Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Israel Today

Netanyahu-Mitchell meeting called off amid ongoing settlement dispute
Netanyahu aides say meeting cancelled to give Israel more time to prepare, but media speculates tensions are growing more»

Under US pressure, Israel removes over half of 'West Bank' checkpoints
Some 60 percent of checkpoints removed in past year; Jewish residents say move will lead to more bloodshed more»

Russia tries to secure bigger role in Mideast peace process
President Medvedev says he has support of all relevant parties to start planning major Moscow peace summit more»

Netanyahu heads to Paris to consider peace summit proposal
Sarkozy wants int'l summit to get Netanyahu and Abbas into same room, but US not so keen on the idea more»

Obama Admin: No new Jewish homes in Jerusalem
White House spokesman reiterates that Obama views even new homes in eastern Jerusalem as 'settlement activity' more»

Palestinians flock to new luxury shopping malls
Unmasking lie that they are 'refugee' forced into poverty by Israel, mall developer says locals have the money to support such ventures more»

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