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Report: Abbas Asked Kushner to Pressure Israel Over Temple Mount Metal Detectors

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by phone late Thursday with Jared Kushner, senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, reportedly to ask that the White House pressure Israel to remove metal detectors installed at the Temple Mount following last Friday’s deadly terror attack.

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Palestinians Not Expecting New U.S. Peace Push

The Jerusalem Post reports:  The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday that it was unaware of any new US effort to resume the stalled peace process with Israel.  Ahmed Majdalani, member of the PLO Executive Committee, said that the PA leadership

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Israel Bans Sweden From Playing Role in Negotiations With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – Israel announced on Wednesday that Sweden will be barred from any role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the Jerusalem Post reported. The Foreign Ministry made the announcement as a result of Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom’s (pictured) hostility to