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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

Mogherini calls for concrete steps to end violence

EU foreign policy chief meets PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas to discuss ongoing violence between Israelis and Palestinians.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2015, 5:46 AM

Could Peace Talks Begin Again in Jordan?

Knesset Committee Chairman Tzachi Hanegbi indicates a diplomatic summit may be afoot - if Abbas agrees to attend.Tova Dvorin, 10/16/2015, 10:10 AM

Netanyahu to Indian President: Israel Wants Peace

Israel wants peace with the PA, but that cannot be achieved as long as terrorism continues, Netanyahu tells visiting Indian President.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 1:16 AM

Congressman: Abbas is Not a Partner for Peace

Congressman Peter King tells Arutz Sheva he believes PA chairman isn't a peace partner, but it's up to Israel to decide if they trust him.Eliran Aharon, 10/8/2015, 11:45 PM

Quartet to Resume Efforts to Renew Peace Talks

Quartet says it will try to get Israel and the PA to resume peace talks, this time with the help of Arab states.Elad Benari, 10/1/2015, 6:13 AM

Liberman: The Middle East is Burning

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on the int'l community to pressure Israel, PA into talks. Liberman: UN's priorities are wrong.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2015, 7:46 PM

PA: Offer of Return to Negotiation is a Trap

Negotiator Saeb Erekat demands that Europeans guarantee Israeli 'recognition of Palestinian rights.'Gil Ronen, 9/10/2015, 11:48 PM

Quartet, Arab Invited to Restart Peace Talks

Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia to be involved in international efforts to 'solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.'Arutz Sheva North America, 9/4/2015, 10:01 PM

PA Dismisses Netanyahu's Comments on Peace

PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says Netanyahu is prime minister of "the settlers" and isn't serious about peace.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 2:12 AM

Kerry Believes Israel-PA Talks Can Restart

Secretary of State believes "there is a chance" direct Israel-PA talks can resume.Ben Ariel, 9/3/2015, 5:45 AM

Herzog: I'm More Extreme Against Terror Than Bibi

Opposition head meets with Abbas, urges return of 'peace talks' in response to recent spate of terror attacks.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2015, 5:51 PM

Carter: Two-State Solution is Dead

Former President says there is "zero chance" for the two-state solution, places the blame on Prime Minister Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2015, 5:15 AM

Report: WJC President Met Abbas in Jordan

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas reportedly meets World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder in Amman to discuss peace.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 5:45 AM

Qatari FM Blasts 'Israeli Occupation'

Qatar’s Foreign Minister tells John Kerry the Middle East is suffering from "Israeli occupation".Elad Benari, 8/4/2015, 6:12 AM

PA Sources: Cyprus Initiating Resumption of Talks

Cyprus pushing an initiative to revive the peace process between the PA and Israel, say Palestinian sources.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2015, 5:14 AM

Minister Shalom Meets with PA Chief Negotiator

Minister Silvan Shalom, who was appointed to head peace talks, met last week in Jordan with the PA’s chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat.Nitsan Keidar, 7/27/2015, 12:13 AM

Clinton: Two-State Solution is the 'Best Outcome'

Democratic presidential candidate says she believes a "two-state solution" is the only resolution for Israel-PA conflict.Elad Benari, 7/24/2015, 6:16 AM

UN Envoy: Two-State Solution is 'On Life Support'

UN’s special envoy to the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov says both Israel and PA need to show commitment to the "two-state solution."Elad Benari, 7/24/2015, 1:12 AM

After Iran 'Success', EU Turns to Israel-PA Talks

Days after concluding nuclear deal with Iran, EU foreign ministers will convene in Brussels to 'discuss' the Israeli-Arab conflict.Hillel Fendel, 7/19/2015, 3:08 PM

Netanyahu to Abbas: Israel Wants Peace

PM Netanyahu speaks to PA chairman to wish him a happy Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/17/2015, 8:39 PM

Minister Shalom: Restart Peace Talks

Interior Minister Silvan Shalom says Israel wants to resume peace talks with the PA, but “it takes two to tango”.Elad Benari, 7/10/2015, 6:15 AM

France Denies it Dropped UN Bid on Israel-PA Talks

French Foreign Ministry says it does not intend to give up its bid to advance a UN resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Elad Benari, 7/9/2015, 6:14 AM

PA FM Claims France Dropped UN Peace Talks Bid

PA Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki claims France abandoned its bid to advance a UN resolution to restart peace talks.Elad Benari, 7/8/2015, 6:13 AM

Sisi: Israel-PA Peace Will Make the Region Safer

Egyptian President meets delegation of the American Jewish Committee, calls for peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 7/7/2015, 4:46 AM

UN to Netanyahu: Translate Your Words into Actions

UN calls on Prime Minister Netanyahu to stop building in Judea and Samaria as a means of showing commitment to "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 6/25/2015, 6:14 AM

Amb.: UN Report on Gaza 'Completely Predictable'

When the UN decides to investigate Israel, “you can write the report in advance,” says former Ambassador John Bolton.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/24/2015, 10:44 PM

France Planned Israel-PA Talks Behind US's Back

Leaked cables reveal former French president Sarkozy planned to work with Russia, set US ultimatum to back Palestinian statehood.Ari Soffer, 6/24/2015, 3:40 PM

French FM Calls to Renew Peace Talks

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius claims that continued Israeli "settlement" construction poses a threat to a final peace deal.Elad Benari, 6/21/2015, 6:36 AM

French FM Headed to Middle East for Peace Push

France's foreign minister to meet Arab League ministers, as well as with PM Netanyahu and PA chairman Abbas in bid to revive stalled talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/20/2015, 2:18 AM

Abbas Calls for 'Review' of Agreements with Israel

PA chairman calls to “review” political, economic, and security agreements with Israel, claims Jewish state is violating them.Elad Benari, 6/11/2015, 6:13 AM

Ya'alon: No Peace Deal in My Lifetime

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says the delegitimization campaign is more dangerous than a real threat, is hampering resuming talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 11:53 AM

Shalom: Resume Peace Talks without Preconditions

Interior Minister says the Palestinian Authority should restart peace talks with Israel without preconditions.Elad Benari, 6/9/2015, 5:42 AM

Netanyahu: Palestinians Setting a 'Perfect Trap'

The PA is deliberately refusing to negotiate in order to portray Israel as the aggressors, PM states in meeting with Czech Republic FM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2015, 2:42 PM

State Dept.: No Decision on French UN Initiative

State Department spokeswoman says Washington hasn't yet decided how it would vote on UN resolution for Israel-PA peace.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2015, 6:13 AM

German FM: Open Borders - After Hamas Stops Fire

Frank-Walter Steinmeier takes relatively harsh line on peace talks for EU minister, does not meet with Hamas in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2015, 6:20 PM

Dore Gold: Hamas Cannot Be a Peace Partner

Gold rules out peace talks with Hamas - which is still linked to PA - over their jihadism, acceptance of Al Qaeda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2015, 5:31 PM

Obama Vowed to Pressure Israel after Iran Deal?

PA Prime Minister Hamdallah tells WaPo: 'We count on the United States and are sure they will deliver.'Gil Ronen, 6/1/2015, 12:18 PM

Barak Calls for Unilateral Steps

Former PM says the Israeli government should take unilateral steps to establish a Palestinian state if the PA refuses to talk.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2015, 5:12 AM

Graham Promises 'Pushback' to Protect Israel

Republican presidential candidate says he will hold back funds to the UN if it tries to impose a peace agreement on Israel.Elad Benari, 5/28/2015, 6:15 AM

EU Calls for Peace Talks to Resume Immediately

Frederica Mogherini cites terrorist rocket fire on Israel, IAF response as proof 'status quo' of non-negotiation is 'unsustainable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 9:35 PM

Rivlin: Reconstructing Gaza in Israel's Interests

President Reuven Rivlin says the international community is responsible for ensuring Gaza is rehabilitated - by stopping rocket fire.Nitsan Keidar, Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2015, 7:42 PM

Tony Blair Stepping Down from 'Peace Quartet'

Former British PM hands in resignation letter after eight years, says he will continue to work for 'two state solution' informally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 6:16 PM

"We Shall Continue on our Path until our Entire Land is Liberated"

Shouldn't we believe the Palestinians? Otherwise, how engage in talks with them? Jeff Dunetz, 5/26/2015, 6:30 PM

PA: No Peace Talk Restart on 'Settlement Blocs'

Chief negotiator Erekat says report on Netanyahu wanting to restart talks and define 'blocs' is attempt to steal 'state of Palestine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2015, 3:30 PM

Peace Talks: 'Dangerous' or Expected?

Ministers face off over rumors that Netanyahu plans to revive peace talks, discuss 'settlement blocs' with PA.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 9:26 AM

Peres: There's a Majority for 'Two-State Solution'

Speaking in Jordan, former President calls for the resumption of peace talks between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/23/2015, 1:32 AM

Erekat: New Israeli Government is 'Racist'

Chief PA negotiator blasts Israeli government as "racist" and "extremist" following meeting with EU's Mogherini.Elad Benari, 5/22/2015, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu Supports Two-State Solution

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu emphatic over two-state solution in meeting with EU's Federica Mogherini.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2015, 9:21 PM