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Archive: Rice in Middle East, March 2007

Middle East Reunion

SHANNON, Ireland, March 27--Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is headed home, after completing her swing through the Middle East. The secretary held a summing up news conference this morning -- the one that had been unexpectedly delayed yesterday (for the record, she told reporters she decided to delay it because...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 27, 2007; 10:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

In Tuesday's Post

Glenn Kessler filed this story early Tuesday after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with the press at the end of her latest Middle East trip: Rice: Mideast Leaders Agree to Biweekly Meetings JERUSALEM, March 27--Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed to step...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 27, 2007; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Rice Postpones Final Briefing on Trip

JERUSALEM, March 26--The moment people had been waiting for -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's summing up of her latest Middle East mission -- has suddenly been delayed. The reasons are not yet entirely clear. But the Israeli daily Haaretz reported today that Israeli officials were seeking to soften her...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 26, 2007; 12:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Gridiron Diplomacy

AMMAN, Jordan, March 26--Sometimes a diplomat must face this existential question: What am I doing here? Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice landed here this morning for separate meetings with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah. To get here, she had to get in her motorcade, drive 45...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 26, 2007; 08:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

In Monday's Post

Read Glenn Kessler's latest piece on Secretary Rice's Middle East trip: "Rice Plans to Conduct 'Parallel' Mideast Talks: Secretary of State Would Meet Separately With Israeli, Palestinian Officials on Outline of Political Future" (March 26, 2007)...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 26, 2007; 07:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Playing Nice in the Pursuit of Peace

ASWAN, Egypt, March 25--Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice this morning held a news conference with her Egyptian counterpart, Ahmed Aboul Gheit. This is usually an entertaining event, because sparks often fly between the two of them. Gheit is a proud man. Rice humiliated him early in her tenure by publicly...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 25, 2007; 12:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

In Sunday's Post

Read Glenn Kessler's latest story on Secretary Rice's Middle East trip: "Rice Presses Arab States on Peace Plan" (March 25, 2007)....

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 25, 2007; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Rice's Delicate Choice of Words

ASWAN, Egypt, March 24 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived here this afternoon for talks with Arab leaders on the first leg of a Middle East trip to lay out a "mechanism" for peace. What does that mean? That was the word Rice used in a briefing for reporters...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 24, 2007; 11:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Rice Heading Back to the Middle East

The Post's Glenn Kessler will be traveling with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on her March 23-27 trip to the Middle East. His set-up piece on the trip is here: "On Mideast Trip, Rice To Try a New Formula." Stay tuned for dispatches in this blog....

By washingtonpost.com Editors | March 23, 2007; 10:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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