Abbas Joins Peres in Inviting PopePA Chairman tells Pope Francis he will use gift pen to sign a peace deal.
Israel to Allow Building Materials into GazaIn the latest “gesture” to Abbas, Israel will allow limited quantities of building materials for use by the private sector into Gaza.
Iran: We Are 'Hostile' to Israel-PA TalksIran declares it is against the renewed peace talks, says "the Zionist regime does as it wants."
PA Officials in Knesset for ‘Two State’ MeetingMK brings PA representatives to Knesset for a meeting in support of the ‘two-state solution.’
U.S. General: Settlements Make PA State ImpossibleGeneral James Mattis says America pays a price for supporting Israel, warns settlements could create 'apartheid state.'
Iran Slams First Step Towards PA Israel Peace DealIran is calling any land swap deal within the context of an Israel-PA peace plan a “disrespect” and “symbol of expulsion”
Kerry Visit Postponed, Staying By Wife’s SideUS Secretary of State John Kerry has informed Israel that he will not return to the region until further notice due to his wife’s illness.
Poll: Israelis Don't Believe Peace is PossibleNearly three quarters of Israelis think it will not be possible to reach a peace agreement even if peace talks resume, finds new poll.
MK: Want Peace? Ignore Abbas’ DemandsPA’s unrealistic demands amount to peace refusal, and giving in will just make it worse, MK warns.
Progress or Stalemate in Peace Talks?Jordan-based newspaper reports that Israel has agreed to freeze construction in Judea and Samaria. PA and Israeli leaders: No progress yet.
Lapid: ‘Talk Until the White Smoke Comes Out’Yair Lapid shares his views on Israel-PA talks, settlements, and his friendship with Naftali Bennett.
Clinton Admits 'No Perfect Solutions' HereFormer US Pres. Bill Clinton admitted Wednesday at the 5th Presidential Conference there are no perfect solutions to the Israel-PA conflict.
Housing Minister: Yes, There Is a Building FreezeMinister Uri Ariel confirms: Israelis not allowed to build homes east of 1949 armistice line.
Lapid Attempts to Restart Israel-PA Economic TalksLapid, PA counterpart may restart Israel-PA economic talks.
'Israel is Sliding Into Total Dependence on PA'Factory owners: PA deliberately cuts taxes so that Israeli industry can't compete; Bennett must intervene.
Peres: ‘Overwhelming Majority’ for 1949 BorderPresident Peres reportedly plans to tell Arab leaders that most Israelis favor a return to 1949-1967 borders.
Netanyahu Orders New Construction FreezePrime Minister meets with Housing Minister, orders halt to new projects in Judea and Samaria.
Netanyahu: Conflict is Over Israel’s ExistenceIsrael-PA conflict is over Israel’s very existence, PM says.
Cameron to Netanyahu: Renew Peace TalksBritish Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday urges his Israeli counterpart to reopen peace talks with the Palestinian Authority.
Obama: There's a Window of Opportunity for PeaceU.S. President Barack Obama says he believes there is a "window of opportunity" to kickstart the Middle East peace process.
Minister Shalom: The Ball is in Abbas’ CourtIsraeli minister says PA has put up ‘every possible barrier’ to talks.
Olmert: Netanyahu Treats Obama as Retarded StudentOlmert attacks Netanyahu in new interview, accuses him of treating Obama ‘like a retarded student.’
Beilin: Kerry Confirmed Obama Peace PlanObama plans to unveil a new peace plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority, former minister says.
Henry Kissinger Pessimistic On Middle East PeaceVenerated former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he is not optimistic about the chances for real progress in Mideast peace.
Tribunal: Probe Israel's 'Crimes' in 'Palestine'Russell Tribunal calls on the ICC to investigate alleged crimes committed by Israel in "Palestine". Foreign Ministry dismisses the call.
Experts: Dead PA Prisoner was Not HarmedThe PA terrorist who died in an Israeli prison was not beaten, tortured or poisoned, experts find. Cause of death still not clear.
‘Spontaneous’ Arab Riots a Message for ObamaFormer IDF general says ‘spontaneous rage’ riots are a message to Obama and Netanyahu, aiming at restarting Israel-PA talks.
PA: 'Too Soon' for Soccer Match with IsraelThe head of the PA's soccer federation says it is "too soon" for a match against Israel, as proposed by Barcelona.
PA Encouraged by Livni’s New RolePA officials are pleased that MK Tzipi Livni will head negotiations. ‘Her public positions are positive.’
US Sees ‘Possibilities’ for Israel-PA PeaceThe US believes Israel-PA talks could resume, but is waiting to hear from regional leaders.
Obama to Visit IsraelUS President Barack Obama will make his first official visit to Israel in March.
Lieberman: I Support a Palestinian StateLieberman says ‘two state solution’ will guide Likud Beytenu government.
Lieberman to Abbas: Please Quit, We Can't WaitLieberman welcomes Abbas' threat to step down. 'We're pleased he recognizes the way forward.'
General: Save Diplomacy - Call Abbas' BluffTo save its diplomatic ties with the world, Israel should call the PA's bluff by offering Abbas what Barak offered Arafat, Yadlin says.
PA Lawmaker on Construction: This Means WarA PA lawmaker says Israel has declared war with new construction, calls for “popular resistance.”
Poll: Only 28% Still Believe in PA PartnerOnly 28.2% of Israelis think Israel has someone to negotiate with. 75% see Netanyahu winning the elections.
Yair Lapid: The PA Will Give Up JerusalemYair Lapid argues that if Israel does not compromise on “right of return,” Jerusalem, the PA will give in.
Israel Helps PA Economy, Lets More Workers InIsrael’s latest measures to improve the PA economy include approval of construction projects, more permits, and more Gaza exports.
Barak Slams Lieberman Over Comments on AbbasBarak criticizes the remarks of Lieberman against PA Chairman Abbas, after Abbas' hatred speech at the UN.
Lieberman: Abbas Just Wants to Blame IsraelLieberman tells foreign dignitaries that PA head Abbas plans to use Israel as a scapegoat rather than make peace.
Dep. Min Ayalon: PA Wouldn't Last One Day Sans IDFAyalon, in NY for the PA Donor Conference, gives a preview of his speech, telling it like it is.
‘My Son was a Victim of Oslo’Peres said slain soldier was a ‘sacrifice for peace,’ but in truth he was a victim of Oslo, his mother says.
Danon: PA’s UN Bid Means Israeli Sovereignty BidPM must tell PA leaders that if they seek recognition as a state in Judea and Samaria, Israel will seek to annex the region, MK says.
Is Israel Helping PA Prepare for War?Israel is boosting the PA economy while the PA continues its incitement and enmity – which could help the PA in case of open conflict.
The Truth about Arafat’s Final DaysAs Arab news network claims poisoning, Israel reveals the truth about Yasser Arafat’s final days.
Quartet to Meet, Discuss Stalled Peace ProcessMembers of the Quartet will meet in New York, after recent failed attempts to revive peace talks between Israel and the PA.
Israel, PA Respond Together to Horrific CrashIsrael and the PA work together to respond to horrific bus crash near Jerusalem. At least 10 PA children killed.
Peres: Peace Process Is Up to PAPresident Shimon Peres told the Knesset in a speech on Wednesday that it is “up to the Palestinians to choose” between terror or peace.
Ya'alon: Not Every Election Brings DemocracyStrategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon cited Western "ignorance coupled with naivety"in his address at the 2012 Herzliya Conference.
Panetta Warns: Israel is Becoming 'Isolated'U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated, calls on it to renew peace negotiations.
PM: Abbas' 'Intrasigence' Preventing Peace TalksPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahi and Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon tell it like it is: Abbas just refuses to talk to Israel,
PA Slams Israel's New HousingThe Palestinian Authority has slammed Israel's effort to relieve its housing shortage in two towns in Judea and Samaria.
French FM Visits IsraelFrench Foreign Minister Alain Juppe arrives in Jerusalem to revive talks between Israel and the PA.
PA Police Officially HostileIsrael has officially determined that the PA police force is a hostile organization. Implications for the future.
Peres, Abbas hold Secret MeetingPresident Peres held a clandestine meeting with PA Chairman Abbas, and the two continue to communicate. Talks may have influenced Obama speech.
Netanyahu: Time to Unite on PlanPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the “time has come to unite” around the peace plan he brought to the US Congress.