Trump's peace plan nearly complete

Trump administration has nearly completed Israel-PA peace plan. It will not include commitment to two-state solution.Elad Benari, 4/11/2018, 11:35 PM

German Foreign Minister to PA: Don't tear down bridges

Germany's new foreign minister meets PA leaders, stresses importance of U.S. involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 3/27/2018, 6:13 AM

Hamas trying to unite Muslims against Trump

Hamas leaders trying to create an international and Arab front in an attempt to block American peace initiative.Dalit Halevi, 3/23/2018, 4:05 AM

Abbas spokesman: We'll thwart Trump's peace plan

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh threatens increased violence against Israel as U.S. tries to renew peace talks.Dalit Halevi, 3/19/2018, 4:35 AM

PA blasts American policy of 'dictates'

PA bureau in charge of foreign affairs says Washington is biased in favor of Israel and thwarts the efforts to achieve peace.Dalit Halevi, 3/18/2018, 4:32 AM

Report: Abbas under pressure to accept Trump plan

Saudi Crown Prince and Egyptian President reportedly told PA chairman he has no choice but to accept Trump's peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2018, 6:46 AM

Netanyahu: The two-state idea does not work

PM Netanyahu to reporters in Washington: We don't want to control the Palestinians, but we will not give up our security.Nitsan Keidar, 3/7/2018, 12:37 AM

PA government rejects American peace plan

PA government stands by Abbas in rejecting Trump administration's peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 3/6/2018, 6:03 AM

Fatah official: Trump's peace plan won't be implemented

Fatah member Azzam al-Ahmad declares that Trump’s "deal of the century" will not be implemented.Dalit Halevi, 3/5/2018, 6:04 AM

Abbas: Trump's plan was coordinated with Israel

Fatah rejects Trump's peace plan, calls for "popular resistance" against the "occupation and its settlers".Dalit Halevi, 3/5/2018, 4:08 AM

Gabbay: The PA must stop the incitement

Labor chairman calls for two-state solution, but stresses both sides must take steps to rebuild trust.Elad Benari, 3/5/2018, 1:05 AM

PA official: EU countries trying to amend Trump peace plan

PA official in charge of foreign affairs says European countries are negotiating with U.S. to persuade it to amend its peace plan.Elad Benari, 3/1/2018, 3:16 AM

Will India mediate between Israel-PA talks?

PA officials believe that good relations between India and both Israel and the PA can enable it to act as a mediator.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/23/2018, 11:31 PM

Arab League chief: Accept Abbas plan

Ahmed Aboul Gheit urges international community to positively react to peace plan put forward by PA chairman.Elad Benari, 2/22/2018, 5:43 AM

Trump's envoys seek UN support for peace plan

Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner tell Security Council ambassadors they hope for their support for Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 2/22/2018, 3:05 AM

Haley to Abbas: We will not chase after you

U.S. Ambassador responds to PA chairman's Security Council speech, says he has a choice between achieving peace and “hateful rhetoric”.Elad Benari, 2/21/2018, 4:12 AM

'We'd consider bringing in other countries to peace talks'

State Department responds to Abbas: U.S. would consider involvement of other countries in peace talks if it believes it would be helpful.Elad Benari, 2/20/2018, 11:38 PM

Kahlon: The Americans are the only honest brokers

Finance Minister meets PA leader, urges PA to accept U.S. mediation in peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 2/20/2018, 3:08 AM

Abbas to Putin: We refuse to cooperate with U.S. mediation

PA chairman reiterates he can no longer accept the U.S. as mediator in peace talks, as Trump tells Putin it's time to work on peace.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 2:04 AM

Abbas: Jerusalem is Arab, Islamic and Christian

PA chairman refuses to take Jerusalem and "refugees" off the negotiating table.Dalit Halevi, 2/7/2018, 4:15 AM

UN chief warns against 'one-state reality'

Antonio Guterres warns recent developments in the Middle East could bury the “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 4:46 AM

'United States must play a role in Israel-PA peace'

King Abdullah II of Jordan criticizes Trump's Jerusalem declaration, but stresses U.S. is essential to any hope of Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 6:15 AM

Gabbay: If peace talks fail, we should unilaterally withdraw

Zionist Union chairman says Israel should unilaterally withdraw from Judea and Samaria if peace talks with PA fail.Elad Benari, 2/4/2018, 6:36 AM

Abbas urges African leaders to get involved in peace process

PA chairman speaks at African Union summit, reiterates that U.S. can no longer broker peace talks and calls for international involvement.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 4:16 AM

Trump's envoy meets Netanyahu

Jason Greenblatt says he had a productive meeting on the peace process with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 12:05 AM

Abbas to Meretz head: The Oslo Accords are dead

PA chairman tells Zehava Galon the PA will demand a new mediator for peace talks following Trump's Jerusalem recognition.Elad Benari, 1/28/2018, 5:53 AM

Trump's next sanction: Shutting down PLO's Washington office

United States considering more sanctions against PA unless it sits down for talks with Israel.Elad Benari, 1/26/2018, 6:37 AM

'The Abu Mazen era is over'

Social Equality Minister blasts PA chairman for refusing to negotiate with Israel.Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2018, 5:36 AM

Pence: We'll support 'two-state solution' if both sides agree

U.S. Vice President meets Egyptian President, says U.S. has come to no final resolution on Israel-PA peace agreement.Elad Benari, 1/21/2018, 5:31 AM

Macron trying to convince Abbas not to reject Trump initiative

French President sends senior adviser to Ramallah to convince PA chairman to tone down his rhetoric vis-a-vis Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 1/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Trump envoy to arrive in Israel

U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt to arrive in Israel on Wednesday for meeting of Quartet envoys.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2018, 4:07 AM

'Abbas's speech is a slap in the face to Europe'

Deputy Foreign Minister to EU Ambassador: Do not provide illusions to the Palestinians that they will receive unilateral recognition.Nitsan Keidar, 1/16/2018, 4:07 AM

UNRWA spokesman: We weren't informed of American cuts

Official spokesman of UNRWA says the agency has not received any word from the U.S. that it intends to cut its funding.Dalit Halevi, 1/4/2018, 5:07 AM

Abbas presents his 'red lines'

PA chairman presents his red lines for an agreement to end the conflict with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 1/1/2018, 6:02 AM

Japanese Foreign Minister to visit Israel

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to make six-day trip to the Middle East, meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2017, 5:42 AM

Abbas: We won't accept any American peace plan

PA chairman meets French president, announces he would no longer accept any peace plan proposed by Trump.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/22/2017, 10:02 PM

Abbas seeks Russia and China's help in peace process

PA chairman sends delegations to China and Russia to ask them to take a greater role in the peace process.Elad Benari, 12/20/2017, 6:14 AM

May urges Trump to push Israel-PA peace deal

British Prime Minister urges U.S. President to bring forward proposals on achieving peace in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 12/20/2017, 4:12 AM

Russia wants to be 'honest mediator' between Israel and PA

Russia expresses willingness to mediate Israel-PA talks.Elad Benari, 12/19/2017, 6:13 AM

'Arabs must acknowledge Jerusalem is holy to Jews'

Saudi researcher Abdelhameed Hakeem urges Arabs to learn from past mistakes and not miss another opportunity to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 12/19/2017, 5:16 AM

U.S. expects Western Wall to be part of Israel

Administration official says Washington cannot envision situation under which the Western Wall would not be a part of Israel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/15/2017, 9:30 PM

Trump's envoy to visit Israel next week

Trump’s Middle East peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt will return to Israel next week for talks related to the peace efforts.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/15/2017, 8:21 PM

Saudi Arabia: Trump serious about Israel-PA peace

Saudi foreign minister: U.S. serious about peace deal between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs, but plan is still being put together.Elad Benari, 12/15/2017, 4:38 AM

Danon: PA doing all it can to avoid negotiations

Israel’s UN Ambassador criticizes statement by PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 12/14/2017, 5:12 AM

UN chief: Jerusalem recognition could harm peace efforts

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital could harm his own peace efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017, 5:44 AM

Haley: Israel will never be bullied into an agreement

U.S. ambassador says Trump remains committed to Israel-PA peace and his Jerusalem decision doesn't change that.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/8/2017, 8:24 PM

Abbas aide: Jerusalem recognition will destroy peace

Senior adviser to PA chairman warns: American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will destroy the peace process.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2017, 5:46 AM

Gabbay on peace: Time to stop the 'blame game'

Zionist Union chairman says Israel-PA peace would benefit Israel’s security and economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2017, 4:11 AM

Trump to keep PLO mission open - for now

Sources say the Trump administration will keep PLO mission in Washington open for at least 90 days, but limit its activity.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2017, 2:28 AM

State Department: Communication with PLO not frozen

State Department spokeswoman says U.S. wants PLO to keep its Washington mission open despite recent threats to shut it down.Elad Benari, 11/22/2017, 3:04 AM

'No negotiations without recognition of Israel'

Yisrael Beytenu MK at Arutz Sheva conference: The basis for any diplomatic solution is recognition of Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 11/21/2017, 3:06 AM

'The smiles have been wiped off the Palestinians' faces'

Transportation and Intelligence Minister at Arutz Sheva conference: PA must choose between axis of evil and axis of friendship.Ido Ben Porat, 11/21/2017, 1:10 AM

'We have a friend in the White House'

Deputy Foreign Minister believes the Trump administration understands that the most important issue right now is Iran.Shimon Cohen, 11/20/2017, 6:05 AM

White House official: Report on peace plan inaccurate

Senior White House official says report which outlined peace plan for Israel and PA was misleading.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2017, 6:37 AM

PLO threatens to cut ties with Washington

PLO leader Saeb Erekat says the organization would cut off contacts with the U.S. if its mission in Washington is closed.Elad Benari, 11/19/2017, 5:52 AM

Trump puts PA on notice, PA 'surprised'

PA surprised over threats by the United States to shut down the PLO office in Washington unless it starts serious talks with Israel.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 11/19/2017, 1:16 AM

'Palestinian rejectionism is the main obstacle to peace'

Dozens of Members of Congress and Knesset call for recognition of Israel as a Jewish State as a vital preliminary condition to talks.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2017, 1:08 AM