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On Monday Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian Authority (PA), and Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal have agreed on the formation of a unity government between the Fatah and the Hamas, which will prepare for upcoming elections in the West Bank and Gaza (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk). (more…)

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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo, from aljazeera.net) announced on Tuesday that a plan to build 2,000 new housing units for Israelis in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem would be accelerated. (more…)

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On Friday Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has submitted a written request to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (photo, frombbcimg.co.uk) for recognition of the Palestinian territories as a full member. (more…)

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Brazil recognised a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.

Israel answered by expressing its disappointment, saying Brazil’s decision flew in the face of efforts to negotiate a peace deal. (more…)

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It is with a pledge of “full and active support” from the US, that the Israeli and Palestinian leaders have begun their first direct talks in nearly two years. (more…)

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The flotilla of aid-carrying ships that left Cyprus on Sunday was attacked by Israeli commandos off the coast of the Gaza Strip early on Monday, killing nine people on board.

Dozens of others were injured (photo, from aljazeera.net) when troops raided the convoy of six ships, dubbed the Freedom Flotilla. (more…)

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The speaker of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, Reuven Rivlin, has said that he would rather accept Palestinians as citizens of one country than divide Israel and the West Bank into two separate states. (more…)

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