Kushner, Abbas Meeting Aimed to Launch 'Substantive Peace Talks — White House

Senior UN political official concerned by recent incidents that undermine Middle East peace process

Kushner heads to Israel for attempt at peace deal

In an attempt to prevent any possible divisions of East Jerusalem al-Quds, the Israeli Knesset passed a preliminary reading of a bill last month which says any changes to Israel's Basic Law on Jerusalem al-Quds requires the approval of 80 of the 120 Knesset members, instead of the regular majority vote.

The visit of the delegation mainly aims to launch a bid to revive the long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks through talks with local leaders.

"It would have been nearly impossible to justify giving Egypt this money", Malinowsky told VOA.

The second category includes 1,048 Israeli buildings "built on private land that had earlier been erroneously designated" Israeli land.

Price and Connolly organized the letter and were among its signatories.

At the meeting, Abbas said "the delegation works for peace and we are working together in order to reach soon what President Trump described as a peace deal".

The metal detectors had been installed in the wake of a deadly shootout at the site in which two Israeli police officers were killed, along with three Israeli-Arab attackers. Coates remained home, offering support to the traveling team and managing the information flow.

Kushner was appointed to help broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians after Trump took the office.

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U.S. President Donald Trump is still pushing for the breakthrough he hopes will ultimately clinch an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, but one side of the equation is fast losing hope.

"The stars could be aligned to make some serious progress on this issue", said Mr. Otaiba. The group came away hopeful that the new generation of Arab leaders is a potential "game-changer", said a senior administration official.

Trump, Netanyahu and Abbas "are facing extraordinarily complicated circumstances", veteran Mideast peace envoy Aaron David Miller said, "and are fundamentally constrained" from making the concessions a peace accord would entail. "I don't know if a career diplomat could have handled that situation as ably as he did". Evidence in the case indicated that payments during the second Palestinian intifada were approved by then-PA President Yasser Arafat. She was furious, people familiar with the incident said, that her boss made a statement on national security without consulting her first. A Muslim quarter, with its heaps of dry fruits, olives and ceramic work.

This was just one example of the increasing complexity of regional politics. And that's what we'd like to take back with us, where children run smiling, and peace prevails... "That does make him more dependent on the right wing at this point". His credibility - and that of the United States - depends on it.

Ahead of the meeting with Abbas, dozens of Palestinians protested in Ramallah against alleged U.S. bias in favor of Israel. Jailed Israeli Arabs also receive terror salaries; in fact, they receive more money than prisoners with PA residency.

Such moves put Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a difficult position. "Inside [Trump's] country, there is chaos in the administration". All have ties to the controversial settler movement that builds Jewish towns in West Bank territory claimed by the Palestinians.

Meanwhile, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry cancelled a Wednesday meeting with the US delegation.

However, many Palestinian sources expressed frustration over the fact that the Trump administration has yet to commit to a two-state solution.

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Senior US delegation in Israel trying to revive peace talks