Erekat Recommends PLO Retract its Recognition of IsraelPLO chief negotiator suggests the PLO retract its recognition of Israel until it recognizes a Palestinian state.
Abbas: There Are 6 Million 'Palestinian Refugees' - Including MeIn an interview with an Egyptian newspaper, PA Chairman reiterates his support for "the right of return", rejects recognition of Israel.
Abbas: We Will Never Recognize Israel as a Jewish StateIn a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, Abbas again rejects recognition of Israel, says he will join international conventions and treaties.
Egyptian Official Denies Saying Hamas Should Recognize IsraelEgypt’s former foreign minister denies quotes attributed to him that Hamas must recognize Israel.
Abbas: Hamas Doesn't Need to Recognize IsraelPA Chairman insists that Hamas does not need to recognize Israel or renounce terrorism.
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?
The PA Walkout Was Pre-PlannedThe 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.
Top US Senator to Abbas: Recognize Jewish State NowRobert Menendez says that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas needs to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
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'.
Galon Accuses Netanyahu of 'Rewriting History'PM Netanyahu and Meretz head argue at the Knesset, as Galon claims Netanyahu is ignoring the "Palestinian history".
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.
Abbas to Tell Obama ‘No’ on RecognitionPA Chairman still refuses to recognize Israel as Jewish state, repeats demand for Arab ‘return.’
Minister Erdan: Kerry is Pressuring the Wrong SideKerry should ask Abbas why he refuses to recognize a Jewish state, says Minister Gilad Erdan.
Have the Palestinian Arabs Already Recognized Israel?Kerry claims that Yassir Arafat actually recognized Israel twice as a Jewish state.
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.
Kerry: It's a Mistake for Israel to Demand RecognitionSecretary 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.
Fatah Backs Abbas's Refusal to Recognize IsraelThe Revolutionary Council of Fatah backs Abbas's "refusal to recognize the Jewishness of the State of Israel."
Arab League Backs Abbas on Recognition of IsraelIsrael’s demand that it be recognized as a Jewish state is an “attempt to foil the talks”, claims head of Arab League.
U.S.: No Need for PA to Recognize IsraelState Department spokeswoman says the U.S. believes there is no need for the PA to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
Abbas: There's 'No Way' We'll Recognize IsraelPA Chairman stands his ground, reiterates that he will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
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.
'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.'
Hamas: Recognizing Israel is a 'Death Sentence' to the PALawmakers from Hamas warn PA Chairman against recognizing Israel as part of the ongoing peace process.
Dagan: Demand for Recognition is 'Nonsense'Former Mossad chief dismisses Prime Minister Netanyahu’s demand that the PA recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
Jordanian Parliament: No to Recognition of IsraelJordanian parliament expresses support for PA's demands, rejects Israeli demand that it be recognized as a Jewish state.
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?
'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.
Haniyeh: PA Arabs Won't Recognize IsraelGaza's premier says that neither the "siege" nor the wars will convince Arabs to recognize Israel.
PLO Might Renege on Recognition of IsraelA Palestine Liberation Organization official warned Monday the organization might consider reversing its recognition of Israel.
The Day Europe Voted for Another HolocaustEurope sent a clear, strong message: Hamas is a legitimate organization aiming to destroy the Jewish State.