Ahead of the visit, sources close to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said the Palestinian leader would give the Trump administration 45 days to declare a commitment to the two-state solution, or risk a Palestinian push on the global stage to declare Palestinian statehood.
Israel, meanwhile, has increasingly shifted its sights toward a regional deal with certain Arab countries, rather than one focusing exclusively on the Palestinians, an approach Trump has expressed support for.
The US delegation's visit to the region comes as Palestinian figures have become more vocal in expressing disappointment in Washington's unclear approach to peace efforts so far.
Palestinian leaders, who were concerned about America's inability to act as an impartial mediator in negotiations under Trump, are still waiting for the White House to openly commit to a two-state solution.
Some protesters say that Kushner and the US show are partial to Israel.
"Just when they were due to return to the classroom, Palestinian children are discovering that their schools are being destroyed", said NRC's Country Director for Palestine, Hanibal Abiy Worku.
Gaza city residents
'Every time they repeatedly stressed to me how much they believe and are committed to a two-state solution and a halt to construction in the settlements. "It has to be workable to both sides". Indeed, the situation on the ground in the West Bank heartland of the envisioned Palestinian state has deteriorated, according to the left-wing Israeli Peace Now movement, which monitors settlement activity.
"Their answers to these questions will enable us to say if we have a historical chance for a peace process that can end the occupation or these visits are no more than a waste of time", Malki said.
"If we don't hear within a month and a half that the American team has stopped talking and started doing, Abbas intends to mobilize anyone and everyone he can for the UN General Assembly session on the establishment of a Palestinian state, regardless of the Israeli and American reactions", the official told Al-Monitor.
They have also held talks with Egyptian, Saudi, Emirati, Qatari and Jordanian officials. "And that will make any possible concessions to the Palestinians very hard, unless the administration can produce meaningful public Arab outreach toward Israel".
'Since then we didn't hear from them, ' he said.
MS NAUERT: - day I got up here, and that is the importance of Middle East peace for this administration.
The move, White House officials and outside advisers said, underscored the administration's commitment to brokering a Middle East peace deal, even amid recent setbacks in the region.
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The star deleted her Twitter and Facebook avatar picture and header, while also deleting her posts on Tumblr and Instagram . Knowing Taylor Swift's ability to brilliantly create a catchy tune, many hope the song has hissing sounds sampled into it.
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The navy also said efforts were continuing to control the damage and the extent was still being determined. Ten sailors are missing and five others were injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S.
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Huddersfield couldn't have made a more impressive start to their debut Premier League season with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace . However, Wagner was quick to remind everyone where his side have come from in reaching the Premier League last season.
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New U.N. sanctions condemning North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from the North. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
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