It is even funnier that Netanyahu and his ultra right wing coalition are pining for peace talks. This is a safe position for them, since this peace has never yet come from talks and is even less likely than usual considering the most right wing Israeli government ever, coupled with a weak kneed America president. There is an old axiom which applies very well. Whatever action your worst enemy wants you to take, you should avoid at all costs. Bibi does not look like a man eager to withdraw from the settlements and hand over the west bank to the Palestinians. That's all Abbas needs to know.
Bomb in Lebanon targets bus heading to Syria, no casualties (Reuters)