Conflict With Israel
March 19, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington this week. The encounter has been described as "long and difficult" by both sides and no solution or framework has resulted from the talks.
March 18, 2014
Chief Israeli negotiator Tzipi Livni said Tuesday that the Palestinian president's decision on peace talks will determine whether Israel will release a new group of prisoners
The Israeli army released a statement via Twitter blaming Tuesday's explosions in Golan Heights on the Syrian government.
Since the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations last July, 56 Palestinians have been killed an 897 have been injured by Israeli military and security officials.
According to a new survey, 30% of settlers in the West Bank outside the major blocks would leave their homes for compensation, even if there was no peace deal with Palestinians.
In recent comments, Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon hints that Israel could take action against Iran with or without U.S. approval.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday received phone calls from Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during which they expressed “deep regret” over the killing of Jordanian Judge Raed Zeiter
Chief Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat said Monday that a peace deal with Israel must be reached by the April 29th deadline or he is prepared to end talks.
March 17, 2014
President Obama met with President Abbas on Monday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Jordanian Minister of Information Mohammad Momani released a statement Monday chiding Israel for stoking tensions at al Aqsa.
Thousands of Palestinians marched in the West Bank to show their support for President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday. Abbas is meeting with President Obama today in Washington.
Gaza's only power plant resumed operations Monday after Israel finally allowed fuel supplies to reach the energy-generating source.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to work hard to resolve big differences with the Israelis ahead of a “pivotal” time for the peace talks.
March 16, 2014
Environmental Minister Gilad Erdan said Sunday that Secretary of State John Kerry was pressuring the wrong side in the peace negotiations.
A group of Palestinians protesting the Israeli occupation were violently dispersed by Israeli forces Sunday. One Palestinian was wounded.