Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, attends the inauguration ceremony of the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See at the Vatican, Jan. 14, 2017.
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Palestinians’ Abbas: US Embassy Move Would Hurt Peace

January 14, 2017 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises, would “not help the peace process.” The controversial promise would […]

VOA FILE - A convoy of chemical weapons disarmament experts depart the Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus, Syria, Oct. 8, 2013. Activists say they have documented 18 cases of chlorine gas used in the country's rebel-held north since March 6, 2015.
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US Imposes Sanctions in Syrian Chemical Attacks

January 13, 2017 0

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration imposed sanctions Thursday on 18 Syrian government officials, Syria’s military and a tech company in response to the use of chemical weapons by President Bashar Assad’s government. The State Department […]

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3,000 US Troops Roll Up At Russia’s Doorstep

January 12, 2017 0

Tanks, armored vehicles and 3,000 U.S. troops started to arrive in Poland Thursday in one of President Barack Obama’s last moves to reassure NATO allies scared of Russian aggression. Poland shares a 144-mile border with […]

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