A Step Towards Peace Talks Abbas to Convene Palestinian Leadership to Decide on Resumption of Talks With Israel

U.S. envoy John Kerry urges Israel to carefully consider the 2002 Arab League peace initiative, which it rejected in the past.

Optimism wafted in from Amman on Wednesday about the potential resumption of the peace process, after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry won Arab League backing for his effort to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.