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Framework for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons.
FM Nabil Fahmy to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry and French FM Laurent Fabius to discuss Palestine, Syria and Egypt
Hair and blood samples given to the United States from emergency workers on the scene of last month’s attack in the Syrian capital have showed signs of the powerful sarin nerve gas, Kerry told NBC and CNN television.
State department continues to review “entire relationship” with Egypt
US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Egypt’s military to allow elections and for all sides to avoid further violence
Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged the two nations were facing “challenging moments” but said he hoped for a frank exchange of views
Deputy Secretary Burns calls for peaceful and inclusive political process
Kerry also said the interim government has a “responsibility with respect to demonstrators to give them the space to be able to demonstrate in peace.”
Brotherhood spokesperson calls on US public to stand up to administration for “supporting tyranny and dictatorship”
Meeting comes as US plans to boost military aid to the rebels gain steam.
Proposed bill on assistance “would bring the best out of the Egyptian people” says US senator
Ministry calls for halting any land seizures that would prevent a Palestinian state
The meetings came after the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah rejected Kerry’s proposals for a framework to guide the relaunch of peace talks with the Israelis
International concern for Egypt’s path to democracy
30 June protests draw comments from US Secretary Kerry, President Obama, and German Foreign Minister
Could new joint efforts between Palestinian and Israeli business leaders revitalize dialogue where previous initiatives have been unsuccessful?
Details of the plans emerged as US Secretary of State John Kerry makes an intensive effort to rekindle dormant peace talks
Hague and Kerry made a passionate plea for Europe, the US and its allies to do more for “the innocent victims of war and repression.”
US officials had never officially announced that Kerry had planned to head back to Israel on what would have been his fifth trip to the region since making the resumption of peace talks a priority of his tenure in office.
The news came less than a week after Kerry’s latest round of talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on his fourth visit to the region since he took office in February
Reform measures hampered by unrest and lack of political support for plans
Erakat said the move sent a clear message to Washington that Israel was not interested in resuming the direct talks, frozen in 2010
Kerry officially unveiled $100 million (76 million euros) in additional US humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees
Egypt looking to US to take the lead in reigniting the Middle East peace process
Kerry was due to meet later Sunday with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks set to focus on the burgeoning crisis in Syria and the Middle East peace process
Iraq announced two inspections of aircraft, both in October
US Secretary of State Kerry lands in Kabul on surprise visit
State Department: Morsi has taken steps towards reform
Egypt’s Catch 22
Kerry stressed that there was no question of arming the Syrian opposition, even as his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal insisted on the right of Syrians to self-defence.