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
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday Russia's military support for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad could raise the risk of confrontation with coalition forces fighting Islamic State there.
In an interview with I
Kerry Logistics Network, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has won a contract with leading British multinational retailer Debenhams to support the department store's growing export market in the Middle East.