Daybreak: Haggling Over Settlements
Palestinian news in Hebrew, decreased support for Israel, and more from the morning papers
• Wafa, the state-run Palestinian news agency, has launched a Hebrew-language site, so Israelis will know what they’re up against. [Reuters]
• European Union reps hinted they might upgrade trade relations with Israel if P.M. Benjamin Netanyahu commits to a settlement freeze. [WP]
• Netanyahu is still trying to get out of such a freeze, and hoping to strike an agreement with U.S. envoy George Mitchell next week. [Reuters]
• Cheap housing might be one factor attracting Israelis to the settlements. [Slate]
• According to a poll by The Israel Project, American voters’ support for Israel has dropped dramatically in the last year. [JTA]
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