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Washington's special Mideast envoy, using a slim lifeline from the Palestinians, rushed to the region on Tuesday on an emergency mission to keep peace talks from collapsing just weeks after they began.
The Palestinian president said Monday he would wait at least a week before deciding whether to quit Mideast peace talks, giving U.S. mediators precious time to broker a compromise after Israel refused to extend its 10-month moratorium on new West Bank settlement construction.
One of President Obama's chief advisers on Sunday said the White House is urging the Palestinians and Israelis to keep talking despite the impending end of a freeze on Israeli settlement construction.
Dozens of Jewish settlers broke ground on a new day-care center deep inside the West Bank on Sunday to celebrate the end of the government's 10-month-old construction slowdown at midnight — symbolically renewing settlement activity that threatens to derail peace talks with the Palestinians.
Hopes of averting a breakdown in Middle East peace talks grew Thursday as senior Palestinian officials said their side would consider an expected U.S.-brokered compromise on Israeli settlement-building in the West Bank.
Crowds of Palestinian youths went on violent rampages in East Jerusalem on Thursday, stoning buses, overturning cars and facing down Israeli riot police at the holy city's most sensitive religious site following the shooting death of a local man.
Many Iranian householders have been stunned by huge electricity bills since the government suddenly withdrew fuel subsidies without warning exactly when the cuts would fall.
Israel will begin deporting families of illegal migrants in coming weeks, officials say, as an emotional debate rages over the ballooning numbers of foreign workers that some fear could threaten the country's Jewish identity.