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Israeli Palestinian Peace Talks

Palestinian Divisions Emerge In Gaza Truce Talks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was s...

U.S. Culpability in the Failure of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Stephen Zunes | Posted 08.09.2014 | World
Stephen Zunes

The Obama administration would have to challenge the Israeli government's hard line toward the Palestinians in order for the peace process to be successful. Unfortunately, the White House apparently had no interest in doing so.

Kerry: U.S. Reconsidering Role In Mideast Peace Talks

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — The Obama administration will reevaluate its role in foundering Middle East peace talks following actions by both Israel ...

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: Debate Over The Jewish State

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.21.2014 | World

A resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a long sought after ideal, but with current peace talks set to conclude April 29, both sides remai...

Palestinian Peace Negotiators Quit Talks

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday his peace negotiators ...

Palestinians Reach Out To Israel In Renewed Peace Talks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The Palestinians have traditionally shown little affection for Israeli politicians. These days, however, they are reaching out ...

Palestinians Call Off Peace Talks After West Bank Clash

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

QALANDIA REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Palestinian officials said they called off a planned round of peace talks Monday after Israeli soldiers kille...

The Biggest Question Mark In Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

BARKAN, West Bank — Micha Drori is living the Israeli dream: a house, a yard, a wife and three kids. The 42-year-old businessman has found an af...

Infused With Faith: Ritual and Conflict

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.14.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Are religion and religious values really tangential to this enduring conflict? New evidence is raising questions about this basic assumption, and suggesting that certain aspects of religion may indeed fuel these violent clashes.

Palestinian Prisoners Freed To Heroes' Welcome As Peace Talks Resume

Evening Standard, London | Bo Wilson | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

TWENTY-SIX Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel were mobbed as they crossed checkpoints into the West Bank and Gaza. The move was part of a politica...

Israel Advances Plans To Build 900 Settlement Homes

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel is moving forward with building nearly 900 new homes in east Jerusalem, an official said Tuesday, a decision that angered Palestin...

Settlement Construction Clouds Middle East Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A 10-minute drive from where negotiators will sit down on Wednesday to resume long-st...

Obama Having Big Meeting Amid Talks

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A White House official says President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday morning with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators involved in a new ...

Middle East Peace Talks To Resume

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — Pressing ahead in a new U.S.-backed push for Middle East peace, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed Tuesday to meet again wi...

U.S. Taps Former Ambassador To Shepherd Middle East Peace Talks

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peac...

Middle East Peace Talks To Resume Amid Deep Skepticism

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli and Palestinian teams flew to Washington on Monday to end five years of diplomatic stalemate and prepare for a new round of ...

Israel Agrees To Free 104 Palestinian Prisoners

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — The U.S. on Sunday announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel's Cabinet agreed...

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks To Begin Next Week

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli and a Palestinian official say preliminary peace talks agreed to after a shuttle mission by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

Both Sides Remain Skeptical In Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli and Palestinian officials voiced skepticism Sunday that they can move toward a peace deal, as the sides inched toward what m...

Israeli, Palestinian Leaders May Meet Next Week

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli military court on Wednesday convicted a Hamas militant on charges of masterminding suicide bomb attacks that killed dozen...

Joint Statement Shows Israel, Palestinians Committed To Peace

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli envoy met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday and delivered a letter from Prime Minister Benjamin Netana...

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Get New Year's Revival

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and JAMAL HALABY | Posted 03.02.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel and the Palestinians said Sunday that their chief peace negotiators would attend a gathering of international diplomats in ne...

Netanyahu Welcomes Parts Of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan, Has Concerns About Others

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 12.02.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's government welcomed on Sunday parts of an international proposal to resume long-stalled peace talks with the Palestinians b...

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Make No Progress On Settlements

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Under pressure to compromise, Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Tuesday dug into the central issues blocking a peace d...

Barghouti: Palestinian Terrorist or the Next Mandela?

Yermi Brenner | Posted 10.03.2011 | World
Yermi Brenner

The Palestinian political divide -- Fatah ruling West Bank, Hamas controlling Gaza -- is one of the reasons the Israeli government and public have shown very little enthusiasm to get back to the negotiating table.