Abbas: Hamas ministers will recognize Israel

PA chairman hosts former Israeli MKs, claims he won't appoint Hamas ministers to unity government unless they openly recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2017, 2:05 AM

Abbas: We will never recognize Israel

PA chairman and Fatah leader declares the Palestinian Arabs will never give up on their fight to achieve an independent state.Dalit Halevi, 12/1/2016, 4:12 AM

Recognizing Israel as a Jewish State, Part II

There are two opposing opinions about recognition of Israel's right to exist.Dr. Alex Grobman, 5/9/2016, 8:25 AM

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

Erekat Recommends PLO Retract its Recognition of Israel

PLO chief negotiator suggests the PLO retract its recognition of Israel until it recognizes a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 6/19/2015, 6:15 AM

The Day Europe Voted for Another Holocaust

Europe sent a clear, strong message: Hamas is a legitimate organization aiming to destroy the Jewish State. Giulio Meotti, 12/19/2014, 7:52 AM

Abbas: There Are 6 Million 'Palestinian Refugees' - Including Me

In an interview with an Egyptian newspaper, PA Chairman reiterates his support for "the right of return", rejects recognition of Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2014, 5:15 AM

Abbas: We Will Never Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

In a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, Abbas again rejects recognition of Israel, says he will join international conventions and treaties.Elad Benari, 11/30/2014, 6:16 AM

Egyptian Official Denies Saying Hamas Should Recognize Israel

Egypt’s former foreign minister denies quotes attributed to him that Hamas must recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 5/20/2014, 5:12 AM

Abbas: Hamas Doesn't Need to Recognize Israel

PA Chairman insists that Hamas does not need to recognize Israel or renounce terrorism.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 5/12/2014, 4:13 AM

Hamas Claims to be 'Open to Recognizing State of Israel'

Hamas, Fatah reassure international community over unity pact, claim willing to recognize Israel and renounce terror. But is it true?Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2014, 7:54 AM

The PA Walkout Was Pre-Planned

The Israeli-Palestinian talks encountered a crisis and dead-end with the unilateral announcement by Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of the PA, of applications to join 15 international institutions and conventions, most notably the Fourth Geneva Convention.Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan Dahoah-Halevi, 4/10/2014, 6:28 PM

Top US Senator to Abbas: Recognize Jewish State Now

Robert Menendez says that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas needs to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Moshe Cohen, 4/7/2014, 12:12 AM

Arab League Officially Rejects 'Jewish State'

Arab League summit backs Abbas in refusing to recognize Israel as Jewish, says Israel responsible for 'tensions in the Middle East'.Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 4:32 PM

Galon Accuses Netanyahu of 'Rewriting History'

PM Netanyahu and Meretz head argue at the Knesset, as Galon claims Netanyahu is ignoring the "Palestinian history".Elad Benari, 3/21/2014, 3:13 AM

PA Official: Recognizing Israel 'Hurts the Refugees'

Fatah member Nabil Shaath denies he said that the PA is willing to consider recognizing Israel as a Jewish state after talks conclude.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 2:16 AM

Abbas to Tell Obama ‘No’ on Recognition

PA Chairman still refuses to recognize Israel as Jewish state, repeats demand for Arab ‘return.’Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 8:25 AM

Minister Erdan: Kerry is Pressuring the Wrong Side

Kerry should ask Abbas why he refuses to recognize a Jewish state, says Minister Gilad Erdan.Elad Benari, 3/16/2014, 3:38 AM

Have the Palestinian Arabs Already Recognized Israel?

Kerry claims that Yassir Arafat actually recognized Israel twice as a Jewish state.Prof. Steven Plaut, 3/15/2014, 8:11 PM

Lapid: What Do We Need the PA's Recognition For?

Finance Minister joins those who have rejected Netanyahu’s demand that the PA recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/14/2014, 11:15 PM

Kerry: It's a Mistake for Israel to Demand Recognition

Secretary of State thinks it is a “mistake” for Israel to demand that the PA recognize it as a Jewish state in order to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 3/14/2014, 1:13 AM

Fatah Backs Abbas's Refusal to Recognize Israel

The Revolutionary Council of Fatah backs Abbas's "refusal to recognize the Jewishness of the State of Israel."Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 1:16 AM

Arab League Backs Abbas on Recognition of Israel

Israel’s demand that it be recognized as a Jewish state is an “attempt to foil the talks”, claims head of Arab League.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 3:15 AM

U.S.: No Need for PA to Recognize Israel

State Department spokeswoman says the U.S. believes there is no need for the PA to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 3/9/2014, 3:00 AM

Abbas: There's 'No Way' We'll Recognize Israel

PA Chairman stands his ground, reiterates that he will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/7/2014, 11:10 PM

Abbas Spokesman: Netanyahu Speech Offered Nothing New

"Netanyahu's continued demand to recognize Israel as a Jewish state is aimed at wasting time," declares Nabil Abu Rudeineh.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 3:15 AM

'I'm Ready To Accept Palestine, Why Not Israel?'

Netanyahu argues PA refusal to recognize Israel as Jewish state is key roadblock in talks, says Kerry's efforts 'only way to peace.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2014, 11:41 AM

Hamas: Recognizing Israel is a 'Death Sentence' to the PA

Lawmakers from Hamas warn PA Chairman against recognizing Israel as part of the ongoing peace process.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 5:43 AM

Dagan: Demand for Recognition is 'Nonsense'

Former Mossad chief dismisses Prime Minister Netanyahu’s demand that the PA recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 2/12/2014, 5:13 AM

Jordanian Parliament: No to Recognition of Israel

Jordanian parliament expresses support for PA's demands, rejects Israeli demand that it be recognized as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 2/9/2014, 3:05 AM

Erekat: 'We Don't Hear Israel Recognize Us as 'Palestine'

PA negotiator: Israel refuses to recognize Judea, Samaria as Palestinian state - why should we recognize a Jewish state?Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 12:45 AM

'Arab States Will Never Recognize a Jewish State'

PA foreign minister: Arab states told Kerry that they fully support the PA's stand that it will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 6:08 AM

Haniyeh: PA Arabs Won't Recognize Israel

Gaza's premier says that neither the "siege" nor the wars will convince Arabs to recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 6/26/2013, 6:16 AM

PLO Might Renege on Recognition of Israel

A Palestine Liberation Organization official warned Monday the organization might consider reversing its recognition of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2011, 11:27 PM