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Yemen ceasefire pushed back to coincide with peace talks

A ceasefire planned for midnight has been postponed in Yemen as violence went unabated in the country’s south. A seven-day truce will instead begin with peace talks in Switzerland on Tuesday morning. The Saudi-led coalition, which has backed internationally recognised President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi in the Yemen conflict, announced late on Monday that a …

Deutsche Welle

UN mediator in Yemen for peace talks

The UN envoy has arrived in Yemen for talks with government leaders and Shiite rebels ahead of scheduled peace talks in Geneva. More than 5,700 people have been killed since a Saudi-led air campaign began in March. UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrived in Aden on Saturday for talks with President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi …

Deutsche Welle

Egypt expects resumption of peace talks with new Israeli government

Egypt expects any newly formed Israeli government to engage directly in a political process that leads to the resumption of negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday. The ministry added in a statement that any Israeli government should act according to the internationally agreed on peace process and to the Arab peace initiative. This is in …

Aya Nader

Kerry pressuring the wrong side: Israel minister

AFP – An Israeli minister on Sunday said Washington’s top diplomat was “wrong” for pressuring Israel in peace talks, a day before Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visits the White House. His remarks came two days after US Secretary of State John Kerry criticised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s repeated demand that the Palestinians recognise Israel …

Daily News Egypt

Kerry and Lavrov discuss Syria peace talks

The meetings come as Assad’s forces appear to make gains on the ground amid deadly internal fighting in the rebellion pitting the once-dominant Islamists against resurgent fighters from groups more palatable to the West.

Daily News Egypt