Israel shoots down New Zealand resolution for peace talks

Wellington's envoy to Israel told in no uncertain terms to back off from initiative to impose negotiations on Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 12:42 PM

Netanyahu Ready to Enter Negotiations with PA 'Immediately'

In London, Netanyahu warns Mideast 'disintegrating under the twin forces of militant Islam' - Iran and ISIS.Cynthia Blank, 9/10/2015, 1:39 PM

PM Says He is 'Ready' to Meet with Abbas for Negotiations

Netanyahu tells Women Wage Peace activists that he is ready to go to Ramallah to forge the solution 'two states for two people.'Cynthia Blank, 9/1/2015, 10:04 PM

EU Tries to Revive Stalled Israel-Palestinian Peace Talks

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini exploring idea of 'int'l support group' to bring Israel and Palestinians back to drawing table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 9:35 PM

France Pushes New Plan for Israel-PA Talks

Foreign Minister says France wants to set up new group of US, European powers and Arab countries to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 7:29 PM

Netanyahu: Germany Must Stop PA Campaign of Delegitimization

Meeting with the German FM on Sunday, PM stresses commitment to 'two states' despite host of Palestinian unilateral moves against Israel.Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 1:58 PM

Livni: Bayit Yehudi a Threat to Israel-PA Talks

Hatnua head accuses Bayit Yehudi of threatening Israel-PA talks, asks Labor to ‘be responsible’ and take its place.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 8:20 AM

Abbas: A Peace Agreement Would End the Conflict

"We won't ask to return to Jaffa or Acre," PA Chairman tells members of the Meretz party.Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 2:12 AM

Labor MK: If Bayit Yehudi Leaves – We’ll Be There

Labor MK confirms that his party is waiting in the wings in case Bayit Yehudi leaves the government in protest.Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2013, 11:09 PM

Iran: We Are 'Hostile' to Israel-PA Talks

Iran declares it is against the renewed peace talks, says "the Zionist regime does as it wants."Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 6:16 AM

Israel-PA Meeting Ends After Five Hours

First meeting in this round of negotiations described as "long and serious".Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 1:15 AM

Israel to Lose 15% of Settlement Blocs in Future Deal

US officials estimate Israel will lose 15 percent of “major settlement blocs” in Judea and Samaria in any final status deal with the PA.Chana Ya'ar, 8/1/2013, 12:14 PM

Obama Urges 'Honesty' in Renewed Israel-PA Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed the start of renewed peace talks between Israel and the PA on Monday, urging both to be 'honest.'Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 8:09 PM

Martin Indyk to Guide Israel-PA Final Status Talks

US Secy of State John Kerry has appointed former US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk, 62, to guide the Israel-PA final status talks.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 8:02 PM

Snag in Israel-PA Peace Talks

A major faction in the Palestine Liberation Organization has just balked against holding talks with the Jewish State.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 6:04 PM

Activists Protest Release of Terrorist Murderers

Protesters gathered Sunday to show their ire near the Knesset as ministers voted to free terrorist murderers for "peace" talks with the PA.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 5:21 PM

Peres Politely Asks Europe to Step Out of Mideast Affairs

President Peres politely suggested the EU step out of Mideastern affairs while talks are on between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 3:53 PM

Medical NGOs Guilty of "Malpractice" in Arab-Israeli Conflict

New report reveals influential medical NGOs are exploiting their medical credentials for political purposes.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2013, 2:29 PM

Cabinet Okays Referendum Bill for Final Status Agreement

The Cabinet passes a referendum bill to require the approval of the entire citizenry of Israel before any agreement with the PA passes.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 4:07 PM

Bayit Yehudi: PM Elected to Make Right, Not Difficult Decisions

Bayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked joined demonstrators Sunday to protest the prime minister’s plan to release terrorist prisoners.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 3:08 PM

Voting for Terror Prisoner Release ‘With a Heavy Heart’

At least two Ministers say they will vote with PM Binyamin Netanyahu to free 104 Arab terrorist prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 1:12 PM

Minister: Talks to Start Next Week

Silvan Shalom says Israel will begin talks with Abbas next week, and will free terrorists within two weeks.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2013, 2:51 PM

‘Peace Talks? The Mideast is Going Up in Flames’

Nobel Prize-winning professor baffled by peace talks. “It’s obvious that a signed agreement would be meaningless.”Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 10:33 AM

Bereaved Parents Horrified by Terrorist Release

‘How is this possible? How?’ demands mother of boy who was kidnapped, murdered by terrorists who are to be set free.Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 12:13 AM

Saudi Arabia Praises EU Ban, Calls for UN Pressure

Saudi Arabia hails EU boycott, calls on international community to increase pressure on Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 10:14 AM

Netanyahu: Negotiations ‘Won’t be Easy’

Netanyahu expresses hope that negotiations with PA will be ‘serious,’ says Israel committed to ‘security and peace.’Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 1:07 PM

MKs Worry: What did PM Promise Abbas?

Rumors abound regarding Israeli concessions that restarted talks.Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 11:05 AM

Kerry Announces Resumption of Peace Talks

"We've reached an agreement that establishes a basis for resuming final status negotiations," announces Kerry.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/19/2013, 9:37 PM

Yesh Atid Minister Admits: Palestinian Authority is the Problem

Yesh Atid Minister still looks to "Saudi Initiative," but notes that the PA is standing in the way.Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2013, 10:46 AM

PM is ‘Ready to Enter Peace Tent Till White Smoke Comes Out’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he is ready to enter the “peace tent and stay in the ten until white smoke comes out.”Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2013, 4:51 PM

Netanyahu: Israelis Will Get a Chance to Nix Peace Deal

Netanyahu: Israelis will be able to weigh in, via referendum, on any peace deal with the Palestinian Authority.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 12:39 PM

MK: Want Peace? Ignore Abbas’ Demands

PA’s unrealistic demands amount to peace refusal, and giving in will just make it worse, MK warns.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 8:27 AM

‘Not Everything Has a Solution’

Naftali Bennett warns: Last attempt to force a solution to the Israel-PA conflict left over 1,000 dead.Maayana Miskin, 6/28/2013, 11:36 AM

US Secy of State Heads to Jordan on New Shuttle Diplomacy Tour

US Secy of State John Kerry is leaving Kuwait and heading to Jordan on his latest Mideast shuttle diplomacy mission.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2013, 11:26 AM

Bayit Yehudi Chairman Slams Pre-Talks Concessions to PA

Naftali Bennett says ‘good will’ concessions to the Palestinian Authority ahead of final status talks make no sense.Chana Ya'ar, 6/25/2013, 11:10 AM

PM to Say ‘Two-State Solution’ is Urgently Needed

A planned statement refers to an ‘urgent need’ for the ‘two-state solution.’ Netanyahu: I didn’t read it yet.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 10:36 AM

Rivlin: U.S. Criticism is Out of Line

MK: Kerry was wrong to condemn settlement legalization; lack of peace talks is not Israel’s fault.Maayana Miskin, 5/21/2013, 12:21 PM

Netanyahu Orders Judea, Samaria Construction Freeze

Prime Minister meets with Housing Minister, orders halt to new projects in Judea and Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 5/7/2013, 8:48 AM

Netanyahu: Conflict is Over Israel’s Existence, Not Land

Israel-PA conflict is over Israel’s very existence, PM says., 5/1/2013, 2:44 PM

PA Encouraged by Livni’s New Role

PA officials are pleased that MK Tzipi Livni will head negotiations. ‘Her public positions are positive.’Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 9:42 AM

PA Told Clinton: No Weapons or Prisoners, No Talks

PA PM Fayyad met in Jerusalem with US Secy of State Clinton, but said nothing new: no talks with Israel without concessions first.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 11:38 AM

Netanyahu Hopes PA Officials 'Come to Their Senses'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he hopes Palestinian Authority officials "come to their senses so we can move forward."Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 3:28 PM

Israel-PLO Talks End in Amman, Jordan Mulls Sanctions?

Talks between Israel and the PLO ended Wednesday with no progress – as expected. Might Jordan consider sanctions against Israel?Chana Ya'ar, 1/25/2012, 11:52 PM

Israel-PA Talks Resume in Amman, Round 3

The third round of Israeli-PA talks resumed in Amman Saturday night amid speculation as to whether the process will continue.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 2:22 PM

Hamas Calls on PA to Abandon Talks with Israel

Hamas has called on the PA to abandon talks with Israel, set to resume Tuesday in Amman for the first time in 15 months. Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 10:24 PM

Jordan to Mediate Israel-PA Talks?

Jordan may be playing the role of mediator in getting direct final status talks back on track between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.Chana Ya'ar, 1/1/2012, 5:22 PM