US says Israelis, Palestinians aim for ‘final status agreement’

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said that Israel and Palestine have agreed to intensify peace talks aiming to arrive at a final agreement and not just an interim accord.

Iran`s Khamenei denounces Israel-Palestinian peace talks

Iran`s supreme leader accuses US of covering up "crimes of Zionist regime”.

Israel, Palestinian leaders in separate visits to Cairo

The Israeli and Palestinian leaders were due in Cairo on Sunday for separate meetings with the Egyptian President.

Palestinians agree to new peace talks with Israel

The PLO approves indirect talks with Israel, clearing way for the first negotiations in 18 months.

US in diplomatic push for Middle East peace

Defence Secretary Robert Gates heads to the Middle East on Sunday as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Barack Obama to breathe life into faltering peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, US officials said.