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Daily Briefing Oct. 12 – How the Palestinians are trying to engage with the US

US correspondent Jacob Magid discusses his recent interview with the PA’s ambassador to the UN and Emanuel Fabian assesses fresh violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday.

Today’s guests are US correspondent Jacob Magid and breaking news editor Emanuel Fabian, with Raoul Wootliff hosting.

On today’s show, we start with an update on recent violence at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem and near the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar.

We hear from Magid about his recent interview with the Palestinian Authority’s ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour and how the Palestinians are trying to engage with the US.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid lands today in the US. We look at what’s in store on his trip.

And to finish the show, we hear about the tanks of the future being developed in Israel.

Discussed articles include:

Police, Palestinians clash by Damascus Gate for third consecutive night

Extremist settlers injure cop in clash near flashpoint West Bank settlement

Visiting US envoy raises human rights with Israelis, terror payments with PA

Lapid takes off for Washington ahead of likely restart of Iran nuclear talks

Defense Ministry selects IAI to lead development of Israel’s tanks of the future

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