Meeting of Arab Leaders on Gaza Ends in Discord

[AP/Washington Post] Diana Elias - Arab leaders trying to come up with a plan to rebuild Gaza ended their meeting Tuesday in Kuwait in discord, unable to agree on whether to back Egyptian peace efforts or even set up a joint reconstruction fund. The violence in Gaza split Arab countries into two camps - one led by Syria and Qatar supporting Hamas hard-liners, and another led by Egypt and Saudi Arabia hoping to lure the Palestinians toward more moderation.

2009-01-21 06:00:00

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