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Palestinians: Arabs Not Authorized to Represent Us at Bahrain Peace Summit

TEL AVIV – Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat reiterated the position that no Palestinian has been given authorization to attend next month’s US-led peace conference in Bahrain, amid reports that Arab countries are pressuring the Palestinians to walk back their rejection of it. 

Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian negotiator, gestures during a press conference in Jerusalem on March 19, 2015. The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) executive committe was given two weeks to work out the modalities to end the security cooperation with Israel, Erekat said. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read …

Jason Greenblatt Exposes Anti-Israel Bias at U.N. Security Council

Condemn Hamas terror rockets against Israel rather than perpetually condemning the Jewish state, U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt said Thursday as he slammed “baffling” anti-Israel sentiment at the U.N. “Instead of seeking accountability for Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, terrorist

U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt, center, Israeli Minister of Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi, left, and the head of the Palestinian Water Authority, Mazen Ghoneim give a news conference about a water-sharing agreement, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 13, 2017. Greenblatt announced Thursday that Israel and the Palestinians …

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.

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U.S. Publishes Official Map with Golan Heights as Part of Israel

TEL AVIV – The US has for the first time published an international map showing the Golan Heights as part of Israel, three weeks after President Donald Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty over the territory captured from Syria in 1967.

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Pompeo Says Unreleased Mideast Peace Plan ‘Truly Historic’

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo teased the Trump administration’s upcoming peace plan on Wednesday as a “truly historic” effort to broker an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, accepting an award from the Jewish Institute for National Security of America in Washington.

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Report: Abbas’s Son Said He’s Against Two-State Solution

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, held a secret meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ son last September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, veteran Israeli journalist Barak Ravid said.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Trump Readies Mideast Team for Peace Plan Rollout

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is staffing up a Middle East policy team at the White House in anticipation of unveiling its long awaited but largely mysterious Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

Jared Kushner is seen at the Royal Court after US President Donald Trump received the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian Authority Brags It Thwarted Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority on Saturday boasted that it has managed to “incapacitate” President Donald Trump’s as yet unveiled peace plan, which it sees as no more than a “conspiracy” aimed at “liquidating” the Palestinian cause and national rights. 

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas gestures during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Planning Solar Field to Ease Gaza Power Crisis

Israel has approved a plan to build a solar field in Israel to pump power into the Gaza Strip and ease the electricity crisis in the Palestinian enclave, an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday.

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Jared Kushner Meets Netanyahu on Mideast Peace Plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his appreciation to US President Donald Trump for his support for Israel during a four-hour meeting Friday afternoon with Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jason Kushner, Mideast negotiator Jason Greenblatt, and US ambassador David Friedman.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd from right) meets at his Jerusalem office with the ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer (right); White House adviser Jared Kushner (center); US Ambassador David Friedman (second left); and special envoy Jason Greenblatt, on June 22, 2018. (Haim Zach/GPO)