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  • Israel's President Shimon Peres, right, meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the president'sresidence in Jerusalem, Monday, April, 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, Pool)

    Secretary of State Kerry in Israel to push for peace

    On his second trip to the Middle East in two weeks, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Monday the U.S. won't stop Israel from taking whatever action is necessary to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.


  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, April, 7, 2013. (AP Photo / Mohamed Torokman)

    John Kerry: U.S. won’t stop Israeli action against Iran

    On his second trip to the Middle East in two weeks, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Monday the U.S. won't stop Israel from taking whatever action is necessary to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.


  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry shake hands before a meeting in Istanbul on Sunday, April 7, 2013. Mr. Kerry will coordinate with Mr. Erdogan and other Turkish officials on efforts to halt the violence in neighboring Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Kayhan Ozer, Turkish Prime Minister's Press Office)

    Secretary of State John Kerry seeks speedy fix for Turkish-Israeli ties

    U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged Turkish leaders Sunday to speedily restore full diplomatic relations with Israel, two American allies the U.S. sees as anchors of stability in a Middle East wracked by Syria's civil war, Arab Spring political upheavals and the potential threat posed by Iran's nuclear program.


  • ** FILE ** Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flashes the victory sign as he attends the 12th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Cairo on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    E.U. admits nuclear talks with Iran have failed yet again

    The EU's foreign policy chief says that nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have failed to reach an agreement.


  • Illustration by M. Ryder

    KAHLILI: Why nuclear talks with Iran is a fool's errand

    Although a new round of talks begin on Friday in Almaty, Kazakhstan, between the six world powers and Iran, the Islamic regime has no intention of giving up its goal of achieving nuclear weapons status.


  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    NAZARBAYEV: A model for curtailing nuclear proliferation

    In February, Kazakhstan hosted a fresh round of talks between Iran and the group of six countries (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States and Germany) on Iran's nuclear program. The next round of high-level talks start Friday, again in Almaty, amid signs that progress is possibly being made on this complicated and dangerous issue.


  • ** FILE ** Saeed Jalili, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, speaks to the media after negotiations with the United States and five other world powers in Baghdad on Thursday, May 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

    Iran, 6 powers to meet Friday for nuclear talks

    Iran and the world powers trying to curb Tehran's nuclear progress are coming to the negotiating table this week with the window shrinking on diplomacy. The Islamic republic is moving closer to the ability to make atomic arms, and that risks the threat of Mideast conflict.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se, not pictured, at the State Department in Washington, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    PETERSEN: How Kerry could be key to Karabakh conflict

    As President Obama visited Israel to achieve some movement on the Israeli-Palestinian question, not so far away, another of the world's most intractable conflicts simmered, threatening to boil over outside of the media spotlight. This is the ongoing low-grade conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh.


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