US Secretary of State John Kerry is shuttling between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, trying to secure approval for a proposed deal.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the Holocaust was prompted by Jewish people's "social behavior," not their religion. US, European and Israeli officials have condemned his remarks as anti-Semitic.
The Palestinian leader has condemned anti-Semitism and apologized for comments he made earlier in the week. He was slammed for claiming that Jews' "social behavior" partly explained the Holocaust.
The deadly protests on the Gaza border may have died down, but Moshe Zimmermann doesn't have much hope for peace. He told DW that Israel's government benefits from the situation and called on Germany to be more critical.
Conditions in Gaza are unlivable, the UN's deputy special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Jamie McGoldrick, tells DW. More Palestinian protests are expected, fueled by a desperate humanitarian situation.
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