Mahmoud Abbas

The U.S. is citing its years of fighting in Iraq as a reason for considering new military action to battle a growing insurgency there but not in neighboring Syria's civil war.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: Mideast Peace Process On ‘Pause’

Secretary of State John Kerry says the Mideast peace process is on “pause” after Palestinian authorities created a unity government with the terrorist group Hamas.

05/01/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will begin a $5 billion "terrorism partnership fund" to help other countries push back against radical extremists. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: I Have Never Stated That Israel Is An Apartheid State

Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly issued a warning that Israel could become “an apartheid state” if a two-state solution is not reached with the Palestinians.

04/28/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal.

Kerry: Mideast Peace Deal ‘Is Not Mission Impossible’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embracing terrorists “as heroes,” harsh words that clouded the start of Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenth trip to the region to negotiate a peace deal he claims is “not mission impossible.”

01/02/2014

Policemen guard  the scene of a blast at the residence of the Palestinian Ambassador. ( MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian Ambassador In Prague Killed In Blast

Diplomat killed at his home when he tried to open a safe that had been untouched for 20 years.

01/02/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry believes a plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Optimistic About Expanding Palestinian Economy

Secretary of State John Kerry believes a plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years.

05/26/2013

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Palestinians Deserve A State Of Their Own’

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel.

03/21/2013

Former President Jimmy Carter, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, right, and former prime minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland, left, listen to a guide as they tour East Jerusalem, on Oct. 22, 2012, during the second day of a visit by "The Elders", a group of global leaders focused on human rights. (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jimmy Carter Claims Israel Creating ‘Catastrophic’ Situation With Palestinians

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday during a visit to Jerusalem that the prospect of an Israel-Palestinian peace accord is “vanishing,” blaming Israeli settlement of the West Bank.

10/22/2012

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