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  • Abbas declines meeting with Rivlin while both in Brussels

    2 days ago

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed regret that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declined to meet with him while the two leaders were in Brussels.

    Martin Schultz, the parliament’s president, had offered to arrange and mediate the meeting while both Abbas and...

  • Is the Arab Peace Initiative back on the table?

    1 week ago

    Despite international efforts, there have been no substantive Israeli-Palestinian negotiations for more than five years. While Israel has always insisted that only direct bilateral talks can lead to a peace agreement, Arab states say they are more interested in a regional peace...

  • Netanyahu, Lieberman partially endorse Arab Peace Initiative

    May 31, 2016 | 10:47 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he accepted some elements of the so-called Arab Peace Initiative as a basis for talks on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    “The Arab Peace Initiative includes positive elements that can help revive constructive...

  • Tony Blair: Sunni states ready to normalize Israel relations on basis of Arab Peace Initiative

    May 26, 2016 | 2:10 pm

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Sunni Muslim countries are ready to normalize ties with Israel should Israel negotiate a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority on the basis of the Arab Peace Initiative.

    The Arab Peace Initiative, first proposed in 2002 and...

  • Palestinians split on two-state solution

    September 21, 2015 | 1:14 pm

    Palestinians are divided in their feelings on a two-state solution with Israel, while 42 percent believe that armed action is the best way to achieve a state, a new poll found.

    The survey conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research found that a slight...

  • Oil-rich Qatar pushing to make its name as a Mideast peace broker

    May 7, 2013 | 11:24 am

    When it comes to the latest Arab peace initiative, two questions are circulating in Washington: Why Qatar? And why now?

    The three answers: Because Qatar is rich; it is scared; and why not?

    Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, the Qatari prime minister and foreign...

  • Abbas seeks talks if Israel halts West Bank construction

    December 10, 2012 | 9:48 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly said he wanted to negotiate with Israel it if freezes construction for six months in the West Bank and Jerusalem.

    Abbas made the statement on Sunday in Qatar during a meeting of Arab League nations in Doha, The Jerusalem...