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Olmert: Divided Jerusalem Is Inevitable

Says new Palestinian state is his first priority

(Newser) - Israelis must accept that Jerusalem will probably be divided if and when a Palestinian state is established, Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said in a New Year's interview, charging that his political rivals have not "internalized" that reality, and their reluctance threatens the future of Israel. "The world that... More »

Olmert, Abbas to Meet to Salvage Talks

Contested settlement threatens to undo Annapolis process

(Newser) - Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas will meet tomorrow in hopes of resolving the settlement crisis that is threatening to derail the Annapolis peace process. Haaretz reports that the Israeli PM and the Palestinian leader will discuss a contested tender by the Israeli housing ministry for 307 homes to be constructed... More »

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