A senior member of the Israeli government has called US secretary of state John Kerry's planned Middle East policy speech a "pathetic move", heightening tensions between the two close allies as the Obama administration prepares to leave office.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
US secretary of state John Kerry has made a brief stop in Afghanistan to promote co-operation from a would-be unity government that has proved largely incapable of running the country less than two years after he worked to install it.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians and Yazidis as well as Shi’ite Muslims, US secretary of state John Kerry said, a finding that is unlikely to greatly change US policy toward the group.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
A landmark nuclear deal has moved closer to completion after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced tons of enriched uranium that could potentially be turned to use in atomic weapons were on a ship heading from Iran to Russia.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
United Nations Security Council powers have unanimously approved a resolution endorsing a peace process for Syria including a ceasefire and talks between the Damascus government and the opposition – but with no mention of the most contentious issue: the future role of Syrian president Bashar Assad.
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
US secretary of state John Kerry has expressed a “cautious measure of optimism” after a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about proposals to help defuse the deadly wave of recent violence in Israel.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
A month from a nuclear deal deadline, the top US and Iranian diplomats gathered in Geneva today in an effort to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
The United States will have to negotiate with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for a political transition in Syria and is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks, US Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS News in an interview.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015