1:53 PM@Downtown public library,newspaper reading room;for 1 E-hour,with 45 minutes left.

 Page 1 Top right in today's International Herald Tribune;

With accord, Palestinians look to battle occupation  CAIRO By Ethan Bronner & David D. Kirkpatrick ; NOT FOUND@iht.com or Nytimes.com!

But this is;

A Sliver of Hope Unites West Bank and Gaza

Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times

Palestinians celebrated in Manara Square in Ramallah, while Fatah and Hamas officials met in Cairo to end a four-year schism.

 

<h6 class="byline">By ISABEL KERSHNER and FARES AKRAM</h6><h6 class="metaFootnote">A version of this article appeared in print on May 5, 2011, on page A12 of the New York edition with the headline: A Sliver of Hope Unites West Bank and Gaza.</h6>

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of Palestinians, led by youth activists, have poured onto the streets of the West Bank and Gaza in recent months to demand national reconciliation.

But when the leaders of the rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, signed a historic, if preliminary, agreement in Cairo on Wednesday to end a four-year schism and unify the two Palestinian territories, wariness and skepticism precluded any mass outpouring of joy.

At the Brazil coffee shop in Ramallah near its central Manara Square, men carried on playing cards and chatting, largely oblivious to the speeches of Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president and Fatah chief, and Khaled Meshal, the leader of Hamas, based in Damascus, Syria, as they were being broadcast for the first time. The sound was muted on the flat screen television fixed to the coffee shop wall.

 

The New York Times
May 5, 2011    
Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times

Men smoked water pipes in a cafe in Ramallah. Skepticism precluded most mass outpourings of joy over the agreement

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05....html?ref=middleeast

The Jerusalem Post on Thursday, May 5, 2011  l  1 Iyar 5771  Semi-Baner Head@75%,to right;

Our only fight is with Israel, says Marshall during unity cerimony

Found@jpost.com,with more concise Headline;
 


 

Mashaal: Palestinians' common enemy is Israel




Fatah-Hamas agreement ends 4-year rift; Arab MKs travel to Cairo for ceremony; Israeli expert: Deal only a marriage of convenience.

 

Page 1 Top left@2Columns width;

Cameron: Britain's support for Israel ‘unshakable’




'Guardian' reports British PM told Netanyahu that UK may consider supporting Palestinian UN statehood bid if Israel fails to join peace talks; US expects Palestinians to stick to principles of peace after unity deal.

 

Whatever;That's all the E-time here'And what a personel ,of these past 18 hours,story,will I tell from Far West@soon hours.

To Life!=לחיים    Michael    PRIORITY  1  LIFE

 
 
 
 
 
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