Deadly raid could derail Israeli-Palestinian talks


JERUSALEM — Palestinians warned Monday that newly restarted peace talks could be derailed after a deadly clash between Palestinian refugees and Israeli security forces. Three Palestinians were shot and killed at the Kalandia refugee camp near Jerusalem. Israeli security forces say they fired in self-defense after a predawn raid to arrest a suspected militant sparked a riot among residents. It was the deadliest such clash since 2009, when three Palestinians were killed in Nablus during a standoff against Israeli soldiers…

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Kerry: Chemical arms use in Syria has consequences

Secretary of State John Kerry says there is “undeniable” evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack in Syria, with intelligence strongly pointing to Bashar Assad’s government, and “this international norm cannot be violated without consequences.” Kerry’s tough language marked the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, which, […]