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PA welcomes any international peace initiative, says cabinet leader

PA welcomes any international peace initiative, says cabinet leader

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh calls on international community "to protect the principle of the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 06:42
PA: The US alone cannot be in charge of the peace process

PA: The US alone cannot be in charge of the peace process

Senior PA official says Palestinian Arabs insist that any future peace talks with Israel be held as part of international peace conference.Elad Benari, 27/08/2021 06:02
China to step up its involvement in Israel-PA conflict

China to step up its involvement in Israel-PA conflict

Chinese Foreign Minister: The two-state solution is the only viable way to resolve the Palestinian question.Elad Benari, 16/07/2021 05:31
 President Isaac Herzog: Jihan Sadat worked for peace

President Isaac Herzog: Jihan Sadat worked for peace

President Isaac Herzog expresses his condolences to the Egyptian people on the passing of Sadat's widow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 14:28
Biden admin gives Israel a reprieve on PA issue

Biden admin gives Israel a reprieve on PA issue

Report: US has conveyed a message to Israel that it will not bother the new government on Palestinian Arab issue until a budget is passed.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/06/2021 02:18
Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egyptian Foreign Minister calls on new Israeli government to take “brave decisions” towards reaching a peace deal.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 06:06
The voice of reason goes unheard

The voice of reason goes unheard

Wars can be started much more easily than making peace. Peace is sought by those with future visions of development and construction. Op-ed.Dr.Salem AlKetbi, 10/06/2021 10:43
UAE: We're ready to facilitate peace efforts between Israel and PA

UAE: We're ready to facilitate peace efforts between Israel and PA

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince tells Egyptian President the UAE is ready to work to preserve Gaza ceasefire and achieve peace.Ben Ariel, 24/05/2021 04:59
Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia is ready to facilitate direct Israel-PA dialogue.Elad Benari, 06/05/2021 05:38
China seeks to restart Israel-PA peace talks

China seeks to restart Israel-PA peace talks

Chinese government plans to invite Israelis and Palestinian Arabs to hold talks in China.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 06:40
Mideast Quartet calls for 'meaningful' Israel-PA negotiations

Mideast Quartet calls for 'meaningful' Israel-PA negotiations

Four members of so-called Middle East Quartet discuss resumptions of talks to resolve Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 24/03/2021 06:42
Diplomats seek to revive Israel-PA talks

Diplomats seek to revive Israel-PA talks

Officials from UN, EU, Egypt, Jordan, Germany and France announce potential “small steps” towards reviving peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/03/2021 06:33
The patronizing politics of peace panderers

The patronizing politics of peace panderers

Left-wing assumptions that Arabs who choose to sell lands to KKL-JNF are incapable of knowing their own best interests is patronizing.Op-ed.Daniel Winston, 23/02/2021 11:51
Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister, tells him the US believes in a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 23:16
Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russian Foreign Minister proposes Middle East peace conference to be held in the spring or in the summer.Elad Benari, 27/01/2021 04:28
Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Munich Group, made up of Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan, meets in Cairo, urges US involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/01/2021 06:01
Abbas: We're committed to a just and comprehensive peace

Abbas: We're committed to a just and comprehensive peace

PA chairman reiterates call for an international peace conference, says Quartet is the only body authorized to sponsor negotiations.Elad Benari, 01/01/2021 06:27
Morocco's government casts a shadow over Trump's peace plan

Morocco's government casts a shadow over Trump's peace plan

Morocco backing negotiations on Trump Peace Plan could help end the Arab-Jewish conflict. Op-ed.David Singer, 31/12/2020 17:00
PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA envoy says there is a joint Palestinian-Egyptian-Jordanian move to support international peace conference.Elad Benari, 21/12/2020 06:06
Egypt working to advance peace process

Egypt working to advance peace process

Egyptian Foreign Minister says Cairo is working to prevent Israel from taking "unilateral measures" that will not build trust.Dalit Halevi, 20/12/2020 02:51
Hanukkah miracle: No cell phones while candles burn - and peace with more Arab states

Hanukkah miracle: No cell phones while candles burn - and peace with more Arab states

One homebased miracle if it happens, and one foreign affairs miracle. Both seemed impossible once.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 13/12/2020 23:59
Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets PA chairman, expresses support for Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 30/11/2020 06:34
PA official: We're ready to renew direct negotiations with Israel

PA official: We're ready to renew direct negotiations with Israel

PA “foreign minister”: We're ready to renew talks with Israel if they are based on respect for UN resolutions.Elad Benari, 27/11/2020 05:11
Abbas spokesman: Willing to resume talks with Israel

Abbas spokesman: Willing to resume talks with Israel

PA chairman's spokesman responds to Gantz: We're ready to return to the negotiations based on international legitimacy.Elad Benari, 12/11/2020 06:36
Saudi King reaffirms support for Palestinian state

Saudi King reaffirms support for Palestinian state

Saudi King Salman says Kingdom supports efforts to bring peace to the region through talks between Israelis and Palestinians.Elad Benari, 12/11/2020 02:02
PA official to UN: Rescue the peace process

PA official to UN: Rescue the peace process

PA “foreign minister” urges Security Council to hold international peace conference.Elad Benari, 27/10/2020 06:03
PA urges EU to play role in peace process

PA urges EU to play role in peace process

PA cabinet leader urges EU to recognize an independent Palestinian state and play role in future political process.Elad Benari, 13/10/2020 06:21
PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA envoy to the UN says PA holding consultations with UN chief and some countries to prepare for international conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/09/2020 00:09
Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

In address to UN, PA chairman asks UN Secretary-General to convene a conference which will have authority to launch a peace process.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/09/2020 20:22
Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany urged Israel and PA to restore "hope" to the peace process.Elad Benari, 25/09/2020 06:42
Russia: Peace can't be secured without resolving Israel-PA conflict

Russia: Peace can't be secured without resolving Israel-PA conflict

Russia notes "progress" in normalization of ties between Israel and Arab countries, but says "the Palestinian problem remains acute."Elad Benari, 18/09/2020 06:35
Hamas and Fatah underline rejection of Israel-UAE deal

Hamas and Fatah underline rejection of Israel-UAE deal

Abbas at virtual conference attended by Hamas leader: We will never accept the United States as the sole mediator for negotiations.Ben Ariel, 04/09/2020 06:35
Erekat: Netanyahu wants us to surrender to his plans

Erekat: Netanyahu wants us to surrender to his plans

Senior PA official claims that Netanyahu doesn't seek peace.Elad Benari, 02/09/2020 05:18
French President calls for Israel-PA talks

French President calls for Israel-PA talks

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to PA chairman, says he is determined "to work for peace in the Middle East".Elad Benari, 17/08/2020 03:08
PA official: Some parties are mediating between Israel and the PA

PA official: Some parties are mediating between Israel and the PA

Deputy Fatah chairman claims parties are mediating between Israel and the PA leadership in an attempt to revive the peace process.Elad Benari, 06/08/2020 06:36
Abbas: Willing to resume peace talks if sovereignty is retracted

Abbas: Willing to resume peace talks if sovereignty is retracted

PA chairman says he is willing to return to peace negotiations with Israel as soon as it retracts sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 24/07/2020 06:05
Abbas: We're willing to resume talks if Israel cancels sovereignty

Abbas: We're willing to resume talks if Israel cancels sovereignty

PA chairman says he is ready to resume stalled peace talks but only if Israel stops its plan to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 15/07/2020 06:09
Report: Switzerland offers to mediate between Israel and PA

Report: Switzerland offers to mediate between Israel and PA

Swiss President reportedly offers to host diplomatic summit in which Israel and PA will try to resume negotiations.Elad Benari, 03/07/2020 05:14
PA willing to renew peace talks with Israel

PA willing to renew peace talks with Israel

PA counter-proposal to Trump’s plan says it is prepared to agree to "minor" territorial concessions.Elad Benari, 30/06/2020 05:12
State Department: Sovereignty should be part of Israel-PA talks

State Department: Sovereignty should be part of Israel-PA talks

State Department spokeswoman says Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria should be part of talks with PA on Trump plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/05/2020 20:14
PA to push for international peace conference

PA to push for international peace conference

PA to ask Russian President to support international conference for peace in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 22/04/2020 06:43
Security Council calls for 'two-state solution' to be respected

Security Council calls for 'two-state solution' to be respected

UN Security Council reiterates support for "two-state solution" and stresses need to make an effort to launch credible peace negotiations.Elad Benari, 25/02/2020 04:06
Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman meets French President Macron, expresses hope that France and other European countries will recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 23/01/2020 05:20
Could 'Deal of the Century' be released before Israel's election?

Could 'Deal of the Century' be released before Israel's election?

Report says Trump administration is considering publishing Israeli-Palestinian peace plan before Israel's elections on March 2.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2020 05:12
Putin to visit Bethlehem

Putin to visit Bethlehem

Russian President expected to visit Bethlehem next month, meet Abbas.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2019 22:21
Is this the 'Deal of the Century'?

Is this the 'Deal of the Century'?

Lebanese TV network claims Trump's peace agreement will include the establishment of a "New Palestine" and a shared Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 16/12/2019 23:30
PA: Convene an international peace conference

PA: Convene an international peace conference

PA cabinet leader calls to abandon bilateral negotiations with Israel and move to multilateral negotiations.Dalit Halevi, 31/10/2019 05:30
Abbas speaks to new British PM

Abbas speaks to new British PM

PA says Boris Johnson expressed his support for "two-state solution" in phone call with chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 16/08/2019 06:36
The Palestinian Arabs are throwing away their last chance

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, 24/06/2019 14:31
Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egyptian President discusses US peace plan, makes clear he will not cede land as part of "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 03/06/2019 03:13
Ambassador Friedman criticizes Obama's Israel approach

Ambassador Friedman criticizes Obama's Israel approach

David Friedman: Unlike Obama, we're not suggesting that Israel return to the bargaining table as a thief returning to the scene of a crime.Ben Ariel, 31/05/2019 00:37
Russia rejects 'Deal of the Century'

Russia rejects 'Deal of the Century'

Russia says US peace plan attempts to replace peace process with economic incentives.Elad Benari, 29/05/2019 04:09
Abbas: US peace plan 'will go to hell'

Abbas: US peace plan 'will go to hell'

PA chairman blasts Trump administration's peace plan: Don't sell us illusions.Elad Benari, 28/05/2019 05:09
PLO calls for boycott of Bahrain conference

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, 27/05/2019 06:06
Jordanian Foreign Minister: End the 'occupation'

Jordanian Foreign Minister: End the 'occupation'

Jordan's Foreign Minister says Israeli-Arab conflict is still the major issue in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 27/05/2019 05:41
Erekat reiterates: PA won't participate in Bahrain conference

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, 23/05/2019 04:44
UAE, Saudi Arabia to participate in US-led economic workshop

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, 22/05/2019 06:42