Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.
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Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100Government forces bomb the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the 400,000 residents trapped under siege
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The Latest: Envoy says US extends hand to PalestiniansU.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is offering "the outstretched hand of the United States to the Palestinian people in the cause of peace" _ but she says the Trump administration will not change its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Egypt opens border with Gaza temporarilyEgyptian officials say the country will open its border with the Gaza Strip amid a military campaign against Islamic insurgents in restive northern Sinai Peninsula
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