US Secretary of State John Kerry met Saudi Arabia's King Salman in Jeddah on Sunday to discuss the fragile truce in Syria, before broader talks with Russia, Iran and other countries in Vienna on Tuesday.
Kerry has said he hope
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday talks were closer to extending a Syrian truce to Aleppo, the divided northern city where a sharp escalation of violence in recent weeks has torpedoed peace talks.
Kerry was in Geneva
The government of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and rebel groups accepted a plan for a cessation of hostilities to begin on Saturday and the US warned it would be hard to hold the country together if the fighting did not stop.
Syria's main opposition body has agreed to travel to Geneva, where peace talks began on Friday, following a phone call from the US Secretary of State and after receiving guarantees that their demands would be met, its spokesman said on Frida
US Secretary of State John Kerry met leaders of Gulf Arab countries in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for talks aimed at pushing the Syrian peace process forward and calming their concern about the international agreement over Iran's nuclear progr
An IAEA report verifying that Iran has kept its promises under last year's nuclear deal with world powers and triggering sanctions relief for Tehran is likely to be issued on Saturday, a diplomatic source said on Friday.
Global powers on Sunday backed the formation of a national unity government in Libya, pledging economic and security support to help stabilise the chaotic North African country where Islamic State militants have a foothold.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that Saudi-led talks to try to unite Syrian opposition groups had made progress, an important step for advancing political talks on ending the Syrian conflict.
Saudi Arabia, a strong sup
The United States on Saturday proposed steps, including 24-hour video surveillance, to end weeks of violence over a Jerusalem site holy to Muslims and Jews.
Speaking in Amman after meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and J
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he expects new talks on Syria to begin as soon as next week, and did not rule out participation by Iran, President Bashar Al Assad's closest ally, which has been kept away from past peace confe