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  • Netanyahu: Israel, Palestinians can reach Mideast peace in a year

    September 28, 2010 | 2:23 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu countered a controversial United Nations address by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday, rejecting Lieberman’s views on a possible land swap and asserting his belief that Israel and Palestinians could reach a peace deal within a year.

  • Why Israel allowed the settlement freeze to expire

    September 28, 2010 | 2:05 pm

    In the four weeks since direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resumed, settlement construction has been identified widely as the most immediate obstacle to the survival of negotiations.

    In media accounts about the diplomatic standoff over the issue, Israel’s decision not to...

  • Sides work to save Mideast peace talks as freeze expires

    September 26, 2010 | 11:05 pm

    From NYTimes.com:

    Israel allowed a politically charged freeze on Jewish settlement building in the West Bank to expire on Sunday, but the Palestinians did not carry out a threat to quit peace negotiations, setting the stage for further frantic efforts to keep the talks alive.