Tag: peace talks

  • Pope Francis Confirms May Trip to Middle East

    Pope Francis confirms Middle East trip for May 24 and 26.  Emerging as the new ‘broker’ for the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, he will speak with Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas. Pope Francis officially announced on Sunday that he will visit Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority in May, reports Reuters. Francis, who has made many […]

  • Israel ‘ready to negotiate borders with Palestinians’

    Mr Netanyahu reacted angrily when the 1967 proposal was made by Barack Obama in May but was now said to be offering to trade Israeli territory on its side of the line for West Bank land where its main settlements were located. “We are willing in a framework of restarting the peace talks to accept […]

  • Obama Promises Arabs Jerusalem Will Be Theirs

    “Jerusalem is Israel’s capital,” Netanyahu said at an event marking Jerusalem’s reunification. “Jerusalem was always ours and will always be ours. It will never again be partitioned and divided.” Irregardless, President Obama promises Arabs Jerusalem will be theirs. Obama and his administration told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting last week the U.S. […]

  • Quartet May Formally Recognize Palestinian State

    American and European diplomats warned that if peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians are not renewed, the Quartet, may formally recognize a Palestinian state, the Los Angeles Times reported yesterday. “We have more than 130 nations set to recognize the Palestinian state within the 1967 borders,” said Abbas,”and even if we make no further […]

  • Mideast quartet envoys call for peace deal by 2012

    Quartet envoys call for peace deal by 2012 between Palestine and Israel.  Quartet comprises representatives from the US., Russia, the E.U., and the U.N. AFP – The United States and other world powers called Friday for the Palestinians and Israel to resume direct peace talks within a month and commit to seeking a deal by the […]

  • Kerry to push for permanent peace agreement by April

    Secretary of State, John Kerry, aims to establish the framework by which Israel and Palestine will follow in order to negotiate the final peace agreement contract. WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to narrow differences between Israelis and Palestinians in peace talks this week that are intended to guide the sides toward […]