Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he blames others in the Israeli government for a breakdown in negotiations with Palestinians.
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Days before Israel's elections, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday incumbent Binyamin Netanyahu is causing a rift with the United States.
The European Union is backing informal talks between Israelis and Palestinians hoping to improve the atmosphere between the sides, an official said.
Israeli security forces have stirred unrest in the West Bank by arresting Palestinian activists in what appears to be a campaign to head off a third intifada.
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The United Nations Thursday voted to upgrade Palestine to non-member observer status, with 138 countries voting in favor, nine against and 41 abstaining.