Blair: Quartet is working to end Gaza conflict

Peres blames Iran for promoting terrorism in the Middle East … [Read more...]

Hamas rejects any future peace treaty between Israel and PA

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—In a rare interview with an American Jewish newspaper, Hamas deputy politburo chief Mousa Abu Marzouk declared Friday that his terrorist organization would never recognize … [Read more...]

Quartet calls for Palestinian Authority, Israel to curb violence

WASHINGTON (JWN and agencies)—Representatives of the Mideast Quartet—the US, UN, EU, and Russia—met in Washington on Wednesday and issued a statement expressing a review of the stalled peace process … [Read more...]

PA protests to UN Security Council over Israeli settlements

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Palestinian Authority sent a protest letter to the UN Security Council on Monday accusing Israel of plans to build new settlements that destroy prospects for a … [Read more...]

Abbas to send “mother of all letters” to Israel

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas intends to send a political statement to Israel and other countries next week giving the PA’s preconditions for resuming the … [Read more...]

King Abdullah “cautiously optimistic” on talks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan’s King Abdullah II said he is “cautiously optimistic” that progress will be made in the newly revived peace talks he initiated between Israel and the Palestinian … [Read more...]

Abbas: We’ll halt talks if no progress by Jan. 26 deadline

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin plants an olive tree visiting the Migron outpost Thursday. (Flash 90) JERUSALEM  (JWN and agencies)—Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday threatened … [Read more...]

Obama invites King Abdullah to help advance peace

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Just one week after Jordan’s King Abdullah II mediated the first direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian envoys in nearly a year, US President Barack Obama invited … [Read more...]

Jordan invites Israel, PA to renew talks in Amman

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan’s King Abdullah II has invited negotiators from Israel and the Palestinian Authority to Amman on Tuesday in an effort to resume peace talks before the January 26 … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: No talks if Hamas joins PA government

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Following Fatah’s decision last week to accept Hamas in the Palestine Liberation Organization, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Israeli diplomats Sunday that Israel … [Read more...]

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