Kerry to Resume Talks Between Israel, PA Next WeekUS Secretary of State to return to Israel for talks in January - despite reluctance from both sides.
What Are We Thinking?Analysis: As John Kerry seeks to force a deal based on the 'Allon Plan', Arutz Sheva analyst says the implications for Israel are dire.
PA Negotiator Rejects Any Extension of TalksSaeb Erakat says Palestinian Authority will not continue to negotiate beyond nine-month timeframe imposed by Washington.
Ban on Negotiating Jerusalem Rejected in Preliminary ReadingBill, which was passed by committee 2 months ago, would have required 80 MKs' approval before making Jerusalem a factor in talks.
Kerry 'Encouraged' by Progress in Peace TalksSecretary of State insists that concrete progress has been made in peace talks, but won't provide details.
Bennett: No to Security Arrangements from USEconomics Minister responds to reports of Abbas rejecting US proposal own rejection, citing historical evidence that US involvement fails.
Abbas Rejects Israeli Security Presence in the Jordan ValleyPA Chairman declares that if Israel insists on maintaining security presence in the Jordan Valley, there will not be a peace agreement.
Livni Attacks Jewish Home for 'Derailing' NegotiationsJustice Minister and chief negotiator says Jewish Home party pushing Judea-Samaria building 'deliberately' to thwart talks with PA.
Abbas Phones Deri: We Want PeacePA chairman phones Shas chairman, tells him he wants to advance peace process.
UN Official: 'Settlements' Are Holding Back PeaceUN's Jeffrey Feltman warns that chances of peace may be damaged because of Israel's plan to build beyond the 'Green Line'.
Kerry Changes Visit Date To Post-ThanksgivingSpeaking to AFP, who first reported Kerry's visit set for this Friday, Kerry decides he's too busy to visit Israel this week, reschedules.
Yaalon: The PA is No Different from Hamas"I have yet to hear one Palestinian leader recognize Israel's right to exist," says Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.
Abbas Says Talks With Israel to ContinueDespite 'resignation' of Palestinian Authority negotiating team, PA head says they'll continue talking until the end of 9-month deadline.
Livni: PA Promised to Continue With Talks, Building or NotThe PA negotiating team's announcement that it was quitting talks with Israel violates a promise made by PA Chief Abbas, said Tzipi Livni.
Poll: Israelis Don't Trust U.S. in Iran TalksIsraelis do not believe they can trust the U.S. to ensure their security interests in the negotiations with Iran, poll shows.
Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New ConstructionPM Netanyahu directs Housing Minister Uri Ariel to reconsider all new plans for construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.
Iranian FM: We Don't Threaten Israel, or AnyoneIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the West should stop threatening military action against Iran
Terror Victims' Org Urges Kerry to Meet With Victims' FamiliesTerror victim advocacy organization to appeal to US Sec. Gen. John Kerry to stop pushing for terrorist release, meet with families.
Steinitz, Shalom: PA Team Didn't Quit Over BuildingIf the PA team to the talks with Israel resigned, it wasn't because of Israel's new construction announcements, say two Israeli ministers.
PLO Wants to Turn to International CourtsPalestinian foreign minister on Thursday denounced Israeli plans to build hundreds of new homes in Jerusalem.
Tzipi Livni: Negotiations with the PA are in Israel's InterestsIsrael's chief negotiator tells World Jewish Congress that "Palestinian state" is inevitable, says Israel must negotiate with the PA.
Yesha Head: 'Peace Talks Only Bring Terror'"Negotiations with Palestinians only lead to more terror," say Yesha Head and Housing Minister in response to brutal Jordan Valley attack.
Obama Urged Faster Progress in 'Peace Talks'Haaretz: US president told Netanyahu to start serious discussion of "core issues."
Israel-PA Negotiations Continue Amid Jordan Valley ControversyTalks continue apace in Jerusalem on Monday, as PA officials continue to leak details to the press.
Israel, Palestinian Authority 'Determined' to Continue TalksUS Secretary of State reminds reporters that Syria is not the only thing on Obama's mind; Israelis nervous of 'secretive' talks.
In Yesha: Fear that 'Interim Accord' AwaitsLeadership of settlement enterprise fears Netanyahu is going to follow Sharon's path of retreat.
Abbas: US Promised Us Full Withdrawal as Basis of TalksSpeaking in Ramallah, PA Chief Mahmoud Abbas shot down claims by Israel that the PA had agreed to allow Israel to retain settlement blocs
Two States West of the Jordan River 'A Formula for Catastrophe'Dr Mordechai Nisan explains why he believes that a Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria would be "lethal to the Jewish people."
Palestinian Authority Accused of 'Lying' as Talks ContinueJericho meeting at the home of PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat went ahead as planned, in spite of apparent misinformation by PA officials.
Palestinian State in Jordan 'Inevitable'Jordanian-Palestinian dissident claims Israeli, Palestinian demands not necessarily mutually exclusive.
Hotoveli: We Shouldn't Fear a 'Bi-National State'Controversial comments made at Jerusalem conference discussing alternative "Two State Solution."
Livni Hints Labor should Replace Bayit YehudiJustice Minister says the present makeup of the coalition makes "peace talks" more difficult.
Ban Ki-Moon Calls on Israel, PA to Overcome "Skepticism"UN Secretary General urges: "We must overcome the deep skepticism that comes from 20 years of stalemate."
Israel-PA Talks to Begin Today in JerusalemAmid an air of secrecy, Israeli and Palestinian Authority chief negotiators are set to begin renewed "peace talks" in Israel's capital.
Min. Steinitz: Min. Lapid 'Arrogant, Supercilious'Strategic Affairs Minister still upset over incident in which Finance Minister demanded his ejection from a discussion.
When Fantasies Become PoliciesNetanyahu agreed to negotiate with the PA because Israel remains a besieged country and dependent on American support. But he can't possibly believe in what he is doing.
Chabad Representatives: Concessions 'Accelerate Bloodshed'At their 34th annual conference, Chabad's official emissaries to Israel voice their opposition to Israeli concessions to the PA.
Obama "Hopeful" About Israel-PA TalksLivni: talks resuming "not just in response to US pressure, but because it's in the interest of both parties."
'All Issues on the Table'Kerry hopes for 'lasting peace' based on "Two-State Solution" - but negotiations to be held in secrecy.
Analysts: Abbas Interested in PA Political Gains, Not PeacePA chief Mahmoud Abbas has very clear and attainable goals for the new round of negotiations, Israeli analysts said
Hamas-Fatah Rift Widening?"Peace talks" and Egyptian power vacuum render reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas increasingly unlikely.
"Take the Word 'Withdrawal' out of the Israeli Lexicon"Director of Rabbinic Congress for Peace describes his fight for a "more Jewish" discourse - and why he's not worried about US, EU pressure
PA Official: Talks Likely as Netanyahu Folds on Key IssuesIsrael and the PA may start negotiations again, after Israeli PM agrees to major concessions, including partial "building-freeze"
MK Erdan: PA Responsible for Lack of Agreement, not BibiYisrael Beiteinu Minister responds to accusations by former PM Olmert, "Palestinians want to start negotiations from the finish line"
Netanyahu to Abbas: Let's Begin Negotiations"I hope that we speak not just on holidays," Netanyahu tells PA Chairman as he offers greetings for Ramadan.
Kerry Mideast Visit in Doubt Due to Wife's HealthUS Secretary of State John Kerry's return to the Middle East could be postponed due to his wife's illness.
Texas Sends a Message to Israel: Never 'Buy' PeaceMember of Congress speaks to Arutz Sheva regarding "trading land for peace" and inherent biblical rights of Jewish people to land of Israel.
Kerry: Yesha Building Not to Blame for Lack of Talks With PAU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that no further talks had been set between Israel and the PA - but that he would be back
Kerry's Meetings 'Positive', Say OfficialsU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been having “positive” meetings in the Middle East, according to officials.
Poll: Most Israelis Don't Believe Peace is PossibleMost Israelis support the resumption of peace talks with the PA, but do not really believe that a peace agreement is possible.
Abbas Planning Another UN Move, Says Israeli OfficialIsrael believes that Abbas's willingness to meet Netanyahu may be a ploy to buy time so he can make more unilateral moves at the UN.
Report: Israel to Freeze Building, Return to NegotiationsMaariv reports Netanyahu agreed to free some terror prisoners, while PA will give up preconditions for negotiations.
Kerry Makes Fifth Visit to IsraelUS Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Friday on a 12-day trip during which he will return to the Middle East.
Report: Kerry to Postpone Mideast VisitSecretary of State John Kerry, who was to return to Mideast this week to attempt to facilitate peace negotiations, has postponed his visit.
Netanyahu to Abbas: Give Peace a ChanceIt's time for PA Chairman to give up his endless preconditions and come to the negotiating table, says PM Netanyahu.