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Erekat: Kerry will attend French peace summit

PLO chief negotiator says that despite being reluctant to support the French peace initiative, Kerry will attend a May 30 summit in Paris.Elad Benari, 5/17/2016, 2:15 AM

U.S. reluctant to support French initiative

State Department unable to say whether Kerry will attend France's international summit aimed at solving Israel-PA conflict.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 1:14 AM

French PM to visit Israel, discuss peace talks

French PM Manuel Valls will visit Israel and the PA this month in a bid to engineer a peace deal based on a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 5/11/2016, 6:13 AM

Ya'alon: Peace deal must come from within

Ultimately, a peace deal with the PA should be only the business of the PA and Israel - but it won't happen soon, Ya'alon says.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2016, 12:13 AM

Abbas in Egypt to discuss Israel-PA peace process

PA chairman to meet with a number of Egyptian officials and discuss Gaza tension as well as peace process.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 3:13 AM

Trump: I'd love to broker an Israel-PA peace deal

Republican presidential frontrunner says an Israel-Palestinian would be a “beauty”.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2016, 5:16 AM

Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Israel on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2016, 2:07 PM

Jordan's FM discusses peace talks with Kerry

Jordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh calls for peace talks resulting in viable and independent Palestinian state.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 5:46 AM

Israel rejects French peace initiative

Jerusalem warns international summit will 'distance PA from direct talks,' as France remains vague on 'Palestine' recognition threats.Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2016, 4:12 PM

French FM: Only the 'two-state solution' will work

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says international summit must result in guarantees and not declarations.Elad Benari, 4/22/2016, 6:16 AM

France announces May 30 Israel-PA peace talks

Meeting of ministers from 20 countries in Paris to force peace talks on Israel, although Israel and PA aren't invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 6:47 PM

Kerry to continue pushing for 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State says the United States will push for a two-state peace until the end of Obama's mandate.Elad Benari, 4/19/2016, 6:13 AM

Putin tells Abbas he backs Israel-PA peace efforts

Russian President meets PA chairman in Moscow, backs efforts aimed at facilitating the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 5:12 AM

Kasich: We shouldn't interfere in conflict

Republican presidential candidate says the United States should not interfere in the Israeli-PA conflict unless asked.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/16/2016, 1:00 AM

Erekat: Liberman is lying about secret talks

PLO Secretary-General dismisses Liberman's claims that Israel has been holding secret talks with the PA, calls him a liar.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2016, 3:14 AM

Clinton: It's unfair to blame Israel

Democratic presidential frontrunner signals to Jewish voters she will be more openly supportive of Israel if elected.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2016, 6:14 AM

PA pushing UN resolution condemning 'settlements'

Netanyahu says PA chairman is pushing peace talks further away with latest unilateral move at the UN.Elad Benari, 4/8/2016, 1:16 AM

Abbas: Ready to work to stop incitement

PA chairman tells visiting journalists he is ready to work with Israel to stop the “mutual incitement” between the sides.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2016, 6:13 AM

'State Dept. causing Palestinians to avoid talks'

MK Michael Oren says American criticism of Israel weakens the confidence of Israelis and also causes the PA to avoid peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 4/4/2016, 6:14 AM

Abbas: Netanyahu is still a partner for peace

In interview on Israeli TV, PA chairman says he still sees Netanyahu as partner for peace, denounces current terror wave against Israelis.Elad Benari, 4/1/2016, 6:13 AM

Trump: Palestinians must stop terror, incitement

Republican presidential frontrunner expresses support for “two-state solution”, but says the PA must end the terrorist attacks.Elad Benari, 3/28/2016, 3:16 AM

French Foreign Minister to visit Ramallah

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will visit Ramallah and discuss French initiative for peace conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/26/2016, 12:24 AM

Obama: Israeli-PA conflict won't be resolved

President Obama expresses pessimism over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict being resolved in the next nine months.Elad Benari, 3/24/2016, 12:13 AM

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 5:44 AM

Labor understands two-state solution isn't viable

MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin says Labor understands there is a need to move on from the two-state solution, calls for new ideas.Shimon Cohen, 3/21/2016, 5:15 AM

Japan backs France's peace initiative

Japanese envoy reportedly tells PA chairman his country backs France's initiative for a peace conference.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2016, 6:15 AM

Kerry: Two state solution requires a 'global' push

Kerry still set on peace deal, discussing French initiative says 'international' effort necessary, amid reports of Obama's UN plans.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2016, 6:40 PM

Rubio: Conditions not right for two-state solution

Republican presidential candidate says PA has never shown any willingness to reach a peace deal with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/11/2016, 11:48 PM

Biden not expecting peace breakthrough

Vice President who starts a five-day visit to the region isn't expecting major breakthroughs in Israel-PA talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/4/2016, 11:11 PM

Abbas hopes French initiative succeeds like Iran

PA chairman hopes French initiative to hold an international peace conference could lead to a solution like talks on Iran's nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 4:46 AM

Obama: Give hope to Israelis and Palestinians

President Obama, meeting Jordan's King, calls for a solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 5:47 AM

Livni warns against 'standstill'

Former Foreign Minister warns against the continued standstill in the Arab-Israeli conflict, backs Herzog's “separation plan”.Hezki Baruch, 2/24/2016, 3:43 AM

Erdan: IDF plan for peace talks is 'infuriating'

Internal Security Minister discusses IDF Intelligence head's call for 'diplomatic process,' noting periods of peace talks more lethal.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/23/2016, 3:28 PM

Clinton: I'll defend Israel, push for two states

Former Secretary of State says she'll do everything she can to support Israel but the Palestinians "deserve a state of their own".Elad Benari, 2/22/2016, 6:14 AM

Kerry urges easing of tensions

Secretary of State meets PA chairman, calls for "calm and a decrease in violence".Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 4:16 AM

UN envoy: 'Settlements' an impediment to peace

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov singles out Israel while ignoring a request to condemn Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 6:14 AM

PA welcomes French peace initiative

PA welcomes French peace initiative, which calls for recognition of Palestine if an international peace conference fails.Elad Benari, 2/19/2016, 5:12 AM

Israel: PA doesn't want peace

Israeli officials respond to PA Foreign Minister's declaration that there will "never" be direct talks with Israel again.Nitsan Keidar and Elad Benari, 2/16/2016, 1:12 AM

PM's office denies cooperation with Quartet report

PMO denies Israel agreed to cooperate with the process of compiling a report on the freeze in the peace process.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 3:21 AM

Quartet to compile a report on peace talks

Quartet to formulate a report with recommendations for measures to end the escalation of violence and promote a two-state solution.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/12/2016, 11:21 PM

Ya'alon and Jordan's King Abdullah meet in Munich

Defense Minister meets Jordanian King, discusses regional developments and the peace process with the Palestinians.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/12/2016, 10:06 PM

Israel, EU end dispute over labeling decision

Netanyahu and EU foreign policy chief end a freeze on talks regarding the peace process, imposed by Israel following EU labeling decision.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/12/2016, 8:16 PM

PA asks EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Fatah Central Committee member Nabil Shaath calls on EU to impose sanctions on Israel in order to end the "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 2/11/2016, 6:13 AM

Fatah official: Americans aren't 'honest broker'

Fatah Central Committee member says United States is Israel's "strategic ally" and therefore cannot broker peace talks.Elad Benari, 2/8/2016, 5:14 AM

Ban 'ashamed' at lack of progress in peace talks

Days after repeatedly attacking Israel, UN chief says he is working for benefit of the people in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/5/2016, 10:32 PM

'Israel ready to talk but no pre-conditions'

Netanyahu blasts French proposal for peace talks as an 'incentive' for Palestinians 'not to compromise.'Nitzan Keidar, 1/31/2016, 2:17 PM

Hamas: Peace talks are a 'waste of time'

Hamas spokesman says the group rejects France's latest peace initiative, notes Hamas views peace talks as useless.Dalit Halevi, 1/31/2016, 5:46 AM

Abbas welcomes France's peace proposal

PA chairman supports French initiative to jumpstart the peace process through international peace conference.Elad Benari, 1/31/2016, 1:56 AM

'Will France also suggest conference for ISIS?'

Political officials express fury over French proposal. US also prefers solution that is not unilateral.Nitsan Keidar, 1/30/2016, 10:15 PM

PA announces new UN campaign to renew peace talks

PA’s UN envoy says PA may try to pass resolution condemning "settlements" as part of a campaign to force peace talks on Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/29/2016, 11:02 PM

France threatens to recognize 'Palestine'

French Foreign Minister says his country would recognize a Palestinian state if efforts to resume peace talks fail.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 8:26 PM

France trying to get Netanyahu and Abbas to meet?

Channel 2 News reports that France is trying to organize a regional conference on security that will force Netanyahu and Abbas to meet.Elad Benari, 1/26/2016, 6:13 AM

Abbas: We will not back down from our demands

PA chairman dismisses the idea of "negotiations for the sake of negotiations" with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 1/24/2016, 6:33 AM

US indicates Abbas lied about peace talks

State Department shoots down Abbas's claims his negotiation attempts were snubbed by Netanyahu, saying it isn't aware of the attempts.Nitsan Keidar, 1/22/2016, 8:18 AM

Chinese President calls for Palestinian state

China's President says his country supports the creation of a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.Elad Benari, 1/22/2016, 4:44 AM

Abbas: Israel wants to continue the 'occupation'

PA chairman blasts Israel in speech marking Fatah's anniversary, blames Jewish state for the failure to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 1/1/2016, 3:12 AM

Israel to PA: Stop terror and talks can be renewed

PA officials say Israel conditioned a return to peace talks on an end to the current terror wave.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2015, 6:15 AM