Mideast Israel Politics

January 24, 2013 - 4:32 PM
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2007 file photo, Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, left, and President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas talk after a plenary session on the Middle East during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Palestinian president will invite Israeli politicians to the West Bank to try to make sure peacemaking is on the new government's agenda, a senior official said Thursday Jan. 24, 2013, as a top Israeli hard-liner proposed sidelining the polarizing issue.(AP Photo/Keystone/Alessandro della Valle, File)