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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' if peace efforts fail

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

Report: 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 creation of 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 only 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 wave and peace 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 peace 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 are victims of the '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

American UN 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: Israel should 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 warns: 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

Report: 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 admits: '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

MK Begin: There is '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

'Two-state solution is not impossible', declares Kerry

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

Obama spokesman admits: 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 on peace

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 solution'

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: 'Expanding 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 UN peace 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 'in days'

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

EU's 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 Last Thing the World Should Deal with is Israel'

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

UN Invites Quartet, Arab Countries to Restart Israel-PA 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 Officials 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 Netanyahu

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 - And It's Israel's Fault

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 Foreign Minister 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 Peace 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' for Both Sides

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: The 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

Heady After Iran 'Success', EU Ministers Turn 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: The Citizens of Israel Want 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