Challenges facing Middle East talks

US-sponsored negotiations present formidable trial in trying to forge a peace deal within a year.

    The administration of Barack Obama, the US president, faces a formidable challenge as it tries to forge a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

    As both the Palestinian and Israeli sides meet in Washington this week, the failure of past talks looms overhead.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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