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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

Erekat denies suggesting secret talks with Israel

PLO Secretary-General denies Israeli report that he proposed to start secret negotiations with Israel last summer.Elad Benari, 12/29/2015, 6:45 AM

Abbas advisor: Americans victims of 'Jewish lobby'

Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior advisor to PA chairman, claims the United States can't be an honest broker in peace talks.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2015, 3:13 AM

Kerry warns: Israel could become a 'unitary state'

Secretary of State warns that without the two-state solution, terrorist groups will be strengthened and Israel could be "one big fortress".Elad Benari, 12/15/2015, 6:15 AM

Ambassador criticizes Israeli 'settlement growth'

Ambassador Samantha Power speaks at Haaretz Conference, says Israeli "settlements" raise questions about its objectives.Elad Benari, 12/14/2015, 6:13 AM

Erekat: Make peace or ISIS will take over

Senior PLO leader warns that if Israel doesn't agree to a Palestinian state, ISIS jihadists will replace the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/11/2015, 10:02 PM

Rivlin: Obama 'concerned' about Abbas's future

President Rivlin says President Obama expressed concern over the future of the PA chairman and the peace talks.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2015, 6:12 AM

Rivlin: Take steps to improve Arabs' lives

Israeli President says there is no solution to conflict with the PA, but Israel should take steps to improve the situation regardless.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2015, 4:12 AM

Clinton: Abbas could be replaced by ISIS flag

Leading presidential candidate tells Saban Forum that PA chairman must be strengthened, says she believes in "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 12/7/2015, 4:42 AM

Kerry: 'One-state solution' isn't the answer

Secretary of State lashes out at Israel at Saban Forum, hints Israel isn't serious when it states it favors a "two-state solution".Ben Ariel, 12/6/2015, 3:48 AM

Peres: Abbas is fighting terrorism

Former President claims PA chairman is a partner for peace, says Netanyahu is failing to promote a diplomatic initiative.Ido Ben Porat, 12/4/2015, 5:13 AM

Trump plans to force peace talks - a la Obama?

Ahead of Israel trip, Trump places onus for lack of peace deal on Israel, saying it has to prove if it's 'willing to sacrifice.'Ari Yashar, 12/3/2015, 5:24 PM

PLO considering voiding its recognition of Israel?

Senior members of the PLO are reportedly considering announcing that the group no longer recognizes Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/27/2015, 9:35 PM

Abbas: 'I rejected Israeli offer of PA state'

Abbas tells Israel TV that he turned down flat an offer by Olmert for a state on the equivalent of 99.5% of Judea and Samaria.Hillel Fendel, 11/22/2015, 1:07 AM

Begin: 'No solution' to the Arab-Israeli conflict

MK Benny Begin says he does not see a possible agreement with the Arabs, notes the PLO will never agree to concede land.Uzi Baruch, 11/13/2015, 6:13 AM

Kerry: 'Two-state solution is not impossible'

Speaking at the UN, Secretary of State says two-state solution requires courage.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2015, 6:14 AM

Obama spokesman: Two-state solution unlikely

White House spokesman says the administration has concluded that the two-state solution can't be reached before Obama leaves office.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015, 3:14 AM

Abbas and Sisi discuss peace process

PA chairman meets Egyptian President to discuss Israel-PA peace talks as well as Egypt's buffer zone in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 5:46 AM

PA 'discouraged' by White House statements

Abbas's spokesman says PA is dissatisfied with White House statement acknowledging that peace talks are stalled.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 4:15 AM

Obama to ask Netanyahu to avoid 'one state'

Obama's senior advisers says he will discuss with Netanyahu steps to make progress on peace talks.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2015, 6:13 AM

UN chief: 'Settlements' shattering hopes for peace

In a message marking Rabin assassination, Ban Ki-moon cites "settlements" as one of the things impeding peace.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2015, 3:12 AM

Thomas Friedman wishes us a "nice life"

There is a big lie circulating out there and Thomas Friedman helps propagate it, as the writer makes clear. William K. Langfan, 11/3/2015, 9:26 AM

Obama touts 'two-state solution' at Rabin memorial

In video address at Rabin memorial in Tel Aviv, President Obama says peace is possible only if there are two states.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2015, 6:21 AM

New Zealand moves forward with talks resolution

New Zealand presents draft UN resolution aimed at reviving peace talks despite objection from Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2015, 2:16 AM

Forget about waiting for peace with Islam

Negotiations? One error after another in understanding the mindset of the Islamic world has led us to where we are today. Victor Sharpe, 10/28/2015, 4:48 PM

WJC urges Israel, PA to restart peace talks

Despite Palestinian incitement, violence, World Jewish Congress still believes in two-state solution; calls on Arab world to intervene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 9:34 AM

Abbas: Peace talks stalemate is Netanyahu's fault

PA chairman tells local council heads in the Galilee that it's Netanyahu's fault - not his - that peace talks are stuck.Nitsan Keidar, 10/28/2015, 4:46 AM

Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet

EU foreign policy chief urges Israeli, PA leaders to meet Quartet envoys in order to restore peace talks.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2015, 1:14 AM