What is the 'Jordan Option' and is it good for Israel?

Trump’s Plan vs the 'Jordan Option’: Which plan will be the best for us?Israel News Talk Radio, 2/4/2020, 2:49 AM

Netanyahu: We cannot miss historic opportunity of Trump peace plan

Ahead of Trump plan reveal, PM says that, through "dozens of conversations," he has found the White House attentive to Israel's needs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 10:39 AM

PA: 'Deal of the Century is the 'Fraud of the Century'

PLO's Saeb Erekat says Trump administration's peace deal is against international law.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2020, 2:42 AM

Greenblatt rips PA officials for rejecting peace deal

Former Mideast envoy criticizes PA officials who have rejected peace deal before seeing it. "Palestinians deserve SO much better!"Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2020, 9:26 PM

Key aspect of Trump proposal would endanger Israel

American friends of Israel must not let this highly dangerous aspect of the proposal remain unchallenged. Moshe Phillips, 7/19/2019, 7:51 AM

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

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

Erekat: 'Deal of the century won't be implemented'

PLO secretary says diplomatic solutions 'bypassing' international law and UN resolutions are 'illusions.'Dalit Halevi, Chana Roberts, 5/3/2019, 5:42 PM

The Hashemites are on a collision course with Trump and Israel

The 1994 peace treaty with Jordan is under threat as the present Hashemite king resists negotiation with Israel on the Trump plan. David Singer, 4/9/2019, 6:57 AM

New Right: We will not sit in government that will divide J'lem

Party responds to reports of Trump's proposed peace deal. 'US is Israel's greatest friend, but Israel's well-being comes first.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 10:23 PM

Report: Saudis, Egypt push Arab countries to trade with Israel

Report says Saudi, Egyptian leaders discussed how to encourage Arab countries to develop relations with Israel as part of US peace plan.Tal Polon, 11/29/2018, 1:02 PM

Ishmael’s peace process

Our young soldiers are left to take out the garbage Ariel Sharon left behind in Gaza. Jack Engelhard, 11/13/2018, 10:46 PM

Jordan Times supports Trump, isolating Abbas and Palestinian Authority

Retired Jordanian diplomat has written a column extolling Trump in a Jordanian newspaper. He did not do this without approval. David Singer, 10/21/2018, 12:33 AM

Kushner: Funding cuts to Palestinian Authority don't hurt peace

Jared Kushner says too many people worship false realities, no one is entitled to US aid money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 7:52 AM

Without a deal, Israel will end up with 'Mohammad' as PM

President Trump reportedly told King of Jordan that Israel will end up with Arab PM if no peace deal can be reached with PA.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 9:33 PM

Former Jordanian minister proposes 'peace deal'

Former Jordanian minister Salah Jarrar says Jews who arrived after 1917 should leave Israel, US and Britain compensate Arabs for 'damage.'Shimon Cohen, 8/16/2018, 10:22 AM

Political source: American peace plan put off

Political source tells Arutz Sheva on basis of messages from US to Israel Trump will not present peace outline before beginning of 2019.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2018, 2:14 PM

'Gaza is a ticking time bomb'

Army official warns that Gaza is a serious threat to Israel, insists it must be demilitarized completely.Nitsan Keidar, 6/28/2017, 11:31 AM

The White House's plan for peace in the Middle East

President Trump's plan: reduce building in Judea, Samaria, use Jordan and Gulf states to help with Israel's security.Channel 20, 6/14/2017, 9:49 AM

White House considering 'statement of principles' for peace plan

Senior Israeli, US, and PA officials say White House is considering a statement of principles that would serve as basis for peace talks.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/1/2017, 10:14 AM

Report: Obama won't force a peace plan before he leaves

President Obama is not likely to take last-minute action against Israel before leaving office, a new report indicates.Tal Polon, 12/1/2016, 1:23 PM

No peace deal possible with PA, say most Israelis

Just 29% of Israelis believe Israel, Palestinian Authority will ever reach peace agreement. Just 4% it will be in foreseeable future.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2016, 10:43 AM

The danger of a politician with a big mouth

The biggest danger is placing his own fame and success above the good of the country. Paula R. Stern, 6/21/2016, 11:44 AM

Former IDF Chief of Staff pushes peace deal

'We at least have to try,' Benny Gantz insists; praises Moshe Ya'alon for 'leadership'.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2016, 11:02 PM

Netanyahu's Coalition Says it Wants Peace

Coalition guidelines states Jewish people have indisputable right to Israel, and that gov't will strive for peace with all neighbors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 3:01 PM

Yadlin: Pay 'Settlers' to Leave Judea-Samaria

Labor Defense Minister candidate Amos Yadlin pushes incentive plan for 'settlers,' says Israel must repeatedly try for peace deal with PA.Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 6:53 PM

Bennett: Have We No Red Lines?

Economy Minister keeps hammering at proposed deal, says: 'The world despises a country that releases the murderers of children.'Iddo Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 4/13/2014, 8:37 PM

MK Akunis Tells US 'You're Pressuring Wrong Side'

Deputy Minister Akunis criticizes Obama's intentions to pressure Netanyahu during visit into concessions, says PA needs pressing.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 11:55 AM

Rabbis Threaten Kerry with 'Divine Wrath'

Committee to Save the Land and People of Israel write open letter to Kerry, compare him to Haman and warn his plans amount to war on God.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 11:06 AM

Lapid: Without 'Peace' The Economy Will Suffer

Finance Minister Yair Lapid attacks criticism of peace deals, says Naftali Bennett still 'my friend.'Ari Yashar, 2/3/2014, 11:05 AM

Poll: Netanyahu Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Scenario poll shows if Bibi broke off from Likud and opted for elections on a 'peace' deal platform, his new party would be the largest.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 3:09 PM

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

MK Hotovely: 'Deal" Would Mean End of the Likud

Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely said that if her party's leader attempted to strongarm concessions, it would be the end of the party.David Lev, 1/19/2014, 11:01 PM

Herzog: Opposition Will Vote With Govt On PA Deal

Labor Party chairman Yitzchak Herzog said his party would do everything to ensure that proposals by John Kerry are adopted by Israel.David Lev, 1/6/2014, 8:06 PM

Olmert Calls Urges Deal with PA

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, hinting at disdain with PM, says deal would ensure both a 'Jewish Zionist state' and 'Palestinian state.'Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 4:07 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

Peres Fumes Over Jordan Valley Annexation Bill

Shimon Peres is reportedly furious over annexation bill which he claims hurts Israel's image in the world and Kerry's 'peace efforts.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2014, 11:37 AM

Ya'alon, IDF: Hamas Could Take Over Jordan Valley

IDF officials explain that a withdrawal from the Jordan Valley will lead to another Hamas-controlled terror state.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 9:30 AM

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign

Rabbinical Congress for Peace rabbis urge ministers to shake complacency, prepare resignation letters to prevent withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 10:27 AM

Deri: Shas Not a 'Safety Net' For Kerry Deal

Shas Chairman declares his party will not provide a 'safety net' to form a new coalition enabling peace deal, withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 9:38 AM