Tag: Middle East Quartet

Real estate attorney and Donald Trump's Israeli advisor Jason Greenblatt attends the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Mideast Quartet Envoys Meet in Jerusalem

Envoys from the US, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations — the so-called Middle East Quartet — met in Jerusalem on Thursday for the first time since the election of US President Donald Trump.

French President Francois Hollande (R) welcomes Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (L) at the Elysee Palace before attending a Unity rally Marche Republicaine on January 11, 2015 in Paris in tribute to the 17 victims of a three-day killing spree by homegrown Islamists.

France Tells Palestinian Leader of Concern at Mideast Situation

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas of his concern at the “fragility” of the situation in the Middle East in a context of mounting violence, the president’s office said.

Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour speaks during the first-ever hearings of candidates seeking to become the next secretary-general at UN headquarters in New York on April 12, 2016.

Arab Nations Seek to Block Quartet Report at UN

Arab nations are calling on the UN Security Council not to endorse a report aimed at reviving the Middle East peace process that the Palestinians see as biased in favor of Israel, the Palestinian envoy said Tuesday.