John Kerry

Quartet cancels trip to Israel over bad timing

On Netanyahu's behest, an international delegation of foreign ministers will not land in Israel and will postpone its efforts to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
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YouTube shuts down Hamas channel

YouTube has shut down a Hamas channel, possibly in response to a letter from Israel's Foreign Ministry asking it to remove videos that promote killing Jews. Social media continues to play a prominent role in Palestinian incitement.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran’s Khamenei Bans Further Talks with US

Iran's leader warned against further negotiations with the US and the negative influence they will have on Iran, possibly dashing Obama's hopes for closer relations with the Islamic Republic.