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CBS 2 Exclusive: Proposed Spy Release ‘Sweetener’ For Middle East Peace Plan?

A stunning development has surfaced in the Middle East, as the U.S. has offered to free convicted spy Jonathan Pollard in an effort to kickstart peace talks.

04/01/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Israeli leader's residence on Nov. 6, 2013 in Jerusalem. (Photo by Yonatan Sindel-Pool/Getty Images)

Kerry Ready To Try Just About Anything To Broker Iran Nuke Deal

Iran’s nuclear program is the talk of major world powers in Switzerland. There was talk of a breakthrough, but as of early Friday evening, there was still no deal.

11/08/2013

President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 21, 2013, the second day of Obama's three-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Abbas, Says U.S. Still Committed To A 2-State Solution

On the second day of his visit to the Middle East, President Barack Obama was greeted by the president of the Palestinian Authority, and rockets were fired by militants into a southern Israeli town.

03/21/2013

President Barack Obama was scheduled to leave for the Middle East on March 18, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Set To Begin ‘Charm Offensive’ In The Middle East

President Barack Obama left for the Middle East on Tuesday evening. He’s on a mission to charm the Israelis into making peace concessions and to find some way to peacefully stop Iran from building a bomb.

03/19/2013

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President Obama To Make Several Symbolic Gestures During Trip To Israel

It’s one of the first things President Barack Obama will see when he touches down in Israel next week, one of the Iron Dome missile batteries used to blow Palestinian rockets out of the sky.

03/13/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at an interfaith vigil on December 16, 2012 at Newtown High School, Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden: Obama Prepared To Do Whatever’s Necessary To Prevent Iran From Getting Bomb

As President Barack Obama continued preparations for his first trip to Israel as commander in chief, there was a shift in tactics Monday.

03/04/2013

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With Peace In Mind, President Obama To Make First Trip To Israel

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have had a number of meetings at the White House, including some that were quite tense. But as early as next month Obama will meet Netanyahu on his home court.

02/05/2013

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama, Netanyahu Fighting Their Own Form Of Cold War

The relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has often been frigid, but they may now have entered sub-zero territory.

09/12/2012

Gov. Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, children Patrick Christie, 11, and Bridget Christie, 8 look out over Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Israel on Monday, April 2, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie Treated Like Rock Star In Israel, Meets With Netanyahu On First Day Of Trip

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and plans to visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall during his week-long trip.

04/02/2012

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Netanyahu, Obama Meet, Seem To Keep True Feelings Close To The Chest

They may not agree on much, but one thing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama had a certain ring of truth: Israel and the United States are both enemies of Iran.

03/05/2012

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S., Israel At Odds Over Timeline For Action Against A Nuke-Capable Iran

The United States and Israel are engaged in high stakes diplomacy over what to do about the nuclear threat from Iran. The allies disagree about whether to, when to, and who should bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities.

03/02/2012