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Kerry, Saeb Erekat to discuss
'way forward' in Washington

US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Palestinian negotiator
Saeb Erakat as he arrives in Cairo October 12. (photo: Reuters)

US Secretary of State John Kerry is slated to meet Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat at the State Department next week to discuss the stalled negotiations with Israel.

At a press briefing in Washington on Friday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said a Palestinian delegation would arrive at the US capital on Monday, November 3rd, for high-level talks on "the way forward for the Middle East," and the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

Top security officials urge Netanyahu
to restart peace process

Over one hundred high ranking security officials, including two former Mossad heads and three retired police chiefs, issued a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday, urging the Israeli leader to strive for peace and to work towards relaunching negotiations with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, with the intent of reaching a viable, two state solution.

Iran nuclear talks to go into high gear

Kerry, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, and Iranian Foreign
Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Vienna, Austria, on October 15, 2014. (photo: Carolyn Kaster, AFP/POOL)

Global powers wrestling to hammer out a ground-breaking deal with Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions are moving complex talks into high gear with a “critical” three weeks left for an accord.

The main players — US Secretary of State John Kerry, his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and outgoing EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton — will crisscross the globe ahead of the November 24 deadline seeking to narrow the gaps.

Ashton will first meet in Vienna on November 7 with political directors from the so-called P5+1 world powers — Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States as well as Germany — her spokesman Michael Mann said.

Mu’taz Hijazi, thought to be behind assassination
attempt against Yehudah Glick, killed in shootout

The owner of the Terasa restaurant, located at the Menachem Begin Center in Jerusalem,
speaks to press on October 30, 2014. (photo: Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

Mu’taz Hijazi, the man suspected of attempting to assassinate a Temple Mount activist Wednesday night outside Jerusalem’s Begin Heritage Center, was an employee at the institution’s restaurant and previously served for over a decade in Israeli prison

According to a report in Ynet, Hijazi worked in the kitchen at the Terasa restaurant at the center. The manager at Terasa Wednesday night told the news site that Hijazi was let off work at 9:40 p.m., roughly a half hour before the shooting of Temple Mount activist Yehudah Glick.

Israel closes Temple Mount to Muslims,
Jews following Jerusalem shooting

Rabbi Yehudah Glick (photo: Yossi Zamir/Flash90)

Yehuda Glick, a leading advocate for Jewish rights on the Temple Mount, has been very seriously wounded after being shot in Jerusalem on Wednesday night, Arutz Sheva has learned.

Glick was shot outside the Begin Heritage center in the capital, witnesses said, after a terrorist pulled up in a scooter or motorcycle and shot him before fleeing the scene.

Initial reports are indicating that Glick - who founded and heads the LIBA Initiative for Jewish Freedom on the Temple Mount - was deliberately targeted for nationalistic reasons, but police have not yet officially announced a motive.

The Begin Center had been hosting an event to help in efforts to re-establish a greater Jewish presence on the Mount Wednesday night, just before the activist was shot.


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