Aug 2/09. Following intensive
efforts by US Mideast envoy George Mitchell to re-launch a diplomatic process in
the region that would lead to a comprehensive peace process, the Arab world says
President Bashar Assad said
there would be no compromise on the Golan Heights, and that the return of the
region was "non-negotiable.”
Fatah rejects Binyamin
Netanyahu's call for a Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister
Prince Saud al-Faisal said Israel could forget about getting any gestures, or
confidence-building measures, from Saudi Arabia.
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