Mixed welcome for pope in nazareth
Zionist leader says it will take a’sudden earthquake’ for peace
Soros says he will not accept Jewish Nobel Peace Prize
Pope Francis gives an olive branch to the Palestinian Authority
Syrian army and Hezbollah are allies
The Palestinians have agreed to release two prominent prisoners
Pope Francis is expected to meet Israel’s prime minister
Pope Francis has signed a historic peace accord for Israelis and Palestinians, while Hamas says a Syrian air strike that killed dozens on Tuesday would also “have a tragic impact on peace.”
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the world body should formally recognize that peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have started under pressure from Israel and its regional allies.
Israel has long maintained the two-state solution is the one to end the conflict. It calls for the immediate release of all Palestinian prisoners, including those held by Hamas.
The agreement signed by Kerry will come at a historic moment for peace in the Middle East. The first Israeli-Palestinian peace talks since 1967 were halted after years of fighting between Israel and Palestinians after the September 12, 2000, attacks on the World Trade Center, killing nearly 3,000 people.
Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Pope Francis, in his speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, formally signed the UN Security Council resolution, calling for “a durable and lasting peace in the region.”
Israel has vowed to continue to strike what it calls terrorist targets, with its army targeting facilities used to gather arms, including underground tunnels used by Hamas.
The latest attack targeted the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Israel’s capital, prompting angry response from some Palestinian officials, but it came two days after the pope’s visit to the region.
After speaking earlier at a special prayer service in the New York cathedral, Obama spoke about the importance of peace during a joint visit on Thursday with Pope Francis at the Vatican, at which they discussed “peace in our time.”
“We are united in our determination to see peace in the Middle East,” the pair said. “We also have to recognize that there are differences, and that is what this speech will do. I expect ther