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Iran and U.S. cooperating on ISIS fight? Not as far-fetched as it seems

Iraqi President Fuad Masum was asked whether it was U.S. airstrikes, with Iraqi fighters and Iranian militiamen, that helped liberate the town of Amerli. He confirmed that it was.


Jewish community in Cuba holds gala for world peace

"Each one of us may express through the arts the need for peace to prevail on our planet."


Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "


Video: On Israel-Palestinian peace, a look at one vs. two-state solution

Here is a six-minute clip from a Google Hangout with co-editor Susan Webb and special guest Uri Weltmann, peace activist and leader of the Communist Party of Israel.


Thousands of Israelis protest Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now,"  the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.


Colombia peace talks to continue, for now, after Santos re-election

It's evident a week after President Juan Manuel Santos won re-election with 51 percent of the vote that his government's peace negotiations with the FARC, in progress for 18 months, will be continuing.


In Okinawa, anti-base mayor's re-election sends a message

In Okinawa's Nago City mayoral election, which centered on the plan to construct a new U.S. military base in the city, anti-base incumbent Inamine Susumu won with a wide margin.


Colombian peace a distant dream for David Ravelo and Credhos

Negotiations in Cuba between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) aimed at ending 50 years of war have continued now for a year.


Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 1918 - 2013

The world mouns the passing of elder statemen and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.

Patriotic Union revival signals hope for Colombian peace

"We are arriving in the country we want to change to become a country at peace, a democratic country, a tolerant country."

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