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  • U.N. chief: Syria faces civil war from which it 'would never recover'

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Syrian government Thursday to abide by the terms of a U.N.-brokered peace plan, declaring that the international organization did not employ monitors to Syria “just to bear witness to the...
  • Syria rebels say they're preparing for war

    Syria rebels say they're preparing for war
    QUSAIR, Syria — Sitting on a tennis court at a summer villa in the Syrian countryside, 22 would-be rebel fighters watched as a young man took apart and reassembled a machine gun he had picked from a small spread of arms on a plastic lawn table....
  • Amnon Lipkin-Shahak dies at 68; former Israeli military chief

     Amnon Lipkin-Shahak dies at 68; former Israeli military chief
    Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, a former Israeli military chief revered as a daring commando and admired general before he went on to become a Cabinet minister, died Wednesday in Jerusalem. He was 68 and had cancer. Lipkin-Shahak's term as military chief in the...
  • Obama's Jewish backers on edge over his Mideast peace plan

    Obama's Jewish backers on edge over his Mideast peace plan
    President Obama's Jewish fund-raising network is trying to calm uneasy donors who fear that his blueprint for Middle East peace would jeopardize Israel’s security.  Although Obama's core fund-raising volunteers aren’t panicking, they say...
  • Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord

    Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord
    President Obama began a new effort Wednesday to coax Israelis and Palestinians toward peace, telling Middle East leaders on the eve of renewed negotiations that with sustained American help, a comprehensive deal can be sealed within a year. Obama, who...
  • Garret FitzGerald dies at 85; former Irish prime minister

    Garret FitzGerald dies at 85; former Irish prime minister
    Garret FitzGerald, who as Ireland's prime minister in the 1980s was an early architect for peace in neighboring Northern Ireland, died Thursday at a Dublin hospital, the government and his family announced. He was 85. The cause was not given. FitzGerald,...
  • Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.

    Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.
    Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...
  • McManus: A deal with the Khartoum devil?

    McManus: A deal with the Khartoum devil?
    How do you deal with a genocidal dictator who says he wants to reform? For more than a decade, Sudan has been the quintessential pariah state. Its armed forces carried out a campaign of genocide in Darfur, killing more than 300,000; its president, Omar...
  • Sudan and South Sudan teeter on the edge of war

     
    Sudan and South Sudan teetered dangerously on the edge of war Thursday after South Sudan refused to withdraw its forces from a conquered oil field, despite calls to do so by the U.N. and African Union. Sudan, furious about South Sudan's seizure of the oil...
  • Shelling reported to continue despite Syria peace plan [video]

     
    Despite the Syrian government's acceptance of a peace plan that includes a cease-fire, shelling by security forces appears to be continuing in the central city of Homs, long a flashpoint in the uprising against President Bashar Assad. Opposition activists...
  • Killings, arrests said to continue after Syria agreed to peace plan

     
    Killings and arrests have continued despite Syria pledging to back a peace plan brokered by United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan to end the bloodshed, Amnesty International said Tuesday....