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Arab League backs Kerry Palestinian peace bid

AMMAN (Reuters) - The Arab League endorsed a U.S. drive to relaunch Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations on Wednesday, saying in a statement carried on the Jordanian news agency that it hoped it could lead to a two-state solution.Full story

Kerry urges Israel to 'look hard' at Arab peace initiative

AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel on Thursday to consider carefully a 2002 Arab League peace initiative that it rejected in the past. Full story

Russia, Arab League see chance for start to Syria dialogue

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and the Arab League see signs of hope that the rival sides in the Syrian civil war are willing to start talks to end nearly two years of conflict. Full story

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NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel spoke with former Arab League chief and former Egyptian foreign minister, Amr Moussa, to ask why there has been so much anti-American violence despite America's support of Arab Spring.

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U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi arrives to address the media before a meeting on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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