Palestianian leaders are meeting in Ramallah to discuss the latest US proposal to bring peace to the Middle East. But as Israel and Palestine continue to clash over preconditions for renewed talks, the road to peace remains fraught with peril.
After a Palestinian youth stabbed three Israelis in a West Bank settlement, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced 400 more Jewish homes would be built as an answer to the attack.
The Irish Senate has passed a bill prohibiting imports of goods made in Israeli West Bank settlements defying international law. Unlikely to become law, it is a symbolic slap in the face.
US President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has criticized Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with him. Kushner said the peace plan would go on, with or without the Palestinian leader.
Modi and Abbas' first-ever meeting in the West Bank comes as the Palestinian leader seeks to replace the US as the sole mediator between Israelis and Palestinians.
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