The incident throws an already troubled reconciliation process between the Fatah party and Hamas into deeper turmoil.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the U.S. "can no longer play a leading role" in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappears from radar screens after departing from a Moscow airport en route to Orsk. The cause of the crash is unknown at this point.
Sigmar Gabriel expresses concern for Israel’s future, also telling an academic conference that the Netanyahu government’s ambivalence toward a Palestinian state shows a lack of direction.
The vice president’s statement to Israel's parliament draws denunciations from Arab lawmakers in the hall, who are forcibly removed.
After Mahmoud Abbas made a fiery speech attacking the U.S. leader, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the Palestinian president had “lost his senses.”
The president tweets that the U.S. pays "the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get[s] no appreciation or respect."
The Organization of the Islamic Conference also rejects President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel—and the U.S. as a mediator in the peace process.
The Palestinian president says his people will no longer accept any U.S. role in the Mideast peace process.
After more than two decades, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders’ policy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel.