Tuesday, 4 August 2009


Barak: Israel should accept U.S. peace plan
By Barak Ravid, Haaretz Correspondent and Reuters

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday that the United States would present a Middle East peace plan within weeks and that Israel should accept it.

"In the coming weeks, their plan will be formulated and presented to the parties," Barak said, according to a spokesman for Israel's parliament who briefed reporters on the defense chief's remarks to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Abbas: We choose peace, but reserve right to resistance
By Avi Issacharoff and Jack Khoury, Haaretz Correspondents, and Haaretz Service

Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his people must not "mar their legitimate struggle with terror" and that while his government seeks peace with Israel, it reserves the right to resort to "resistance."

Settlers: State colluding with left-wing groups against us
By Haaretz Service

Tension between the Defense Ministry and the official body representing West Bank settlers reached a boiling point after the latter accused the state of colluding with leftist groups in filing anti-settler petitions to the High Court of Justice, according to Army Radio.

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