Israel is holding secret talks with some Arab states that do not recognise it, looking to establish diplomatic ties based on a common fear of Iran
A key partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition threatened on Friday to pull out of the government
Israeli police said Thursday they arrested five people suspected of demolishing a military base in an extremist settlement in the West Bank, the latest attack against security forces by hardliners.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin c has ordered his ministers to limit all but diplomatic and security contact with their Palestinian counterparts, a government official said
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to meet again on Monday in a fresh effort to salvage the teetering, US-brokered peace process, US and Palestinian officials said.
Israel's chief negotiator called for direct talks with the Palestinians, as attempts continue to prevent the collapse of peace negotiations.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was willing to continue US-brokered peace talks with the Palestinians but not 'at any price'
Israel has called off the planned release of 26 Palestinian prisoners, placing already embattled peace talks in further jeopardy
Washington said Friday it was reviewing its push for a Middle East peace agreement as a spiral of tit-for tat moves by Israel and the Palestinians brought hard-won talks close to collapse.
Israel and the Palestinians both drew criticism from the White House on Wednesday for tit-for-tat moves that have brought US-sponsored peace talks close to collapse.
Washington's top diplomat wrapped up a lightning Israel visit Tuesday but was expected to return within 24 hours
Israel may impose a partial settlement freeze to keep U.S.-brokered peace talks with the Palestinians alive, an Israeli source close to the negotiations said on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday it would be clear within "days" whether the crisis-hit peace talks would be extended beyond an April 29 deadline, local media reported.
Arab leaders on Wednesday called for a political solution to the conflict in Syria, although the Syrian opposition had asked for "sophisticated" arms to tip the balance of power.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Jordan's King Abdullah II Wednesday in a fresh bid to keep his Middle East peace bid on track, amid fears Israel may renege on a vow to free Palestinian prisoners
A compensation deal between Turkey and Israel over the Mavi Marmara raid is likely to be signed after local elections, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has said.
Moshe Yaalon has apologized to his US counterpart for criticizing Washington and for calling it "weak" when it comes to its stance on Iran's nuclear program
Israel launched air raids against Syrian army positions and issued a stark warning to Damascus just hours after a bomb on the occupied Golan Heights wounded four of its soldiers.
Israel cannot depend on the United States to lead any action against Iran's nuclear program and can only rely on itself, the country's defense minister said in remarks published Tuesday.
An Israeli minister on Sunday said Washington's top diplomat was "wrong" for pressuring Israel in peace talks, a day before Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visits the White House.
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