Latest in Tag: Kerry Highlight

Latest in Tag: Kerry

Al-Sisi, Kerry meet in India to discuss bilateral ties

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with the United States (US) secretary of state John Kerry in New Delhi on Thursday evening, as both officials’ visits to the Indian capital coincided, according to the presidency spokesperson Alaa Youssef. Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry also attended the meeting. Al-Sisi stated during the meeting that Egypt is …

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Kerry: ‘Big transition’ in Syria soon

The US’ top diplomat has said that a political solution to the conflict in Syria may be “weeks away.” His statements comes as King Abdullah II of Jordan claims countries “are facing a third world war against humanity.” US State Secretary John Kerry said on Tuesday that “a big transition” in Syria was likely to …

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Opinion: Fatal comparison

Hitler merely wanted to drive the Jews out, not kill them. The latter was the idea of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, claims Benjamin Netanyahu. Such words escalate the conflict, says DW’s Alexander Kudascheff. The state of affairs in the Middle East is beyond tense – especially between Israel and the Palestinians. The situation is …

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Iran, Saudi Arabia and the new Middle East

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier is set to visit the Middle East to speak with Iran and Saudi Arabia. Both regional powers are adversaries on several issues. It’ll be a difficult trip. It’s clear where Germany’s foreign minister is going – at least geographically. First up is Tehran, then Riyadh. Far less clear is where the …

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Report: US to defend Syrian rebels from Assad with air power

US President Barack Obama has decided to allow airstrikes in Syria to defend US-backed rebels, claims a Wall Street Journal report. The move could bring the US military into direct conflict with the Syrian government. The president’s decision is aimed at protecting the rebels trained by US forces from attacks, including those from the forces …

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US Secretary of State Kerry begins Middle East tour

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Egypt on the first leg of his Middle East tour. Kerry will also hold a meeting with his Russian and Saudi Arabian counterparts in Qatar and attend a Gulf summit. Ties between Washington and Cairo have been tumultuous since the popular revolt against former Egyptian President …

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