Peace treaties

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)
January 15, 2018 - 11:02 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday for a fiery, invective-filled speech against President Donald Trump, in which he proclaimed the U.S. role as arbiter of the Mideast conflict over, attacked the administration's envoys and described Israel as a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "no longer...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017 file photo, a view of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for for Jews and Muslims, is seen in Jerusalem's Old City. Israel's parliament passed a law Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, requiring a supermajority to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem, a move that could hamstring the city's division in any future peace deal. But the law itself can be overturned with a simple majority, making it largely symbolic. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
January 02, 2018 - 10:03 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament passed a law on Tuesday requiring a supermajority to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem, a move that could hamstring the city's division in any future peace deal. The amendment bars the government from ceding Israeli sovereignty over any part of...
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Hamas supporters stage a protest against the possible U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jebaliya Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. President Donald Trump is forging ahead with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
December 06, 2017 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times EST): 10:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel's capital and sparking...
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Palestinians holds posters of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in the West Bank City of Ramallah, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. President Donald Trump forged ahead Tuesday with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
December 06, 2017 - 8:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza have rallied against President Donald Trump's imminent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a plenary session of German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — The collapse of talks to form a new German government has weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel and left her country, an influential European economic powerhouse, facing months more political instability. What does the uncertainty mean for the rest of the world? ___ EU REFORM EU...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen waits to attend the Independence Day celebrations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The government accuses the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party of involvement in a plot to topple the government and has asked the judiciary to dissolve it. CNRP officials have denied the charges, saying they are politically motivated. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
November 16, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exiled leader of Cambodia's political opposition said Thursday the international community should cut ties with Prime Minister Hun Sen's government after the court-ordered dissolution of the only party challenging his three-decade grip on power. Sam Rainsy told The Associated...
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In this photo taken Monday, June 5, 2017, a refugee pastor from the Yei area of South Sudan, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution from South Sudanese intelligence officials, covers his face with his Bible inscribed with the word "Redemption," promising revenge, as he is photographed in his hut in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged their leaders for help but the pleas fell on deaf ears, an AP investigation has found. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
October 23, 2017 - 1:48 pm
YEI, South Sudan (AP) — In a story Oct. 18 about the failure of the U.N. and U.S. to prevent "ethnic cleansing" in parts of South Sudan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.N. is still considering establishing a permanent base in the region of Yei. The U.N. decided two months ago...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:14 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The mayor of one of Mozambique's biggest cities was fatally shot after giving a speech about peace efforts on the 25th anniversary of the signing of an accord that ended the country's civil war. The Portuguese news agency Lusa says 44-year-old Mahamudo Amurane, the mayor of...
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