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Kerry tight-lipped on missing American in Iran

12/13/2013 7:59am
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will continue to seek the release of an American citizen missing in Iran.

Rare storm leaves Jerusalem snowed in

12/13/2013 10:25am
A powerful winter storm left Jerusalem covered in snow on Friday, forcing police to block access to and from the city as a cold snap drove some Israelis to seek treatment from emergency medics.

Militant rise galvanizes Assad's camp in Syria war

12/13/2013 11:17am
Ahmed Luay's second-eldest son, a soldier in the Syrian army, fell in battle with rebels just over a month ago. Three more of his sons are still on the front lines in the Damascus suburbs. Luay insists he's prepared to sacrifice them all in what he says is a war against a terrorist invasion.

Kerry: spring remains target for Mideast deal

12/13/2013 12:15pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that a spring target date for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians is still possible after two days of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders that were hampered by rare heavy snows across the region.