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  • Mideast Quartet blames Palestinians for incitement, Israel for settlement expansion

    July 1, 2016 | 12:35 pm

    Israel welcomed a highly anticipated report from the Middle East Quartet for citing Palestinian incitement as an obstacle to peace, but regretted what it calls the report’s failure to address the “real core” of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: “the persistent Palestinian refusal...

  • Tony Blair to step back as Mideast Quartet envoy

    March 16, 2015 | 10:06 am

    Tony Blair is preparing to step back as envoy for the Middle East Quartet but wants to remain part of the peace process.

    Blair has realized that his high-profile role is no longer appropriate, the London-based Financial Timesreported Sunday, citing “several people familiar with...

  • EU, Russia condemn Israeli settlement expansion plans

    December 21, 2012 | 8:17 am

    The European Union and Russia on Friday denounced Israel's plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank and urged Israelis and Palestinians to take "bold and concrete steps towards peace."

    Israeli officials said this week they would press on with plans to build 6,000...

  • Israel will continue to target attackers, Netanyahu tells Blair

    October 22, 2012 | 8:14 am

    Israel will continue to attack the groups that fire rockets on her citizens, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

    Netanyahu's statement Monday morning during a meeting with Mideast Quartet envoy Tony Blair came after Israeli airstrikes targeted what the Israel Defense Forces...

  • Middle East Quartet: Israel, Palestinians to offer peace proposals

    October 26, 2011 | 7:41 pm

    Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to make proposals on issues of territory and security within three months, keeping peacemaking efforts alive, an official from the Quartet of Middle East peace mediators said on Wednesday.

    Representatives from both sides met envoys of the...

  • Israel accepts Quartet’s peace process proposal

    October 2, 2011 | 10:06 am

    Israel has accepted the Mideast Quartet’s proposal to renew peace negotiations with the Palestinians.

    The plan accepted Sunday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his eight senior Cabinet members would restart negotiations within a month, without preconditions.