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.
US pushes Russia for 'true' Syria deal ahead of talksAhead of peace talks on Syria between the US and Russia, Washington is warning its patience is wearing thin.
Dichter: Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptableMK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.
Washington aware of Russia's Israel-PA peace effortsState Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.
Netanyahu and Abbas willing to meet, but blame each otherBoth Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA chairman say they are willing to meet to relaunch peace talks, while trading blame for stalled talks.
Report: Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet NetanyahuPA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.
Russian envoy to meet Netanyahu, discuss peaceRussian Deputy Foreign Minister scheduled to meet Netanyahu and discuss possible meeting with Abbas.
Danon: Middle East 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.
PA willing to participate in any peace initiativeAbbas's spokesman says the PA is prepared to participate in any initiative aimed at a "comprehensive and fair solution".
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.
Report: Israel agrees to peace summit, but PA places conditionsJordanian newspaper reports that Israel agreed to an American-initiated peace summit with the PA, but the PA is placing preconditions.
Russia is following France on a diplomatic journey to nowhereRegarding "Palestine," Russia's initiative will end up in the dustbin alongside that of France.
Netanyahu and Putin discuss Middle East peaceRussian President and Israeli Prime Minister speak on the phone after Putin reportedly said he was willing to host Israel-PA talks.
Poll: Most Israelis, Palestinians oppose bilateral peace planMost Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found.
Egyptian president: Putin willing to host Netanyahu and AbbasEgyptian President tells journalists he was told by Putin that he is ready to host direct talks between Netanyahu and PA.
Interfaith teens from Jerusalem, US visit Capitol Hill28 Muslim, Christian and Jewish teenagers from Jerusalem and the United States encourage peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
PA insists on timeframe for any peace talks with IsraelPA chairman meets Kerry and French counterpart in Paris, says any reboot of peace talks with Israel should happen within a clear timeframe.
Kerry and Abbas to discuss 'two-state solution'Secretary of State to meet PA chairman Abbas in Paris to discuss stalled peace process.
Netanyahu: We welcome Al-Sisi's peace effortsSpeaking on Egypt's National Day, Netanyahu expresses his appreciation for President al-Sisi's efforts to renew Israel-PA talks.
Hollande: France is committed to Israel-PA peaceFrench President meets PA chairman in Paris, says his country is committed to leading international efforts to help secure Israel-PA peace.
Kerry and Abbas to meet in Paris, discuss peace talksState Department says Kerry will travel to Paris this week for talks with PA chairman on peace prospects with Israel.
Abbas urges African Union to support French initiativePA chairman calls on African Union member states to support the French peace initiative, which Israel rejects.
Arab nations: Quartet report biased in favor of IsraelArab nations call on Security Council not to endorse Quartet report because the Palestinians view it as biased in favor of Israel.
Officials: Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talksFollowing Egyptian Foreign Minister's visit to Israel, officials say Egypt wants to host direct talks between Israel and the PA in Cairo.
PA considering yet another anti-Israel resolution at the UNSenior PA officials say PA may again go after Israel at the Security Council due to concern Washington will foil the French initiative.
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.
Netanyahu rejects Quartet equating terrorism and constructionNetanyahu responds to Quartet report, rejects its attempt to equate Palestinian terrorism with construction in Judea and Samaria.
Quartet blasts PA incitement but also 'settlement construction'As anticipated, Middle East Quartet criticizes both Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria as well as the PA's incitement to terror.
UN chief blasts 'occupation', calls Israel to work for peaceMeeting with PM Netanyahu, Ban Ki-moon urges "courageous steps" toward peace.
Kerry leaves for Rome to meet NetanyahuMeeting between PM and Secretary of State expected to deal with Quartet report criticizing Israel.
Netanyahu and Kerry's upcoming meeting confirmedPM Netanyahu and Secretary of State to meet on Sunday in Rome to discuss stalled peace efforts.
UN's Ban to visit Israel amid continued peace pushUN Secretary General heads to France ahead of a Middle East tour that will take him to Israel and the PA.
Foreign Ministry: International conferences distance peaceForeign Ministry rejects EU decision to adopt the French peace initiative.
Netanyahu and Kerry to meet as French peace push continuesNetanyahu and Kerry to meet against the backdrop of French peace initiative and a Quartet report criticizing Israel.
EU to back French peace initiativeDespite Israeli efforts to stop it, EU Foreign Affairs Council expected to adopt a resolution backing the French peace initiative.
Kissinger: An interim peace agreement is the better solutionFormer Secretary of State says interim agreement must ensure Israel’s security but also the dignity of the Palestinians.
Hamas rejects peace with the 'Zionist entity'Hamas official criticizes Egyptian President's call for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Kahlon: In the end there will be two states for two peoplesFinance Minister urges opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog to join the coalition, says a Palestinian state will ultimately be established.
Saudi FM: Arab Peace Initiative is the best solutionSaudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir rejects Netanyahu's call to update Arab Peace Initiative.
Erekat hails French initiative, rejects direct talksPLO secretary-general says Paris peace summit is a "significant step" on the path to peace, rejects Netanyahu's call for direct talks.
Netanyahu to French FM: Direct talks better than peace summitNetanyahu tells French Foreign Minister that encouraging Abbas to sit down for direct talks would be more useful than a peace summit.
European diplomats think Paris talks a victory in itselfDiplomats believe any effort is better than none at all, even as Israel, US oppose the conference.
Kahlon hints resumption of peace talks is imminentFinance Minister says rumors about resumption of Israel-PA talks hold more water than some think.
Netanyahu: The path to peace is not through conferencesPrime Minister Netanyahu again criticizes the French peace initiative, says direct talks are the only way to achieve peace.
Saudi Arabia plays down Netanyahu's comments on peace talksSaudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister says it's too early to assess Israel's seriousness to discuss changes in Arab peace initiative.
Erekat rejects Netanyahu's peace statement as 'PR strategy'PLO Secretary-General rejects Netanyahu and Liberman’s statement in favor of peace talks and the two-state solution.
Abbas adopts a soft tone on LibermanPA chairman says Israel's new Defense Minister should be judged based on his approach to peace talks.
Sanders: We need to take the Palestinians into account tooDemocratic presidential candidate says he supports Israel’s right to exist, but stresses the Palestinians must also be considered.
Blair: Arab states will normalize Israel ties for peace talksFormer British PM says Arab countries would be willing to be more flexible in normalizing ties with Israel if peace talks resume.
Report: Israeli delegation in Cairo for peace talksEgyptian officials claim Israel has chosen Cairo to mediate with PA over France; delegation also to coordinate security in Sinai.
Report: Arab countries willing to change peace initiativeSaudi Arabia, the Gulf states, Jordan and Egypt reportedly prepared to change their attitude towards Israel in exchange for peace with PA.
Kerry meets Sisi following his call for Israel-PA peaceSecretary of State John Kerry meets Egyptian President to discuss the Middle East peace process.
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.
Abbas welcomes Egypt's call for peace talksPA chairman says he welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s call for a peace agreement between Israel and the PA.
Sisi: PA-Israel deal could be more crucial than peace with EgyptIsrael-PA peace deal could be 'more important' than Israel-Egypt deal, President Sisi insists.
Erekat claims 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.
United States 'reluctant' to support French peace initiativeState Department unable to say whether Kerry will attend France's international summit aimed at solving Israel-PA conflict.