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Chaos on the political front

Chaos on the political front

The chaos we are witnessing in the Israeli government may be the price of democracy, but that, too, must have its limits. People are furiious. Leonie Ben-Simon, 22/03/2020 00:50
Netanyahu, Elkin, Levin meet with President

Netanyahu, Elkin, Levin meet with President

Later this evening, PM to meet with Blue and White Chairman at his Jerusalem bureau; Earlier, Gantz and Liberman meet in Tel Aviv.Mordechai Sones, 19/11/2019 20:53
Could 'deal of the century' break Israeli coalition deadlock?

Could 'deal of the century' break Israeli coalition deadlock?

An idea that might break the deadlock between Likud and Liberman. David Singer, 18/11/2019 08:51
Blue & White: Likud is insisting on 'immunity bloc'

Blue & White: Likud is insisting on 'immunity bloc'

On the other hand, Blue & White insists that only Benny Gantz will be prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2019 19:39
Likud: We want answers from Blue & White

Likud: We want answers from Blue & White

'Are the talks real - or are they a cover while the negotiations are actually held elsewhere with the Joint List?' asks top Likud negotiatorHezki Baruch, 27/10/2019 17:14
Netanyahu and Gantz to meet on Wednesday

Netanyahu and Gantz to meet on Wednesday

PM calls Blue and White chair, currently in London, in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough in negotiations before returning the mandate.Hezki Baruch, 29/09/2019 14:24
Likud, Blue and White negotiations end in deadlock

Likud, Blue and White negotiations end in deadlock

Likud official: "Yair Lapid is hampering a unity government because he doesn't want a rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz."Ido Ben Porat, 29/09/2019 13:09
Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Likud negotiating team head: 'We understand if we go to unity government with Blue and White, Netanyahu won't be PM entire term.'Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2019 11:30
'Negotiations? Only in a month and a half'

'Negotiations? Only in a month and a half'

Party announces it intends to run in the upcoming elections, but will suspend negotiations for alliances with other parties until July 15.Hezki Baruch, 05/06/2019 17:29
Freedom from PLO and Hamas - the hope for Gaza and 'West Bank' Arabs

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, 02/06/2019 09:34
Otzmah negotiations deadlocked

Otzmah negotiations deadlocked

Otzmah rejects proposal of Jewish Home-National Union to accept seats 5 and 8 in united list. Negotiations with Yishai also in crisis.Mordechai Sones, 19/02/2019 20:55
Panel discussion: Should Israel keep negotiating or invade Gaza?

Panel discussion: Should Israel keep negotiating or invade Gaza?

Is Israel's best interest to keep negotiating or time to go back into Gaza on full operation and end it once and for all?Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2018 20:44
Jordan-Israel negotiations set to bypass PA

Jordan-Israel negotiations set to bypass PA

Walid Sadi’s politically-charged and highly-significant article claiming that Jordan never ceded sovereignty 'West Bank' could only have been published with the knowledge and approval of Jordan’s King Abdullah. David Singer, 20/08/2018 15:34
Report: PA Chairman under pressure to meet US envoys

Report: PA Chairman under pressure to meet US envoys

Arab nations, Palestinian Authority officials, pressure PA chairman to backpedal on promise to reject US-proposed peace plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2018 10:47
Greenblatt: Trump won't force an agreement on Israel

Greenblatt: Trump won't force an agreement on Israel

US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt says peace 'cannot be achieved' by denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski, 31/01/2018 12:12
Erekat: No peace talks until US annuls J'lem recognition

Erekat: No peace talks until US annuls J'lem recognition

PA chief negotiator says PA won't resume peace negotiations with Israel until the US annuls recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.JTA, 09/01/2018 22:33
PM: Time for Palestinians to accept reality

PM: Time for Palestinians to accept reality

Netanyahu responds to Abbas' rejection of US as mediator in peace negotiations. 'Only Israel maintains freedom of worship in Middle East.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2017 19:10
Intelligence Minister invites Saudi leadership to Israel

Intelligence Minister invites Saudi leadership to Israel

Minister calls for cooperation on regional peace plan, says Saudis should take role in negotiations with PA. 'PA can't make decisions.'Tal Polon, 13/12/2017 17:07
The Ten Commandments for Israeli negotiations with Saudi Arabia

The Ten Commandments for Israeli negotiations with Saudi Arabia

A guide to the immutable principles upon which Israel must base its negotiating strategy vis-à-vis the Saudis and any other Arab nations who wish to live in peace with the Jewish State. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 20/11/2017 11:07
'The US peace plan is still far in the future'

'The US peace plan is still far in the future'

Israeli political source tells Arutz Sheva, following NYT report, that US is still far from formulating its plan for negotiations.Nitzan Keidar, 12/11/2017 09:42
Trump, Israel, Jordan and Egypt can redress the Obama-PLO debacle

Trump, Israel, Jordan and Egypt can redress the Obama-PLO debacle

Conflicting narratives paralysing previous negotiations must be replaced by Trump with a different fact-based framework underpinning any new negotiations. David Singer, 07/08/2017 13:30
'Our life is a living hell'

'Our life is a living hell'

Oron Shaul's family responds to rumors of Hamas negotiations, says they 'don't know if the information is accurate.'Orly Harari, 08/07/2017 22:16
The White House's plan for peace in the Middle East

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, 14/06/2017 09:49
Will Abbas surrender freeze?

Will Abbas surrender freeze?

Advisor to PA chairman says Abbas willing to cede building freeze as precondition for opening negotiations, contrary to previous position.Mordechai Sones, 08/06/2017 11:28
White House considering 'statement of principles' for peace plan

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, 01/06/2017 10:14
Bennett's demands for peace negotiations

Bennett's demands for peace negotiations

Jewish Home party says negotiations with PA must not include one-sided concessions, freeing terrorists; emphasize willingness to negotiate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2017 22:49
Watch: Palestinian Authority wants world to do everything for it

Watch: Palestinian Authority wants world to do everything for it

Professor Moshe Sharon says PA never negotiates in good faith, wants world to give it a state without making any concessions.Eliran Baruch, 12/01/2017 21:21
No peace deal possible with PA, say most Israelis

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, 02/10/2016 10:43
PA: No more negotiations with Israel, ever

PA: No more negotiations with Israel, ever

PA Foreign Minister rejects direct negotiations with Israel, suggests ISIS may soon take over Judea, Samaria.David Rosenberg, 15/02/2016 19:28
Top WH Advisor: Business as Usual for PM, Obama

Top WH Advisor: Business as Usual for PM, Obama

In an interview with Army Radio, top White House staffer Ben Rhodes said now that PM Netanyahu and President Obama were 'moving on.'Yaakov Levi, 08/10/2015 14:16
Hamas: In the End, Israel Will 'Pay' For Mengistu

Hamas: In the End, Israel Will 'Pay' For Mengistu

Hamas on Sunday continued its propaganda campaign over Avraham Mengitsu and a still-unnamed Bedouin Arab,Dalit Halevi, 12/07/2015 21:54
Official: Don't Count on Congress to Dump Deal

Official: Don't Count on Congress to Dump Deal

Israelis should not put too much hope in the possibility of an Iran nuclear deal not being approved by Congress, an Israeli official said.Yaakov Levi, 12/07/2015 18:37
MK: Do 'Everything Possible' to Free Kidnap Victim

MK: Do 'Everything Possible' to Free Kidnap Victim

Ethiopian-Israeli MK said Thursday that Israel must do everything possible to find captive Avraham Mengistu.Yaakov Levi, 09/07/2015 11:58
French FM Will Visit to Prompt New Israel-PA Talks

French FM Will Visit to Prompt New Israel-PA Talks

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is set to visit Israel next month, with a new plan to get Israel and the PA talking.Moshe Cohen, 28/05/2015 14:46
Kerry: We're There for Our Mideast Allies

Kerry: We're There for Our Mideast Allies

The United States will not allow Tehran to run amok and do as it pleases in the Middle East, said Secretary of State John Kerry.Yaakov Levi, 09/04/2015 07:47
Shaked Seeks Ideas for Peri ISIS Negotiations

Shaked Seeks Ideas for Peri ISIS Negotiations

After Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri suggests negotiating with Islamic State, Jewish Home's Ayelet Shaked offers him a 'helping hand'.Moshe Cohen, 19/02/2015 16:10
Israel and PA Held Back Channel Negotiations

Israel and PA Held Back Channel Negotiations

Report reveals that Israel and PA held secret peace talks from 2010; collapsed when it was realized negotiator didn't have Abbas' backing.Cynthia Blank, 27/11/2014 10:37
Poll: Leftists Want More Women in Negotiations

Poll: Leftists Want More Women in Negotiations

A new poll shows that two thirds of Israelis believe the women should have more of a role in negotiations with the Palestinians.Yaakov Levi, 13/10/2014 22:14
Israeli Negotiator: Gaza Has Nothing to Celebrate

Israeli Negotiator: Gaza Has Nothing to Celebrate

Amos Gilad, who helped hammer out the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, says that the terror group did not gain anything in the deal.Moshe Cohen, 28/08/2014 09:00
Israel Trying to Scuttle Cairo Talks, Says Hamas

Israel Trying to Scuttle Cairo Talks, Says Hamas

Head of the Palestinian delegation expresses hope that Israel may still send a team to Cairo.AFP, 04/08/2014 17:41
Poll: Majority Believe PA Doesn't Want Peace

Poll: Majority Believe PA Doesn't Want Peace

The more right wing an Israeli, the less likely they are to agree with the 'two-state solution,' a poll said.Yosef Berger, 26/05/2014 00:13
Ya'alon: Enemies of Israel, Jews Stop at Nothing

Ya'alon: Enemies of Israel, Jews Stop at Nothing

Defense Minister warns world leaders to learn the Holocaust's lessons in light of recent Hamas-PA unity pact.Yaakov Levi, 28/04/2014 21:43
Shabak Head: Terrorists Must be Sent Abroad

Shabak Head: Terrorists Must be Sent Abroad

If the “fourth round” of terrorist prisoner releases takes place, at least 10 terrorists will have to be sent abroad, the Shabak head said.Yosef Berger, 17/04/2014 08:56
Ramallah Insists Israel Torpedoed Talks

Ramallah Insists Israel Torpedoed Talks

Spokesman claims that Israel used talks to stall for time, brought end to talks by 'building settlements.'Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 06/04/2014 08:29
A Generation of the Unteachable

A Generation of the Unteachable

Orwell said it first.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 01/04/2014 21:07
Danon: PA 'Has Livni Wrapped Around Their Finger'

Danon: PA 'Has Livni Wrapped Around Their Finger'

The PA is still negotiating only to ensure that Israel releases more terrorists. Israel should not play along, MK Danny Danon saidDavid Lev, 18/03/2014 19:12
Abbas to Tell Obama ‘No’ on Recognition

Abbas to Tell Obama ‘No’ on Recognition

PA Chairman still refuses to recognize Israel as Jewish state, repeats demand for Arab ‘return.’Maayana Miskin, 17/03/2014 08:25
Livni Supports PA Recognition of Israel

Livni Supports PA Recognition of Israel

Israel's demands to be recognized as a Jewish state are legitimate says Livni, while adding 'conceding is easy.'David Lev, 16/03/2014 23:09
‘Extreme Left is Exploiting PA Arabs’

‘Extreme Left is Exploiting PA Arabs’

The extreme Left is using PA Arabs in an attempt to harm Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria, Vice Prime Minister says.Maayana Miskin, 13/05/2012 17:35
Olmert: ‘Right-Wing Americans’ to Blame

Olmert: ‘Right-Wing Americans’ to Blame

Right-wing Americans are to blame for the failure of Israel-PA negotiations to yield a peace deal, former PM Ehud Olmert accuses.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2012 22:47
Abbas: Bibi the Toughest Negotiator

Abbas: Bibi the Toughest Negotiator

Netanyahu is the hardest Israeli leader for the PA to negotiate with, Abbas complains in interview to Arab media.Maayana Miskin, 25/09/2011 11:32