Obama calls on new government to pursue two-state solution

US President Barack Obama at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, May 12, 2015. (AFP/NICHOLAS KAMM)

US President Barack Obama at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, May 12, 2015. (AFP/NICHOLAS KAMM)

 President says he remains hopeful despite both sides’ dubious ‘overall commitment,’ asserts deal must address Gaza

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Netanyahu says Israel will not cede land to Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office, Sunday, March 8, 2015. Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered Saturday night at a Tel Aviv square under the banner “Israel wants change” and called for Netanyahu to be replaced in March 17 national elections. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)

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Abbas says he’s planning new UN statehood bid

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (L) talks to Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on January 15, 2015. (photo credit: Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (L) talks to Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on January 15, 2015. (photo credit: Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP)

 

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