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Israel says it would welcome the United States as a mediator but a US bid to revive negotiations, led by Us President Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has so far shown no progress.
The statement omitted any reference to Israeli settlement activity – a rarity for the Quartet.
Allegations of a conflict of interest between Blair’s role as Quartet envoy and the business interests of his private consultancy firm have dogged him intermittently over the last number of years.
Abbas spokesman accuses Israel of intransigence, Lieberman of wanting "to end the role of the Quartet in the region"; PMO says more meetings with the Quartet team will be scheduled.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Erekat says PA planning to present Quartet representatives with a “detailed report” about Israel’s settlement activities.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
PLO Executive says Palestinians committed to following all guidelines set forth in road map to peace but Israelis are "judaizing" Jerusalem.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
Despite Tony Blair calling the prisoner swap a “moment of opportunity," the resurgence of Hamas does not bode well for peace.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Palestinian Authority PM says Palestinians not ready to resume dialogue; Blair hints Middle East mediators want border proposals.
Quartet envoy says the sides will be pressed to present ideas for security arrangements, borders within three months.
By HERB KEINON AND REUTERS
International officials attempting to restart stalled peace negotiations between Israeli, Palestinian officials.
Givat Hamatos project for 2,610 apartments in east Jerusalem includes expansion of Arab extension of Beit Safafa neighborhood.
By REUTERS, MELANIE LIDMAN, AND JPOST.COM STAFF
PA wants an independent state on all the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem with no restrictions, no recognition of Israel as a Jewish state.
By BARRY RUBIN
A recent poll shows that most Israeli Jews don’t believe there will ever be peace with the Palestinians which begs the question of what action to take next.
By MICHAEL FELSEN
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