CMEP Bulletin: As Iran Deal Fails, Escalation in the Golan

CMEP_logo.jpgEgyptian Envoy: Peace Process not Dead, but Seriously Ill The Jerusalem Post

“[Egyptian Ambassador Hazem] Khairat, speaking at the annual IDC Herzliya Conference, said that he ‘genuinely believes peace between Palestinians and Israel is still possible,’ but that it requires both sides to exhibit a stronger will

Abbas Apologizes to 'Jewish People' for Offensive Comments, Condemning Holocaust and anti-Semitism Haaretz

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas apologized Friday for comments he made last week which were widely decried as anti-Semitic. … If people were offended by my statement, especially people of the Jewish faith, I apologize to them.’” 

Iran Fires Rockets Into Golan Heights From Syria, Israelis Say The New York Times

Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, and Bishop Gregory J. Mansour write, “Until then, aid is the only way for the people of Gaza to survive, and the United States must continue to do its part in keeping the peace.” 

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