World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 15, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday for their first face-to-face talks since the peace process collapsed last month, US officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
Pope Francis makes his first trip to the Middle East this month accompanied by Jewish and Muslim intellectuals to push for inter-religious dialogue amid stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 30, 2014
To both critics and supporters, it was "classic" John Kerry. A day before the formal end of Kerry's quixotic, nine-month effort to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Secretary of State was surreptitiously taped making a comment that p...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 27, 2014
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday Israel would not negotiate with a Palestinian unity government unless Hamas declares it recognizes Israel.
World News | Reuters | Sunday April 27, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday to "tear up" his pact with Hamas, saying Israel would not take part in Middle East peace talks with a Palestinian government backed by the Islamist group.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 26, 2014
A key Palestine Liberation Organisation body was set to hold Saturday talks after Israel pulled out of US-sponsored peace negotiations in response to a Palestinian reconciliation deal with Hamas.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 25, 2014
Israel on Thursday suspended US-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's unexpected unity pact with the rival Islamist Hamas group.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 8, 2014
US efforts to save Middle East peace talks from collapse showed little sign of progress on Monday amid threats from Israel to retaliate for what it saw as unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Washington is keeping up efforts to put Israel-Palestinian peace negotiations back on track despite "unhelpful steps" taken by both sides in the past day, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
Israel handed the Palestinians a proposal they hope will lead to an extension of their peace talks beyond an April 29 deadline, as efforts to salvage the negotiations came to a head.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 12, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Israel on Wednesday for a two-day visit during which he will meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders to discuss the peace talks and Iran.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
President Barack Obama takes a break from the Ukraine crisis to hold potentially difficult talks on Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on U.S. efforts to keep Middle East peace negotiations alive.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel today to discuss nuclear talks with Iran and to encourage Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to reach a two-state solution with the Palestinians.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 4, 2014
Israel and the Palestinians are making progress towards a "framework agreement" to guide their talks on a formal peace deal but still have some way to go
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 19, 2013
Efforts to reach an Israel-Palestinian peace deal may need to be extended for another year, if parties agree on key issues by the time the current round of talks wraps up in April.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 10, 2013
A senior Palestinian official said that the United States was asking Palestinians to make security concessions in peace talks with Israel in order to silence the Jewish state's criticism of world power diplomacy over Iran's nuclear program.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 8, 2013
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday proposed that Israel annex parts of the West Bank under its full military control where most Jewish settlers live.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah next week to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace and to consult Israeli officials about Iran.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 7, 2013
Turmoil in Syria and Egypt is nudging Israelis and Palestinians toward peace, a US official said on Friday as Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Europe for talks about that conflict and a possible US strike on Syrian targets.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Palestinian officials said they called off a planned round of peace talks on Monday after Israeli soldiers killed three protesters during clashes following an arrest raid in the West Bank.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 15, 2013
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators reconvened U.S.-brokered peace talks in Jerusalem on Wednesday amid little fanfare and low expectations, dogged by plans for more Jewish settler homes on occupied land.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Israel was set to free 26 Palestinian prisoners within hours to help underpin renewed peace talks, after its High Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal against their release by relatives of some of the Israelis they killed.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 9, 2013
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will resume peace talk in Jerusalem on August 14, the US State Department said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 1, 2013
Pressured by Washington, worried about its international standing and perturbed by Middle East turmoil, Israel had many reasons to return to peace talks with the Palestinians this week after a three year hiatus.