Hailing the European Union as “the most dramatic example in history that shows that war and conflict can be turned into peace and cooperation,” Nobel committee chairman Thorborn Jagland presented the Nobel Peace Prize to top EU officials at a ceremony Monday
The Middle East peace process must be revived urgently given developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, with the United States playing a key role in doing so, Britain said Monday. “There is an urgent need … to restart the Middle East peace process,” British Foreign Secretary
U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a telephone discussion on Friday about the escalating violence in Gaza andIsrael, the White House said, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
Former Lebanese Prime Minister and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri met Wednesday with Pope Benedict XVI at The Vatican for talks on recent developments in the region, including Syria , according to a statement by Hariri’s press office. “Talks tackled the latest developments in the region and the importance of exerting all possible efforts […]
According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, The United States Department of State confirmed Friday the report that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu relayed a message to Syrian President Bashar Assad in an effort to reach a peace agreement between the two countries.
The Philippine government and Muslim rebels have agreed a peace deal to end a 40-year conflict that has killed more than 120,000 people, President Benigno Aquino said on Sunday, paving the way for a political and economic revival of the country’s troubled south.
Israel’s president reached out to the Iranian people with a message of peace Wednesday, as the West tightened sanctions over Iran’s nuclear program, and a former Israeli spymaster said Israel is not in mortal danger. Shimon Peres, an elder statesmen who is a Nobel Peace laureate, appealed to the people of Iran to look beyond […]
AN influential group of Israeli defence, intelligence and business figures has developed a peace plan to try to breathe life into the Middle East peace process.
Syrian President Bashar Assad is apparently signalling willingness to engage in peace talks with Israel Defence Minister Ehud Barak said Monday. ‘I think we have to examine every option. If it emerges that the Syrian president intends truthfully and is seriously examining this, based on the understanding that peace is mutual, he will find us […]
Continued border patrols conducted by U.N. peacekeepers in southern Lebanon not only have angered residents but Hezbollah, too. Hezbollah MP Ali Fayyad slammed UNIFIL, criticizing the patrol operations as “maneuvers.” Angry residents on Tuesday blocked Adeisseh-Kfar Kila road in southern Lebanon and hurled stones at a U.N. vehicle in Khirbit Selim to protest passing of […]