Abbas heads to Washington

PA chairman to meet President Donald Trump, discuss peace process with Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2017, 6:13 AM

Abbas to Israel: Don't waste peace opportunity

PA chairman urges Israel to reach peace agreement based on the “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 3/28/2017, 6:15 AM

Israel, U.S. aim to achieve formula on construction

Netanyahu and Trump's envoy meet for five hours, discuss construction in Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 3/14/2017, 12:36 AM

PA officials: Abbas is a 'peace partner'

PA officials claim that Abbas's conversation with Trump refutes Israel's claim that Abbas isn't a partner for peace.Elad Benari, 3/12/2017, 6:34 AM

Ambassador Haley makes bid to renew peace talks

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley discusses reviving Israel-PA talks with PA envoy to the United Nations.Elad Benari, 3/8/2017, 4:14 AM

Abbas to visit Moscow in May

PA chairman will reportedly visit Moscow, discuss Israel-PA peace efforts.Elad Benari, 3/3/2017, 6:15 AM

Abbas deputy: We accept 'one-state solution'

PA chairman's deputy claims the PA accepts a “one-state solution” but Israel doesn't.Elad Benari, 3/2/2017, 6:13 AM

Congressmen introduce bill for Israeli-Palestinian peace fund

Two congressmen introduce measure to establish international fund to promote peace between Israel and Palestinians.JTA, 3/1/2017, 1:56 AM

Abbas blames Israel for talks impasse

Visiting Lebanon, PA chairman claims he is extending his hand for peace but Israel refuses talks.Elad Benari, 2/24/2017, 6:15 AM

Revealed: Kerry offered Netanyahu regional peace plan

Haaretz reveals Netanyahu took part in a secret summit in Jordan in 2017, where Kerry presented plan for regional peace initiative.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2017, 5:49 AM

Official: Trump won't insist on 'two-state solution'

Senior White House official: Peace is the goal, but we will no longer insist on “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 2/15/2017, 3:27 AM

Liberman: 'No chance' of bilateral agreement with PA

Defense Minister calls for regional anti-terror coalition that would include moderate Arab countries and Israel.Hezki Baruch, 1/23/2017, 3:36 AM

PA official: Resolution 2334 was 'pro-peace'

PA envoy to the UN insists the resolution passed last month by the UN Security Council is both “pro-Palestinian” and “pro-Israel”.Elad Benari, 1/18/2017, 6:06 AM

Kerry: Israel marching towards being a 'unitary state'

Outgoing Secretary of State blames Israel and PA for failure to reach peace deal during his tenure.Elad Benari, 1/17/2017, 2:04 AM

Israel, PA agree to cooperate on water

Israel and the PA to renew the activity of the Joint Water Committee which manages water and sewer related infrastructure.Kobi Finkler, 1/16/2017, 3:04 AM

74% of Republicans sympathize with Israel over Palestinians

The difference between the proportion of Republicans and Democrats who sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians is the largest ever.JTA, 1/13/2017, 4:57 AM

Israel returns bodies of two terrorists

Israel returns to the PA the bodies of two terrorists who carried out attacks in Hevron.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/6/2017, 10:09 PM

Russia: Kerry's speech doesn't help peace

Russia's Foreign Ministry wonders why Kerry didn't raise his concerns about Israel-PA peace until weeks before the end of his term.Elad Benari, 12/30/2016, 6:09 AM

Erdan on Kerry's speech: Pathetic

Internal Security Minister criticizes Secretary of State's planned speech on how to achieve Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 12/28/2016, 2:39 AM

Kerry to offer comprehensive vision on Israel-PA peace

Secretary of State will make a speech on Wednesday regarding the peace process between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 11:18 PM

Russia: Only direct talks can bring peace

Russia says the only way to achieve peace is through direct Israel-PA negotiations, affirms readiness to host Netanyahu and Abbas.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 4:11 AM

Israel returns bodies of nine terrorists to the PA

Israel hands over the bodies of nine terrorists killed while carrying out attacks against Israelis.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/23/2016, 10:36 PM

Erekat threatens: PLO will cancel its recognition of Israel

PLO Secretary General threatens to cancel agreements with Israel if Trump follows through on pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2016, 6:06 AM

France confirms peace conference has been postponed

France confirms a peace conference aimed at restarting Israel-PA talks has been postponed until January.Elad Benari, 12/18/2016, 5:48 AM

PA government: Prosecute Israel for 'war crimes'

PA claims that Israel is thwarting diplomatic initiatives to gain time in order to further establish its "occupation" and Judaize Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 12/14/2016, 3:12 AM

Obama: Sustaining diplomacy is critical on Israel-PA front

In his final speech on national security, Obama says diplomatic engagement is “required” to resolve Middle Eastern conflicts.JTA, 12/9/2016, 3:19 AM

French initiative will continue with or without Israel's consent

PLO member Ahmad Majdalani says international peace conference led by France will take place whether Israel likes it or not.Elad Benari, 11/20/2016, 6:29 AM

France will promote peace initiative despite Israeli opposition

Senior French diplomats say France will not stop trying to promote its peace initiative despite Israel's negative response to the idea.Elad Benari, 11/8/2016, 1:02 AM

France adamant on peace initiative

France's Middle East envoy says his country is determined to promote its peace initiative, urges Israel to take part.Nitsan Keidar, 11/7/2016, 4:42 AM

Clinton: Peace talks for show are better than no talks at all

Israel-PA peace process for show is better than no process at all, Democratic candidate said in newly leaked email.Reut Hadar, 10/16/2016, 3:17 AM

Netanyahu asks Kerry not to promote anti-Israel resolutions

Netanyahu reportedly told Secretary of State that Israel expects Obama not to support a UN resolution on Israeli-PA issue.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2016, 6:15 AM

Lavrov: We're ready to mediate Israel-PA talks

Russian Foreign Minister says Moscow is ready to help mediate peace talks if both sides are willing to compromise.Elad Benari, 9/25/2016, 6:39 AM

Sisi calls for effort to reach 'two-state solution'

Speaking at the UN, Egyptian President says the Arab-Israeli is “the core of regional instability in the Middle East”.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 4:16 AM

Senators to Obama: Continue vetoing anti-Israel UN resolutions

88 senators from both parties urge Obama to maintain policy of vetoing any one-sided Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-PA issue.Elad Benari, 9/20/2016, 3:44 AM

Trump adviser: He won't force a peace solution on Israel

David Friedman, Trump’s adviser on Israel affairs, says the United States should let Israel decide how to solve its conflict with the PA.Channel 10 News, 9/15/2016, 12:39 AM

Washington aware of Russia's Israel-PA peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 12:15 AM

Report: Israel agrees to peace summit, but PA places conditions

Jordanian newspaper reports that Israel agreed to an American-initiated peace summit with the PA, but the PA is placing preconditions.Elad Benari, 8/29/2016, 1:16 AM

Poll: Most Israelis, Palestinians oppose bilateral peace plan

Most Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found.Andrew Tobin, 8/23/2016, 1:01 AM

Interfaith teens from Jerusalem, US visit Capitol Hill

28 Muslim, Christian and Jewish teenagers from Jerusalem and the United States encourage peace between Israel and the Palestinians.JTA, 8/3/2016, 4:56 AM

Democrats seek unity on Israel, but cracks begin to show

Cracks are showing on one issue that Democrats have long been united on: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben Sales, 7/27/2016, 2:25 AM

Officials: Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talks

Following Egyptian Foreign Minister's visit to Israel, officials say Egypt wants to host direct talks between Israel and the PA in Cairo.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 6:16 AM

Kahlon hints resumption of peace talks is imminent

Finance Minister says rumors about resumption of Israel-PA talks hold more water than some think.Hezki Baruch, 6/2/2016, 3:43 AM

Sanders: We need to take the Palestinians into account too

Democratic presidential candidate says he supports Israel’s right to exist, but stresses the Palestinians must also be considered.Elad Benari, 5/30/2016, 12:16 AM

Report: Arab countries willing to change peace initiative

Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states, Jordan and Egypt reportedly prepared to change their attitude towards Israel in exchange for peace with PA.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/21/2016, 1:01 AM

Sisi: PA-Israel deal could be more crucial than peace with Egypt

Israel-PA peace deal could be 'more important' than Israel-Egypt deal, President Sisi insists.Hezki Baruch, 5/17/2016, 4:42 PM

Erekat claims Kerry will attend French peace summit

PLO chief negotiator says that despite being reluctant to support the French peace initiative, Kerry will attend a May 30 summit in Paris.Elad Benari, 5/17/2016, 2:15 AM

United States 'reluctant' to support French peace initiative

State Department unable to say whether Kerry will attend France's international summit aimed at solving Israel-PA conflict.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 1:14 AM

Trump: I'd love to broker an Israel-PA peace deal

Republican presidential frontrunner says an Israel-Palestinian would be a “beauty”.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2016, 5:16 AM

Jordan's FM discusses Israel-PA peace talks with Kerry

Jordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh calls for peace talks resulting in viable and independent Palestinian state.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 5:46 AM

Abbas blasts Israeli 'occupation' at UN climate summit

Ambassador Danny Danon says PA chairman is spreading hatred, after Abbas claims "Israeli occupation" is ruining the environment.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/22/2016, 10:59 PM

French FM: Only the 'two-state solution' will work

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says international summit must result in guarantees and not declarations.Elad Benari, 4/22/2016, 6:16 AM

Putin tells Abbas he backs Israel-PA peace efforts

Russian President meets PA chairman in Moscow, backs efforts aimed at facilitating the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 5:12 AM

Biden not expecting peace breakthrough during Middle East visit

Vice President who starts a five-day visit to the region isn't expecting major breakthroughs in Israel-PA talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/4/2016, 11:11 PM

Obama: It's important to give hope to Israelis and Palestinians

President Obama, meeting Jordan's King, calls for a solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 5:47 AM

PA confirms economic talks with Israel

PA Finance Minister confirms he met Israeli counterpart Kahlon to discuss an economic agreement to boost the PA economy.Elad Benari, 2/24/2016, 5:14 AM

Report: Israel formulating economic assistance plan for PA

Kahlon reportedly putting together a series of economic measures to help alleviate the pressure on the Palestinian population.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 3:13 AM

Israel: PA official's comments prove they don't want peace

Israeli officials respond to PA Foreign Minister's declaration that there will "never" be direct talks with Israel again.Nitsan Keidar and Elad Benari, 2/16/2016, 1:12 AM