K.S. Rajan (24 Jan 2012)


Gaza's Hamas prime minister on Friday called on PA president Mahmoud Abbas to end all dialogue with
Israel after troops arrested parliamentary speaker Aziz Dweik (pictured) for suspected terrorism.
Photo / France 24, AFP
Palestinian officials say that they will resume their effort to gain U.N. membership, and that they could launch a nonviolent third intifada because they see no chance of reaching a peace deal with the current Israeli government. The Palestinians had put their U.N. bid on hold to participate in informal talks with Israel