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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

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