Sunday, September 24, 2006

Meanwhile in Palestine

We're back to zero, Abbas admits : Efforts to form a Palestinian government acceptable to the West have gone 'back to zero', Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said, in a major setback for peace in the Middle East.

Western nations foil bid to declare Israel nuke 'threat' : Western nations have foiled a bid by Arab and Islamic states to declare Israel's reputed nuclear arsenal a threat that must be removed in a politically charged vote at a UN atomic watchdog meeting.

4 Minute Video: Israel separates families, in effort to expel Palestinians: As a way of expulsion, Israel does not allow Palestinians who leave the country to return, thus separating families.

Haniyeh: Hamas serious about success of unity government: Hamas has serious intentions to make unity government talks with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas succeed, Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas said Sunday, a day after Abbas described negotiations as "back to zero."

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