Abbas Meets with Hamas, Islamic Jihad Leaders

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Fresh violence during the past week in the Middle East clouds a cease-fire pledge by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Abbas met Saturday with leaders of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, seeking support for a truce.

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