Jared Kushner plans Israel trip, meeting with Netanyahu

President Trump's son-in-law and Senior Advisor Jared Kushner to travel to Middle East, meet with Binyamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2017, 8:10 AM

Netanyahu: Abbas condemned Border Police, praised terrorists

PM Netanyahu demands international community condemn Palestinian Authority, says authorities are preparing to demolish terrorists' homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 12:56 PM

Fatah blasts Israel for 'executing' terrorists

PA chairman's faction won't condemn attack in Jerusalem, criticizes Israel for killing the three terrorists who carried it out.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/17/2017, 2:11 AM

Abbas blocks rivals' news sites

Ramallah government blocks at least 11 news websites, run by Abbas rivals.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 5:04 AM

Netanyahu: Israel does not seek Gaza escalation

PM says reduction in electricity to Gaza result of internal dispute between Hamas and PA, has nothing to do with Israel.AFP, 6/13/2017, 6:51 PM

Cabinet approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza

Security cabinet agrees to Abbas's request to reduce the supply of electricity to Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/12/2017, 4:35 AM

Skipping Ramallah

Unlike most world leaders, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi refuses to schedule meeting with PA chairman during upcoming trip to Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 6/9/2017, 9:02 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas to meet next month

Report says Trump, Netanyahu and Abbas could hold three-way meeting in an attempt to end deadlock.Nitsan Keidar, 6/9/2017, 4:04 AM

Is there real chance to renew the peace process?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2017, 1:15 AM

Will Abbas surrender freeze?

Advisor to PA chairman says Abbas willing to cede building freeze as precondition for opening negotiations, contrary to previous position.Mordechai Sones, 6/8/2017, 11:28 AM

PA: Israel is 'not ready' for peace

Abbas spokesman blasts Netanyahu for vowing not to cede security control of the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 6/7/2017, 6:06 AM

Abbas pleased with Trump's embassy decision

PA chairman's spokesman says Trump decision to delay embassy move to Jerusalem will advance peace.Dalit Halevi, 6/2/2017, 5:37 AM

PA officials: Trump showed Abbas videos of PA incitement

Abbas reportedly claimed that the videos were fabricated: 'Just ask the CIA.'Tal Polon, 6/1/2017, 8:46 AM

Trump changes his tune about Abbas – we think

In Trump we trust, but following the euphoria of his visit, it’s back to reality.  Jack Engelhard, 5/29/2017, 11:55 PM

Trump furious with Abbas: You lied to me

President Trump reportedly outraged with Palestinian Authority leader. 'The Israelis showed me that you are involved in incitement.'David Rosenberg, 5/29/2017, 10:20 AM

Abbas rejects Trump's peace proposal

In Fatah meeing, PA Chairman Abbas says he won't support anything which doesn't end Israel's 'occupation.'Dalit Halevi, 5/28/2017, 7:51 AM

Abbas: Terrorist prisoners are 'heroes'

PA chairman praises prisoners serving time for murder and terrorism as 'heroes,' says their demands, including more TV, must be met.Gary Willig, 5/26/2017, 11:02 AM

Abbas asks Washington to help end terrorist hunger strike

PA chairman speaks with Trump envoy, asks him to ensure terrorist prisoners' rights are "protected".Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2017, 5:38 AM

Abbas blasts Netanyahu's comments on Jerusalem

PA chairman's office rejects Netanyahu's statement that Jerusalem will remain under Jewish sovereignty.Elad Benari, 5/25/2017, 6:03 AM

Abbas to Trump: Willing to begin peace talks

White House says PA chairman told Trump he's willing to begin negotiations with Israel right away.Elad Benari, 5/24/2017, 5:34 AM

'Trump must move away from Obama's ideas'

Minister Elkin says President Trump improvement over Obama on Iran and peace process, but needs to let go of old ideas.Shimon Cohen, 5/23/2017, 8:28 PM

Trump in Bethlehem: Rewarding terrorism won't bring peace

President Trump calls for end to supporting, funding and rewarding terrorism. Efrat Mayor noted what Trump didn't say.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 11:57 AM

Trump: Terrorists are 'evil losers'

President Trump responds to Manchester suicide bombing during visit to Bethlehem, calling terrorists 'losers'.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 11:46 AM

Watch: Trump meets with Abbas in Bethlehem

President Trump addresses reporters during meeting with PA chief Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2017, 11:04 AM

Trump heads to Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

President Trump begins 2nd day of Israel visit with hour-long meeting with Palestinian Authority leader in Bethlehem.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 8:40 AM

Abbas to offer land swap with Israel in Trump talks

Plan by which Arabs renounce 6.5 percent of lands under their political control to Israel, three times as much as previously offered.Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 8:41 PM

PA to Trump: We must have an airport, Dead Sea resort

Palestinian Authority delegation reportedly told President Trump its infrastructure demands for Israel, including airport in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2017, 2:00 PM

PA official: We take Trump's peace efforts seriously

PA official Riyad al-Malki says Abbas was assured by Trump he will solve Israel-PA conflict in a year.Elad Benari, 5/19/2017, 5:06 AM

Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

PA official says Abbas is trying to apply pressure through international sources to put an end to hunger strike by terrorist prisoners.Elad Benari, 5/19/2017, 4:04 AM

Ben-Dahan: Israel will boycott terrorist Hevron mayor

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan said Israel will not cooperate with a murderer, and instead will build more in Jewish Hevron.Hezky Baruch, 5/17/2017, 8:10 PM

US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

New US Ambassador to Israel says Trump is coming to Israel with no 'pre-prepared plan or road map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 9:13 AM

PA chairman cheers prisoners, praises terrorists

During India visit, Mahmoud Abbas praises terrorists, martyrs - but says he wants peace with Israel.Shimon Cohen, 5/17/2017, 8:20 AM

Abbas: We want a state alongside Israel

Speaking in India, PA chairman says a peace agreement will help the fight against terror.Dalit Halevi, 5/17/2017, 6:10 AM

Indian leaders take PA Chairman on tech tour

India partners with Palestinian Authority to bring jobs to civilians. Will it work?AFP, 5/15/2017, 1:50 PM

Abbas visits India

PA chairman lands in New Delhi for three-day visit ahead of Indian PM's historic trip to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 3:07 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Precursor for victory - A diplomatic “Iron-Dome”

Israel requires a massive strategic public diplomacy offensive to generate the freedom of action required for victory-oriented policy.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/12/2017, 12:51 PM

Trump envoy: Israel, PA will both need to compromise

White House special envoy Jason Greenblatt pledges to diplomats that Trump administration will help forge peace between Israel, PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2017, 9:45 AM

Russia voices support for Trump's peace efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will give its "full support" for Trump's efforts to restart Israel-PA negotiations.AFP, 5/11/2017, 9:14 PM

Abbas: I'm ready to meet with Netanyahu - if Trump is present

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas declares his willingness to meet with Israeli PM, if meeting is organized by President Trump.David Rosenberg, 5/9/2017, 1:03 PM

PA claims funding anti-Israel terror advances peace

Ahead of President Trump's visit to Israel, Fatah responds to questions raised by Trump, says money for jailed terrorists good for peace.Shimon Cohen, 5/9/2017, 8:31 AM

Trump dodges Arab trap in Ramallah

PA officials planned photo-op 'ambush' of President Trump passing by grave of arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2017, 12:11 PM

Fatah-Hamas conflict deepens

PA Chairman signs order exempting Gaza from paying taxes to Hamas, Hamas leadership slams order, says it's 'illegal.'Ido Ben Porat, 5/7/2017, 1:27 PM

Netanyahu: We want peace

Prior to US President Trump's upcoming visit, Israeli PM Netanyahu emphasizes that 'Israel wants peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 11:51 AM

Putin and Abbas to meet next Thursday

Russian President and PA chairman to meet on May 11 in Sochi.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/5/2017, 11:47 PM

What was Abbas doing there with the POTUS?

The gravity of being President has still not quite been absorbed by Donald Trump. Abbas is a killer, a murderer, a terrorist, a warlord and a Holocaust denier. Jack Engelhard, 5/5/2017, 9:11 PM

Abbas 'satisfied' by talks in Washington

PA Chairman says that Trump is committed to a two-state solution based on pre-'67 borders.Dalit Halevy, 5/5/2017, 8:22 AM

Trump deletes tweet saying it was an 'honor' to meet Abbas

Tweet from President Trump calling meeting with Abbas an 'honor' mysteriously disappears less than a day after being posted.JTA, 5/4/2017, 9:07 PM

Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump

'I heard Abbas say that the Palestinians teach their children peace. Unfortunately, that's not true.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 2:16 PM

'It's time to reveal Abbas's true intentions'

Middle East expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says Israel should place certain conditions for Abbas before even discussing a peace agreement.Eliran Aharon, 5/4/2017, 4:45 AM

PA official: Israel allowed payments to terrorists

Senior PA official claims Israel had agreed to allow PA to pay families of terrorists. PM's office: That's nothing but a spin.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 4:08 AM

Trump hopes for 'something terrific' between Israel, PA

President Trump expresses optimism following his meeting with PA chairman.Elad Benari, 5/4/2017, 1:35 AM

The Middle East: Where the improbable is usually the truth

President Trump must come to understand that unless the belligerents facing Israel in the Middle East miraculously eschew their own ideologies, peace in the Middle East is not only improbable, it is impossible. Meir Jolovitz, 5/4/2017, 12:32 AM

Trump raised issue of terrorist payments with Abbas

US President Donald Trump addressees PA incitement and payments to terrorists during meeting with PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 9:46 PM

Smotrich warns against renewal of negotiations with PA

MK Betzalel Smotrich(Jewish Home) referred in an Arutz Sheva interview to the Trump-Abbas meeting and to the building freeze.Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2017, 9:16 PM

Hamas rejects Abbas' call for peace

Hamas terrorist group rejects Abbas' authority to speak for Arabs and says all 'Palestine' belongs to Arabs.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 8:29 PM

'There can be no peace until incitement ends'

US President and PA chairman deliver joint address on plans to jump-start stalled peace process.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 7:16 PM

Trump to seek Abbas commitment to peace

Sources say Trump will ask PA chairman to cooperate with his Middle East peace initiative.Elad Benari, 5/3/2017, 6:16 AM