The Palestinian Authority continues to be disillusioned about U.S. efforts to revive the peace process and its president, Mahmoud Abbas, is now considering dissolving the body and renewing a Palestinian bid for full United Nations membership, Arabic media reported on Wednesday.
The Saudi crown prince on Tuesday met with USA presidential adviser Jared Kushner and other top American officials to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, Reuters reports, citing Saudi state news agency SPA.
Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will arrive in the region on Thursday accompanied by special envoy for global negotiations Jason Greenblatt and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser.
He pointed out that the PLO factions take seriously the issue of convening PNC despite the opposition of the Islamic Jihad and Hamas movements whom he accused of continuing to consolidate the intra-Palestinian political division.
Netanyahu will be in Russian Federation this week to meet with Kremlin President Vladimir Putin.
Abbas is demanding that Trump publicly declare the two-state solution as the only solution and that he insist Israel "stop creating facts on the ground" through construction in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
Young Girls Found Dead in Maryland Home Williams has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder, Mail Online reports . The scene was heartbreaking to police; counseling services are being offered to those who responded to the home.
The Palestinian president has said he would pressure Kushner to have the White House reaffirm commitment to the two-state solution.
The White House announced the trip earlier this month, saying it was part of a regional tour including meetings with leaders from the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. I have pleaded with them to say the same thing to Netanyahu, but they refrained.
"I don't even know how they are dealing with us, because his entire administration is in chaos", Abbas told a delegation of dovish Israeli lawmakers visiting Ramallah. He texted a friend: 'I'm not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist, ' according to the report.
Kushner and Greenblatt traveled to the Middle East previously this summer to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
Netanyahu's hand has been weakened by an ongoing corruption probe.
Writer-actor Marlon Wayans, Will & Grace's Sean Hayes and stand-up comedian Dane Cook referred to Lewis as a hero and mentor. Lewis, at right, joined late singer and actor Dean Martin to become a comic duo of worldwide fame early in their careers.
The four-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs begin with the top-125 finishers qualifying for this week's Northern Trust event in NY . And it got better when Siem battled his way through to the final to take on Otaegui, a rapidly-improving young Spanish golfer.
Two Kennedys were arrested in Cape Cod, Mass. after they refused to tone down a loud party early Sunday morning. The property does not belong to the Kennedys - although Max lives elsewhere in Hyannis Port .
Remember, a Tornado Watch is issued when severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for northern NY and northwest Vermont until 9 pm.
Under Draghi, the European Central Bank has pumped more than 2 trillion euros ($2.35 trillion) into the global financial system. The dollar index last stood at 93.101 .dxy , having retreated from a three-week high of 94.145 set last Wednesday .
Microsoft has launched a special edition of the Xbox One S Minecraft Edition Bundle for avid Minecraft players and collectors. Keep in mind this is purely speculative and of the imagination of the author, though not completely out of the question.
He had a remarkable chemistry with his audience - that's what made him such an incredible professional and why he was so loved. He also said he was "honoured" to have known and worked with Sir Bruce and "to have had my life touched by such greatness".
NBA Insider Peter Vecsey first broke the news of an investigation on the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday. The independent investigation is being conducted by the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz.
Meanwhile, sidelined AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran held deliberations with supporters at his residence here. One faction led by Chief Minister Palaniswamy and the other by former Chief Minister and rebel leader O Pannerselvam.
Powerball Jackpot soars to $700 million
Allow contributions only from those who are at least 21 years old, the legal minimum age to purchase lottery tickets in Iowa. Levi Kuznicki, a cashier at a Mobil station in Coeur d'Alene, described the lottery craze in recent days as "insane".
Bankers observe strike, services affected
A few of the employees had also gathered in front of the Regional Office of Canara Bank in Nazarbad and staged protest. However, private sector banks like ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank , Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank , remained open today.
Flood emergency issued for Kansas City
Police say voluntary evacuations were in effect at Indian Creek from 103rd and Stateline to Wornall Road and 99th and Holmes. The flooding prompted several schools in the region to either cancel Tuesday's classes or delay the start of them.
Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
In terms of design, the Gionee X1 sports a metal unibody design with a metal frame all around, giving it an overall premium look. Promotional offers that come with the phone include 10 GB additional data per month for Airtel subscribers for 6 recharges.
Villages liberated from ISIS control in Tal Afar
The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets over the city warning people to "prepare" for the latest assault. She also called upon the advancing Iraqi force to rescue the enslaved Izadis "as soon as possible".
Weather warning in place with heavy rain forecast
Heavy rain is forecast across the south-west Saturday night and will gradually move up over the rest of the country. There will be a risk of low visibility in coastal and hill areas due to patches of rain, drizzle and fog.
BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt
As per the latest trend, the Congress has won only on six seats while the Shiv Sena candidates were successful in five wards. Shelar also mocked former BJP ally in the municipal corporation, Shiv Sena, without mentioning the name of the party.
Android O' set for official launch in US
The company is certainly using the awe of this upcoming astronomical event to debut its next generation mobile operating system. To date, Google hasn't officially disclosed what the "O" in " Android O " stands for, while many believe it could be Oreo .
Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago
Microbiologist Lathem, who has since been sacked by Northwestern University, plans to plead not guilty, according to his lawyer. Toller said Lathem then yelled at Warren, who was standing in a nearby doorway, and asked him for help.