Former President Jimmy Carter urged new focus on Israeli-Palestinian peace last week. But other accords may be more feasible.
With Bush set to leave, the administration tries to nudge forward the process it started in 2007.
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The success of Moshe Feiglin in this week's Likud primaries heralds a stronger fundamentalist tilt within the already conservative party.
Israeli police removed 250 Jewish settlers from a Palestinian building in the West Bank city, ending weeks of tension between the military and the emerging right-wing fringe movement.
Recent moves within the American Anglicanism, like recognizing an openly gay bishop, lead some traditionalists to set up a new church.
For nearly three weeks Israel has blocked access to the Gaza Strip. Foreign journalists are challenging the Gaza ban in court, calling it a 'blow' to freedom of the press.
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