abbas goes to the United Nations

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Mahmoud Abbas Channels Paula Abdul

Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back

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Sundown: Bloomberg (Mostly) Endorses Obama

Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010

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Daybreak: Debating the Debate

Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision

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Daybreak: Obama Slipping in Florida?

Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah

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Daybreak: Aly Raisman Wins Gold and Bronze

Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning

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All Eyes on Mitt

Everything you need to know about Mitt’s visit (and more)

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Peace Requires a New Process

New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm

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Statement Offers Rare Peace Process Hope

Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?

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