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  • Obama speaks to Israeli, Egyptian leaders about Gaza violence

    November 14, 2012 | 5:54 pm

    President Barack Obama spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday and reiterated U.S. support for Israel's right to self-defense in light of rocket attacks from Gaza, the White House said.

    Obama spoke to the leaders about...

  • Hamas reportedly talking to EU countries

    May 2, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    Hamas reportedly has been holding secret talks with five European Union member states, a senior Hamas member was quoted as saying.

    Osama Hamdan, who handles foreign relations for Hamas, said the talks have been held in “recent months,” according to The Associated Press. Hamdan did not name the countries.

    The talks reportedly have centered on Israel and the stalled Mideast peace process.

    Officially the EU has said it will not talk to Hamas until it recognizes Israel and renounces terrorism.