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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...
  • Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible

    Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible
    BEIT JALA, West Bank – Israel and the Palestinians should be able to reach a basic "framework agreement" for peace by the end of April and a full peace treaty within a year after that, the chief Palestinian negotiator said Wednesday. In a...
  • Israeli right simmers over reports of U.S. framework for peace

    Israeli right simmers over reports of U.S. framework for peace
    JERUSALEM -- Ahead of another visit this week by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, reports that he plans to present a framework for peace to Israeli and Palestinian leaders are causing growing unrest among Israeli opponents of a two-state solution....
  • Israeli defense chief calls Kerry 'messianic,' infuriating U.S.

    WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday condemned as “offensive” the reported comment of Israel’s defense minister that Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s campaign for Mideast peace grows from his “messianism.” In an...
  • Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting

    Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss developments related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to Petra, Jordan’s news agency. Netanyahu’s visit to...
  • Palestinian Authority official criticizes peace talks under Kerry

    Palestinian Authority official criticizes peace talks under Kerry
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- A senior Palestinian Authority official said Thursday that U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry has slowed peace talks by emphasizing Israeli concerns and security issues in the Jordan Valley of the West Bank. The United States...
  • Syrian government submits plan for truce, prisoner swap

    Syrian government submits plan for truce, prisoner swap
    BEIRUT -- The Syrian government Friday said it had presented plans to its Russian allies for a cease-fire in the northern city of Aleppo and an exchange of prisoners with the opposition in advance of peace talks next week in Switzerland. The...
  • Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal

     Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal
    GAZA CITY — Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday announced a reconciliation deal to end their seven-year schism, in a further blow to U.S.-led efforts to broker a peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis. Leaders of...
  • Palestinian leader sees 'paradigm shift' in peace negotiations

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – With the 8-month-old Palestinian-Israeli negotiations entering a state of deadlock, Palestinians spoke Monday about a "paradigm shift" in the U.S.-sponsored peace process. The talks, which were supposed to produce a peace...
  • Syria proposes cease-fire ahead of peace talks

    Syria proposes cease-fire ahead of peace talks
    BEIRUT — With the U.S.-backed opposition mired in disputes, Syria's government on Friday proposed a limited cease-fire, a prisoner swap and measures to speed aid to civilians in a move that appeared aimed at ensuring it is an indispensable part of...
  • Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran

    Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran
    BEIRUT -- A furor has erupted about the United Nations’ decision to invite Iran -- a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad -- to a long-anticipated Syrian peace conference scheduled to begin Wednesday in Switzerland. The main U.S.-backed...