Abu Mazen scheduled at Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem at 5pm

So, he must already have arrived. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem — the warmth of the invitation no doubt intended to melt resistance and encourage agreement, even as the Palesti...

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Quote of the day – (6th in our series)

Haaretz (with an input from Reuters) reported today that Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told journalists in Ramallah on Monday that it was important to know “What kind of state does Mr. Netanyahu have in mind when he says ‘Palestinian state? … I think this is a most fundamental question and I believe, without wishing [&he...

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On "doctored" evidence

I can’t resist. The minute I saw this photo, I felt that it might be doctored: The knife looks completely fake.   It looks like a photoshop job to me.  What if this guy, on board the Mavi Marmara, were really only shaking his fist?  Would this be fair? Besides, How would he have gotten this […]

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DEPORTATION is a violation of the Road Map

Deportation — which Israeli officials including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are still trying to make a condition for the release of certain Palestinian prisoners being held by Israel, in exchange for IDF Corporal Gilad Shalit, who has been held by Palestinians since the end of June 2006 — is a violation of the Road Map. […]

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