Daybreak: Chinese Push for Mideast Peace
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
• While hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urged him to engage with the Palestinians and resume the peace process. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visited China just ahead of Netanyahu. [ToI]
• State Department official Gregory Hicks delivered testimony on the congressional hearing on last year’s Benghazi consulate terrorist attack that left four Americans dead. Hicks claims that the State Department objected to his questions about the attack and was ‘effectively demoted.’ [NYT]
• Jodi Rudoren writes on the perils and hardships of the ‘lost generation’ of young Syrian refugees living in Jordan [NYT]
• The Israeli navigation app Waze is currently in advanced talks with Facebook. If bought by the Zuckerberg-founded company, Waze would be the third Israeli company to be purchased by Facebook. [JTA]
• Jewcy takes a critical look at the new spring break/gay marriage mash-up anthem put forth by Lonely Island, the Andy Samberg-led Saturday Night Live musical skit. [Jewcy]
Plus Jordan summons Israeli envoy, Claims Conference verdicts, and more
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