More Middle East Articles

  • Lebanon sends army to Syria border as rebels flee

    LABWEH, Lebanon (AP) — The Lebanese army sent commandos to the tense border with Syria on Monday, as fears rose that the ongoing flight of rebels from one of their fallen strongholds into a flashpoint region of Lebanon would trigger the latest spillover of the Syrian civil war into its...

  • Obama: Mahmoud Abbas 'consistently renounced violence'

    President Obama on Monday praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as someone who “consistently renounced violence” as the two leaders met in the White House to discuss the Mideast peace process. Obama hosted Abbas for talks Monday as the U.S. pushes Israel and the Palestinians toward...

  • Obama, Palestinian leader meet as peace deadline nears

    A deadline fast approaching, President Obama is seeking to ease the logjam in elusive Mideast peace talks and keep Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas from walking away, despite few signs that either Palestinians or Israelis are prepared to budge on key sticking points.

  • Obama to host Mahmoud Abbas Monday amid confrontation with Russia

    President Obama will try to divide his attention between the crisis in Crimea and the Middle East peace process Monday as he hosts a White House visit from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Obama's mistaken belief that others see the world as he sees it

    Solipsism. It’s a fancy word which means that you assume others see the world as you do and will behave as you would.

  • Obama pushes Benjamin Netanyahu on 'tough decisions' for Mideast peace

    President Obama on Monday pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Mideast peace talks, saying that both sides had to make “tough decisions” and would need to “compromise” to reach an accord.



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