U.S. Draft Agreement Omits Palestinian Right of Return, Officials Tell Haaretz

Officials add: Proposal makes no mention of Jerusalem being capital of future Palestinian state.

The United States has proposed absolving Israel of any responsibility for the fate of the Palestinian refugees in the forthcoming framework peace agreement, senior Palestinian officials told Haaretz over the weekend.

Instead, the draft framework agreement, which is due to be presented by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Israel and the Palestinians toward the end of the month, will propose a...