Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Palestinians Officially Reject Formal Invite to U.S. Peace Confab in Bahrain

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday officially shunned an invitation to a U.S.-led peace conference in Bahrain next month in what is being billed as a precursor to President Donald Trump’s so-called “deal of the century” for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  

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Kushner: Peace Plan Will Be Revealed After Ramadan

TEL AVIV – The long-anticipated U.S. peace proposal for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will not be unveiled before the Muslim holiday of Ramadan is over in June, President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner confirmed.

White House advisor Jared Kushner, pictured in Saudi capital Riyadh in 2017, said the adminstration of President Donald Trump was in the "fact-finding phase" of the probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Pompeo: Peace Plan to Come ‘Immediately Following’ Israeli Elections

TEL AVIV – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the rollout of the Trump administration’s much-anticipated peace plan will begin “immediately following” Israeli elections on April 9 and that certain aspects of the proposal have already been discussed with regional partners. 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) signs an MOU and statement of intent with Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, the Deputy Prime Minister and Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the Sheraton Grand in the Qatari capital Doha on January 13, 2019. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / …

Israel: Trump’s UN Speech ‘On the Right Side of History’

TEL AVIV – Israeli officials on Tuesday lauded President Donald Trump’s address to the UN General Assembly, with Israel’s envoy to the international body praising Trump for being “on the right side of history.” Palestinians and leftwing American Jews, meanwhile, slammed the speech as harmful.

President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly on September 25, 2018 in New York City. The United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, is expected to attract 84 heads of state and 44 heads of government in New York City for a week of speeches, talks and …