Failure to make progress on long-standing issues in negotiations for a Middle East peace settlement will lead to more violence, the U.N. secretary-general said.
Israeli politicians and security officials warned Israel may be facing a third intifada (popular uprising) and urged resumption of talks with the Palestinians.
Mahmoud Abbas will visit Gaza for the first time in more than five years to try to heal the dispute between his Fatah Party and Hamas, officials said.
Washington is funding an ad campaign in Israel featuring billboards of Palestinian officials asking: "We are partners -- what about you?"
Jibril Rajoub, former West Bank security head and Fatah strongman, says he supports armed resistance against Israel as a legitimate route to statehood.
Palestinian National Security Adviser Jibril Rajoub Tuesday condemned Israeli claims the Palestinian Authority is not committed to peace.
An official Palestinian envoy is going to Syria to meet with Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants based in Damascus, sources said Tuesday.
Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz has indicated Israel and the Palestinians might coordinate next year's pullback from the Gaza Strip and the northern West Bank.
A Palestinian official Monday denied reports Israel had recruited a Palestinian to poison Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat at his Ramallah office.
A senior official said Sunday the Palestinian Authority is conferring with other nations to guarantee Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's return to Ramallah.