A key agreement has been in South Korea by representatives of 172 nations, including Bahrain, in a bid to end war and establish world peace.
The Unity of Religion Agreement, put forward as part of the three-day Summit for the Worl
Bahrain has bid to host the next edition of an international peace summit that aims to unite the people of the world, regardless of their culture or creed.
The three-day Summit for the World Alliance of Religions opened in Seoul,
Saudi Arabia told Israel on Tuesday that it must reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians if it is to survive as a nation, and criticised Muslims for being divided and failing to stop the Jewish state attacking its Arab neighbours.
US Middle East peace envoy Martin Indyk has resigned following the collapse of Israeli-Palestinian talks, but the State Department said yesterday he would remain involved in the peace effort.
Indyk's departure had been widely
Pope Francis on Sunday invited the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to come to the Vatican to pray for peace a month after US-backed talks aimed at ending the Middle East conflict collapsed.
"In this, the birthplace of the
President Barack Obama pressed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to help break the stalemate in US-brokered peace talks with Israel, saying leaders on both sides must take political risks before an April deadline.
In White House
The two Syrian delegations at peace talks in Geneva have agreed to use the "Geneva communique", a document agreed by international powers in June 2012, as the basis for peace talks, an opposition spokesman Louay al-Safi said, in an app
Syria's government and its enemies came face to face on Wednesday for the first time as a peace conference began in Switzerland which world powers hope can at least start a process to end three years of civil war.
There was im
The Western-backed Syrian opposition agreed to participate in international peace talks in Geneva, the Syrian National Coalition said in a statement early on Monday.
The statement, translated from Arabic, outlined conditions that
US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Monday for a peace conference on Syria "very soon" but said peace would not be possible without a transition government to replace President Bashar Al-Assad.
"We believe it