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  • Kerry urges Israel to ‘look hard’ at Arab peace initiative

    July 17, 2013 | 8:28 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel on Thursday to consider carefully a 2002 Arab League peace initiative that it rejected in the past.

    "Israel needs to look hard at this initiative, which promises Israel peace with 22 Arab nations and 35 Muslim nations - a total of...

  • Arab League agrees to peace with land swaps

    April 30, 2013 | 9:14 am

    The Arab League agreed to a Middle East peace plan that would allow for agreed-upon land swaps.

    Qatari Prime Minister Sheik Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani, speaking on behalf of the Arab League, said Monday during a visit to Washington that the Arab countries favor a peace deal based...

  • Kerry: Obama won’t push a peace plan on Israel visit

    February 26, 2013 | 8:45 am

    President Obama wants to "listen" on his visit to Israel, not push a particular peace plan, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.

    "We're not going to go and sort of plunk a plan down and tell everybody what they have to do," Kerry said Tuesday in Germany, Reuters reported. "I...

  • Iran backs Annan’s Syria peace plan

    March 28, 2012 | 9:09 am

    Iran backs a U.N.-sponsored peace plan for Syria that calls for the withdrawal of troops that are crushing an uprising but does not demand the removal of Tehran ally President Bashar al-Assad, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.

    Iran backed popular uprisings that removed leaders...

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  • Peres: Israel needs to formulate its own Mideast peace plan

    April 22, 2011 | 10:34 am

    Israel needs to draft its own Mideast peace initiative if it wants to avoid international pressure over a reported U.S peace plan, President Shimon Peres said on Friday, following a report claiming Washington was working on a plan to restart stalled peace talks.

    Peres’ comments came...

  • Emanuel: No U.S. peace plan for now

    April 20, 2010 | 12:31 pm

    The time is not ripe for a U.S.-promoted Middle East peace plan, President Obama’s chief of staff said.

    “A number of people have advocated that,” Rahm Emanuel said Monday on the Charlie Rose show on Bloomberg Television.

    “That time is not now,” Emanuel said. The “time now is to...

  • Gaza Withdrawal a Risk for Sharon

    By Leslie Susser

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In announcing a plan to evacuate nearly all of the Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is signaling that he's serious about creating large blocs of Palestinian territory free of Israelis -- and that he is willing to gamble with his political...

  • Hamas Returns to Terror in Gaza

    By Dan Baron

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In dying, Reem al-Reyashi dealt a double blow: to Israelis who hoped Hamas had decided to show restraint and to fellow Palestinians quietly earning a living in one of the few places where Israeli-Palestinian cooperation still thrives.

    Reyashi, a 22-year-old mother of two and the...

  • Settlers Struggle to Hold Biblical Israel

    By Dina Kraft

    January 8, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    A battered shipping container was Itai Harel's first home on this steep, windswept hilltop.

    Now he lives in a trailer with running water and electricity, and land has been leveled for more permanent housing in this illegal settlement outpost. He and his fellow young settlers are...

  • Have the Lessons of Oslo Been Forgotten?

    By Morton A. Klein

    August 21, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When the Oslo accords collapsed three years ago with the Palestinian Arabs' launching of mass violence against Israel, numerous American Jewish leaders publicly admitted that they had been wrong all along about Oslo -- wrong to believe the Palestinian Arabs wanted peace, wrong to...