Peace No Closer as Netanyahu, Abbas Emerge Unscathed From UN

Business Week By Calev Ben-David Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Minister Mahmoud Abbas emerged from their showdown at the United Nations buttressed domestically though no closer to peace talks. “Abbas succeeded in strengthening his...

Abbas Speaks at UN – West Bank Cheers

By BILL SPINDLE WSJ Online RAMALLAH, West Bank–Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in cities across the West Bank to celebrate and watch a speech by President Mahmoud Abbas on large television screens set up in central squares for the occasion. They were the...