Exclusive: U.S. envoys head back to Middle East this week

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Posted: Sep 13, 2011 8:13 AM
Exclusive: U.S. envoys head back to Middle East this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. envoys David Hale and Dennis Ross will return to the Middle East this week in hopes of reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and averting Palestinian steps at the United Nations, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Eric Beech)