Israel-Palestine News: July 15th - Biden's visit comes with high hopes but low expectations

This week: For the first time in office, U.S. President Joe Biden is visiting the Middle East. There are high expectations from Saudi Arabia and Israel about breakthroughs in normalisation, strengthening the regional alliance against Iran and energy supplies. But in Palestinians are not expecting much, as the peace process has stagnated completely, the Palestinian Authority continues to lose legitimacy under an ageing and autocratic Mahmoud Abbas, and the daily violence of the occupation continues unabated.

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