1993 Oslo Accords

Report: PLO Moves to Withdraw Recognition of Israel

The Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the umbrella organization that is internationally-recognized as the representative of the Palestinian people, will push to withdraw formal recognition of Israel and end Washington’s longstanding role as mediator of the peace process.

A Palestinian man walks past a graffiti of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) and assassinated Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) deputy leader Khalil al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad, in Gaza City on August 6, 2009. Israel has for the first time admitted assassinating the PLO's former number two, Abu …

Five Things To Watch For During Trump’s Israel Trip

On Monday, President Donald Trump will arrive here in Israel for a jam-packed 24-hour visit that will include meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas as well as visits to Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, and the ancient fortification of Masada.

US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on February 15, 2017