Direct meetings between the two leaders are extremely rare; the Palestinian Authority President is in Israel for the first time since 2010
Mr Peres died aged 93 in the early hours of Wednesday, two weeks after suffering a stroke
World leaders and campaigners say Israeli statesman’s memory should be respected with a renewed commitment to peace
Former president and prime minister championed peace with Palestinians in the later years of his political career
'Peace is a conscious decision. Israel has to embrace peace or eventually be engulfed in a sea of hatred in a region of turmoil'
'We all have to do better as leaders in tamping down, rather than encouraging, a notion of identity that leads us to diminish others'
'The decision only makes me more confident about my path'
Meeting will also discuss recently agreed deal on US military aid
David Friedman says Obama administration 'should be ashamed' of its criticsm of Israeli PM who had said Palestianians want a state with 'no Jews'
Some materials produced for October's cancelled local elections had replaced the names of female candidates with just their initials or epithets such as 'wife of'
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to meet on an unspecified date
Israeli Foreign Ministry says the International Criminal Court will be allowed to conduct a preliminary visit in unprecedented move
The fans launched an online charity campaign to match an impending Uefa fine the club faces for displaying Palestinian flags at a Champions League match against an Israeli team
Google Maps might seem like a helpful way of getting around – but it means wading into some of the most problematic questions of geopolitics
The declaration announced the British government's support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine
Campaign against Antisemitism calls for Baroness Tonge to be expelled from her party and the House of Lords