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  • Syria peace talks observe moment of silence for war dead

    BEIRUT -- Describing a sixth day of Syrian peace talks as both “tense” and “promising,” the chief United Nations mediator said both sides observed a moment of silence Thursday in memory of the tens of thousands who have perished in...
  • Syria peace talks open with bitter rhetoric

    MONTREUX, Switzerland -- The government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and its opponents traded verbal barbs Wednesday as a long-awaited Syrian peace conference opened in this Swiss lakeside city under the auspices of the United Nations....
  • Syrian negotiators focus on humanitarian aid for civilians

    GENEVA — Humanitarian aid for civilians trapped in Syria's civil war topped the agenda Saturday as representatives of President Bashar Assad's government and members of a U.S.-backed opposition bloc held their first face-to-face meetings. The...
  • Farcical 'peace process' in the Middle East

     Farcical 'peace process' in the Middle East
    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...
  • Kerry seeks to reassure Israelis amid criticism of peace process

    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. Peace "is...
  • Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says

    Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says
    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 BankĀ was up...
  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    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...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...
  • Congolese army gains in east could see defeat of M23 rebels

    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...
  • Palestinian leader Abbas: Peace talks so far 'without results'

    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. The...
  • Kerry leaves for Geneva; Netanyahu talks tough on Iran

    Kerry leaves for Geneva; Netanyahu talks tough on Iran
    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's latest Mideast visit appeared to end in discord for Israel on the twin issues on the agenda, Israeli-Palestinian talks and Iran's nuclear program. As Kerry left Israel for Geneva to help in...