Arab nations back indirect peace talks with Israel

Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa, left talks with Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani during an Arab League foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Saturday, May 1, 2010. The Palestinians are seeking the Arab League's backing Saturday to resume peace talks with Israel through a U.S. mediator. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

May 1, 2010 2:18:43 PM PDT
Arab nations on Saturday endorsed indirect peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis, a move that likely paves the way for the start of long-stalled U.S.-brokered negotiations.