'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, Monday, 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, Sunday, 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, Sunday, 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, Sunday, 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, Thursday, 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

Jordan and Turkey call for 'serious and effective' peace talks

Jordan's King Abdullah II and Turkish President Erdogan meet, call for "serious and effective" Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 8/22/2017, 3:10 AM

Abbas wants 'clear vision' on peace talks

Abbas spokesman says PA waiting for a "clear vision" from the United States on resuming peace talks with Israel.Elad Benari, 8/21/2017, 12:03 AM

Arab foreign ministers welcome Kushner visit

Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers, along with PA official in charge of foreign affairs, express support for U.S. peace efforts.Elad Benari, 8/20/2017, 5:57 AM

Abbas outlines conditions for peace talks

PA chairman ready to resume negotiations on the basis of two-state principle and determination that "settlements" are illegal.Dalit Halevi, 8/16/2017, 3:07 AM

Kushner visit to help advance peace process

White House official says Trump’s senior advisor will meet regional partners and discuss how to support Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/11/2017, 9:57 PM

Kushner to visit Israel

Trump’s senior advisor reportedly to visit Israel and PA in effort to restart peace talks.Elad Benari, 8/10/2017, 11:39 PM

Jordan and PA want clear U.S. position on Palestinian state

Following meeting between Jordan's King and PA chairman, the sides call on Washington to clarify its position on a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 8/8/2017, 5:16 AM

Jordan's King calls on U.S. to support 'Palestinian issue'

King Abdullah II says there will be no breakthrough in the peace process if U.S. doesn't support a solution to the “Palestinian issue”.Elad Benari, 8/7/2017, 5:12 AM

China seeks support for Israel-PA peace plan

China’s ambassador to the UN urges international community to support President Xi's four-point proposal to end Israeli-Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 8/1/2017, 3:13 AM

'South Korean authorities are nonsensical, acting deceptively'

South Korea offers peace talks with North Korea; unofficial response: South Korea must 'end confrontations and hostile practices.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2017, 7:58 AM

China reiterates commitment to Israel-PA peace

China announces it will host a symposium between Israel and Palestinian Arabs later this year as President Xi and Abbas meet.Elad Benari, 7/19/2017, 2:15 AM

Abbas: China can make contribution to peace process

Ahead of visit to China, PA chairman praises President Xi's proposal for peace with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/17/2017, 6:14 AM

Ya'alon: No peace agreement on the horizon

Former Defense Minister believes there is no possibility of reaching an agreement with the PA, says Abbas is evading responsibility.Elad Benari, 7/17/2017, 3:08 AM

France to propose new peace plan

French President Emmanuel Macron is interested in being a significant factor in the efforts to secure Israel-PA peace.Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2017, 6:41 AM

Quartet expresses concern over Gaza

Members of the Middle East Quartet meet in Jerusalem, express concern over the humanitarian situation in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2017, 4:42 AM

French President condemns 'settlement construction'

During meeting with PA chairman in Paris, Macron says Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria has reached "unprecedented levels".Elad Benari, 7/6/2017, 6:13 AM

Ya'alon blasts government ministers

Former Defense Minister criticizes Galant who called for the elimination of Assad, blasts Liberman over calls to destroy Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 6/30/2017, 5:06 AM

Will Trump decide to pull out of peace talks?

Arabic newspaper says Trump may pull out of peace talks. Senior US official: Report claiming Trump will pull out of negotiations 'nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2017, 10:54 PM

Kushner and Abbas hold 'productive' meeting

Trump's son-in-law, PA chairman and others discuss Trump's efforts to achieve peace with Israel.Elad Benari, 6/22/2017, 6:07 AM

Report: Greenblatt could visit the region soon

Officials say the United States is stepping up Israel-PA negotiations.Elad Benari, 6/15/2017, 6:08 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas to meet next month

Report says Trump, Netanyahu and Abbas could hold three-way meeting in an attempt to end deadlock.Nitsan Keidar, 6/9/2017, 4:04 AM

Trump wants talks to resume within a month

Officials say President Trump wants Israel-PA peace talks to begin as soon as possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/26/2017, 10:58 PM

Abbas to Trump: Willing to begin peace talks

White House says PA chairman told Trump he's willing to begin negotiations with Israel right away.Elad Benari, 5/24/2017, 5:34 AM

Trump: Arab leaders ready to take steps toward Israel

Senior Israeli official: Trump told Israeli leaders that Arab leaders are willing to take steps toward Israel if peace talks advance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2017, 6:06 AM

Trump: I love the people in Israel

In an interview with Israel Hayom, US President Trump speaks about US Embassy move and finding a solution to the Israeli-Arab conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 1:58 PM

Saudi Arabia 'optimistic' about Trump's peace efforts

Saudi Foreign Minister says the kingdom is optimistic about Trump’s ability to broker peace between Israel and PA.Elad Benari, 5/21/2017, 5:58 AM

PA official: We take Trump's peace efforts seriously

PA official Riyad al-Malki says Abbas was assured by Trump he will solve Israel-PA conflict in a year.Elad Benari, 5/19/2017, 5:06 AM

Abbas: We want a state alongside Israel

Speaking in India, PA chairman says a peace agreement will help the fight against terror.Dalit Halevi, 5/17/2017, 6:10 AM

PA official: Peace must be based on two-state solution

PA envoy to the United States welcomes Trump's peace push, says it must be based on a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 5/16/2017, 5:36 AM

Erekat 'hopes' Israel will halt construction

Senior PLO official hopes Israel will halt construction in Judea and Samaria but does not make that a condition for talks.Elad Benari, 5/15/2017, 6:05 AM

Jordan, PA, Egypt reiterate commitment to two states

Jordan, PA and Egypt officials meet in Amman, discuss peace process between Israel and the PA.Ben Ariel, 5/15/2017, 4:38 AM