Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu with US president Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/ EPA

The release of the United States Middle East peace plan was repeatedly delayed due to the ongoing political uncertainty in Israel, which has been gove(...)

US president Donald Trump at a press conference with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Blooomberg

Donald Trump unveiled his long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying it would lay the foundations for “a realistic two-state solution” to (...)

On coming to power, Donald Trump delegated his “deal of the century” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, but, more than two years later, the plan has yet to materialise. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

If the first element in the United States peace plan for the Middle East, unveiled by the White House in recent days, is any indication of what is to (...)

 Tanaiste Simon Coveney is making his third visit to Israel and Palestine in the space of a year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Simon Coveney held what were termed “frank and forthright” discussions with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday night at th(...)