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  • Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks in bid to reach deal

    November 22, 2013 | 6:18 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program in Geneva on Saturday, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of an elusive breakthrough in the decade-old dispute.

    The French, British and German foreign ministers, Laurent...

  • U.S. says ‘very hard’ to clinch deal as Iran nuclear talks resume

    November 20, 2013 | 4:51 pm

    Major powers resumed talks on Wednesday on a preliminary agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program with the United States warning it would be "very hard" to clinch a breakthrough deal this week and Tehran flagging "red lines."

    Each side appeared to tempering anticipation of an...

  • Kerry says Israelis, Palestinians must make tough decisions

    May 24, 2013 | 10:06 am

    Israeli and Palestinian leaders must decide soon on whether to revive long-dormant peace negotiations to end their decades-old conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.

    Ending two days of meetings in the region, Kerry said he had had "very productive" talks....

  • ‘Robust’ EU sanctions no match for Tehran’s tricks, experts say

    November 13, 2012 | 9:46 am

    With embargoes on Iranian gas and oil firmly in place, the European Union seems determined to tighten a net of sanctions around Iran, as even longtime critics of Europe's trade relations with Iran acknowledge.

    In a second round of sanctions this year, the European Union announced...

  • UK urges EU to classify Hezbollah military wing as terrorist group

    September 11, 2012 | 9:17 am

    Britain's Foreign Minister William Hague urged the European Union to place Hezbollah’s military wing on its list of terrorist organizations.

    Reuters quoted Hague as saying on Sept. 7 in Cyprus, "I would like to see the EU designate and sanction the military wing of Hezbollah."...

  • Britain’s Hague condemns Israeli gesture on West Bank university in Ariel

    September 10, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned a symbolic decision by the Israeli Cabinet to change the status of the Ariel University Center in the West Bank into a full-fledged university.

    Hague's statement Monday also hinted that Sunday's decision, which is non-binding,...

  • Fears of arrest gone, Tzipi Livni to visit Britain

    October 4, 2011 | 8:35 am

    Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni will visit Britain this week now that a war crimes law that clouded Israeli-British relations and kept her away for fear of arrest has been changed.

    Livni’s centrist Kadima party said she would travel to London at the invitation of British...