» 06/21/2007, 00.00
ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Fallout from Palestinian crisis to be discussed at four-party summit next Monday
Egypt, which took the summit initiative, will be joined by the PNA, Israel and Jordan. Abbas’ aides demand the meeting lead to concrete results. Tzipi Livni and Salam Fayyad make first phone contact.
Israel must now choose between democracy and extremism, Palestinians say
For Bernard Sabella, Christian lawmaker for Fatah, Israel faces a crucial choice: work for a two-state solution or for the ascendancy of only one. Disillusionment in the future of the peace process comes after years of little progress. For Hamas election results represent the victory of “a culture of terrorism.” Palestinian National Authority will have the same “expectations of the international community.”
09/07/2007 ISRAEL – ARAB LEAGUE
Arab League delegation visits Israel for the first time
The meeting, scheduled for Thursday, will give Arabs a chance to find out Israel’s attitudes towards the peace plan which includes recognition by the 22-member League of the Jewish state in exchange for a return to the pre-1967 border, the creation of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital and a “just solution” the Palestinian refugee question.
Kosovo-styled independence raising doubts among Palestinians
In a statement the secretary general of PLO Central Committee raises the possibility that Palestine might follow Kosovo’s path but causes instead mixed reactions about its chances.
08/03/2010 PALESTINE – US – ISRAEL
Biden mission to start indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians meets with scepticism
US vice president is in Jerusalem, plans to talk with leaders on both sides. He will stop in Jordan and Egypt, and meet Tony Blair on Wednesday. Israel announces new construction in the West Bank.
25/06/2007 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Sharm el-Sheikh summit: finding ways to help Abbas
Israeli, Palestinian, Egyptian and Jordanian leaders are taking part in a difficult summit to help the PNA president gain support among his own people and avoid another clash with Hamas.
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