Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have met for the first time since 2010, but both sides are guarded about what will be discussed.
A German court's ruling that allowed Kuwait Airlines to deny an Israeli travel has focused attention on an enduring multination boycott of Israel. Kuwaiti law prohibits companies from doing business with Israelis.
The move came a week after President Donald Trump's administration said the PLO mission would have to shut down. An official denied that the US had been attempting to "leverage" the Palestinians in peace talks.
An Israeli NGO has demanded an apology from Israel's top prosecutor for allegedly interviewing the wrong victim during a probe into the assault of a Palestinian man. The NGO claims that its integrity has been attacked.
British Foreign Secretary Balfour endorsed creating a Jewish homeland in Palestine in 1917. It was a time shaped by ideas and empires long since gone. Yet a century later, arguing about Balfour is again in vogue.
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