[QODLink]
Americas
US in Middle East peace U-turn
Palestinians say the peace process is in danger after US gives Israel settlement boost.
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2010 10:48 GMT

The Palestinians are accusing Washington of killing all hope of reviving the peace process with the Israelis.

It comes after Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, signalled a U-turn on settlement building.

During a visit to Jerusalem, she told the Palestinians that the issue is not now a precondition for negotiations.

Jacky Rowland takes a look at the ramifications.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Featured
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.
President Poroshenko arrives in Washington on Thursday with money and military aid on his mind, analysts say.
Early players in private medicine often focused on volume over quality, turning many Chinese off for-profit care.
Al Jazeera asked people across Scotland what they think about the prospect of splitting from the United Kingdom.
Blogger critical of a lack of government transparency faces defamation lawsuit from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
join our mailing list