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  • Kerry fiddles with Israeli-Palestinian conflict while rest of region burns

    Kerry fiddles with Israeli-Palestinian conflict while rest of region burns
    One can only applaud the restarting of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which controls the West Bank. Yet, given the other problems the United States currently faces in the Middle East — crises in Egypt, Syria and Iraq, to...
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • New Israeli settlement plans add to diplomatic tension

    JERUSALEM -- New plans for Israeli settlements in the West Bank are adding fresh tension to the country's already stressed relations with the U.S. and the Palestinians. The announcement Tuesday of long-term development plans that would add 20,000...
  • Kerry opens Middle East trip discussing peace, Iran with Netanyahu

    JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry launched his latest round of meetings in the Middle East on Thursday aimed at encouraging Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and discussing negotiations about Iran's controversial nuclear program. Speaking...
  • In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on

    In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Formal peace talks between Taliban insurgents and the central government may be at a dead end, but provisional peace negotiations are underway in the rugged and often unforgiving Afghan countryside. In some remote districts,...
  • Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty

    World War II lingers for Russia and Japan. Nearly 68 years after the fighting ended, the two Asian powers have yet to sign a peace treaty. That could change now that the leaders of both countries have solid nationalist credentials and could pull off...
  • Global Voices: Palestinian quest for statehood a moving target

    Global Voices: Palestinian quest for statehood a moving target
    In the 65 years since the creation of  Israel and the scattering of millions of Palestinians from their historic homeland, hope of resolving the core crisis of the Middle East has risen to joyous pinnacles like Camp David and crashed into despair with...
  • Colombia government, FARC rebels reach milestone on path to peace

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- In a milestone first step in efforts to end Latin America’s longest-running insurgency, Colombia’s largest rebel group and the government said Sunday in Havana that they had reached an agreement on land reform, the first of...
  • Rethinking the two-state solution

    Rethinking the two-state solution
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Bank was up...