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Palestinian envoy says US peace plan is 'dead upon arrival'

Jul. 24, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is "dead upon arrival," the Palestinian U.N. ambassador said Tuesday. Riyad Mansour told reporters that after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec. 6 the United States...

UN envoy: 'Devastating' Israel-Hamas clash averted in Gaza

Jul. 24, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy said Tuesday that Israel and Hamas were "minutes away" from another "devastating confrontation" in Gaza on Saturday — a clash averted after U.N. and Egyptian diplomatic efforts got both sides to "step back from the brink." Nikolay Mladenov warned that...