Saudi FM: We made our position on Israel-PA peace clear

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister stresses the Kingdom's position on Israel-PA peace is based on the Arab Peace Initiative.Elad Benari, Friday, 2:32 AM

Russian FM speaks out against 'Deal of the Century'

Sergei Lavrov says US administration's peace plan will "destroy everything" that has been done so far.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:02 AM

Greenblatt: PA declined invitation to Warsaw conference

US special envoy rejects claims PA officials weren't invited to attend Middle East conference in Warsaw.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:09 AM

Erekat: No one is authorized to negotiate on our behalf

Senior PLO official accuses US of trying to eliminate the "Palestinian issue" by adopting Israeli positions.Dalit Halevi, 2/11/2019, 6:04 AM

Erekat: We won't participate in Warsaw conference

PLO Secretary-General blasts US-led conference in Warsaw, says it is an attempt to "destroy the Palestinian National project".Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2019, 10:27 PM

US: PA officials invited to Warsaw conference

Senior US official says PA officials have been invited to next week's conference in which Jared Kushner will provide update on peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2019, 9:16 PM

Kushner and Greenblatt to visit region, discuss peace plan

White House senior adviser and Middle East envoy to travel to five Arab countries, brief diplomats on economic portion of US peace proposal.Elad Benari, 2/8/2019, 12:57 AM

Greenblatt to Abbas spokesman: You’re doing nothing for peace

Trump envoy fires back after PA chairman's spokesman blasts US support for "settlements".Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 2:02 AM

Kushner to provide update on US peace plan

White House senior adviser will reportedly share update about Israel-PA peace plan during Warsaw Middle East conference.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 6:00 AM

Greenblatt to PLO official: My door is always open

US envoy responds to PLO's Hanan Ashrawi, who asserted that US officials are engaging in diplomacy through Twitter.Elad Benari, 2/3/2019, 3:35 AM

Abbas hopes peace talks will resume after elections

Speaking with Israeli businessmen in Ramallah, PA chairman expresses hope that peace negotiations will begin following the election.Elad Benari, 2/1/2019, 6:11 AM

Greenblatt rips PLO official: I want peace, do you?

US envoy responds to PLO's Hanan Ashrawi, who said US administration has zero credibility.Elad Benari, 1/20/2019, 11:36 PM

Abbas spokesman: No peace without withdrawals

PA chairman's spokesman rejects any agreement without a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 1/17/2019, 4:11 AM

Greenblatt: Report on peace plan 'not accurate'

US Special Representative says Israeli TV report on "Deal of the Century" is inaccurate, says speculation on its contents is unhelpful.Elad Benari, 1/17/2019, 1:58 AM

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirm importance of efforts to achieve peace based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/14/2019, 6:06 AM

'Do you think Arabs wear a neon sign with the word stupid?'

PLO leader Saeb Erekat lashes out at Secretary of State following his speech in Cairo.Elad Benari, 1/11/2019, 5:59 AM

PA official: Israel leading to 'one-state reality'

Senior Fatah official claims Israel doesn't want peace, threatens PA will redefine its relations with Jewish state.Dalit Halevi, 12/30/2018, 6:02 AM

'The UN General Assembly has chosen to defend terrorism'

Trump's envoy: We are in the final stages of developing peace plan which we hope will work towards ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Elad Benari, 12/28/2018, 6:12 AM

Oman to mediate Israel-PA talks?

Oman’s Foreign Minister arrives in Washington, reportedly to discuss mediation efforts Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 12/20/2018, 5:10 AM

EU: Peace plan not based on 'two-state solution' will fail

Eight European Union member states say peace plan not based on "internationally agreed parameters" would risk being condemned to failure.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 2:09 AM

PA negotiator: Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu 'anywhere'

Saeb Erekat challenges Israeli PM to meet PA chairman anywhere in the world.Elad Benari, 12/3/2018, 12:05 AM

Friedman: We're very cognizant of Israel's security needs

US Ambassador to Israel: Possible alliances between Israel and Arab states give the Israeli public some confidence.Elad Benari, 11/29/2018, 4:07 AM

Lavrov: Russia willing to mediate Israel-PA talks

Russian foreign minister says his country is ready to host a meeting between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2018, 8:09 PM

'The only consideration is Israel's national interest'

Prime Minister's Office responds to comments by Israeli official that Trump peace plan may be delayed due to early elections in Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 11/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Abbas: Hamas plotting to thwart establishment of a state

PA chairman accuses Israel, US and Hamas of conspiring to thwart the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 11/12/2018, 5:03 AM

Abbas: Trump's peace plan will not pass, the occupation must end

PA chairman blasts US peace initiative, says Palestinian people are facing a "provocation" that has been ongoing since Balfour Declaration.Elad Benari, 11/11/2018, 3:55 AM

Florida Imam: 'Palestine' in its entirety should be liberated

During Friday sermon at a mosque in Florida, Imam says "Palestine" should be liberated at all costs.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2018, 6:38 AM

PA official: Oman offered to mediate Israel-PA talks

Senior PA official says sultan of Oman offered to play a role in mediating peace talks. Greenblatt welcomes Netanyahu visit to Oman.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2018, 11:58 PM

PA leader asks China to support Abbas' peace initiative

PA cabinet leader hosts Chinese Vice President, urges him to support Abbas initiative which calls for international peace conference.Elad Benari, 10/24/2018, 6:05 AM

Jerusalem the capital of 'Palestine'? Not anytime soon

Senior US official makes clear to Arutz Sheva: Possibility of recognizing East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital is not on the agenda.Nitsan Keidar, 10/22/2018, 3:07 AM

White House denies Lauder sent by Trump to meet Abbas

White House denies Israeli TV report that Trump had sent WJC President to convince Abbas to resume peace talks.Elad Benari, 10/19/2018, 2:37 AM

Pompeo: US-Israel relations stronger than ever

Secretary of State says Israel is "is everything we want the entire Middle East to look like".Elad Benari, 10/11/2018, 5:06 AM

Merkel and Abbas express support for 'two-state solution'

German Chancellor speaks with PA chairman days after her visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 10/10/2018, 5:58 AM

'I don't trust the Palestinians'

Yesh Atid chairman presents the diplomatic principles of his party.Hezki Baruch, 10/9/2018, 3:36 AM

'Abbas is not helping the Palestinian people'

US ambassador Haley meets Netanyahu, calls on PA chairman to return to the negotiating table.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2018, 11:19 PM

Sisi calls for resumption of Israel-PA talks

Speaking at UN General Assembly, Egyptian President says peace talks should guarantee establishment of Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 9/26/2018, 5:20 AM

Abbas denies refusing talks with Israel

PA chairman denies US claims that the PA refused to enter peace talks with Israel, says he is ready for talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2018, 12:26 AM

Greenblatt: Israel-Egypt treaty is proof that peace is possible

Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations praises peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.Elad Benari, 9/18/2018, 6:25 AM

Erekat: The US will never introduce a peace plan

Chief PA negotiator accuses US of trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future peace proposal.Elad Benari, 9/16/2018, 6:03 AM

Germany criticizes US for shutting down PLO mission

Germany says US decision to close PLO office in Washington will harm efforts to reach two-state solution.Elad Benari, 9/16/2018, 4:16 AM

Abbas spokesman: Kushner unaware of reality

Nabil Abu Rudeineh condemns Kushner's remarks to New York Times, accuses US of "irresponsible policy" in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/14/2018, 10:26 PM

'We're prepared for Israeli criticism of peace plan'

US envoy says both Israel and PA can expect parts they will dislike in peace plan, but it is the best path forward.Elad Benari, 9/14/2018, 2:08 AM

'Just as Trump pressures them, he can also pressure us'

Prof. Shmuel Sandler warns Trump could pressure Israel just as he pressures the PA.Shimon Cohen, 9/13/2018, 4:46 AM

Spanish FM: US losing its role as Israel-PA mediator

Spanish Foreign Minister says Washington is "aligning" with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/5/2018, 4:16 AM

Haley: Israel-PA peace plan takes everything into account

US Ambassador to the UN praises Trump administration's peace plan, urges both sides to listen to it when it is presented.Elad Benari, 9/5/2018, 1:46 AM

Jordan rules out Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

Jordan rejects idea of a “confederation” between the PA and the Hashemite Kingdom, says Jordan's position is based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 2:12 AM

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas revives diplomatic plan he presented at UN Security Council, blasts Nationality Law as "racist".Dalit Halevi, 8/30/2018, 6:44 AM

Abbas claims he wants a demilitarized Palestinian state

PA chairman reportedly tells Israeli academics he supports a demilitarized Palestinian state which will be secured by police.Elad Benari, 8/29/2018, 3:07 AM

Netanyahu sees path to peace with PA in Israeli-Arab ties

Netanyahu says peace with Palestinian Arabs could come through normalization of relations with Arab states.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2018, 5:46 AM

Netanyahu: I see no urgency in unveiling Trump peace plan

Speaking to reporters in Lithuania, PM Netanyahu says it's Trump's choice whether to present the peace plan for Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2018, 8:17 PM

PA to Trump: We will not give up on Jerusalem

PA says there will be no solution to the conflict as long as Jerusalem isn't the capital of "Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 8/23/2018, 6:14 AM

Trump: Israel will have to pay a 'high price' in peace talks

Trump says Israel will have to pay a "high price" in its peace talks with the PA in return for the U.S. embassy relocating to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 8/22/2018, 5:06 AM

Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

PA chairman calls for unity against Nationality Law, vows to continue to pay salaries to terrorists.Elad Benari, 8/16/2018, 5:42 AM

'Peace can only succeed if it is based on reality'

U.S. negotiators acknowledge neither side will be fully satisfied with peace proposal, but stress that is the only way to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 11:13 PM

'When the peace plan is ready, it will be unveiled'

State Department spokeswoman rejects reports that Trump administration’s peace has been delayed.Elad Benari, 8/10/2018, 6:13 AM

Trump setting up policy team for peace plan

Officials say Trump administration staffing up a Middle East policy team in anticipation of unveiling its peace plan.Elad Benari, 8/3/2018, 3:34 AM

Erekat: No to reduction in number of 'refugees'

PA officials oppose any change in the definition of "Palestinian refugees" as part of Trump administration's peace efforts.Dalit Halevi, 7/31/2018, 5:42 AM