Why are the Palestinians so opposed to the 'Deal of the Century'?

There are many reasons the Palestinian Arabs oppose Trump's initiative, but a central one is that Iran stands behind Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and the Islamic Republic opposes any agreement that puts an end to hostilities with Israel.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/22/2019, 4:35 PM

Hashemite Chutzpah 

The so-called “Jordanian” lands Abdullah II wants “back” are, at the very least, questionable, and he also forgot that Israel saved his kingdom back in 1970, when Arafat tried to stage a coup. Gerald A. Honigman, 10/23/2018, 10:02 PM

Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with Israel

King of Jordan cancels part of agreement which leases land in Arava and Naharayim to Jewish farmers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/21/2018, 2:49 PM

PA Chairman: Deal between Hamas, Israel, must include us

Palestinian Authority chairman says any deal between Hamas and Israel must include PA, all funds to Gaza must go through him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 12:01 AM

MK Yogev: You don't make agreements with untamed vipers

MK Moti Yogev says diplomatic agreements are always better than war, but sooner or later Israel will need to retake Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2018, 12:30 PM

Report: Israel-Hamas agreement to include sea route to Cyprus

Israel-Hamas agreement will include sea route to Cyprus, and Qatar will pay Hamas' salaries, report says.Nitsan Keidar, 8/16/2018, 12:00 PM

Israeli official: Agreement with Hamas is almost ready

Israeli official says five-year peace agreement giving Hamas airport, seaport, is 'virtually' ready.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 9:03 AM

Arab newspaper: Hamas interested in long-term ceasefire

London-based newspaper claims Hamas will agree to 5-year ceasefire with Israel. Meanwhile, the barrage of rockets continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 9:14 AM

Likud minister: Gaza needs to be world's responsibility

Transportation Minister Katz says world, not Israel, needs to be responsible for Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 11:41 AM

New York women's group opposes Israel-Hamas agreement

Crown Heights women's group says plan to make peace with terror group is 'reckless,' will only endanger Israeli lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 1:44 PM

Report: Israel to demand information on Hamas-held prisoners

Israel will not lift blockade without word on Hamas captives, including IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, Arab sources report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 10:48 AM

Trump’s actions have confirmed historical truth

In 1929, the Supreme Moslem Council’s publication: "A Brief Guide to the Haram Al-Sharif," stated on p. 4 that "(The Temple Mount’s) identity with the site of Solomon’s Temple is beyond dispute." Mark Silverberg, 12/11/2017, 3:59 PM

Sadat in Jerusalem: 40 years later

'Egypt is an extremely important ally. Our connection is more important than words can say, and it can never be taken for granted.'Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 4:40 PM

Top PA official: No talks while Netanyahu investigated

A senior PA official says that talks with Israel are impossible while police investigate Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2017, 10:12 AM

Erekat 'surprised' by Kushner's skepticism about peace plan

PA's chief negotiator says he's surprised by Jared Kushner's comments expressing doubt about existence of solution to Arab-Israeli Conflict.Tal Polon, 8/3/2017, 11:54 AM

Netanyahu in 2014: Allow Jews to remain in Palestinian state

Haaretz report claims that PM called for peace provision allowing for Jews to remain in future Palestinian state which was later withdrawn.Tal Polon, 6/11/2017, 9:46 AM

Will Putin push Israel to talks with the PA?

According to reports, Moscow wishes to bring Israel and the PA back to the negotiating table.Nitsan Keidar, 9/16/2016, 10:41 AM

Far-left group: Palestinian citizenship for Jews

Gush Shalom claims Arafat endorsed naturalizing Jews in Judea and Samaria as citizens of a Palestinian state.Yonatan Roberts, 9/13/2016, 10:14 AM

Herzog: Jerusalem Must Remain United

"Zionist Union" leader says "times have changed" since he welcomed former President Clinton's proposal to split Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2015, 2:12 AM

Liberman Insists 'the Israeli Government Has No Strategy'

Avigdor Liberman proposes to continue talks with 'unity' government - but only for full diplomatic relations with Israel's Arab neighbors.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2014, 5:00 PM

PMO on Peres's Comments: Abbas Never Agreed to Anything

Prime Minister’s Office denies that President Peres reached a peace agreement with PA Chairman Abbas three years ago.Elad Benari, 5/7/2014, 4:15 AM

Peres Reveals: I Reached an Agreement With Abbas 3 Years Ago

President Peres reveals that he reached understandings with Abbas, but PM Netanyahu wouldn't allow the agreement to go through.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/6/2014, 3:15 AM

Danon: Netanyahu's Behavior Reminiscent of Sharon's

Deputy Defense Minister says Kerry's framework "is trying to turn us into Meretz. That's not going to happen."Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 4:43 AM

Opposition Head to Kerry: Ignore the Right

Labor Party head says he told Kerry to force through 'historic compromise,' not matter what Israel might say.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 10:04 AM

Ukraine: Confusion Reigns Over Possible Peace Deal

Violence resumes as president releases statement saying compromise has been reached; opposition remains mum.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 1:48 PM

'Interim Deal? It Just Means We'll Keep Talking'

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sounds pointedly pessimistic over the efficacy of any 'interim agreement' with the Palestinian Authority.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 3:22 PM

'If We Withdraw from the Jordan Valley, Hamas Will Take Over'

IDF officials explain that a withdrawal from the Jordan Valley will lead to another Hamas-controlled terror state.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 9:30 AM

Danon Warns: Referendum Idea is Dangerous

Dep. Defense Minister says nationalists are wrong to rely on the promise that no land will be ceded without a referendum.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 1:29 PM

Former PA Negotiator: Peace Deal 'Impossible'

Mohammed Shtayyeh says differences block peace deal possibility, opines that US is 'unbalanced' in favor of Israel.Ari Yashar, 12/4/2013, 3:18 PM

The PA Must Back its Rhetoric on Peace with Actions

Everyone is ready to find fault with Israel, but both sides need to play productive roles in this process. This means the PA must also take conciliatory steps. Where are they? Aaron Magid, 10/3/2013, 10:11 AM

Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

"The Arabs' goal has always been to destroy us," says Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 2:12 AM

Barkat: 'Jerusalem Cannot Be Split'

The Mayor of Jerusalem speaks out on his belief that Israel must not give up any part of Jerusalem.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 5:30 PM

Time for a 'Plan B'?

Unconvinced by current talks, a controversial new initiative is set to be discussed at a Jerusalem conference next week.Ari Soffer, 8/22/2013, 9:24 PM

PA Foreign Min. Wants EU to 'Protect' Negotiations With Israel

Palestinian Foreign Minister called for international help in the new round of "serious and results-oriented” negotiations with Israel.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/16/2013, 5:01 PM

"Stopping the Machine": Peaceful Civil Disobedience

Surrendering Judea and Samaria ("West Bank") in the context of civil disobedience, Jewish law, and the Middle East Peace Process. Prof. Louis René Beres, 8/7/2013, 4:41 PM

For This Peace, We Shall Forego

A moment of anguished soul-searching as the "peace talks" commence.Chloé Valdary, 8/6/2013, 7:21 AM

Netanyahu: Israelis Will Get a Chance to Nix Peace Deal

Netanyahu: Israelis will be able to weigh in, via referendum, on any peace deal with the Palestinian Authority.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 12:39 PM

US Ignores Reality, Seeks New ‘Peace Process’

US "peace process” architects admit that the pillars of the concept have collapsed, but search for other ways. Obama may simply give up. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/27/2012, 11:54 AM

Egyptian Fighter Jets in Sinai? Israel Says It isn't So

Egyptian media say fighter jets are in El Arish, to track terrorists. Israeli sources deny this as "baseless rumors."Gil Ronen, 8/6/2012, 6:04 PM

Jewish Tourists Stoned in Jordan over 'Provocative Hats'

Arabic websites say religious Jewish visitors to Kerak were attacked with shoes and rocks.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2012, 12:41 PM