'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

PA: Saudis won't normalize ties with Israel without peace

PA official says Abbas was told by Saudi King there will be no normalization of ties with Israel before Israel-PA peace deal is reached.Elad Benari, 11/15/2017, 6:04 AM

Report: Trump's team drafting peace plan

New York Times reports Trump and his advisers are developing new framework for Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 11/12/2017, 2:54 AM

Kerry: There's no leadership in Israel

Former Secretary of State blasts Israeli government, claims it does not want peace with the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 12:06 AM

Kushner makes secret visit to Saudi Arabia

Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser makes unannounced visit to Saudi Arabia amid efforts for Israel-PA peace.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2017, 4:46 AM

Abbas: Hamas ministers will recognize Israel

PA chairman hosts former Israeli MKs, claims he won't appoint Hamas ministers to unity government unless they openly recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2017, 2:05 AM

Pence to visit Israel during Hanukkah

U.S. Vice President to travel to Israel in December, discuss peace and other issues with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 10/26/2017, 1:59 AM

Jordan's King backs Fatah-Hamas deal

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation will help in pushing forward Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 5:43 AM

Sisi: Hamas-Fatah unity a step towards Israel-PA peace

Egyptian President says he hopes the prospect of reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas will pave the way to broader Israeli-PA peace.Elad Benari, 10/9/2017, 5:46 AM

Trump negotiator to return to Israel

White House says Jason Greenblatt will return to Israel to “continue the peace track”.Elad Benari, 9/25/2017, 12:07 AM

Abbas: Israeli 'occupation' can't continue

PA chairman urges UN to take steps to impose peace on Israel, accept the PA as a full member.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2017, 8:37 PM

Abbas praises Trump's seriousness about peace

PA chairman praises Trump for his efforts to achieve a peace deal with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2017, 7:07 PM

Sisi: Palestinians must co-exist with Israelis

Egyptian President urges Palestinian Arabs to be ready to co-exist with each other and with Israelis in safety and security.Elad Benari, 9/20/2017, 1:08 AM

Abbas: We won't agree to expanded autonomy

PLO rejects any agreement with Israel that doesn't involve the establishment of a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 9/14/2017, 4:05 AM

Trump: There's a 'chance' for Middle East peace

President Donald Trump says he believes there is a "chance" for peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 9/8/2017, 1:05 AM

Trump to meet both Netanyahu and Abbas

Officials say Trump will meet both Netanyahu and Abbas on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss peace initiative.Elad Benari, 9/6/2017, 6:08 AM

Erdogan: Israel 'undermining' peace efforts

Turkish President meets Abbas, calls on Israel to end actions that undermine efforts to reach a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 8/29/2017, 5:06 AM

PA officials 'frustrated' Trump won't commit to two states

Palestinian Arab officials continue to insist on clarity to Trump administration's approach to peace process with Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/25/2017, 11:49 PM

J Street blasts 'ignorant' Trump

Lobbying group attacks Trump administration for failing to endorse a “two-state solution”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 6:05 AM

Abbas welcomes Trump's peace efforts

Amid reports of pessimism among PA leaders, Abbas meets Kushner and says he appreciates his peace efforts.Elad Benari, 8/25/2017, 1:09 AM

PA pessimistic as Kushner visits

PA officials say Trump's team must commit to two-state solution and oppose "settlements" before peace talks can move forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2017, 1:07 AM

Saudi crown prince discusses peace with Kushner

Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets U.S. delegation, discusses Israel-PA peace efforts.Elad Benari, 8/23/2017, 5:03 AM