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By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
While Israeli leaders praised President Trump’s decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as their capital, many Palestinians are upset by the announcement. For both perspectives, Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the U.N., and Husam Zomlot of…
By PBS NewsHour
The nine-month Mideast peace effort suffered its latest blow when Israel announced its negotiators are walking away from the table after a reconciliation deal between rival Palestinian groups. Gwen Ifill talks to Hussein Ibish of the American Task Force for…
By Larisa Epatko
Palestinians handed the United Nations a bid for full membership on Friday, which the world body is expected to start discussing this week, while fighting continues in Libya and tensions escalate in Yemen after President Ali Abdullah Saleh's return.
NEW YORK CITY | In an address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York Wednesday, President Obama said that the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood would circumvent the Israel-Palestinian peace process and urged the resumption of direct negotiations.
The notion of going back to pre-1967 borders with land swaps as a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinian territories elicited instant resistance after President Obama's speech last week, but further emphasis on land exchanges showed some wiggle room…
President Bush pledged full support Wednesday for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace effort on the heels of a U.S.-backed Mideast peace conference. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat discusses the agreement and the prospects for further negotiations over the creation of a…
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