EU appeals for progress in Mideast talks

Expressing concerns over recent developments in the Middle East peace process talks, the European Union (EU) has appealed all sides for their contribution in facilitating progress in peace process.

Mideast talks in tatters as peace deadline expires

Washington`s deadline for reaching a peace deal expired Tuesday with the sides bitterly divided and warnings that Israel risked becoming an "apartheid state" if it failed to make peace with the Palestinians.

Next round of Mideast talks in Israel in mid-August

The next round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians will be held in Israel in the second week of August, Israel`s chief negotiator Tzipi Livni said.

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

A senior US envoy held talks in Egypt on Sunday amid efforts to resolve the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and the army-installed interim government.

Don’t want `a single Israeli` in future Palestinian state: Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas laid out his vision on Monday for the final status of Israeli-Palestinian relations ahead of peace talks due to resume in Washington for the first time in nearly three years.

Israel, Palestinians agree to nine months of talks: US

The Israeli and Palestinian delegations to renewed peace talks have agreed in principle to continue negotiations for at least nine months, the US State Department said on Tuesday.

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to resume this week after three years

The US announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel`s Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks.

IAEA head urges `fresh thinking` at Mideast talks

Iran is boycotting the meeting, which will hear presentations on already established nuclear-free zones.

Palestinians more sceptical about Mideast talks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is in no hurry to announce his next move.

Egypt crisis makes Mideast talks `imperative`: Quartet

The Quartet of diplomatic
powers on Saturday urged Israelis and Palestinians to urgently
resume peace talks in light of popular revolts in Egypt and
elsewhere in the Arab world.

Settlement issue blocking Mideast talks: Palestinians

Israel`s insistence on building settlements has blocked EU and US efforts to salvage peace talks.

US races deadline as Mideast talks flounder

Palestinian leader has asked Israel to choose between settlements and peace.

Settlements row to dominate US-led Mideast talks

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began a round of talks on Tuesday to try to bridge an impasse over Israeli settlement building that threatens to scupper new Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Obama, Netanyahu condemn killings as mideast talks open

Under the shadow of fresh violence, President Barack Obama Opened Mideast peace talks.

Abbas seeks active US mediation in Mideast talks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday the success of talks aimed at forging a peace deal with Israel within a year will depend on how hard US mediators push to break any deadlocks.

Obama, Saudi King discuss Mideast solution

Obama & Saudi Arabian King stress importance of two-state solution to Mideast peace.

Biden sees "moment of opportunity" in Mideast

US Vice President Joseph Biden says there is a "moment of opportunity" for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

Mideast peace: Israel-Palestine indirect talks begin

Palestinians and Israelis held their first indirect talks in more than a year in a tentative boost to the Middle East peace process.,

Settlements `major obstacle` to Mideast talks: Saudi

Saudi Arabia has said that Israel`s settlements policy remained a "major obstacle" to Mideast peace efforts.