Biden: Seize the Moment, Make Peace

U.S. Vice President meets President Shimon Peres, urges Israel to make peace with the PA.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 1:40 AM

Kerry Postpones Visit Scheduled for Today

US Secretary of State had intended to achieve a framework agreement between Israel and the PA.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2014, 9:57 AM

Kerry: 'Peace Now,' in 2014

John Kerry said that his country is ready to broker and agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority at any time or place.David Lev, 1/13/2014, 1:16 AM

MK Nissim Ze'ev Calls Livni to Account Over Jewish Refugees

Veteran Shas MK calls out Israel's Justice Minister and chief negotiator over failure to advocate for the rights of Jewish refugees.Levana Zamir, 1/9/2014, 2:05 PM

Sources: Bennett Ready to Dump Netanyahu Over Withdrawals

Naftali Bennett is ready to quit if the government adopts a framework that would have Israel withdraw from land, Jewish Home sources say.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 11:09 AM

Officials: Kerry Way Out of His League in Talks

Officials said that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has 'almost no understanding of how things work in the Middle East'.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 7:48 AM

Livni to Bennett: Don't Preach to Me About Rights to the Land

Justice Minister accuses Bennett and other "radicals" of sabotaging the peace process, after Bennett rejects the pre-1967 lines.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 2:16 AM

'Interim Deal? It Just Means We'll Keep Talking'

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sounds pointedly pessimistic over the efficacy of any 'interim agreement' with the Palestinian Authority.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 3:22 PM

Lapid: Kerry's Plan Will Give Israel, PA a 'Fair Divorce'

Israel can and should move forward with a final-status agreement with the Palestinian Authority, Finance Minister Yair Lapid says.David Lev, 1/6/2014, 3:45 PM

Protestors Demand Govt. Back Off on PA Deals

Activists on Sunday night protested the developing agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.David Lev, 12/30/2013, 12:15 AM

Kerry to Resume Talks Between Israel, PA Next Week

US Secretary of State to return to Israel for talks in January - despite reluctance from both sides.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 6:18 PM

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.Mark Langfan, 12/26/2013, 4:49 AM

PA Negotiator Rejects Any Extension of Talks

Saeb Erakat says Palestinian Authority will not continue to negotiate beyond nine-month timeframe imposed by Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 4:15 PM

Ban on Negotiating Jerusalem Rejected in Preliminary Reading

Bill, which was passed by committee 2 months ago, would have required 80 MKs' approval before making Jerusalem a factor in talks.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 4:36 PM

Kerry 'Encouraged' by Progress in Peace Talks

Secretary of State insists that concrete progress has been made in peace talks, but won't provide details.Elad Benari, 12/16/2013, 5:13 AM

Bennett: No to Security Arrangements from US

Economics Minister responds to reports of Abbas rejecting US proposal own rejection, citing historical evidence that US involvement fails.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2013, 11:12 AM

Abbas Rejects Israeli Security Presence in the Jordan Valley

PA Chairman declares that if Israel insists on maintaining security presence in the Jordan Valley, there will not be a peace agreement.Elad Benari, 12/13/2013, 4:13 AM

Livni Attacks Jewish Home for 'Derailing' Negotiations

Justice Minister and chief negotiator says Jewish Home party pushing Judea-Samaria building 'deliberately' to thwart talks with PA.Ari Soffer and AFP, 12/12/2013, 12:57 PM

Abbas Phones Deri: We Want Peace

PA chairman phones Shas chairman, tells him he wants to advance peace process.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 3:15 AM

UN Official: 'Settlements' Are Holding Back Peace

UN's Jeffrey Feltman warns that chances of peace may be damaged because of Israel's plan to build beyond the 'Green Line'.Elad Benari, 11/20/2013, 4:13 AM

Kerry Changes Visit Date To Post-Thanksgiving

Speaking to AFP, who first reported Kerry's visit set for this Friday, Kerry decides he's too busy to visit Israel this week, reschedules.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 11/18/2013, 10:18 PM

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.Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 12:13 AM

Abbas Says Talks With Israel to Continue

Despite 'resignation' of Palestinian Authority negotiating team, PA head says they'll continue talking until the end of 9-month deadline.Ari Soffer and AFP, 11/17/2013, 10:52 PM

Livni: PA Promised to Continue With Talks, Building or Not

The PA negotiating team's announcement that it was quitting talks with Israel violates a promise made by PA Chief Abbas, said Tzipi Livni.David Lev, 11/14/2013, 12:55 PM

Poll: Israelis Don't Trust U.S. in Iran Talks

Israelis do not believe they can trust the U.S. to ensure their security interests in the negotiations with Iran, poll shows.David Lev, 11/14/2013, 11:54 AM

Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New Construction

PM Netanyahu directs Housing Minister Uri Ariel to reconsider all new plans for construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 12:08 AM

Iranian FM: We Don't Threaten Israel, or Anyone

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the West should stop threatening military action against IranDavid Lev, 11/7/2013, 8:22 AM

Terror Victims' Org Urges Kerry to Meet With Victims' Families

Terror victim advocacy organization to appeal to US Sec. Gen. John Kerry to stop pushing for terrorist release, meet with families.Tova Dvorin, 11/5/2013, 2:33 PM

Steinitz, Shalom: PA Team Didn't Quit Over Building

If the PA team to the talks with Israel resigned, it wasn't because of Israel's new construction announcements, say two Israeli ministers.David Lev, 11/3/2013, 3:48 PM

PLO Wants to Turn to International Courts

Palestinian foreign minister on Thursday denounced Israeli plans to build hundreds of new homes in Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2013, 2:42 AM

Tzipi Livni: Negotiations with the PA are in Israel's Interests

Israel's chief negotiator tells World Jewish Congress that "Palestinian state" is inevitable, says Israel must negotiate with the PA.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 6:19 PM

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.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/11/2013, 10:17 AM

Obama Urged Faster Progress in 'Peace Talks'

Haaretz: US president told Netanyahu to start serious discussion of "core issues."Gil Ronen, 10/1/2013, 11:17 AM

Israel-PA Negotiations Continue Amid Jordan Valley Controversy

Talks continue apace in Jerusalem on Monday, as PA officials continue to leak details to the press.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2013, 2:57 PM

Israel, Palestinian Authority 'Determined' to Continue Talks

US Secretary of State reminds reporters that Syria is not the only thing on Obama's mind; Israelis nervous of 'secretive' talks.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 5:11 PM

In Yesha: Fear that 'Interim Accord' Awaits

Leadership of settlement enterprise fears Netanyahu is going to follow Sharon's path of retreat.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2013, 5:12 PM

Abbas: US Promised Us Full Withdrawal as Basis of Talks

Speaking in Ramallah, PA Chief Mahmoud Abbas shot down claims by Israel that the PA had agreed to allow Israel to retain settlement blocsDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 12:20 PM

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."Arutz Sheva, 8/28/2013, 6:15 PM

Palestinian Authority Accused of 'Lying' as Talks Continue

Jericho meeting at the home of PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat went ahead as planned, in spite of apparent misinformation by PA officials.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2013, 5:35 PM

Palestinian State in Jordan 'Inevitable'

Jordanian-Palestinian dissident claims Israeli, Palestinian demands not necessarily mutually exclusive.Ari Soffer, 8/26/2013, 10:27 PM

Hotoveli: We Shouldn't Fear a 'Bi-National State'

Controversial comments made at Jerusalem conference discussing alternative "Two State Solution."Ari Soffer, 8/25/2013, 8:30 PM

Livni Hints Labor should Replace Bayit Yehudi

Justice Minister says the present makeup of the coalition makes "peace talks" more difficult.Gil Ronen, 8/20/2013, 9:41 AM

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."Ari Soffer, 8/16/2013, 11:18 AM

Israel-PA Talks to Begin Today in Jerusalem

Amid an air of secrecy, Israeli and Palestinian Authority chief negotiators are set to begin renewed "peace talks" in Israel's capital.Ari Soffer, 8/14/2013, 3:28 PM

Min. Steinitz: Min. Lapid 'Arrogant, Supercilious'

Strategic Affairs Minister still upset over incident in which Finance Minister demanded his ejection from a discussion.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2013, 11:22 PM

When Fantasies Become Policies

Netanyahu 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. Mark Silverberg, Ariel U. Policy Research Center, 8/1/2013, 4:50 PM

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.Ari Soffer, 7/31/2013, 3:26 AM

Obama "Hopeful" About Israel-PA Talks

Livni: talks resuming "not just in response to US pressure, but because it's in the interest of both parties."Ari Soffer, 7/30/2013, 6:37 PM

'All Issues on the Table'

Kerry hopes for 'lasting peace' based on "Two-State Solution" - but negotiations to be held in secrecy.Ari Soffer, 7/30/2013, 5:34 PM

No 'rules' or 'red lines'

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Analysts: Abbas Interested in PA Political Gains, Not Peace

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas has very clear and attainable goals for the new round of negotiations, Israeli analysts saidDavid Lev, 7/26/2013, 3:08 PM

Hamas-Fatah Rift Widening?

"Peace talks" and Egyptian power vacuum render reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas increasingly unlikely.Ari Soffer, 7/23/2013, 3:03 PM

"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 pressureAri Soffer, 7/22/2013, 7:25 PM

PA Official: Talks Likely as Netanyahu Folds on Key Issues

Israel and the PA may start negotiations again, after Israeli PM agrees to major concessions, including partial "building-freeze"David Lev, 7/18/2013, 12:15 PM

MK Erdan: PA Responsible for Lack of Agreement, not Bibi

Yisrael Beiteinu Minister responds to accusations by former PM Olmert, "Palestinians want to start negotiations from the finish line"Ari Soffer, 7/15/2013, 8:21 AM

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.Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 3:43 AM

Kerry Mideast Visit in Doubt Due to Wife's Health

US Secretary of State John Kerry's return to the Middle East could be postponed due to his wife's illness.Rina Tzvi , 7/9/2013, 7:54 PM