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Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour cease-fire
Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour cease-fire beginning on Saturday morning as international diplomatic efforts to resolve the Gaza conflict continue.
Washington Post reporter, three others said detained in Iran
Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
The Washington Post says it has received credible reports that its Iran correspondent Jason Rezaian, his wife Yaganeh Salehi and two unnamed US photojournalists have been detained in Iran.
US seeks longer-term exit strategy for Gaza war
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
US officials are voicing support for a solution to the frequent cycles of violence between Hamas and Israel, one which may borrow from the UN resolution that ended the 2006 war with Lebanon.
Iran, P5+1 extend talks
Friday, Jul. 18, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
After all-day discussion, diplomats have agreed to extend nuclear talks until Nov. 24, 2014.
Diplomats work to extend Iran nuclear talks
Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Diplomats from Iran and the P5+1 have begun to negotiate the terms of an extension for an Iran nuclear deal possibly lasting four months.