Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Trump will ask Netanyahu, Abbas to take trust-building steps

Trump will ask Netanyahu, Abbas to take trust-building steps

U.S. President Donald Trump will ask the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas, for confidence-building measures to create the right environment for …

Putin and Trump stand for peace in our Palestines

Putin and Trump stand for peace "in our Palestines"

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Mahmoud Abbas held meetings in Washington and Sochi

Topics of Abbas-Putin meeting revealed

Topics of Abbas-Putin meeting revealed

The issue of arms supplies was not discussed during the meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestine's leader Mahmoud Abbas in Sochi, the Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad …

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

depends on creating a grand anti-Iran alliance running through Jerusalem and Riyadh

Iran#039s UN Ambassador: US tries to remove Palestinian issue instead of solving

Iran's UN Ambassador: US tries to remove Palestinian issue instead of solving

Iran's UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo accused the US and Israel of seeking "to remove the Palestinian issue that is central to all the conflicts in the Middle East from these open debates." …

US Senate introduces new Iran sanctions bill

US Senate introduces new Iran sanctions bill

Ahead of AIPAC conference

Can music bridge Middle East discord?

Can music bridge Middle East discord?

The Barenboim-Said Academy is opening a new concert hall, but its founder has no illusions about what it can achieve

Palestinian Pulse

Palestinian Pulse

The Palestinians no longer wanted to work with the Quartet but instead with countries and organizations on an individual basis

World seeking solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict again

World seeking solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict again

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Russian orientalists on the Middle East settlement

Lavrov and Kerry discuss issues of final normalization in eastern Aleppo

Lavrov and Kerry discuss issues of final normalization in eastern Aleppo

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed issues of final normalization of the situation in eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, …

Is there a chance of Turkey having a role in the Palestinian issue?

Is there a chance of Turkey having a role in the Palestinian issue?

Turkey’s attention has turned back to the Middle East, with the ruling Justice and Development Party coming closer to the Palestinian cause for various historical, political, cultural and religious reasons; it is also hoping to …

Medvedev to discuss Abbas-Netanyahu meeting in Palestine

Medvedev to discuss Abbas-Netanyahu meeting in Palestine

The issue of a possible meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be discussed during the visit of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry …

UN welcomes any direct talks between Israel and Palestine

UN welcomes any direct talks between Israel and Palestine

UN welcomes direct talks between Palestine's leader Mahmoud Abbas and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. …

Saudi official visits Jerusalem

Saudi official visits Jerusalem

Israel's Foreign Ministry said a senior official has met with a visiting former military general from Saudi Arabia. The meeting marks a rare public engagement between countries that have no official relations. Foreign Ministry …

What#039s behind Turkey#039s rapprochement moves towards Israel and Russia?

What's behind Turkey's rapprochement moves towards Israel and Russia?

This agreement is dictated on both sides by realpolitik, with Turkey's need for energy and Israel needing an export route for its gas

Netanyahu to meet Kerry in Rome to discuss peace talks

Netanyahu to meet Kerry in Rome to discuss peace talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry in Rome amid growing international pressure for the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians, The Times of Israel …

Netanyahu asks for help in resuming talks with Palestine

Netanyahu asks for help in resuming talks with Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked the international community for assistance in restarting direct talks with Palestine on conflict settlement, Sputnik reports. Netanyahu said he is willing to sit down …

Lavrov and Kerry discuss settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Lavrov and Kerry discuss settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Today Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a telephone conversation during which they discussed the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They also …

Russian, Jordanian foreign ministers discuss Middle East over phone

Russian, Jordanian foreign ministers discuss Middle East over phone

The situation in the Middle East was in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser …

Palestine ready to negotiate with Israel on the principle of two states for two peoples

Palestine ready to negotiate with Israel on the principle of "two states for two peoples"

Palestine is ready for peace talks with Israel based on the principle of "two states for two peoples." This was announced today by the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, at his residence Mukataa in Ramallah on …

Trump: US Embassy should be in Jerusalem

Trump: US Embassy should be in Jerusalem

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump declared himself the chief defender of Israel and promised to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if he will be elected. "The fact is I would like to see it …

Federica Mogherini speaks about Middle East peace process in Munich

Federica Mogherini speaks about Middle East peace process in Munich

The head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini has spoken on the sidelines of the 52nd Munich Security Conference about the peace settlement process of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the head of the European bureau of …

Valentina Matviyenko meets speaker of Israeli Knesset

Valentina Matviyenko meets speaker of Israeli Knesset

The settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is possible only through negotiations, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko stated during her meeting with the Chairman of Israeli Knesset, Yuli …

Erdogan speaks in favor of normalizing relations with Israel for first time in five years

Erdogan speaks in favor of normalizing relations with Israel for first time in five years

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the restoration of the ties between Ankara and Tel Aviv, noting that Israel, Palestine and the region can gain a lot from it.

Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands

Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands

In Paris, during the UN Climate Conference the leaders of Palestine and Israel shook their hands during a long period of time.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas shook …

RF urges Israel and Palestine to reduce tension of conflict

RF urges Israel and Palestine to reduce tension of conflict

Today, the Russian Foreign Ministry urged the parties of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to take necessary steps to reduce tensions, adding that violence against civilians in Israel and the Palestinian territories …

US urges Israelis and Palestinians to return to dialogue

US urges Israelis and Palestinians to return to dialogue

Yesterday US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Amman (Jordan) to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The goal of visit is the continuation of mediation efforts to unblock the peace …

Tony Brenton: “Russia and the West should have closer cooperation”

Tony Brenton: “Russia and the West should have closer cooperation”

The ex-ambassador of the UK to Moscow speaks about war and peace

Israelis arrest local Hamas leader

Israelis arrest local Hamas leader

Israeli security forces have arrested one of Hamas' top figures in the occupied West Bank, Hassan Yusef. "During the night, forces of the army and the Internal security …

Zakharova: preservation of Syrian statehood is of importance for Russia

Zakharova: preservation of Syrian statehood is of importance for Russia

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, described the military-political situation in Syria as dynamic. Russian aviation continues to attack IS positions, several settlements were …