Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman meets French President Macron, expresses hope that France and other European countries will recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 5:20 AM

Could 'Deal of the Century' be released before Israel's election?

Report says Trump administration is considering publishing Israeli-Palestinian peace plan before Israel's elections on March 2.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 5:12 AM

Putin to visit Bethlehem

Russian President expected to visit Bethlehem next month, meet Abbas.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2019, 10:21 PM

Is this the 'Deal of the Century'?

Lebanese TV network claims Trump's peace agreement will include the establishment of a "New Palestine" and a shared Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/16/2019, 11:30 PM

PA: Convene an international peace conference

PA cabinet leader calls to abandon bilateral negotiations with Israel and move to multilateral negotiations.Dalit Halevi, 10/31/2019, 5:30 AM

Abbas speaks to new British PM

PA says Boris Johnson expressed his support for "two-state solution" in phone call with chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 8/16/2019, 6:36 AM

The Palestinian Arabs are throwing away their last chance

What did he think this economic conference was setting out to do? Hand them the whole of Israel on a plate? Barry Shaw, 6/24/2019, 2:31 PM

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egyptian President discusses US peace plan, makes clear he will not cede land as part of "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 6/3/2019, 3:13 AM

Ambassador Friedman criticizes Obama's Israel approach

David Friedman: Unlike Obama, we're not suggesting that Israel return to the bargaining table as a thief returning to the scene of a crime.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2019, 12:37 AM

Russia rejects 'Deal of the Century'

Russia says US peace plan attempts to replace peace process with economic incentives.Elad Benari, 5/29/2019, 4:09 AM

Abbas: US peace plan 'will go to hell'

PA chairman blasts Trump administration's peace plan: Don't sell us illusions.Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 5:09 AM

PLO calls for boycott of Bahrain conference

PLO Executive Committee calls on world to boycott US-led economic workshop that will be held in Manama next month.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 6:06 AM

Jordanian Foreign Minister: End the 'occupation'

Jordan's Foreign Minister says Israeli-Arab conflict is still the major issue in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 5:41 AM

Erekat reiterates: PA won't participate in Bahrain conference

PLO secretary general: Palestine’s full economic potential can only be achieved by ending the Israeli occupation.Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 4:44 AM

UAE, Saudi Arabia to participate in US-led economic workshop

United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will take part in workshop in Bahrain in which part of US peace plan will be presented.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 6:42 AM

Bahrain: Economic conference will help Palestinians

Bahrain says next month's peace conference is aimed at helping PA.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 2:37 AM

PA cabinet leader: Only political solution can end conflict

Mohammad Shtayyeh says only way to solve conflict with Israel is by ending "occupation" and establishing a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 5/21/2019, 6:40 AM

Greenblatt: Peace plan is not only economic

US Representative for International Negotiations: Don't believe rumors - our vision is not just economic peace.Elad Benari, 5/21/2019, 12:39 AM

PA official: US preparing to approve Israel's 'colonialism'

PA "foreign minister" blasts Trump peace plan, says world has "left the steering wheel in the hands of a reckless driver".Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2019, 1:13 AM

Erekat: Policy of 'occupation' will not bring peace and security

Senior PA official says that only the establishment of the state of "Palestine" will bring about peace.Dalit Halevi, 5/15/2019, 6:08 AM

'Peace plan won't be made public until after Shavuot'

Greenblatt says peace plan will deal with all core issues, calls on PA leadership to stop rejecting it before seeing it.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2019, 6:27 AM

PA: US trying to renew contacts

PA “foreign minister” Riyad al-Malki: Washington hoping to renew ties, but no Palestinian will accept its peace proposal.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2019, 12:15 AM

Abbas' deputy: We will thwart 'Deal of the Century'

Fatah official says that the Palestinian people will work to thwart the peace plan initiated by the American administration.Dalit Halevi, 5/6/2019, 5:33 AM

'Deal of the Century? It's the Deal of Shame'

Deputy PA cabinet leader says PA will reject all plans that do not include establishment of Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 5/3/2019, 5:38 AM

Kushner: Peace plan will be a 'good starting point'

White House senior adviser says "people will be surprised" by the contents of the US peace plan to be unveiled next month.Elad Benari, 5/3/2019, 2:59 AM

Romney: There's no alternative to the two-state solution

Returning from Middle East tour, Senator Mitt Romney says he sees no alternative to Israeli-PA conflict other than the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 5/2/2019, 6:42 AM

PA: Form coalition against the 'Deal of the Century'

PA cabinet chief threatens to re-examine relations with Israel, including on the diplomatic and security fronts.Dalit Halevi, 4/29/2019, 6:00 AM

Gaza to fight against 'Deal of the Century'

PA organizations in Gaza, led by Hamas, preparing for struggle to thwart implementation of US peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 4/28/2019, 5:41 AM

Greenblatt: PA could miss an opportunity for peace

US envoy says PA adhering to old concepts that do not promote peace.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/20/2019, 12:55 AM

Greenblatt: Peace plan doesn't include giving Sinai to Gaza

US envoy rejects reports that peace plan will include giving a portion of the Sinai Peninsula to Gaza: Don't believe everything you read.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2019, 7:30 PM

PA to launch campaign against US peace plan

Abbas adviser announces PA will launch campaign to counter Trump's "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 4/19/2019, 6:10 AM

Greenblatt to PA cabinet head: Try working with us

US envoy rips PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh, who said the Trump administration’s peace plan will be “born dead”.Elad Benari, 4/18/2019, 6:06 AM

Greenblatt on peace plan report: This is an accurate report

US envoy confirms Reuters report saying that peace plan will be unveiled in June.Elad Benari, 4/18/2019, 12:13 AM

PA cabinet leader: Trump's peace plan will be 'born dead'

Mohammad Shtayyeh: Trump has no partners, everyone will reject his peace plan.Elad Benari, 4/17/2019, 2:09 AM

Will the peace initiative provoke riots?

White House preparing to reinforce security at embassies around the world over fears of violent protests by Muslims.Elad Benari, 4/16/2019, 4:08 AM

Report: Trump plan won't include Palestinian state

Sources familiar with "Deal of the Century" say plan will focus heavily on Israeli security concerns.Elad Benari, 4/15/2019, 6:06 AM

PA: We will act against 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas spokesman blasts US Secretary of State's statement that sovereignty in Judea and Samaria will not harm peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2019, 4:14 AM

Abbas believes Trump's peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump's "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 4/14/2019, 6:09 AM

Trump to release peace plan after new coalition formed

Aides to US President expect him to release his Israel-PA peace plan once Netanyahu forms a government coalition.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2019, 12:11 AM

Abbas hopes Israeli elections will help bring peace

PA chairman: We don't need a government that doesn't believe in peace.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 6:07 AM

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' a conspiracy against us

PA chairman's spokesman warns against Trump's peace plan, says it is a "conspiracy" against Arab countries and "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 6:04 AM

Tunisian President calls for 'two-state solution'

Speaking at Arab League summit, Tunisian President says peace can only come with Jerusalem as the capital of the State of "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 6:43 AM

Abbas threatens: We will take fateful steps

PA chairman blasts Israel ahead of publication of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 1:13 AM

Pompeo: Golan recognition will help resolve Israel-PA conflict

Secretary of State to lawmakers: Decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights will help resolve the Israeli-PA conflict.Elad Benari, 3/28/2019, 4:01 AM

Rep. Omar: Israel is also historical homeland of Palestinians

In op-ed, Rep. Ilhan Omar argues Israel is also the homeland of Palestinian Arabs, calls for two-state solution.Elad Benari, 3/18/2019, 4:35 AM

PA organizations in the US reject 'Deal of the Century'

Six Palestinian-American organizations strongly oppose Trump peace plan, reject economic peace with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 3/14/2019, 5:04 AM

Trump's peace team meets Jordanian King

Jordan's King Abdullah II meets Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Pompeo during visit to Washington.Elad Benari, 3/13/2019, 3:59 AM

Jason Greenblatt urges outside parties to butt out of peace plan

Trump’s negotiator: We will be presenting a plan that is fair, realistic and implementable. There will have to be compromises of course.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 3/8/2019, 12:12 AM

Russian FM: Putin offered to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Russia's Foreign Minister says Russian President proposed to Netanyahu a summit with PA chairman to discuss Middle East peace process.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 6:17 AM

Fatah: Conflict with US is inevitable

Deputy Fatah leader says US leaves PA with no other choice but a confrontation in order to thwart the "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 3/3/2019, 6:10 AM

Erekat: It's two states or one state

Senior PLO official claims that abandoning the two-state solution will lead to one-state solution and an apartheid regime.Dalit Halevi, 3/1/2019, 3:40 AM

Abbas spokesman: He's ready for meeting with Netanyahu

PA chairman's spokesman claims Abbas is ready for three-way meeting with Israel in Moscow if Putin calls for one.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 4:06 AM

'Trump's hug will make it difficult for Netanyahu to refuse'

Yesha Council chairman does not intend to interfere in the election campaign, but promises to fight if "Deal of the Century' is implemented.Benny Tocker, 2/28/2019, 3:03 AM

Former Chief of Staff: We should strive to set borders

Gabi Ashkenazi discusses the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict for the first time as a politician.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2019, 4:44 AM

Abbas: Trump's peace plan will fail

PA chairman urges EU to recognize "Palestine" and pressure Israel to agree to a withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 2/25/2019, 6:09 AM

'I pray our separated peoples can reconcile'

US envoy Jason Greenblatt believes that Israelis and Palestinian Arabs can accept each other's existence.Yoni Kempinski, 2/24/2019, 3:01 AM

Greenblatt to Arutz Sheva: 'Peace plan will not be just slogans'

Special interview with US envoy following the ground-breaking Warsaw conference and in preparation for US peace plan.Yoni Kempinski, 2/22/2019, 4:50 AM