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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US presses on with attempts to rescue Middle East talks

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:33am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... The US-brokered negotiations plunged into crisis last week after Israel, demanding a Palestinian commitment to continue talking after the end of the month, failed to carry out a promised release of about ... sides and a US envoy held a “serious and constructive” meeting on Sunday night “to discuss ways to overcome the crisis in the talks” and met again on Monday, US State Department spokeswoman Jen ...

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    Hamas under threat as Gaza economy squeezed by Israel, Egypt blockades

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Gaza City Palestinian enclave blockaded by Israel and now isolated by Egypt after Muslim Brotherhood fall Gaza's crippling economic crisis threatens Hamas Gaza's Hamas rulers have been hit by the worst economic crisis since seizing the territory seven years ago and face growing discontent, even among core supporters, because there's no sign ...

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    Blunt Netanyahu tells Obama he will not compromise on Israel’s security

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Netanyahu sticks to his guns over security Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly told Barack Obama that he would never compromise on Israel's security even as the US president sought to reassure him on Iran nuclear diplomacy and pressure him on Middle East peace talks. In a White House meeting overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis on Monday, the two ...

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    Palestinians say Israel ‘only suspect’ in Arafat death

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 06:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Ramallah

    ... long given currency to the rumour that he was murdered, with Israel the party most often blamed. But there has never been any proof. ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    John Kerry urges Israel to limit settlement building in Palestinian territories

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:58pm by AFP

    ... building was "limited as much as possible in an effort to help create a climate for these talks to be able to proceed effectively". Palestinians have warned of a brewing crisis if Israel ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas ready for truce amid Gaza rockets crisis

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Jerusalem and Gaza

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem and Gaza Militants make truce gesture with Israel after several days of strikes and counter-attacks Hamas signals a desire to defuse Gaza rockets crisis Palestinian militants say they are ready for a truce with Israel to defuse a growing crisis after days of rocket strikes from the Gaza Strip. As the conflict moved into a fifth day, the Israeli army said its ...

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    Israel, Palestinians resume peace talks amid settlement row

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... announcements threatened to make the talks “fail even before they’ve started”. The last peace talks broke down in 2010 over the issue of settlement building. In a bid to defuse the crisis, US Secretary ... tonight from Kerry is part of ongoing US efforts to defuse a crisis before the talks (begin), as a result of the new settlement tenders today and in the last few days,” he said, speaking ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinian PM Fayyad quits amid row with Abbas

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Ramallah

    ... between the two movements and the formation of a unity government. Abbas’s Palestinian Authority is in financial crisis, partly as a result of non-disbursement of promised foreign funding, ...

  9. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Syrian envoy to meet China's foreign minister during four-day visit

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... it is not taking sides in the crisis by hosting members from both Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime and the opposition. Last September, Beijing hosted a Syrian opposition leader, a month after ... they blocked three UN Security Council resolutions aimed at putting pressure on Assad's regime to end the crisis, which has lasted for almost two years and killed more than 60,000 people. Beijing ...

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    Israel arresting Palestinians to pre-empt uprising

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... and financial crisis that is leading to increased unemployment and poverty,” he added, noting an increase in settlement activity. “In my view the situation is not sustainable,” he said. Israel’s Shin ...




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