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He Calmed Gaza, Aided Israel’s Arab Ties and Preserved Hopes for Peace

He Calmed Gaza, Aided Israel’s Arab Ties and Preserved Hopes for Peace

He Calmed Gaza, Aided Israel’s Arab Ties and Preserved Hopes for Peace He Calmed Gaza, Aided Israel’s Arab Ties and Preserved Hopes for Peace JERUSALEM — Preventive diplomacy, by its nature, does not often lead to splashy headlines for the practitioner. In his nearly six years as the top United Nations envoy to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Nickolay E. Mladenov worked …

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What to Know as Troubled Afghan Peace Talks Enter a New Phase

What to Know as Troubled Afghan Peace Talks Enter a New Phase

What to Know as Troubled Afghan Peace Talks Enter a New Phase What to Know as Troubled Afghan Peace Talks Enter a New Phase KABUL, Afghanistan — After four decades of grinding combat in Afghanistan, peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban have raised at least a possibility that the long cycle of violence might someday end. But …

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Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk

Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk

Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk WASHINGTON — For Sudan, agreeing to normalize relations with Israel was the price of removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. A similar diplomatic deal with Israel sealed Morocco’s demand for the United …

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Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks’ Procedures

Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks’ Procedures

Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks’ Procedures Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks’ Procedures Afghan government and Taliban negotiators in Qatar have agreed to the principles and procedures that will guide the ongoing peace negotiations between them, Taliban and Afghan officials announced on Wednesday, an important move that could pave the way for talks that have …

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In Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal, Putin Applied a Deft New Touch

In Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal, Putin Applied a Deft New Touch

In Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal, Putin Applied a Deft New Touch In Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Deal, Putin Applied a Deft New Touch STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh — As a dilapidated old van pulled up at a hillside checkpoint, an Azerbaijani soldier inside scrubbed furiously at his fogged-up window, then cast a glowering look at an Armenian standing just a few feet away. Just days …

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Afghan Leader Digs In on Peace Talks Despite Progress, Officials Say

Afghan Leader Digs In on Peace Talks Despite Progress, Officials Say

Afghan Leader Digs In on Peace Talks Despite Progress, Officials Say Afghan Leader Digs In on Peace Talks Despite Progress, Officials Say One of the hangups was over a reference to the Hanafi school of Islamic thought, one of the four major Sunni schools, which is also the foundation of the current Afghan Constitution, the officials said. Initially, the two …

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Under a Divisive Peace, Wartime Rifts Hobble Hope in Bosnia

Under a Divisive Peace, Wartime Rifts Hobble Hope in Bosnia

Under a Divisive Peace, Wartime Rifts Hobble Hope in Bosnia Under a Divisive Peace, Wartime Rifts Hobble Hope in Bosnia TRNOPOLJE, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Heartened by a peace deal between Bosnia’s warring tribes brokered 25 years ago by the United States, Jusuf Arifagic, a Bosnian refugee sheltering in Norway, returned home to help rebuild his traumatized country. He took …

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Bruno Barbey, Magnum Photographer of War and Peace, Dies at 79

Bruno Barbey, Magnum Photographer of War and Peace, Dies at 79

Bruno Barbey, Magnum Photographer of War and Peace, Dies at 79 Bruno Barbey, Magnum Photographer of War and Peace, Dies at 79 Bruno Barbey, a French photographer for the Magnum Photos agency who produced powerful, empathetic work in war zones as well as in peacetime, died on Nov. 9 in Orbais-l’Abbaye, in northeastern France. He was 79. His wife, Caroline …

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After War Between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Peace Sees Winners and Losers Swap Places

After War Between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Peace Sees Winners and Losers Swap Places

After War Between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Peace Sees Winners and Losers Swap Places After War Between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Peace Sees Winners and Losers Swap Places A deal brokered by Russia ended the fighting for now over Nagorno-Karabakh, leaving Armenians to pack up and burn their houses as they retreat, while Azerbaijanis plan a return to long-lost lands. By Anton …

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Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis JERUSALEM — A military court in the Gaza Strip convicted three Palestinian peace activists of “weakening revolutionary spirit” on Monday for their role in holding a video call with Israelis in April, but it ordered the authorities to release the …

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