Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to propose new Mideast peace talks timetable at UN

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas vowed Monday to present a new timetable for peace talks with Israel when he addresses world leaders at the United Nations later this week.

Mideast peace talks in focus at Palestinian development meet

Representatives of 22 nations met in Jakarta on Saturday to discuss Palestinian development, with co-chairs Japan and Indonesia reiterating their support for a two-state solution.

John Kerry still hopeful on Mideast peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the recent flap over Israeli settlement announcements likely won`t derail Mideast peace talks, which are scheduled to resume this week.

Israel, Palestinians dispute format of Washington peace talks

Israeli and Palestinian officials put forward clashing formats for peace talks due to resume in Washington on Monday for the first time in nearly three years after intense US mediation.

John Kerry says Mideast peace talks to resume

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet in Washington within "the next week or so" after an agreement on the basis to resume peace talks.

Mideast negotiators to meet for 1st time in months

Palestinian and Israeli negotiators will meet for the first time in more than a year in Jordan Tuesday to discuss stalled peace talks.

Jordan`s King urges restart of Mideast peace talks

Abdullah says the future for the Middle East and beyond is with the normalcy of peace.

Israel accepts Quartet call for peace talks

Palestinians quickly reaffirmed their refusal to negotiate until settlement-building stops on land they seek for state.

Syria`s Assad says Mideast peace talks aim to boost Obama

Syrian President said in Tehran that direct Israeli-Palestinian peace
talks were aimed only at bolstering support for US Prez.

Israel OKs 1,600 new homes in east Jerusalem

Israel approved the construction of 1,600 new homes for Jews in disputed east Jerusalem — a move that immediately clouded a visit by Vice President Joe Biden aimed at repairing strained ties and kickstarting Mideast peace talks.

Sarkozy, Saudi king press need for Mideast peace talks

France`s President Nicolas Sarkozy
wrapped up on Wednesday a Gulf visit during which he agreed with
Saudi King Abdullah on the need to restart Middle East peace
talks and took a firm stance on Iran.

US makes new call to revive Mideast peace talks

President Barack Obama`s national security advisor has made a new call to revive talks on setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel.