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Jason Greenblatt explains why their leaders reject normalization: “If Palestinians get too comfortable economically, they would lost interest in the Palestinian cause”

JERUSALEM POST PA slams U.S. envoy over ‘economic peace’ talk by Khaled Abu Toameh December 1, 2018 The Palestinian Authority on Saturday accused US presidential envoy Jason Greenblatt of promoting the ideas and positions of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning the … Continue reading

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“Hamas Stunned by ‘Israeli Base’ in the Heart of the Gaza Strip”

JERUSALEM POST Hamas is searching for members of elite IDF unit in Gaza by Khaled Abu Toameh November 24, 2018 Hamas said over the weekend that it was continuing its investigation into the November 11 clash with an elite IDF unit near … Continue reading

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“This is why ‎Israel prefers a weakened #Hamas to survive and is in no rush to ‎replace it”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israel’s patience in Gaza will pay off ‎ by Dr Reuven Berko November 21, 2018 …Israeli politics, however, would confuse anyone. If Israel strikes ‎Gaza, the various “peace-lovers” among us complain that the ‎government … Continue reading

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“Hamas didn’t achieve a military victory. But toppling the defense minister is a kind of victory because it shows that Hamas can shake Jerusalem’s politics at the very top”

THE NATIONAL INTEREST How Hamas Brought Israel to the Brink of Election Chaos by Seth Frantzman November 16, 2018 Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned on November 14 in the wake of a ceasefire agreement with Hamas in Gaza. His … Continue reading

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Lieberman resigns, last straw “apparently Netanyahu’s decision to agree to latest Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Hamas”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Defense Minister Lieberman ‎resigns, urges early elections by Staff November 14, 2018 Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman ‎announced ‎Wednesday that he was resigning his position as defense minister and exiting the coalition. His resignation … Continue reading

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The proposed Hamas-Israel truce: “As for Egypt, Qatar, and the UN, they are acting strictly out of concern for their own and Hamas’s interests”

GATESTONE INSTITUTE The Middle East “Truce”: Why Hamas Cannot Be Trusted by Bassam Tawil November 5, 2018 …Egypt wants a truce between Hamas and Israel because it wants quiet along its shared border with the Gaza Strip. Qatar wants the … Continue reading

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Another (proposed) #Hamas ceasefire deal

YNET Al Akhbar publishes draft of Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal by Elior Levy November 3, 2018 The Hamas-affiliated Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar published Saturday an initial draft of the ceasefire deal between Hamas and Israel, including ten provisions, with every provision … Continue reading

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