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Abbas emasculates Quartet, humiliates UN and EU

Abbas refused to accept the Quartet Report criticizing him - instead of only Israel. David Singer, 7/25/2016, 7:40 AM

Arab nations: Quartet report biased in favor of Israel

Arab nations call on Security Council not to endorse Quartet report because the Palestinians view it as biased in favor of Israel.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2016, 5:45 AM

UN envoy: Two-state solution is 'slipping away'

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov calls on Israel and the PA to implement Quartet report.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 6:14 AM

Danon: Quartet report is proof of PA's incitement

Israel's UN Ambassador reacts to Quartet report which criticized Israel but also the PA's incitement to terrorism against Israelis.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/2/2016, 2:09 AM

Netanyahu rejects Quartet equating terrorism and construction

Netanyahu responds to Quartet report, rejects its attempt to equate Palestinian terrorism with construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/1/2016, 10:43 PM

Quartet blasts PA incitement but also 'settlement construction'

As anticipated, Middle East Quartet criticizes both Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria as well as the PA's incitement to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 8:23 PM

Kerry leaves for Rome to meet Netanyahu

Meeting between PM and Secretary of State expected to deal with Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2016, 6:11 AM

Officials: 'Nothing new' in Quartet report on Judea and Samaria

European officials say Quartet report expected to criticize Israel will not include any criticism that hasn't been sounded in the past.Nitsan Keidar, 6/24/2016, 2:14 AM

Netanyahu and Kerry to meet as French peace push continues

Netanyahu and Kerry to meet against the backdrop of French peace initiative and a Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu's office denies cooperation with Quartet report

PMO denies Israel agreed to cooperate with the process of compiling a report on the freeze in the peace process.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 3:21 AM

Quartet to compile a report on peace talks

Quartet to formulate a report with recommendations for measures to end the escalation of violence and promote a two-state solution.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/12/2016, 11:21 PM

Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet 'in days'

EU foreign policy chief urges Israeli, PA leaders to meet Quartet envoys in order to restore peace talks.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2015, 1:14 AM

Erekat Accuses Quartet of Caving in to Israel

PA chief negotiator says Quartet gave in to Israeli dictates by postponing a scheduled visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem this week.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2015, 5:16 AM

Quartet Delegation Cancels Visit at Netanyahu's Request

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu requests that Quartet delegation cancel visit due to sensitive security situation.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2015, 6:13 AM

PM: Israelis 'Frustrated' With PA Intransigence, EU Labeling

At a meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israelis were 'frustrated.'Yaakov Levi, 10/1/2015, 8:06 AM

Quartet to Resume Efforts to Renew Peace Talks

Quartet says it will try to get Israel and the PA to resume peace talks, this time with the help of Arab states.Elad Benari, 10/1/2015, 6:13 AM

UN Invites Quartet, Arab Countries to Restart Israel-PA Talks

Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia to be involved in international efforts to 'solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.'Arutz Sheva North America, 9/4/2015, 10:01 PM

Netanyahu Thanks Tony Blair for Quartet Service

Prime Minister thanks former British Prime Minister for making efforts to 'advance peace in the region.'Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2015, 9:58 PM

Tony Blair Stepping Down from Middle East 'Peace Quartet'

Former British PM hands in resignation letter after eight years, says he will continue to work for 'two state solution' informally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 6:16 PM

Washington Denies Blair Being Pushed Out of Quartet

State Department spokeswoman says reports that former British PM is leaving Quartet are "incorrect".Elad Benari, 3/17/2015, 4:14 AM

Report: Blair to Step Back as Quartet's Middle East Envoy

Former British PM reportedly has recognized that a frontline role in the Quartet is no longer tenable.Elad Benari, 3/16/2015, 12:16 AM

Quartet Calls for 'Speedy Resumption' of Israel-PA Peace Talks

The Middle East Quartet urges Israel and PA to avoid actions that "undermine efforts" to resolve their longstanding conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 4:42 AM

EU's Mogherini Calls for 'Fresh Look' at Israel-PA Peace Talks

EU's foreign policy chief calls for new ways to revive the frozen peace talks between Israel and the PA, suggests the Quartet should expand.Elad Benari, 1/21/2015, 3:14 AM

Quartet to Meet to Discuss Israel-PA Peace

Envoys from the United States, European Union, United Nations and Russia will meet January 26 to discuss stalled peace process.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2015, 2:14 AM

Tony Blair Attempts to Reason with Hamas Over Abduction

'The only way this is going to work is if all violence stops,' Quartet envoy states, in meeting with Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 6/17/2014, 6:01 PM

Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Middle East Quartet

EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton calls for "bold decisions" in the Israel-PA peace process.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 10:42 PM

Quartet to Israel and PA: Don't 'Undermine' the Talks

The Quartet issues a joint call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority not to "undermine trust" as they embark on peace talks.Elad Benari, 7/31/2013, 2:13 AM

Quartet, US Disagree as Syria's Assad Gains on Rebel Forces

Quartet envoy Tony Blair, US officials disagree on how to deal with Syria as Pres. Assad gains on increasingly fragmented opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2013, 2:46 PM

Russia: Quartet 'Insufficient' for Long Term Conflict Resolution

The Middle East Quartet is an "insufficient" format for long-term resolution of the Arab-Israel conflict, said Russia's Foreign Minister.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/23/2012, 12:43 PM

Quartet to Meet, Discuss Stalled Peace Process

Members of the Quartet will meet in New York, after recent failed attempts to revive peace talks between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 3/12/2012, 6:13 AM

PA Rejects Maaleh Adumim, Gush Etzion as Israeli

The PA has ditched any Quartet hopes for a negotiated peace with Israel and rejects Jewish sovereignty over “settlement blocs.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/20/2012, 12:58 PM

Netanyahu Hopes PA Officials 'Come to Their Senses'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he hopes Palestinian Authority officials "come to their senses so we can move forward."Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 3:28 PM

PLO Refuses More Meetings with Israel After 5 Talks in Amman

The PLO has refused to continue talks with Israel after five meetings in Amman between the PA and Israeli negotiators.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2012, 11:07 AM

Report: Erekat Uses Talks to Advocate for Hamas MP

Talks Saturday between Israel's Yitzchak Molcho and PA's Saeb Erekat reportedly focused on the arrest of Hamas lawmaker Aziz Dweik. Chana Ya'ar, 1/22/2012, 5:22 PM

Arab Expert: Abbas Fears Assassination

Director of the Center of Palestine Studies in the UAE says PA chief taking part in negotiations to avoid Arafat's fate.Gil Ronen, 1/17/2012, 9:03 AM

Israel-PA Talks Resume in Amman, Round 3

The third round of Israeli-PA talks resumed in Amman Saturday night amid speculation as to whether the process will continue.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 2:22 PM

2nd Round Israel-PA Talks Ends in Amman

The second round of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority has ended in the Jordanian capital, with no apparent progress.Chana Ya'ar, 1/10/2012, 1:10 AM

Barghouti on Peace Talks: You Can’t Breathe Life into Dead Body

While the Quartet is thrilled over Tuesday’s peace talks, popular PA terrorist Barghouti says one cannot breathe life into a dead body. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2012, 2:15 PM

Israeli, PA Delegates to Meet Again Next Week

Israeli and PA negotiators end "positive" meeting in Jordan, agree to meet again next week.Elad Benari, 1/4/2012, 5:14 AM

Peres: Quartet Intervention Doomed

The Quartet’s intervention in the peace process is doomed; the Palestinian Authority and Israel will return to direct talks, Peres says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/3/2012, 5:25 PM

Hamas Calls on PA to Abandon Talks with Israel

Hamas has called on the PA to abandon talks with Israel, set to resume Tuesday in Amman for the first time in 15 months. Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 10:24 PM

Abbas: ‘All Options on Table’ If Israel Does not Concede

Abbas delivers a cryptic message on the eve of PA-Israeli talks in Jordan. “All options are on the table,” but no renewal of the Intifada. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2012, 1:56 PM

Israel Blames PA for Lack of Progress in Peace Talks

Israel says it offered the PA face-to-face talks but longtime negotiator Erakat refused.Elad Benari, 12/12/2011, 1:13 PM

'Peace Talks' Continue in Reverse

The Quartet continues to go through the motions of “peace talks” even though Abbas has publicly dismissed them as being irrelevant. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/7/2011, 12:10 PM

Quartet: Israel, PA Agree to Make Proposals Within 3 Months

Following separate meetings with PA and Israeli officials, Quartet says sides are ready to make proposals to advance talks.Elad Benari, 10/27/2011, 8:25 AM

Quartet in Jerusalem to Sound of One Hand Clapping

Tony Blair heads a Quartet meeting with the PA and Israel – separately – to revive talks that no one wants because of pre-conditions. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/26/2011, 6:17 PM

Despite PA Rejection, Quartet to Meet on Restarting Talks

Despite the PA's rejection of its proposal, the Quartet will again meet to discuss ways to restart talks between Israel and the PA. David Lev, 10/9/2011, 7:47 AM

PA Reiterates: Settlement Freeze or No Talks

After Israel accepts Quartet's plan, the PA refuses, calls Israel to halt construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/3/2011, 4:46 AM

Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan to Restart Talks with PA

The State of Israel has formally accepted a plan by the Quartet to restart final status negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Chana Ya'ar, 10/2/2011, 2:38 PM

MK Katz: Netanyahu Revealing His New Positions

MK Katz responds to Netanyahu's intention to return to peace negotiations, calls Land of Israel activists in Likud to leave the party.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2011, 8:53 PM

Bibi Says ‘Yes’ to Quartet, Leaves Abbas Up a Diplomatic Tree

Netanyahu agrees to the Quartet’ idea for renewed talks with the PA and may have checkmated Abbas, who cannot back down from his UN ploy. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/28/2011, 8:27 AM

Abbas Turns Down Quartet, Demands Agreement before ‘Talks’

Abbas, after rebuffing Obama, now rejects the Quartet’s proposal for resuming talks because it does not include pre-conditions. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/25/2011, 8:47 AM

Following UN Speeches: Quartet Sets Timetable for Talks

Quartet sets new timetable for talks between Israel and the PA: proposals within three months and substantial progress within six months.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/24/2011, 12:47 AM

Frantic Quartet Efforts to Fend Off PA Statehood Bid

The US and the EU moved up their final efforts to fend off a bid by the PA to gain statehood through the UN rather than talks with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 2:45 AM

Hamas Rulers of Gaza Oppose PA's UN Statehood Bid

The Hamas terrorist rulers of Gaza announce their opposition to the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood recognition at the U.N.Chana Ya'ar, 9/14/2011, 11:33 AM

Tony Blair: It's Not in Anyone's Interest Not to Make Peace

Tony Blair after receiving a token for appreciation for advancing peace: Return to direct negotiations. Peace is in everyone's interests.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/6/2011, 2:39 AM

PA Rejects Vatican Status at UN without EU Recognition

The Palestinian Authority again refuses any compromise on its demands and will not settle for UN status similar to that of the Vatican. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2011, 10:13 AM