... and they have only themselves to blame. Two states was a solution that was presented to them more than once and as many as the numbers of times that was rejected by them ! Abbas was seeing the writing on the wall and the opportunity to have a palestinian state but it was not in his power to say 'Yes'. History will remember Abbas telling the truth when he said "Hamas destroyed the palestinians aspirations". Nothing stop from going forward in history. And that is were the problem now ! More than 500.000 Israeli on the land that the Palestinians can't have !
Reformists are in the lead in Iranian parliamentary elections (dpa)
from the article: Israel to build thousands of new housing units in East Jerusalem