The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia said on Sunday, February 19, that 2017 “will be a year” in which “progress can be made in the Arab-Israeli conflict.”
In what may be the largest-ever joint protest by senior Israeli security personnel, 106 IDF ex-generals and spy chiefs signed a letter urging Netanyahu to ‘initiate a diplomatic process.’
The foreign ministers of the Arab League agreed to cooperate on an international and regional level to combat the Islamic State, or ISIS.
J.J. Goldberg shares three views of the Gaza crisis and how it ends. Maybe the war can be used to humble Hamas for good and as a lever to strengthen Mahmoud Abbas’s hand.
The Palestinian daily Al Quds reported on its website Monday afternoon, quoting a “knowledgeable source,” that the Palestinian leadership had decided to return to the negotiating table for two more months, with the aim of laying out the borders between Israel and a potential Palestinian state, according to Walla! News reporter Amir Tibon.
The Arab League on Sunday endorsed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s rejection of Israel’s demand for recognition as a Jewish state, as U.S.-backed peace talks approach a deadline next month.
An opening date has been set for a previously postponed exhibition at UNESCO headquarters on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel.
After pundits from across the spectrum predicted John Kerry’s peace project would never get off the ground, it turns out he got the last laugh — for now.
The Arab League peace initiative is being revisited as John Kerry seeks ways to restart peace talks. But Israelis see it as a non-starter and Palestinians have their doubts, too.
Skeptics point out that all that happened yesterday was that Arab leaders acknowledged what everyone already knows — that if and when Israel makes a final peace agreement with the Palestinians, it won’t return exactly to 1967 borders.