Archive: August 2010
“The Obama administration is attempting to win Israel’s agreement to a Palestinian effort to hold a trilateral meeting next week to set the terms of reference, agenda and timetable for direct negotiations with the Palestinians.”
“Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has done what Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could never do for himself – transform the Israeli leader’s image from hawk to dove. And he had help from American, European and even Arab leaders who are urging Abbas to quit dawdling and meet the Israeli prime minister at the peace table.”
“Saudi Arabia is urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to enter direct talks with Israel, and can ‘sweeten a deal’ by offering financial assistance for agreeing to negotiations, a top Israeli diplomatic official said on Thursday.”
Christian leaders from around the world will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, in October to define the message of the gospel.
“During a meeting which took place about ten days ago between left oriented organizations and representatives of the Spanish government, it was decided that a campaign funded by the Spanish government will begin in the coming days to promote the continuation of the construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.”
“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday he might end an impasse in peace talks with Israel and resume direct talks with the Jewish State for the first time in almost two years.”
“U.S. officials are said to have persuaded Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiating table with Israel, possibly within days.”
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have been invited to Washington to begin direct peace talks on Sept. 2, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a press conference on Friday.”
Evangelical leaders, like megachurch pastor Jim Garlow, have defended their support for Glenn Beck — despite Beck’s profession of the Mormon faith, which denies many essential beliefs of Christianity.
“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves for Washington, D.C., on Tuesday with the goal to ‘seriously and responsibly’ advance a peace agreement with the Palestinians.”
“As direct negotiations are set to launch, a look at where the Israelis and Palestinians stand on core issues.”