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US Vice President Mike Pence (L) meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the capital Amman, on January 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Khalil MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Pence Asked Jordan, Egypt To Intervene With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – Vice President Mike Pence asked Egypt and Jordan to reach out to the Palestinians on behalf of the U.S. in an attempt to bridge ties following President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, Bloomberg news reported on Sunday.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Abbas to Trump: May Your House Come to Ruin

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said that President Donald Trump’s “ultimate deal” for peace was a slap in the face for the Palestinians, cursing out the U.S. chief executive by wishing ruin upon his house.

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Despite New Charter, Hamas Founder Clarifies Goal is Still to Destroy Israel

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar clarified Wednesday that his terror group’s new political program, which some interpreted as accepting the idea of a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines, would not preclude Hamas from seeking to liberate all of historic Palestine, including Israel.

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Bennett: Palestinian State Would Create Refugee Crisis for Israel

Reiterating his fierce opposition to a two-state solution, Education and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) said Monday that the creation of a Palestinian state would see an influx of Palestinian refugees, many of whom he believes would try to cross into Israel.