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Sisi calls to reach 'two-state solution'

Speaking at the UN, Egyptian President says the Arab-Israeli is “the core of regional instability in the Middle East”.Elad Benari, Wedensday, 4:16 AM

Obama will discuss 'settlements' with Netanyahu

White House adviser tells reporters that the President will raise his concerns over "Israeli settlements" when he meets Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, Wedensday, 3:44 AM

Pope, religious leaders meet for peace talks

Pope holds, 'World Day of Prayer,' speaks of peace with religious leaders of all faiths, and says that Islam is not terrorism.AFP, Tuseday, 4:20 PM

Senators: Continue vetoing anti-Israel resolutions

88 senators from both parties urge Obama to maintain policy of vetoing any one-sided Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-PA issue.Elad Benari, Tuseday, 3:44 AM

Abbas and Kerry discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State meets PA chairman in New York amid renewed push for Israel and the PA to resume stalled peace talks.Elad Benari, Tuseday, 12:15 AM

US pushes Russia for 'true' Syria deal

Ahead of peace talks on Syria between the US and Russia, Washington is warning its patience is wearing thin.AFP, 9/9/2016, 9:14 AM

'Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable'

MK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2016, 6:15 AM

Washington aware of Russia's peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 12:15 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas blame each other

Both Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA chairman say they are willing to meet to relaunch peace talks, while trading blame for stalled talks.Elad Benari, 9/7/2016, 2:12 AM

Report: Abbas agrees to meet Netanyahu

PA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/6/2016, 4:12 AM

Russian envoy to meet Netanyahu, discuss peace

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister scheduled to meet Netanyahu and discuss possible meeting with Abbas.Elad Benari, 9/5/2016, 6:13 AM

Danon: Envoy's remarks 'disconnected from reality'

Israel's UN Ambassador blasts remarks by the UN's Middle East Envoy who said “Israeli settlement expansion” harmed peace.Elad Benari, 8/30/2016, 5:15 AM

PA willing to participate in any peace initiative

Abbas's spokesman says the PA is prepared to participate in any initiative aimed at a "comprehensive and fair solution".Elad Benari, 8/30/2016, 4:14 AM

UN envoy blasts 'Israeli settlement expansion'

UN’s Middle East envoy claims Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria is an obstacle to peace. Netanyahu: The envoy is distorting history.Elad Benari, 8/30/2016, 12:07 AM

Report: Israel agrees to peace summit

Jordanian newspaper reports that Israel agreed to an American-initiated peace summit with the PA, but the PA is placing preconditions.Elad Benari, 8/29/2016, 1:16 AM

Russia is following France on a diplomatic journey to nowhere

Regarding "Palestine," Russia's initiative will end up in the dustbin alongside that of France. David Singer, 8/25/2016, 4:13 PM

Netanyahu and Putin discuss Middle East peace

Russian President and Israeli Prime Minister speak on the phone after Putin reportedly said he was willing to host Israel-PA talks.Elad Benari, 8/24/2016, 6:17 AM

Israelis, Palestinians oppose bilateral peace plan

Most Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found.Andrew Tobin, 8/23/2016, 1:01 AM

Putin willing to host Netanyahu and Abbas?

Egyptian President tells journalists he was told by Putin that he is ready to host direct talks between Netanyahu and PA.Elad Benari, 8/22/2016, 6:12 AM

Interfaith teens visit Capitol Hill

28 Muslim, Christian and Jewish teenagers from Jerusalem and the United States encourage peace between Israel and the Palestinians.JTA, 8/3/2016, 4:56 AM

PA insists on timeframe for talks with Israel

PA chairman meets Kerry and French counterpart in Paris, says any reboot of peace talks with Israel should happen within a clear timeframe.Elad Benari, 7/31/2016, 5:07 AM

Kerry and Abbas to discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State to meet PA chairman Abbas in Paris to discuss stalled peace process.Elad Benari, 7/29/2016, 5:46 AM

Netanyahu: We welcome Al-Sisi's peace efforts

Speaking on Egypt's National Day, Netanyahu expresses his appreciation for President al-Sisi's efforts to renew Israel-PA talks.Nitsan Keidar, 7/29/2016, 12:12 AM

Hollande: France is committed to Israel-PA peace

French President meets PA chairman in Paris, says his country is committed to leading international efforts to help secure Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 7/22/2016, 1:15 AM

Kerry and Abbas to meet, discuss peace talks

State Department says Kerry will travel to Paris this week for talks with PA chairman on peace prospects with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 4:38 AM

Abbas urges Africans to support French initiative

PA chairman calls on African Union member states to support the French peace initiative, which Israel rejects.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 6:46 AM

Arab nations: Quartet report biased

Arab nations call on Security Council not to endorse Quartet report because the Palestinians view it as biased in favor of Israel.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2016, 5:45 AM

Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talks

Following Egyptian Foreign Minister's visit to Israel, officials say Egypt wants to host direct talks between Israel and the PA in Cairo.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 6:16 AM

PA considering another anti-Israel resolution

Senior PA officials say PA may again go after Israel at the Security Council due to concern Washington will foil the French initiative.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 5:16 AM

UN envoy: Two-state solution is 'slipping away'

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov calls on Israel and the PA to implement Quartet report.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 6:14 AM

Netanyahu rejects equating terrorism, construction

Netanyahu responds to Quartet report, rejects its attempt to equate Palestinian terrorism with construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/1/2016, 10:43 PM

Quartet blasts incitement but also 'settlements'

As anticipated, Middle East Quartet criticizes both Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria as well as the PA's incitement to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 8:23 PM

UN chief blasts calls on Israel to work for peace

Meeting with PM Netanyahu, Ban Ki-moon urges "courageous steps" toward peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 5:43 AM

Kerry leaves for Rome to meet Netanyahu

Meeting between PM and Secretary of State expected to deal with Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2016, 6:11 AM

Netanyahu-Kerry upcoming meeting confirmed

PM Netanyahu and Secretary of State to meet on Sunday in Rome to discuss stalled peace efforts.Elad Benari, 6/23/2016, 6:15 AM

UN's Ban to visit Israel amid continued peace push

UN Secretary General heads to France ahead of a Middle East tour that will take him to Israel and the PA.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2016, 4:16 AM

'International conferences distance peace'

Foreign Ministry rejects EU decision to adopt the French peace initiative.Nitsan Keidar, 6/21/2016, 3:44 AM

Netanyahu, Kerry to meet as peace push continues

Netanyahu and Kerry to meet against the backdrop of French peace initiative and a Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 5:13 AM

EU to back French peace initiative

Despite Israeli efforts to stop it, EU Foreign Affairs Council expected to adopt a resolution backing the French peace initiative.Ben Ariel, 6/19/2016, 6:40 AM

Kissinger: Interim agreement the better solution

Former Secretary of State says interim agreement must ensure Israel’s security but also the dignity of the Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 12:04 AM

Hamas rejects peace with the 'Zionist entity'

Hamas official criticizes Egyptian President's call for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 6/6/2016, 2:13 AM

Kahlon: In the end there will be two states

Finance Minister urges opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog to join the coalition, says a Palestinian state will ultimately be established.Elad Benari, 6/5/2016, 6:05 AM

Saudi FM: Arab Peace Initiative the best solution

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir rejects Netanyahu's call to update Arab Peace Initiative.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/4/2016, 2:09 AM

Erekat hails French initiative

PLO secretary-general says Paris peace summit is a "significant step" on the path to peace, rejects Netanyahu's call for direct talks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/3/2016, 11:59 PM

Netanyahu: Direct talks better than peace summit

Netanyahu tells French Foreign Minister that encouraging Abbas to sit down for direct talks would be more useful than a peace summit.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2016, 8:32 PM

European diplomats: Paris talks a victory itself

Diplomats believe any effort is better than none at all, even as Israel, US oppose the conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2016, 10:06 AM

Kahlon hints resumption of peace talks is imminent

Finance Minister says rumors about resumption of Israel-PA talks hold more water than some think.Hezki Baruch, 6/2/2016, 3:43 AM

Netanyahu: Path to peace not through conferences

Prime Minister Netanyahu again criticizes the French peace initiative, says direct talks are the only way to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 6/2/2016, 1:13 AM

Saudi Arabia plays down Netanyahu's peace comments

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister says it's too early to assess Israel's seriousness to discuss changes in Arab peace initiative.Elad Benari, 6/1/2016, 6:44 AM

Erekat: Netanyahu's statement is 'PR strategy'

PLO Secretary-General rejects Netanyahu and Liberman’s statement in favor of peace talks and the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 6/1/2016, 6:14 AM

Abbas adopts a soft tone on Liberman

PA chairman says Israel's new Defense Minister should be judged based on his approach to peace talks.Elad Benari, 6/1/2016, 1:12 AM

Sanders: Take the Palestinians into account too

Democratic presidential candidate says he supports Israel’s right to exist, but stresses the Palestinians must also be considered.Elad Benari, 5/30/2016, 12:16 AM

Blair: Arab states will normalize ties for peace

Former British PM says Arab countries would be willing to be more flexible in normalizing ties with Israel if peace talks resume.Elad Benari, 5/25/2016, 6:13 AM

Report: Israeli delegation in Cairo for talks

Egyptian officials claim Israel has chosen Cairo to mediate with PA over France; delegation also to coordinate security in Sinai.Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2016, 6:35 PM

Report: Arabs willing to change peace initiative

Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states, Jordan and Egypt reportedly prepared to change their attitude towards Israel in exchange for peace with PA.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/21/2016, 1:01 AM

Kerry meets Sisi following call for peace

Secretary of State John Kerry meets Egyptian President to discuss the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2016, 12:16 AM

Herzog: Egypt's call for peace a rare opportunity

Zionist Union chairman links his desire to join the coalition with the statement by Egypt's President calling for a peace agreement.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2016, 4:43 AM