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Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.
The Latest: Envoy says US extends hand to Palestinians
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is offering "the outstretched hand of the United States to the Palestinian people in the cause of peace" _ but she says the Trump administration will not change its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Russia dismisses US charges as 'just blabber,' 'Russophobia'
Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election
Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency
Ethiopia vows no military takeover after declaring new 6-month state of emergency
Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protests
Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand detained, the majority of whom have since been released
On Middle East trip, Tillerson navigates Trump's rhetoric, promises and regional role
On his fifth day traveling across the Middle East on a key trip to assert American leadership at a chaotic time, Secretary Tillerson now faces his biggest challenge — and a possible "Ottoman slap" — after landing in Turkey and meeting with leaders of an ally incensed at the U.S. For Tillerson, the
Condolences to demands for action, world reacts to shooting
Victims' relatives and student survivors called for action while the president and congressional leaders offered condolences and condemnation of the crime. Americans with close ties to past school shootings expressed distress at how little has changed. And world leaders, Olympic athletes and TV
UN envoy: This time in Syria is dangerous, violent, worrying
The UN envoy for Syria says this moment is as "violent and worrying and dangerous" as he's seen in the country in four years, pointing to escalating violence on multiple fronts that undermines prospects for peace and threatens regional stability
US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts
Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is boosting aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years
US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is denouncing Myanmar's government for continuing to make life for Rohingya Muslims "a death sentence," citing the reporting of mass graves by The Associated Press and other news organizations