Palestine

August 29, 2000

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A Palestinian taxi driver was seriously wounded on Tuesday after being stabbed in the chest by a Jewish passenger in east Jerusalem.

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Israel has voiced satisfaction Tuesday that Islamic nations had given Palestinian President Yasser Arafat a "free hand" to compromise over Jerusalem.

August 28, 2000

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Arab and Muslim foreign ministers demand sovereignty over Jerusalem, and call on the US and the world countries to keep their embaassies in Tel Aviv,

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A Palestinian boy died when an Israeli explosive blew up while he was playing in the West Bank near the border with Jordan.

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Israel and the Palestinians say they have cracked down on the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, arresting at least 12 of its members following a bot

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Israeli police say they have defused a pipe bomb hidden in a backpack, which was left near a busy Jerusalem intersection.

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Israel and the Palestinians traded accusations Sunday over who was to blame for the deadlock in efforts to strike a comprehensive peace accord by a mid-September deadline.

August 27, 2000

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The Palestinian Authority "will not hand over to Israel" Mahmud Abu Hannud, one of the Jewish state's most wanted activist.

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By Mahmoud Al Abed  Committees are born to bury decisions, they say, at least at the beaurocratic level. Some argue that the same applies to politics.

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Israel says that the three soldiers who died in an overnight gun battle with Hamas militants in a West Bank village may have been killed by friendly f

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Speaker of the Palestinian legislative council, Ahmed Qorei rules out any peace deal with Israel without full troop withdrawal from Jerusalem and all

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Three Israeli soldiers were killed and another was wounded in a firefight early Sunday with the Islamic resistance movement, Hamas.

August 26, 2000

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By Nida Ramahi Amman  Former head of the Palestinian negotiating team with Israel, Haidar Abdul-shafi has voiced pessimism about the prospects of peac

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has warned of "a tragedy" for Israel and the Palestinians if they fail to reach a peace agreement.

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The Palestinian leadership hits out at what it has called an Israeli "public relations exercise" aimed at releasing Israel from its obligations.