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Secretary of State John Kerry stands with Israel's Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, right, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, July 30, 2013, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Israel, Palestinians eye peace deal in 9 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have agreed to meet again within two weeks to continue substantive negotiations on a so-far elusive peace deal. He said the sides […]

07/30/2013

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama: Toughest work ahead in Mideast talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the relaunch of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is a promising step forward. But he adds that the most difficult work is yet to come. With senior Israeli and Palestinian […]

07/29/2013

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US announces resumption of Mideast talks

JERUSALEM (AP) – The U.S. on Sunday announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel’s Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks. The return to direct contacts […]

07/28/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference at Queen Alia International Airport on Friday,  July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

Kerry wins step to resuming Mideast peace talks

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — After a rush of last-minute talks with Palestinian officials, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sealed a step toward relaunching the long-halted Mideast peace process, announcing Friday that Israel and the […]

07/19/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint press conference with Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, unseen, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Amman. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

Kerry wins Arab backing on Mideast peace effort

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry won Arab League backing Wednesday for his effort to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, raising hopes that the stalled negotiations could resume. Kerry cited significant progress […]

07/18/2013

John Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry in a 2008 AP Photo.

Tearful John Kerry says wife’s condition improving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry has paid tearful thanks for the outpouring of good wishes for his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry and says her condition is improving. Kerry, looking weary, was speaking […]

07/10/2013

John Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry in a 2008 AP Photo.

Condition of hospitalized Heinz Kerry is upgraded

BOSTON (AP) — The condition of Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was upgraded from critical to fair Monday, a day after she […]

07/08/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry hospitalized in Boston

BOSTON (AP) – Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday while on Massachusetts’ Nantucket Island. Heinz Kerry […]

07/07/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry close to restarting talk

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is closing in on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to relaunch peace talks for a period of six to nine months, Palestinian […]

07/04/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry: Iran election unlikely to alter nuke policy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he is not optimistic that Iran’s upcoming election will produce any change in the country’s nuclear ambitions, which the U.S. and others believe are aimed […]

05/31/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry expects Syrians to attend transition talks

STOCKHOLM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a stern warning Tuesday to Syria’s government, saying that new help will be given to opposition forces should President Bashar Assad’s regime decide to back […]

05/14/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry upbeat after 3 days of Mideast diplomacy

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday wrapped up three days of high-level Mideast diplomacy on a positive note, saying he held “very constructive talks” with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

04/09/2013

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