1) Abbass doesn't have the support of his people. 2) Netanyahu doesn't have the support of his government. This thing is set to compete with even Clinton last minute kick at the can ... "Oh yeah, that Israel.Palestinian thing, gotta get that done for my legacy check list ... for "Most Absurd" status.
Fire breaks out in Devira Forest, north of Be'er Sheva; four firefighting crews on scene (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu cancels final inner cabinet meeting before direct talks begin