Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians
The Israeli government has decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a new unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions. The decision appears to end a nine-month peace initiative by US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Israel Halts Talks, Citing Palestinian Unity Agreement
Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians after Fatah-Hamas deal
Israel suspends peace talks after Palestinian unity bid
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New York Times
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New York Times
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The Times of Israel
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The Times of Israel
Hamas would consider recognition of Israel, a spokesperson for the terror group said Saturday, as peace efforts teetered over Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's recent reconciliation with the organization. Taher Nunu, a media adviser to ...
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The US Administration's Fuzzy Foreign Policy
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