Even though almost 55% of respondents believe the peace process should be resumed, some 80% believe it is dead.
"Today, 20,000 Palestinians leave the West Bank every year. Their own surveys show that 30% aspire to emigrate. I will help them carry this out, fairly, with full monetary compensation."
Seeing as Abbas' Fatah is simply unable to carry out those eloquent suggestions of Trump's envoy, perhaps the US would be willing to send ground forces to forcibly reinstate the PA as the legitimate government of the Strip.
The Kerem Shalom Crossing "shows how [Israel] is trying to help the people of Gaza under very challenging and trying circumstances," said US peace envoy Jason Greenblatt.
“Hamas continues to arm itself in order to harm Israel as it exploits the generous humanitarian aid provided by the international community,” said Danon.
The Americans asked the PA leadership to "keep a low profile" and not initiate new moves at the UN, so that the Administration could advance President Trump's peace plan.
“Imagine that radical Islamic forces were stationed on these hills. That would be a danger not only to us, but to all our neighbors."
US sources also denied a report on Israel's Channel 10 Saturday night that Abbas told his American guests he had no intention to stop payments to terrorists sitting in Israeli jails, nor to released terrorists or the families of dead terrorists.
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.
Another round of rounds begins.
State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert slaughtered some sacred cows on Wednesday.
The decision to punish Egypt at a time when its regime is practically fighting for its life against Islamist insurgents and home grown Muslim Brothers, began at a hearing by the US Senate.
Needless to say, Gal-On and the Meretz gang did not condemn the Chairman for using more than a million Arabs as hostages in his conflict with his political foes in Gaza.
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.
The American delegation is scheduled to arrive in the region at the end of August, and will include US peace envoy Jared Kushner, US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell.
The White Supremacists have been haranguing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-KY) about his Asian American wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, questioning her racial purity. Is that the despicable level of nastiness matched by Al Quds and its reporter at DOS? Where are the condemnations from our friends in the media?
While President Trump is doing what he can to promote a peace deal, the Arab League seems dedicated to sabotaging it.
Ironically enough, no such EU structures bearing the EU flag can be found in areas A or B, nor anywhere else in Bedouin communities throughout the Middle East.
"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."
“We were on the verge of an agreement” with Olmert, the PA official said, “but eventually he had to resign over corruption.”
Jordan says the country complied with its international obligations by allowing the security officer to leave.
"All parties need to engage in creating an environment conducive to peace-making while affording the negotiators and facilitators the time and space they need to reach a deal."
"Government opposition to the Palestinian Authority policy of paying salaries to convicted terrorists ought to be self-evident."
UPDATE: The Prime Minister's Office ordered MK Oren Hazan to go home and after Hazan had already arrived at the Allenby Bridge...