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US President Obama, Israeli PM Netanyahu to Meet in New York

This week's meeting between PM Netanyahu and Pres. Obama is also likely to be their last face-to-face discussion about the "two-state solution."

Israeli Envoy to UN Slams Ban’s ‘Outrage’ Over Netanyahu ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Video [video]

UN Secy-Gen Ban expressed "outrage" at PM Netanyahu's "ethnic cleansing" video, but called PA glorification of terrorists "disgraceful."

Former President Shimon Peres Fights For Life After Massive Stroke

Former President Shimon Peres, 93, suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage. He is now in an induced medical coma and breathing with a respirator in the ICU.

Anti-Israel NGO Al-Haq Making Inroads on Capitol Hill

The group of Al-Haq friendly lawmakers is led by one of the most anti-Israel members of Congress, Betty McCollum, US Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district.

State Dept. Not Huge Fans of Netanyahu Video on Peace and ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ [video]

On Friday, DOS Press Director Elizabeth Trudeau rebutted Netanyahu's accusation, although a careful reading of her attack on the PM reveals she didn't really answer his main argument.

Leftwing J Street Going After Pro-Israel Regavim’s US Tax-Exempt Status

The president of J Street shared how enraged he is by the fact that groups that work in direct defiance of US foreign policy enjoy a tax-exempt status in the US.

Roll Over John Kerry, Russia Eager to Host Abbas-Netanyahu Moscow Summit

A Russian Foreign Ministry official told Tass on Thursday that Russia is "responding to the appeals of the Palestinians and Israelis."

Document Shows Abbas Was KGB Agent

The timing of the revelation did not escape PA Arab representatives, who have been flooding Israeli media Thursday morning with profuse denials of the charges.

Russia, Abbas, Pushing for Moscow Summit with Netanyahu

"President Putin offered to meet in Moscow on September 9," Abbas said. "I agreed. I was to fly to Moscow from here (Warsaw) to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu."

UN Report on Failed Gaza, PA Governments: It’s All Israel’s Fault

We went looking for those items that best reflect how the report turns facts and figures on their heads to come up with the preconceived conclusion: it's all the fault of the Israeli occupation, and once Israel is out of the picture you'll see how those Palestinians will become Switzerland of the Middle East.

Netanyahu Talks Moscow Summit with Putin’s Special Envoy

Netanyahu said he was reviewing the Russian President's proposal and the timing of a possible meeting with Abbas.

Liberman Cites International Pressure over Arab Squaterville in Area C

Liberman attacked the Europeans and the Americans who demand that Israel ignore the Supreme Court ruling to demolish Susiya, but to enforce the same court's ruling on demolishing the Jewish Amona community in northern Samaria.

DM Liberman Approves New Children’s Hospital for Bethlehem

DM Liberman has reportedly approved construction of a new Arab children's hospital near the Palestinian Authority town of Bethlehem, on Israeli-controlled land in Area C.

Turkey’s President Erdogan Shakes Hands With Israel’s Female Diplomat, Shani Cooper

Israel's interim head of embassy in Ankara is welcomed with a handshake by Turkish President Erdogan and wishes for success.

Erdogan Formally Approves Turkey’s Normalization Deal With Israel

Turkey's Pres. Erdogan has signed off on the normalization agreement between his country and Israel. Next steps: payment of compensation and exchange of ambassadors.

UN Mid-East Peace Envoy Pins Jewish Homes as Source of Strife

He failed to mention the arrests and indictments by Israel of an international charity administrator and a UNDP employee, who confessed to directing millions of dollars to Hamas — which is why all those ruined buildings are yet to be rebuilt.

Report: Putin to Host Netanyahu Abbas Summit in Moscow

When Netanyahu and Putin spoke on the phone last week, the summit idea was part of their discussion.

Palestinian Authority (Again) Rejects New Attempt at Final Status Talks

Once again the Palestinian Authority turns down a chance to negotiate directly for its own state, this time in Moscow.

Putin, Netanyahu, Talk Peace Process on Phone

A week ago, Putin’s Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa, discussed advancing Palestinian-Israeli peace talks with Abbas in Amman.

Ha’aretz on Warpath Against New Hebron Jewish Housing

Although it's puzzling why Burger didn't tweet in English, or ask someone at the paper's English language website to help him translate, the panicky urgency of the tweet is unmistakable.

Catch 22: Letting Hamas Partake in PA Free Elections Could Topple the PA

It should be noted that the Oslo Accords forbid the participation of terror organizations in PA elections, but Hamas has already set a precedence in 2006.

PA Senior: Israel Refusing Meeting Ahead of Possible Cairo Summit

The same official also told Israel Radio that the PA does not demand that Israel freeze settlement construction as a prerequisite to the Paris conference, but rather the freeze should coincide with the start of negotiations.

Liberman Plans to Bypass Chairman Abbas, Forge Direct Relationships with PA Arabs

According to Liberman, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has been an obstacle to a working solution for the area.

Turkish Parliament Reviews Normalization Deal with Israel

The agreement to normalize ties between Turkey and Israel has gone to a final vote in the Turkish Parliament.

MKs Commemorate Gush Katif Expulsion, Seek to Learn From Mistakes

The Gush Katif and Northern Samaria Commemoration Center held a conference on Monday commemorating the eleventh anniversary of Israel’s “Disengagement.”

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