Want an economic peace? Tell this to the Palestinians

The economic vision presented in Bahrain could be excellent if there is someone on the Palestinian side who would really like to adopt it.Israel News Talk Radio, 7/5/2019, 7:08 PM

If only the Palestinian leadership really wished for peace

On the other hand, one wonders what anti-Israel activists would do with themselves if the Palestinians ever chose peace and prosperity over perpetual conflict. Alex Ryvchin, 7/1/2019, 11:05 PM

From the Hebrew press: The Bahrain Conference is a pipe dream

The festive American document published last Saturday brings back memories of the late Shimon Peres' grandiose delusions of a "New Middle East." Haggai Segal, 6/30/2019, 1:32 PM

PA releases businessman who took part in Bahrain conference

US envoy Jason Greenblatt says PA released Hevron businessman Salah Abu Mayala who participated in Bahrain economic workshop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 5:19 AM

Hevron businessman who attended Bahrain workshop arrested

Palestinian Authority arrests Hevron businessman who attended Bahrain workshop.AFP, 6/29/2019, 9:05 PM

Bahraini FM: Economic summit doesn't mean normalization

After being criticized for speaking to Israeli media, Bahrain's Foreign Minister reaffirms his country's support for Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2019, 1:56 AM

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraq over peace conference

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against Bahrain economic conference.Elad Benari, 6/28/2019, 3:02 AM

Trump Mideast peace envoy: 'We changed conflict conversation'

Economic prosperity conference held in Bahrain to discuss future business projects.i24News, 6/27/2019, 8:49 PM

More fat cash won’t stop the PA crime family

The PA and associates have a bad habit of squandering money, perhaps, over the years, not counting what the PA leaders have in their Swiss bank accounts. Who gets the $50 billion? Jack Engelhard, 6/27/2019, 5:50 AM

'The Jewish people have a place amongst us'

'Israel is a country in the Middle East. It is historically part of the heritage of this whole region,' Bahraini FM tells Israeli news.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 9:35 PM

'Dream of coming to a Gulf country became a reality'

Rabbi Marc Schneier, Special Advisor to King of Bahrain, says economic conference brought Israelis, Arabs together to bolster PA economy.Yoni Kempinski, 6/26/2019, 9:10 PM

Watch: Jared Kushner recaps Peace to Prosperity Summit

'An important blueprint for the future of the Palestinian people, and hopefully a step toward making this a safer, more prosperous region.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 8:57 PM

The message of praying and dancing in the Bahrain synagogue

Jewish delegates and visitors pray, dance, and celebrate at long-abandoned synagogue in Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 7:31 PM

Kushner: Political plan will be released at 'right time'

White House adviser says door still open for PA to engage in US peace plan, slamming PA for 'blaming Israel for all the people's problems.'AFP, 6/26/2019, 5:55 PM

'With peace, imagine what is possible'

White House releases video promoting economic part of peace plan. 'The opportunity is now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 5:29 PM

Ex PA official slams 'collaborators with occupation' in Bahrain

PA residents who attended Bahrain workshop are 'collaborators' who will be 'seriously punished' in business, ex senior PA official says.i24News, 6/26/2019, 4:29 PM

Former Hamas leader: Israel is not part of the solution

Khaled Mashaal warns against Arab countries supporting US 'Peace to Prosperity' plan, promises Israel will remain an enemy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 2:41 PM

Special prayer service in Bahrain synagogue

Watch: Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt, Rabbi Marc Schneierand other Jewish attendees at economic peace workshop pray at Bahrain synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 10:02 AM

Hebrew in Bahrain?

Saudi journalist and confidant of royal family now operating in Bahrain explains how he fell in love with the Hebrew language.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 8:48 AM

'Everyone knows Israel's not leaving all of Judea and Samaria'

'Things heading in right direction at Bahrain peace summit,' says Ambassador David Friedman. 'No plans for annexation of Judea, Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 7:56 AM

Hamas: 'Palestine' is not for sale

Conference held in Gaza against Bahrain conference and the Trump administration's "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 6/26/2019, 5:32 AM

Special Advisor Rabbi to King of Bahrain: 'Historic opportunity'

Rabbi Marc Schneier: 'We are living in extraordinary times, that this conference is now taking place.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 8:10 PM

Bahrain Conference kicks off: What to expect

What can be expected from the economic portion of the Trump peace plan? i24News reports.i24News, 6/25/2019, 5:46 PM

'Return of soldiers must be precondition for any decision'

Goldin family to ambassadors participating in Bahrain conference: 'Before treating Palestinians - boys must be returned.'Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2019, 4:31 PM

US kicks off Middle East peace summit in Bahrain

US-led summit unveiling economic portion of President Trump's Mideast peace plan, launched in Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/25/2019, 1:10 PM

PA cabinet leader: Bahrain conference is futile

Mohammad Shtayyeh denounces American workshop in Bahraini capital as mediocre.Elad Benari, 6/25/2019, 6:35 AM

Stopping in Samaria on the way to Bahrain

Palestinian Arab businessmen who are taking part in the economic workshop in Bahrain meet Shomron Regional Council head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 4:30 AM

Hamas warns against applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Hamas calls on Palestinian organizations to prepare for fight against Bahrain conference and "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 6/25/2019, 3:37 AM

Greenblatt blasts Fatah for threatening violence

US envoy: As the US gov't works to improve Palestinian lives, Fatah threatens an intifada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 1:43 AM

Kushner: We do not have to help the Palestinians

President Trump's adviser and son-in-law: If the PA continues to criticize us, the aid will be stopped.Nitsan Keidar, 6/25/2019, 12:31 AM

Because of the elections, Israel missed a strategic opportunity!

The inability to form a new government in Israel and as a result, going to new elections, has put spokes in the wheels of the wagon that made historic progress on the road to relations with the Arab world. Oded Revivi, Mayor of Efrat, 6/24/2019, 4:27 PM

The Palestinian Arabs are throwing away their last chance

What did he think this economic conference was setting out to do? Hand them the whole of Israel on a plate? Barry Shaw, 6/24/2019, 2:31 PM

Hamas official: Bahrain conference won't bring results

Senior Hamas official says economic conference in Bahrain is being held as part of US efforts to eliminate the Palestinian issue.Dalit Halevi, 6/24/2019, 5:44 AM

PLO says 'no' to Bahrain conference

PLO Executive Committee warns Israel of implications of providing security to Jewish extremists.Dalit Halevi, 6/24/2019, 4:45 AM

Trump should not pour $6.5 billion into Gaza and 'West Bank'

Been there, done that. Do not repeat the mistakes of the 2007 Annapolis Conference on the Arab-Israel conflict, then seen as a hopeful breakthrough and now dead and buried. David Singer, 6/23/2019, 11:58 AM

Revealed: 'Deal of the century's' economic aspect

US peace plan aims to raise $50 billion, create one million jobs for Palestinian Authority Arabs.Shaun Tandon, AFP, 6/22/2019, 8:59 PM

Hamas blasts Bahrain summit for 'normalizing' ties with Israel

Gaza terror group vows to fight against US-led Bahrain summit both at home "and beyond".Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/20/2019, 4:37 PM

Bahrain to permit Israeli journalists to enter country

Bahrain allows journalists from six different Israeli media outlets to enter country to cover US-led economic workshop in Manama.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 11:42 PM

'US lowering its expectations for Bahrain conference'

Journalist Yoni Ben Menachem says US decision not to invite Israel to Bahrain economic conference has implications for peace plan.Nitzan Keidar, 6/18/2019, 11:02 PM

Israel will not be invited to US-led conference in Bahrain

US administration decides to leave Israel out of conference where economic part of peace plan will be presented to bring PA to the table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 8:38 PM

Israel will attend Bahrain economic peace summit, FM confirms

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz says Israel will take part in US-led economic peace workshop in Bahrain.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/16/2019, 10:52 PM

PA rejects initiatives from Bahrain conference

PA will not assist or facilitate realization of projects to be declared during upcoming US-led economic workshop.Elad Benari, 6/13/2019, 5:37 AM

Jordan and Morocco to participate in Bahrain Economic Conference

Two countries join Egypt, that has already announced it will take part in US initiated event; Israel has yet to receive official invitation.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 7:29 PM

Freedom from PLO and Hamas - the hope for Gaza and 'West Bank' Arabs

Hamas and the PLO will be left to hang out to dry after the Manama Conference -  having been responsible for prolonging the Jewish-Arab conflict that should have been resolved decades ago. David Singer, 6/2/2019, 9:34 AM

INTO THE FRAY: The Bahrain Conference: Failure foretold

The endeavor to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by economic means not only shows a grave defect in understanding its underlying causes, but inverts the causal relationship that generates and sustains it.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/31/2019, 3:03 PM

US-led Bahrain conference to go on despite Israeli elections

State Department says news of new Israeli elections in September will not affect June economic conference in Bahrain.AFP, 5/30/2019, 9:34 PM

Kushner to visit Jerusalem despite political turmoil

President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner travels to Israel, Morocco, and Jordan to discuss US peace plan, Bahrain conference.AFP, 5/28/2019, 4:52 PM

China and Russia to boycott Bahrain conference

Senior PLO official says China and Russia informed him they will not participate in US-led economic workshop in Manama.Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 12:04 AM

Arab Allies want Israel to crush Hamas

Arab autocrats, who need Israel far more than Israel needs them, desire a confident Israel to crush its enemies, not a craven country that bends to terrorists. Rafael Castro, 5/27/2019, 4:30 PM

PLO calls for boycott of Bahrain conference

PLO Executive Committee calls on world to boycott US-led economic workshop that will be held in Manama next month.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 6:06 AM

Hamas calls for boycott of Bahrain economic conference

Hamas urges PA to boycott economic conference in which US will release first part of peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/25/2019, 1:09 AM

Erekat reiterates: PA won't participate in Bahrain conference

PLO secretary general: Palestine’s full economic potential can only be achieved by ending the Israeli occupation.Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 4:44 AM

UAE, Saudi Arabia to participate in US-led economic workshop

United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will take part in workshop in Bahrain in which part of US peace plan will be presented.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 6:42 AM

Bahrain: Economic conference will help Palestinians

Bahrain says next month's peace conference is aimed at helping PA.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 2:37 AM

PA to boycott US-led conference on economic peace

PA minister says conference in Bahrain in which economic aspects of Trump peace plan will be unveiled is 'meaningless.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/20/2019, 4:36 PM

'Don't negotiate on our behalf'

Senior Palestinian Authority official blasts plans to launch US Mideast peace plan at Bahrain event, says PA was never consulted.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/20/2019, 2:02 PM

"Bahrain leading the way in Arab Gulf's new ties with Israel"

Rabbi involved in establishing Jewish ties to Arab Gulf states touts Bahrain's hosting of US event rolling out Mideast peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 8:13 AM