Israeli President Shimon Peres hailed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as a courageous partner for peace on Saturday after the Palestinian leader made clear his support for a two-state solution to the decades old conflict with Israel.
Arab League ministers on Wednesday backed a US call for indirect Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, giving a boost to Washington's efforts to revive the moribund peace process.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had said he would adhere to
Hints of possible movement in the deadlocked Middle East process have emerged in talks between the leaders of Egypt and Israel, a senior Palestinian official said on Wednesday, without giving details.
Palestinian media in the Israeli-occup
Israel has launched three separate air strikes in the Gaza Strip, killing six Palestinians, including a senior member of the Islamic Jihad militant group.
Three militants were killed in the first attack, which struck a vehicle in Khan Yun
Arab and Israeli leaders are gathering for a summit in Egypt, seen as a show of support for President Mahmoud Abbas.
The talks in Sharm el-Sheikh involve Abbas, Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Min