Kerry 'Appreciates' Israel Releasing TerroristsAs Israel releases 26 terrorists, Secretary of State John Kerry "expresses his appreciation" for that decision.
Kerry 'Deceived Israel', Says OfficialPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has clarified to the Americans that no Israeli Arab terrorists will be released as a "gesture" to the PA.
PA Official Calls for 'Smart Resistance'Nabil Shaath predicts that peace talks will fail, says the PA should then resort to pursuing statehood through the UN.
Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli ConstructionThe PA has appealed to the United States to block Israel's plan to build new homes in Judea and Samaria.
EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned ConstructionIsrael should expect a "strong reaction" if it announces new construction in Judea and Samaria, says EU official.
PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'As expected, PA officials express outrage over reports that Israel plans to announce extensive new construction in Judea and Samaria.
Netanyahu to Announce Extended ConstructionPM plans to announce extended Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria next week, parallel to the release of another 26 terrorists.
Livni: Ignore the Terrorists and Keep TalkingJustice Minister says that the terrorists who carried out the bus bombing in Bat Yam should be ignored in favor of peace talks.
PA: Strip Judea, Samaria Residents of CitizenshipPLO negotiator blames Netanyahu for failures in peace talks, threatens to coerce other countries to strip 'settlers' of Israeli citizenship.
EU Envoy: Growing Support for Labeling InitiativeThe outgoing EU envoy to the Middle East says there is growing support among the 28 member states for labeling "settlement" products.
Erekat: Peace Talks Could be Extended if NecessaryChief negotiator indicates that PA is willing to extend peace talks if a detailed framework is reached by their April deadline.
Kerry 'Encouraged' by Progress in Peace TalksSecretary of State insists that concrete progress has been made in peace talks, but won't provide details.
Kerry to Visit Israel, PA Yet AgainU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be in the region again on Wednesday to pressure the sides to reach a peace agreement.
Report: Kerry to Postpone Terrorist ReleaseKerry may delay release of terrorists from Israeli prisons in order to get PA to agree to his proposed security arrangements.
Herzog: Liberman Trying to Sabotage PeaceOpposition leader slams Foreign Minister for saying that there is no chance of peace with the PA in the near future.
Kerry: Iran Deal Will Make Israel More SecureU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defends the deal signed with Iran, says his country would never allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon.
Poll: 87.5% of Israelis Don't Believe in TalksAn overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews believe that the current negotiations with the PA will not lead to peace, finds Israel Hayom poll.
Kerry: There's Progress, but I Can't Say MoreSecretary of State John Kerry says that progress has been made in talks Israel-PA peace talks, but won't provide details.
Liberman Meets Ban at UN HeadquartersForeign Minister Liberman meets UN chief. Iran and peace talks are among issues discussed.
Kerry Will Discuss Iran Deal with NetanyahuState Department official says Kerry will update Netanyahu on deal reached between Iran and the West.
Erekat to Kerry: Save the Peace ProcessPA negotiator urges Secretary of State to salvage peace talks, says Israeli "settlements" and "crimes" are to blame for lack of progress.
EU Threatens Action Against Israel and PAThe EU, fed up with the lack of progress in peace talks, threatens to cut annual aid to PA and label "settlement" products.
Herzog to Push Netanyahu to Make Concessions"Abbas has a real desire to achieve peace," claims opposition leader after meeting PA chief in Ramallah.
PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks OverPA claims Israel didn't really cancel construction tenders announced several weeks ago, threatens to end talks.
Ban Concerned Over Tensions Between Israel and PAUN chief says Israeli construction is "cause for very grave concern", says it risks collapse of peace talks.
Peres in Mexico: Peace is Possible"Peace is urgent but possible as well," says ever optimistic Israeli president during trip to Mexico.
PLO Official Threatens to Join Int'l OrganizationsNabil Shaath: The peace talks are failing, so we're prepared to sue Israel in the ICC over the 'settlements'.
PA Sheikh: Only Solution for Jews is the SwordAl-Aqsa sheikh blasts the Palestinian Authority for being “too soft” towards Israel, says it gave up parts of "Palestine".
Abbas: I'm Willing to Come to the Knesset, But...PA Chairman responds to Netanyahu's invitation, says he would to come speak in the Knesset but not say what Netanyahu wants to hear.
Livni on Bennett's Coin: Don't Live in the PastJustice Minister Tzipi Livni dismisses the 2,000-year-old coin used by Minister Bennett, says it doesn't hold water diplomatically.
Amb.: No to Negotiations With Unilateral StepsIsrael should not negotiate with the PA so long as it seeks recognition at the UN, says Ambassador Meir Rosenne.
Arab Ministers: No Progress? It's Israel's FaultArab ministerial committee blames Israel for the impasse in negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
Fatah: 'Settlements' a 'Crime Against Humanity'Abbas’s Fatah faction warns Israel against any further "settlement construction" on "occupied Palestinian territory."
Orbach: Blame the Arabs, Not Jewish HomeMinister for Senior Citizens Uri Orbach hits back at those blaming his party for the failure of peace talks with the Palestinian Authority.
That “Peace” Will Be a HolocaustTalk of Israel's "peace" with the PLO conjures up pictures that Jews would do well to think about now.
When the Talks Fail AgainThe present and culminating political dead-end may hopefully evoke more reasonable thinking.
PA: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'PA negotiator: Failure to reach a peace deal with Israel would be better than an agreement which allows it to continue “settlements.”
Kerry: Peace Is Not 'Mission Impossible'U.S. Secretary of State remains as optimistic as ever about peace as he meets with President Shimon Peres.
PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not TalkingSenior PA official: No talks as long as Israel continues with "unprecedented settlement attacks."
Kerry: Negotiations Are the Only WayAmid reports that the U.S. intends to force a peace agreement, Kerry stresses the importance of negotiations.
PA Threatens Security Council ActionAfter Israel announces new construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, PLO says it will go the UN Security Council.
PLO Official: Peace Negotiators Didn't ResignSenior PLO official denies reports that peace negotiators have resigned over Israel's "settlement construction."
Falk Seeks Int'l Court Decision on 'Occupation'UN's human rights expert Richard Falk says that if peace talks fail, the UN should seek an opinion on "Israel's occupation."
PA Takes Issue with Demand for SecurityPLO official says that Israel's demand for security for its citizens as part of a future agreement is a "hardline" position.
Abbas Urges Europe to Boycott 'Settlements'In Europe, PA Chairman urges companies not to deal with businesses in “occupied Palestinian territory”.
Abbas: No to Israeli Presence in the Jordan ValleyPA Chairman: Israel will be to blame if peace talks fail over its demand to keep military forces in the Jordan Valley.
PA Blames Israel for Lack of Progress“Tangible progress remains elusive” because of Israel, says the Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour.
Kerry: The Peace Talks Are IntensifyingIsraeli and PA officials have held 13 meetings so far, reveals Secretary of State during visit to Paris.
Abbas: The Peace Talks Are Not DeadPalestinian Authority Chairman rejects reports that peace talks are deadlocked, says they are only at the beginning.
Merkel Urges 'Restraint' in Judea and SamariaGerman Chancellor meets PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, reiterates her country's commitment to the "two-state solution."
Netanyahu: The Peace Talks Are Going NowhereNetanyahu, during meetings with the heads of the American Jewish organizations, reportedly said that the peace talks are stuck.
Experts' Round Table on the Israel-PA Talks, Part IIBESA Center research associates convened recently to discuss the fortunes and pitfalls of the newly reignited Israeli-PA talks. Among the points of debate: Is time on Israel's side?
Kerry: Israel, PA Will Intensify the Peace TalksIsrael and the Palestinian Authority have agreed to intensify peace talks with greater participation by the U.S, according to John Kerry.
Obama Meets Abbas: Peace Won't be EasyHours after calling on Israel to “end the occupation of the West Bank”, Obama meets Abbas and praises his commitment to peace.
PA Denies Deal with Israel to Release TerroristsPA denies reports of a deal with Israel to release an additional 250 terrorists, in addition to the 104 already being released.
Abbas: Meet Our Conditions, Then We Can Have PeacePA Chairman tells university graduates in Jericho: Unless all our demands are met, there will not be a peace agreement with Israel.
Kerry to Visit Israel on SundayU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Jerusalem to hold talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.