| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
By Maria Golovnina and Sheree Sardar
BANI GALA, Pakistan, Nov 8 (Reuters) -
C ricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan accused the United States
on Friday of deliberately destroying any chance of meaningful
peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban by...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:54 AM
* U.S. envoy met Syrian National Coalition leaders-sources
* Coalition to gather Saturday, seeks preconditions
* Saudi anger with Washington is extra complication
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis
AMMAN, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The United States sought on Friday
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Nov 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of
State John Kerry urged Israel on Wednesday to limit settlement
building, an issue that is weighing on Israeli-Palestinian peace
Friction over the talks has risen this past week on the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:45 PM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry began a trip to Israel Tuesday evening with a visit to Tel Aviv, where he offered reassurances about renewed peace talks ahead of separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – For the first time since the start of the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations three months ago, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has publicly declared that the negotiations have not yet produced any results.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:31 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Congolese troops backed by a U.N. force on Wednesday drove insurgents from the M23 group from the eastern border town of Bunagana, the rebels' headquarters and last stronghold.
The action raised the possibility that the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:37 AM
LONDON -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and his Russian counterpart said Friday that they would try by the end of the month to set a date for another international peace conference on Syria, even as they continued to negotiate a possible...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war.
It remained unclear...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:41 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli construction in West Bank settlements has increased dramatically in 2013, according to a new report.
According to the report by Peace Now, an anti-settlement advocacy group, construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank was up...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Your recent report described a so-called "peace process" between Israelis and Palestinians that is, in fact, a complete farce ("Israelis, Palestinians intensify talks despite scepticism," Oct.7).
Israel doesn't want a two-state peace settlement with the...
| Oct 1, 2013
In the 2012 elections, J Street, the relatively new pro-Israel lobby whose stated purpose is to promote a progressive peace agenda in the Middle East, says its PAC disbursed more than $1.8 million to candidates from 26 states, thus helping eight Senate...