January 12, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls on Israel to negotiate to unify Jerusalem if it wants a peace agreement.
January 11, 2014
PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi said defining Israel as a Jewish state would signify that any Jewish person would have the right to return to Palestine, while Palestinians would lose that right.
The Palestinian Authority representative to the UN in Geneva Ibrahim Khraishi said on Friday that the PA has applied to participate in an upcoming international summit to find a solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria.
January 10, 2014
Palestine's top negotiator for the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks said that Israel's settlement announcement Friday is a message to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to not come back to the region to push for peace.
The head of Fatah's reconciliation team has confirmed that he will visit the Gaza Strip to meet with Gazan Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh in the upcoming days, as Hamas and Fatah look to reconcile.
January 9, 2014
Three Palestinians were injured after Israel launched an airstrike on the southern Gaza strip on Thursday morning.
Fatah, the party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, has reached out an olive branch to rival group Hamas regarding the formation of a national unity government.
Minority Israeli lawmakers in the Knesset lost their bid to pass a "Two-State Solution" bill that would make it illegal for Israel to randomly annex any Palestinian land, with the conservative Likud party rejecting it on a 44-25 vote.
January 8, 2014
Two leading Jordanian officials - the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister - have said that Jordan will play a central role in creating a solution to the Mideast conflict, and that it would ensure its strategic interests would not be compromised in any U.S.-brokered deal.
Israeli settlers torched two Palestinian cars near Nablus as a "revenge attack" after some settlers were held captive by Jalud villagers Tuesday.
A man was killed on Wednesday in the Gaza Strip after Israeli tanks fired at the al-Shujaiyeh neighborhood in Gaza City, medical sources said.
The Palestinian Fatah movement officials are set to pay a visit to the Gaza Strip for reconciliation with the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.
President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman Wednesday to discuss the latest peace talk developments.
Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh on Tuesday condemned Israel's recent announcement to build 272 settler homes in the occupied West Bank.
January 7, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that he and his government are "exerting every effort possible" to reach a peace agreement with Israel.