Government and rebels trade accusations over who was behind possible use of chemical.
“Compromise, of sorts” calls for both sides to end provocation; Western officials doubt Russian commitment.
Yemeni officials give contradictory accounts of Sharif Mobley’s whereabouts, attorneys say.
Move sets up confrontation with Tehran just as sides were making progress in nuclear talks.
The secretary of State’s criticism comes as White House openly reassesses its strategy for region.
With the negotiations in disarray, Kerry says the U.S. will not “sit there indefinitely.”
Israel’s decision not to release a group of Palestinian prisoners leaves the process at a “critical moment.”
Announcement pushes faltering U.S.-backed peace talks even closer to collapse.
Israelis and Palestinians have begun to assign blame for a possible collapse of negotiations.
Expectations rise, then fall, about Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard’s release from prison.
Alliance’s leader says Russia has “violated international law” and that NATO is “considering all options.”
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s signing of U.N. accords throws peace talks with Israel into limbo.
The report comes as Kerry detours to the Mideast in a bid to save faltering peace talks.
“We have some ideas,” Kerry says after talks his Russian counterpart described as “very constructive.”
Kerry is to meet with his Russian counterpart in Europe in a bid to defuse tension over the crisis.
Israel holds up the release of about two dozen Palestinian prisoners, creating an obstacle in peace talks.
Palestinians threaten to walk out of negotiations over Israelis possibly holding back on prisoner release.
The trip comes days before Israel is supposed to release final group of Palestinian prisoners.
Ambassador Sergey Kislyak has stayed publicly silent and out of sight as the Crimea crisis has worsened.
The president says tough political decisions are necessary for a peace deal, urges compromise on all sides.
Anne Gearan is The Washington Post's diplomatic correspondent. She joined the paper in 2012 from the Associated Press, where she served as chief diplomatic correspondent, White House correspondent and national security editor.