(JTA) — In the run-up to his swearing-in on Friday, President Donald Trump made a series of big promises to Israel. Aside from his oft-repeated pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, he has talked about reviving the peace process with the Palestinians, with a goal of achieving a deal before he…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel will not participate in an international conference aimed at setting its conflict with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s top advisers told the French government’s special envoy to the Middle East peace process. French envoy Pierre Vimont is in the region to discuss the plan for a conference, to be held…
French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday an international conference due in late May in Paris to relaunch peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis had been postponed but would take place this summer.
Part of the reason Israeli-Palestinian peace talks failed last year is because the sides were so far apart in their fundamental visions of what two states would look like. Another reason is that the two sides could barely stand each other.
Canadians were evenly split in their support for Israel and the Palestinians, according to a new poll.
Nine months of negotiations were supposed to propel Israelis and Palestinians into a future of peace. Instead, the collapse of talks is threatening to make the future look much like the past.
Secretary of State John Kerry believes the effort to bring peace to Israel and the Palestinians is now in a holding pattern and the two sides need to decide what to do next, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
A committee of government ministers approved a list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released as part of the revived Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
With the Mideast peace talks stalled, the White House may propose ‘bridging proposals’ on key issues. How will Israel and the Palestinians react — and can they reach a deal?
Barack Obama’s speech at the United Nations signalled highlighted his abandonment of democratization as guiding values, replaced with a Henry Kissinger-style Realpolitik.