Below this article is one entitled: Comment / Why the left in Israel has vanished Yossi Beilin is one of the reasons why the left in Israel has vanished. In many ways he did sterling work, but this latest attempt at walking in between the cracks illustrates why he ended up losing the trust of both sides. He was made a Chevalier of the French Legion d'honneur yesterday. Let's hope Mr Beilin contents himself with that and that Bernard Kouchner looks for a better oracle to explain what is undermining peace thereafter.
Islamic State blows up tower tombs in Syria's Palmyra (Reuters)
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