palestinian peace talks

Encountering Peace

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs a distraction, but he will not alienate his base and those to the Right of his base by making concessions of any kind to the Palestinians.

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Newark International airport, June 9, 2017.
Under Trump, Israeli terrorism victims at least get genuine condolences

“The United States stands with our ally Israel and condemns the savage terrorist attack in Jerusalem,” tweeted Trump’s lead international negotiator Jason Greenblatt.

By GREGG ROMAN
27/06/2017
Donald Trump in Israel
The Trump effect: Slight uptick in Palestinian support for peace talks

Poll finds plurality of Palestinians believe Trump is at least somewhat capable of achieving a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

28/05/2017
Pope Francis (R) talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a private audience at the Vat
Abbas to meet pope on Saturday

Palestinian Authority leader is stopping in Rome on his way to the Paris summit.

By ERIC J. LYMAN
12/01/2017
Fire damage in Halamish.
Building a shared society

From day one there was a sense of rage from Israel’s citizens, blasted loudly by the media, quoting the prime minister, that the Palestinians had discovered a new weapon in their war against Israel.

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Netanyahu, what would you have done if you were a Palestinian?

What would you do today to bring about an end to the occupation, and the creation of a true independent, democratic and contiguous Palestinian state if you were a Palestinian?

By DAOUD KUTTAB
07/09/2016
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Abbas mulls another UN Security Council bid for Palestinian state

Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
02/01/2015
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Ireland's lower house approves symbolic Palestinian state recognition

Motion calls for a Palestinian state on the basis of the 1967 borders with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.

By JTA
11/12/2014
Sisi and Abu-Mazen
Egypt, PA deny report that Sisi offered Abbas land in Sinai for Palestinian state

Abbas reportedly rejected plan that would expand Gaza to five times its current size and give PA autonomy in West Bank cities; Yesh Atid's Peri, Bayit Yehudi's Shaked say proposal worth exploring.

Sisi and Abu-Mazen
Israeli politicians praise Sisi plan to give Palestinians land for a state in Sinai

Abbas reportedly rejected plan that would expand Gaza to five times its current size and give PA autonomy in West Bank cities; Yesh Atid's Peri, Bayit Yehudi's Shaked say proposal worth exploring.

By LAHAV HARKOV , JPOST.COM STAFF
08/09/2014
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