The idea that Israel must choose between fighting Hamas and negotiating with Mahmoud Abbas is a...
The secretary of State is hitting the phones to try and ease the conflict in the Middle East.
Hopes for a resumption of peace talks appear slim.
Jen Psaki said the United States is "disappointed" in the move by the PLO.
A meeting comes just before a deadline to complete talks on a framework for peace.
The announcement follows a report that Kerry recently angered the Palestinian leader.
"It always seems impossible until it is done,” Kerry said.
Kerry will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week.
The secretary of State shuttled between Jerusalem and the West Bank to save faltering talks.
Gaza's civilians will pay the heaviest price as Israel tries to maintain a failed policy.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new unity government with Hamas on Monday.
The president defended the "tireless" work of Kerry on a Middle East peace deal.
Jonathan Pollard, in prison for 29 years, could be released this month.
President Obama is poised to jump head first into peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
Netanyahu told Kerry there's "growing doubt" that Palestinians are committed to peace.
“I think the interests are very similar,” Kerry told reporters after meeting with Palestinian...
Secretary of State John Kerry added an additional Jerusalem stop to his Middle East trip on...