Anne Gearan

CorrespondentWashington, D.C.

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“Compromise, of sorts” calls for both sides to end provocation; Western officials doubt Russian commitment.

  • Apr 17, 2014

Yemeni officials give contradictory accounts of Sharif Mobley’s whereabouts, attorneys say.

  • Apr 11, 2014

Move sets up confrontation with Tehran just as sides were making progress in nuclear talks.

  • Apr 12, 2014

The secretary of State’s criticism comes as White House openly reassesses its strategy for region.

  • Apr 4, 2014

With the negotiations in disarray, Kerry says the U.S. will not “sit there indefinitely.”

  • Apr 4, 2014

Israel’s decision not to release a group of Palestinian prisoners leaves the process at a “critical moment.”

  • Apr 3, 2014

Announcement pushes faltering U.S.-backed peace talks even closer to collapse.

  • Apr 3, 2014

Israelis and Palestinians have begun to assign blame for a possible collapse of negotiations.

  • Apr 2, 2014

Expectations rise, then fall, about Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard’s release from prison.

  • Apr 1, 2014

Alliance’s leader says Russia has “violated international law” and that NATO is “considering all options.”

  • Apr 1, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s signing of U.N. accords throws peace talks with Israel into limbo.

  • Apr 1, 2014

The report comes as Kerry detours to the Mideast in a bid to save faltering peace talks.

  • Mar 31, 2014

“We have some ideas,” Kerry says after talks his Russian counterpart described as “very constructive.”

  • Mar 30, 2014

Kerry is to meet with his Russian counterpart in Europe in a bid to defuse tension over the crisis.

  • Mar 29, 2014

Israel holds up the release of about two dozen Palestinian prisoners, creating an obstacle in peace talks.

  • Mar 29, 2014

Palestinians threaten to walk out of negotiations over Israelis possibly holding back on prisoner release.

  • Mar 26, 2014

The trip comes days before Israel is supposed to release final group of Palestinian prisoners.

  • Mar 25, 2014

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak has stayed publicly silent and out of sight as the Crimea crisis has worsened.

  • Mar 22, 2014

The president says tough political decisions are necessary for a peace deal, urges compromise on all sides.

  • Mar 17, 2014

Daniel Rubinstein is appointed as the conflict moves into its fourth year and rebel forces lose ground.

  • Mar 17, 2014
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About Anne

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.