Middle east peace

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit Israel.

May 22, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel

Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel

US President Donald Trump said in Israel on Monday he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope.

May 22, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Trump to host Palestinian President Abbas on May 3: White House

US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas at the White House May 3 for talks on efforts to revive the Middle East peace process, the White House said Wednesday.

Apr 20, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would deal a huge blow to hopes for Middle East peace.

Jan 14, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Kerry meets Israeli PM on sidelines of Davos forum

US Secretary of State John Kerry met on Friday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he seeks to push forward an intensive Middle East peace drive.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Obama calls Abbas to discuss Middle East peace

US President Barack Obama spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time in six months on Monday to discuss the long-stalled Middle East peace process, the White House said.

Mar 20, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

`Quartet trying to dissuade Palestinians UN bid`

In a televised address on Friday, Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas vowed to lodge a bid for UN membership this week.

Sep 18, 2011, 23:20 PM IST

Israel seeking formula for Palestinian talks

Diplomats from `Quartet` earlier failed to find a basis for moving the peace process forward.

Jul 30, 2011, 11:42 AM IST

Netanyahu statement proves `absurdity` of talks: Hamas

The Israeli PM has rejected a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.

May 21, 2011, 12:33 PM IST

Netanyahu lectures Obama in Oval Office

Israeli leader warned US President not to chase "illusions" of Mideast peace.

May 21, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

US not to allow derailment of Middle East peace process

Hillary Clinton has announced resumption of talks between Israel, Palestine.

Aug 21, 2010, 11:11 AM IST

Netanyahu, Mitchell meet over fresh peace moves

Israeli PM and the US Middle East envoy met for several hours on Wednesday to discuss planned indirect peace talks.

May 06, 2010, 12:06 PM IST

Indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks to begin: US

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Friday that the Middle East peace process will get back on track next week, with indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks.

May 01, 2010, 09:19 AM IST

Mideast negotiations difficult, not impossible: US envoy

US envoy for the Middle East, Senator George Mitchell, on Friday said Palestinian-Israeli negotiations are facing many difficulties, but stressed that he is determined to continue efforts for peace.

Apr 24, 2010, 09:14 AM IST

Israel PM must show sincerity on peace: Hillary

The United States called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to prove his commitment to a Palestinian state, warning that prolonged conflict only strengthened extremists.

Apr 16, 2010, 10:49 AM IST

`No snub` of Netanyahu during US’ visit: Axelrod

The White House insisted on Sunday there was "no snub" of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his meeting with President Barack Obama, and stressed the "unshakeable" US bonds with its Mideast ally.

Mar 29, 2010, 09:00 AM IST

Forge closer ties with Iran, pressurise Israel: Moussa

The head of the Arab League urged the 22-nation bloc on Saturday to engage Iran directly over concerns about its growing influence in the region and its disputed nuclear program.

Mar 28, 2010, 13:13 PM IST

‘Golden way’ found to restart Mideast talks: Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended a troubled US visit on Thursday, saying progress had been made toward settling a dispute with the White House over Jewish housing construction in occupied East Jerusalem.

Mar 25, 2010, 14:36 PM IST

World will stop Iran getting nuclear arms: Tony Blair

Middle East peace envoy Tony
Blair warned Iran the world will do "whatever it takes" to
stop it acquiring a nuclear weapon.

Mar 23, 2010, 23:38 PM IST

UN chief visits Gaza, says blockade causing suffering

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slammed Israel`s blockade of the Gaza Strip saying it
caused "unacceptable sufferings," during a visit on Sunday to the
Hamas-run coastal enclave.

Mar 21, 2010, 17:17 PM IST