Ahead of Upcoming Visit, Merkel Voices Support for Peace Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel advocates two-state solution ahead of visit, claims she will speak to Netanyahu over the talks' progress.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2014, 7:35 PM

US Framework to Demand that PA Recognize Israel as Jewish State

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro declares that PA must recognize Israel under framework agreement - despite their open opposition to it.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 11:09 AM

Israeli, PA Officials Collaborate to Help the Environment

Ministerial delegations meet over waste treatment, water and air pollution. Peretz: We can only benefit by working together.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 7:53 AM

Fatah Insists: Interim Agreement Only On Our Terms

As Abbas meets with Kerry in Paris to 'advance talks,' his representatives in Ramallah declare otherwise.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2014, 10:55 PM

Hamas: US Framework a 'Conspiracy' Against Palestinian Arabs

Gaza government releases statement calling peace talks a 'plot to destroy the Palestinian problem.'Dalit Halevi,Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2014, 9:55 PM

Report: PA to Demand Divided Jerusalem in Paris Talks

PA official claims that Abbas to demand divided Jerusalem, 'refugee' compensation, terrorist releases in Paris talks. But is it true?Tova Dvorin and AFP, 2/20/2014, 8:14 PM

US 'Narrowing the Gaps' on a Framework Agreement

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Jordan, PA to discuss peace, claims that negotiations are advancing.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2014, 9:50 PM

Abbas Not Asked 'The Tough Questions' at Student Meeting

Student present at press conference with the PA tells Arutz Sheva: Abbas avoids talking about 'wiping Israel off the map,' freed terrorists.Tova Dvorin , 2/19/2014, 3:21 PM

US Ambassador to Israel: Negotiations with Iran, PA Key to Peace

US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 2:13 AM

Mahmoud Abbas Incites Against 'Settlers'

Speaking to Israeli students in Ramallah, PA chief accuses Jews in Judea and Samaria of 'murder', urges leftists to 'stop them'.Ari Soffer, Ramallah, 2/16/2014, 3:46 PM

Report: Against the Kerry Framework, PA turns to UNESCO

Israeli news site claims PA turned to UNESCO over two weeks ago to make village a 'World Heritage Site' - against terms of peace talks.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 10:34 AM

Herzog: PA Should Recognize Israel as Jewish State

In surprising turnaround, Opposition Leader Yitzhak Herzog supports the demand that the PA recognize Israel as the Jewish homeland.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 11:16 AM

'Kerry Never Meant to Threaten Israel,' State Department Claims

US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki denies Kerry threatened Israel with boycotts.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 2:28 PM

Dayan: American Framework for Peace 'Unacceptable'

Yesha Council official slams American framework presented by Martin Indyk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2014, 10:36 AM

Feiglin: Conflict Between Bennett, Netanyahu 'Ridiculous'

MK slams Netanyahu's controversial tactic to expose PA incitement, threatens to leave coalition if Jerusalem divided.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 8:38 PM

'Mahmoud Abbas: Number One Anti-Semite'

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz, speaking at INSS, blames Abbas for ongoing incitement against Israel by the Palestinian Authority.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 7:43 PM

Abbas Gives Israel 3 Years to Withdraw from Judea and Samaria

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gives Israel deadline to withdraw from Judea, Samaria in event of an interim deal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2014, 3:20 PM

Yechimovich: Leaving 'Settlers' Under PA Control Not a Bad Idea

Labor MK reveals she has disussed the idea of leaving Jewish communities under Palestinian state control with Abbas.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 10:08 AM

Livni: 'Negotiations Not to Expose Faults of Other Side'

Livni attacks PMO over statements about Jewish communities in PA, insists giving away land is only option for peace.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 1:44 AM

Israel Transfers 36 Terrorist Bodies to the PA

Israel begins transferring the bodies of 36 terrorists for reburial in the PA, in accordance with a Supreme Court ruling.Elad Benari, 1/20/2014, 2:14 AM

Bibi: Talks, Like the Middle East, are 'Complex and Difficult'

The Prime Minister emphasizes Israel's right to defend itself Wednesday - in both the peace talks with the PA and against Iran.Tova Dvorin, 1/15/2014, 11:00 PM

Lapid Urges Caution in Negotiations, Calls PA 'Unreliable'

Finance Minister Yair Lapid expresses doubts about PA reliability and the US's capability to mediate negotiations.Tova Dvorin, 1/15/2014, 10:40 PM

'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

'Judea and Samaria Are Not Vietnam'

US Secretary of State's comparison between Israeli-Arab conflict and America's war in Vietnam ridiculed.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 2:38 PM

Report: Israeli Arabs' Involvement in Terror On the Decline

University of Haifa professor claims Israeli Arabs' involvement in terror has declined.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 2:41 PM

PA Official: "Israel Agreed to Release Israeli Arabs"

PA Prisoner Minister continues accusations against Israel, saying that Israeli Arabs were due to be released as part of talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 12:37 PM

Steinitz: Israel Rejects US Plans for the Jordan Valley

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz states on public radio Sunday that Israel has rejected the US's plans for the Jordan Valley.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 10:16 AM

Struk: Kerry Deal? Not Under This Government

Jewish Home MK, in interview with Arutz Sheva, explains why a deal will never be passed under the current coalition.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 8:22 AM

'Jordan Should Be Involved in PA-Israel Negotiations'

Advisor to Jordan's King Abdullah II insists that Amman should protect its interests by being involved in talks.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 8:17 AM

Statistics: Terror Attacks Increase As Talks Progress

Israel's Security Agency (Shin Bet) statistics for November show dramatic increase in attacks; numbers follow negotiation timeline.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 5:14 PM

Reagan: Palestinians Do Not Want Peace - They Want Israel

In special interview with Arutz Sheva, son of former US President Ronald Reagan discusses the importance of Israel's security.Tova Dvorin&Eliran Aharon, 12/20/2013, 1:39 PM

Erekat: Palestinian Authority Ready for 12-Month Interim Deal

PLO official claims PA ready for interim deal. The catch: meeting the PA's demands on a number of key issues.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2013, 11:25 AM

Liberman: Israel-PA Dialogue May Fail, But Important to Continue

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, speaking from the Saban Center for Middle Eastern Policy in Washington, stresses importance of talks.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2013, 6:08 PM

Report: Clashes during IDF Activity Near Jenin

PA media reports clashes between soldiers, local Arab men near Jenin.Maayana Miskin, 12/1/2013, 2:19 PM

Abbas Joins Peres in Inviting Pope

PA Chairman tells Pope Francis he will use gift pen to sign a peace deal.Maayana Miskin, 10/17/2013, 3:12 PM

Israel to Allow Building Materials into Gaza

In the latest “gesture” to Abbas, Israel will allow limited quantities of building materials for use by the private sector into Gaza.Elad Benari, 9/18/2013, 4:16 AM

Iran: We Are 'Hostile' to Israel-PA Talks

Iran declares it is against the renewed peace talks, says "the Zionist regime does as it wants."Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 6:16 AM

PA Officials in Knesset for Pro-‘Two State’ Meeting

MK brings PA representatives to Knesset for a meeting in support of the ‘two-state solution.’Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 1:23 PM

U.S. General: Settlements Will Make PA State Impossible

General James Mattis says America pays a price for supporting Israel, warns settlements could create 'apartheid state.'Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 11:30 AM

Iran Slams PA-Israel Peace as ‘Symbol of Arab Expulsion’

Iran is calling any land swap deal within the context of an Israel-PA peace plan a “disrespect” and “symbol of expulsion”Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2013, 3:32 PM

Kerry Visit Postponed, Staying By Wife’s Side

US 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.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 4:26 PM

Poll: Israelis Don't Believe Peace with PA is Possible

Nearly three quarters of Israelis think it will not be possible to reach a peace agreement even if peace talks resume, finds new poll.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2013, 1:55 AM

MK: Want Peace? Ignore Abbas’ Demands

PA’s unrealistic demands amount to peace refusal, and giving in will just make it worse, MK warns.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 8:27 AM

Progress or Stalemate in Peace Talks? Kerry's Efforts Continue

Jordan-based newspaper reports that Israel has agreed to freeze construction in Judea and Samaria. PA and Israeli leaders: No progress yet.Elad Benari, 6/30/2013, 5:36 AM

Lapid: Israel, PA Should ‘Talk Until the White Smoke Comes Out’

Yair Lapid shares his views on Israel-PA talks, settlements, and his friendship with Naftali Bennett., 6/21/2013, 10:17 AM

Clinton Admits 'No Perfect Solutions' in Israel-PA Conflict

Former US Pres. Bill Clinton admitted Wednesday at the 5th Presidential Conference there are no perfect solutions to the Israel-PA conflict.Chana Ya'ar, 6/19/2013, 12:52 PM

Housing Minister: Yes, There Is a Building Freeze

Minister Uri Ariel confirms: Israelis not allowed to build homes east of 1949 armistice line.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2013, 10:19 AM

Lapid Attempts to Restart Israel-PA Economic Talks

Lapid, PA counterpart may restart Israel-PA economic talks.Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 7:54 AM

'Israel is Sliding Into Total Dependence on the PA'

Factory owners: PA deliberately cuts taxes so that Israeli industry can't compete; Bennett must intervene.Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 9:51 AM

Peres to Claim ‘Overwhelming Majority’ Favor 1949 Border

President Peres reportedly plans to tell Arab leaders that most Israelis favor a return to 1949-1967 borders. Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 10:38 AM

Netanyahu Orders Judea, Samaria Construction Freeze

Prime Minister meets with Housing Minister, orders halt to new projects in Judea and Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 5/7/2013, 8:48 AM

Netanyahu: Conflict is Over Israel’s Existence, Not Land

Israel-PA conflict is over Israel’s very existence, PM says., 5/1/2013, 2:44 PM

Cameron to Netanyahu: Renew Peace Talks

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday urges his Israeli counterpart to reopen peace talks with the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 4/18/2013, 4:14 AM

Obama: There's a Window of Opportunity to Restart Peace Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama says he believes there is a "window of opportunity" to kickstart the Middle East peace process.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 4:13 AM

Minister Shalom: The Ball is in Abbas’ Court

Israeli minister says PA has put up ‘every possible barrier’ to talks.Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 9:01 AM

Olmert: Netanyahu Treats Obama like 'Retarded Student'

Olmert attacks Netanyahu in new interview, accuses him of treating Obama ‘like a retarded student.’Maayana Miskin, 3/22/2013, 9:39 AM