The US Consulate—rather than the US embassy in Tel Aviv—said the US-run talks are the best way to reach a comprehensive peace agreement.
State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert slaughtered some sacred cows on Wednesday.
With things being as bad as they are for President Trump, we should probably be looking forward to his speedy replacement by a tried and true friend of Israel, Vice President Mike Pence.
The meeting will be the second one under the coordination mechanism.
"It is our view that, after seven years, Mr Blair's achievements as envoy are negligible, even within his narrow mandate of promoting Palestinian economic development."
UPDATE: The Prime Minister's Office ordered MK Oren Hazan to go home and after Hazan had already arrived at the Allenby Bridge...
The Jordan Times' version of the King Abdullah's announcement Saturday already scrubbed out the anti-Semitic tidbit, but it was clear that the King is stressed enough by recent events to shake out the ant-Jewish genie in the bottle.
Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz announced he intends to demand that the death penalty for the terrorist who carried out the attack in Halamish that resulted in the murder of a Jewish father and his two children.
Is the PA Chairman made of Teflon? You bet. Because Mahmoud Abbas represents the dying hope for a two-state solution, so he can kill and maim as many innocent Gazans as he wants.
'I could not support the resolution two years ago. It was too simplistic,' Mennonite World Conference president Nelson Kraybill said, speaking in support of the motion during comments at the microphones.
'In light of sizeable gaps, lack of trust, and an absence of readiness for serious compromises from the Palestinian side, and the fact the Palestinian Authority is unable to provide an effective response to terror threats, it is difficult for me to envision the possibility of reaching a political agreement in the coming years.'
Bennett suggested that 'the greatest threat, at a practical level, is Hezbollah,' recalling how, "from a relatively small group in the 1990s, they grew into a monster.
12 years after the evacuation of settlements: 'The benefit of disengagement in Judea and Samaria: zero.'
The Americans inserted the clause into the document, but it was eventually removed under pressure from Naftali Bennett (Habayit Hayehudi) and senior Likud officials.
'The fundamental difference between Israel's right and left is that "the left hides its head in the sand believing that these two aspirations can be reconciled, while I believe that this is not possible.'
'Now, in the new era we are in, the excuses are over and we expressly expect compensation and correction for all the years in which the settlement enterprise was hung up to dry.'
Trump had watched a video where Abbas admitted he incited against Israel.
U.S. President Donald Trump could not have done better himself in writing the anti-terrorism message for this one.
Regavim argues there's no reason to transfer any part of Area C to the Palestinian Authority when their population numbers are clearly inflated.
Daniel Bar-Tal, Emeritus Professor at the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, Areas of expertise: Militarism in Israeli society; Culture and ethos of Conflict
Enough with the "Peace" promises.
Trump: Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded.
As foreign visits to the Jewish State go, the Nixon excursion had gone pretty well.
Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said the Kotel was 'clearly in Jerusalem,' but failed to state that Jerusalem was part of Israel.
Abbas told Trump he would like to start the negotiations at the point where he and Olmert had parted way.