Israel Palestine Peace Talks

Jared Kushner speaking at the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018
With Mideast peace plan, Kushner prepares his debut

Trump's son-in-law will be the public face of his White House peace effort, breaking a two-year habit of working behind the scenes.

France to U.S.: Release your peace plan or we’ll release ours

If US President Donal Trump does not present his peace plan in the coming weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron will present his own peace plan.

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah, reception ceremony in Ramallah
Palestinians call on China to support Abbas's peace plan

Abbas proposed his peace plan during a speech he delivered at the Security Council on February 20, 2018.

Oslo Accords
25 Years After Oslo: Constructive destruction

The US-Israeli position, whereby refugees could “return” to the Palestinian state, remain in place or move elsewhere with compensation, is the only viable solution.

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert at the 7th Annual JPost Conference in NY
Former PM Olmert downplays Israel's ability to attack Iran

Former prime minister blasts his successor Netanyahu for reneging on Western Wall deal.

29/04/2018
US Vice President Mike Pence addresses AIPAC, March 2018
Peace ‘requires compromise,’ Pence says at AIPAC

Pence said that Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt are "hard at work" on the Trump administration's peace plan.

Welcoming the American initiative

Bringing everyone to the negotiating table has become the new goal, not reaching an agreement.

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara
Israel minister: Trump tweets rip 'mask of hypocrisy' off Palestinians

The Palestinian Authority is the “peace refusenik," tweeted Communications Minister Ayoub Kara.

03/01/2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Jerusalem
Japan invites Netanyahu to four-way peace summit in Tokyo

Netanyahu reportedly has conditioned his participation on approval from the Trump administration.

By JTA
26/12/2017
A WOMAN casts a ballot in the March 2015 national election
Encountering Peace: Israel's political system is broken

I have believed for years that the only way to advance a genuine chance for peace is through direct secret back channels.

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