Peace Deal 'Moving Further Away,' Says Netanyahu

PM says PA's refusal to recognize Jewish state is a 'deal-breaker' for talks; calls for a strong government.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2014, 1:57 PM

Bennett: The Whole Land of Israel is a Single 'Bloc'

After interviews by PM Netanyahu, Economics Min. Bennett says all Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria to remain under Israeli sovereignty.David Lev, 3/9/2014, 9:19 PM

U.S.: No Need for PA to Recognize Israel

State Department spokeswoman says the U.S. believes there is no need for the PA to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 3/9/2014, 3:00 AM

Abbas Aide: Extending Talks is Pointless

Former PA negotiator Mohammed Shtayyah says that the gaps between Israeli and PA negotiators only have widened in seven months of talks.Elad Benari, 3/7/2014, 3:45 AM

Obama Promised Netanyahu to Pressure Abbas, Says Official

Obama committed to Prime Minister Netanyahu that the Palestinians are not "going to get a pass", reveals American official.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 2:14 AM

Opposition Head to Kerry: Ignore the Right

Labor Party head says he told Kerry to force through 'historic compromise,' not matter what Israel might say.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 10:04 AM

Obama will Pressure Israel 'Forcefully' over Framework

Palestinian Authority sources say US President intends to apply heavy pressure on Netanyahu and Abbas.Dalit Halevy, 3/2/2014, 4:29 PM

'Do Not Bow to US Pressure' for Framework Agreement

Deputy Defense Minister urges Netanyahu to 'uphold Likud's values,' protect Israel's security and borders during meeting with Obama.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 8:52 PM

Erekat Rejects Proposal to Extend Peace Talks

PA chief negotiator rejects Kerry's suggestion that April deadline for talks with Israel will be extended.Elad Benari, 2/28/2014, 3:16 AM

Kerry: Peace Talks will Continue Beyond April

Kerry admits there won't be a peace deal by April's deadline, but says, "I don't think anybody would worry if there's another nine months."Elad Benari, 2/27/2014, 3:43 AM

PA Report: Abbas Angry at Kerry, Threatened to End Talks

PA-based newspaper: Kerry demanded that Abbas recognize Israel, annex 10 Jewish communities and give up on Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 2/27/2014, 1:14 AM

Akunis: Peace is Foreign to the Palestinians

Deputy Minister warns against construction freeze, says that PA's rejection of Kerry's framework proves it doesn't want peace.Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 2:42 AM

Abbas: Kerry's Efforts Have Failed...So Far

PA Chairman says Kerry's attempts to forge a framework have so far failed but are "extremely serious."Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 10:49 PM

Hamas Legislator Attacks 'Coward' Abbas Over Framework Deal

Hamas officials claim PA's role in negotiations infringes on 'fundamental Palestinian principles,' including so-called Right of Return.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 2:21 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

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

Shapiro Meeting with Nationalist MKs About Framework

Ambassador Dan Shapiro has reportedly been meeting MKs from the right in an attempt to gauge their reaction to Kerry's framework.Elad Benari, 2/13/2014, 3:45 AM

Meretz Head: 'America is Capitulating to Naysayers'

Zehava Galon, Meretz Chairman, continues to attack Netanyahu government, US over perceived weaknesses.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 12:13 PM

U.S. Wants Peace by End of 2014, Indyk Tells Jewish Leaders

Kerry's "framework" will include a Palestinian state and will leave 80% of "settlers" in their homes, say Jewish leaders who met Indyk.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 2:13 AM

Peres: 'Make Peace Or Else'

Shimon Peres urges Israel to take Kerry's framework deal in meeting with Romanian President, warns of 'tragic consequences' of failure.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 5:39 PM

Netanyahu Opposes Framework Dividing Jerusalem

Reports indicate Netanyahu has told senior officials he won't sign any framework agreement dividing up the capital of Israel.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 10:46 AM