Sunday, August 17, 2014

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center

Sunday August 17, 2014 - 13:13
Though indirect talks between Cairo delegation partiesbegan anew, on Sunday, Israeli ministers are saying it's quite possible that no deal will be reached. Full Story
Demonstrators hold up placards reading in Hebrew: "One justice for all" (L) and "when there is no peace war comes" as thousands of Israelis protest during a left-wing peace rally in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on August 16, 2014 (AFP Gali Tibbon)
Sunday August 17, 2014 - 10:59
Thousands of Palestinian supporters from Israel gathered inYitzhak Rabin Square, in Tel Aviv, Saturday, to demonstrate in protest of the government's military offensive on the Gaza Strip. Full Story
Satellite image of Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip -- Wiki Commons
Sunday August 17, 2014 - 07:40
EU foreign affairs ministers held a meeting in Brussels, on Friday, during which a number of conclusions on the Middle East Peace process were adopted, with special regard to the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip. Full Story
photo: the Palestinian News Network (PNN)
Sunday August 17, 2014 - 05:38
A full recovery from the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza will be impossible, according to Oxfam, unless Israel’s blockade is lifted permanently. Oxfam recently held a demonstration in London's Parliament Square in highlighting the suffering which the ongoing blockade causes, and has released official statements in this regard. Full Story
Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed (C) heads to second round of Egyptian-mediated indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators aimed at brokering to conflict in the Gaza Strip, on Aug. 12, 2014 in Cairo (AFP Khaled Desouki)
Sunday August 17, 2014 - 02:44
Palestinian and Israeli delegations are returning to Cairo, late Saturday, in continuance of indirect talks to reach a long-term ceasefire agreement before the current temporary truce expires at midnight on Tuesday. Full Story