Erekat: Kerry will attend French peace summitPLO chief negotiator says that despite being reluctant to support the French peace initiative, Kerry will attend a May 30 summit in Paris.
U.S. reluctant to support French initiativeState Department unable to say whether Kerry will attend France's international summit aimed at solving Israel-PA conflict.
French PM to visit Israel, discuss peace talksFrench 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.
Ya'alon: Peace deal must come from withinUltimately, 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.
Abbas in Egypt to discuss Israel-PA peace processPA chairman to meet with a number of Egyptian officials and discuss Gaza tension as well as peace process.
Trump: I'd love to broker an Israel-PA peace dealRepublican presidential frontrunner says an Israel-Palestinian would be a “beauty”.
Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talksIsrael on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.
Jordan's FM discusses peace talks with KerryJordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh calls for peace talks resulting in viable and independent Palestinian state.
Israel rejects French peace initiativeJerusalem warns international summit will 'distance PA from direct talks,' as France remains vague on 'Palestine' recognition threats.
French FM: Only the 'two-state solution' will workFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says international summit must result in guarantees and not declarations.
France announces May 30 Israel-PA peace talksMeeting of ministers from 20 countries in Paris to force peace talks on Israel, although Israel and PA aren't invited.
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.
Putin tells Abbas he backs Israel-PA peace effortsRussian President meets PA chairman in Moscow, backs efforts aimed at facilitating the Middle East peace process.
Kasich: We shouldn't interfere in conflictRepublican presidential candidate says the United States should not interfere in the Israeli-PA conflict unless asked.
Erekat: Liberman is lying about secret talksPLO Secretary-General dismisses Liberman's claims that Israel has been holding secret talks with the PA, calls him a liar.
Clinton: It's unfair to blame IsraelDemocratic presidential frontrunner signals to Jewish voters she will be more openly supportive of Israel if elected.
PA pushing UN resolution condemning 'settlements'Netanyahu says PA chairman is pushing peace talks further away with latest unilateral move at the UN.
Abbas: Ready to work to stop incitementPA chairman tells visiting journalists he is ready to work with Israel to stop the “mutual incitement” between the sides.
'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.
Abbas: Netanyahu is still a partner for peaceIn interview on Israeli TV, PA chairman says he still sees Netanyahu as partner for peace, denounces current terror wave against Israelis.
Trump: Palestinians must stop terror, incitementRepublican presidential frontrunner expresses support for “two-state solution”, but says the PA must end the terrorist attacks.
French Foreign Minister to visit RamallahFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will visit Ramallah and discuss French initiative for peace conference.
Obama: Israeli-PA conflict won't be resolvedPresident Obama expresses pessimism over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict being resolved in the next nine months.
Report: Congress delaying aid to PAPA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.
Labor understands two-state solution isn't viableMK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin says Labor understands there is a need to move on from the two-state solution, calls for new ideas.
Japan backs France's peace initiativeJapanese envoy reportedly tells PA chairman his country backs France's initiative for a peace conference.
Kerry: Two state solution requires a 'global' pushKerry still set on peace deal, discussing French initiative says 'international' effort necessary, amid reports of Obama's UN plans.
Rubio: Conditions not right for two-state solutionRepublican presidential candidate says PA has never shown any willingness to reach a peace deal with Israel.
Biden not expecting peace breakthroughVice President who starts a five-day visit to the region isn't expecting major breakthroughs in Israel-PA talks.
Abbas hopes French initiative succeeds like IranPA chairman hopes French initiative to hold an international peace conference could lead to a solution like talks on Iran's nuclear deal.
Obama: Give hope to Israelis and PalestiniansPresident Obama, meeting Jordan's King, calls for a solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Livni warns against 'standstill'Former Foreign Minister warns against the continued standstill in the Arab-Israeli conflict, backs Herzog's “separation plan”.
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.
Clinton: I'll defend Israel, push for two statesFormer Secretary of State says she'll do everything she can to support Israel but the Palestinians "deserve a state of their own".
Kerry urges easing of tensionsSecretary of State meets PA chairman, calls for "calm and a decrease in violence".
UN envoy: 'Settlements' an impediment to peaceUN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov singles out Israel while ignoring a request to condemn Hezbollah.
PA welcomes French peace initiativePA welcomes French peace initiative, which calls for recognition of Palestine if an international peace conference fails.
Israel: PA doesn't want peaceIsraeli officials respond to PA Foreign Minister's declaration that there will "never" be direct talks with Israel again.
PM's office denies cooperation with Quartet reportPMO denies Israel agreed to cooperate with the process of compiling a report on the freeze in the peace process.
Quartet to compile a report on peace talksQuartet to formulate a report with recommendations for measures to end the escalation of violence and promote a two-state solution.
Ya'alon and Jordan's King Abdullah meet in MunichDefense Minister meets Jordanian King, discusses regional developments and the peace process with the Palestinians.
Israel, EU end dispute over labeling decisionNetanyahu and EU foreign policy chief end a freeze on talks regarding the peace process, imposed by Israel following EU labeling decision.
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".
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.
Ban 'ashamed' at lack of progress in peace talksDays after repeatedly attacking Israel, UN chief says he is working for benefit of the people in the region.
'Israel ready to talk but no pre-conditions'Netanyahu blasts French proposal for peace talks as an 'incentive' for Palestinians 'not to compromise.'
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.
Abbas welcomes France's peace proposalPA chairman supports French initiative to jumpstart the peace process through international peace conference.
'Will France also suggest conference for ISIS?'Political officials express fury over French proposal. US also prefers solution that is not unilateral.
PA announces new UN campaign to renew peace talksPA’s UN envoy says PA may try to pass resolution condemning "settlements" as part of a campaign to force peace talks on Israel.
France threatens to recognize 'Palestine'French Foreign Minister says his country would recognize a Palestinian state if efforts to resume peace talks fail.
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.
Abbas: We will not back down from our demandsPA chairman dismisses the idea of "negotiations for the sake of negotiations" with Israel.
US indicates Abbas lied about peace talksState Department shoots down Abbas's claims his negotiation attempts were snubbed by Netanyahu, saying it isn't aware of the attempts.
Chinese President calls for Palestinian stateChina's President says his country supports the creation of a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.
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.
Israel to PA: Stop terror and talks can be renewedPA officials say Israel conditioned a return to peace talks on an end to the current terror wave.