Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to announce former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk as Washington's Middle East peace envoy, according to a source familiar with the matter. Israeli ... more 
Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to announce former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk as Washington's Middle East peace envoy, according to a source familiar with the matter. Israeli and Palestinian teams are heading to Washington for preliminary talks toward a formal re-opening of negotiations. Both sides are emphasizing that many obstacles stand between them and a final deal JERUSALEM Israel's cabinet approved the release of 104 Arab prisoners to help restart peace talks with the Palestinians and end nearly three years of diplomatic stagnation. less 
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Mon, Jul 29, 2013 10:03 AM EDT