Palestine

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.

August 25, 2000

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An Israeli newspaper says that Israeli soldiers who shot Palestinian village chief last week were on a training mission and not searching for a suspec

August 24, 2000

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During his visit to Egypt, Norwegian Foregin Minister Thorbjoern Jagland urged the Palestinians not to miss an opportunity for lasting peace withIsrae

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A decision is expected in two weeks on the case of a Palestinian family who spent the last 18 months taking shelter in a Toronto church to avoid depor

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Hamas movement says it expects that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to free a group of its members from jail.

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister will represent the country at a special meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to be held in Morocco

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By Munir K. Nasser Washington, DC  A former US Assistant Secretary of State said that the Palestinians lost a chance to reach an agreement with Israel

August 23, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat accepts the credentials of Hungary's first-ever representative to the Palestinian territories, raising the number

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Five Palestinians have been arrested and four others lightly injured in a second day of clashes Wednesday with Israeli police in occupied east Jerusal

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Oman's Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi urges the Palestinian Authority to delay naming an independent state in the interests of the Middle East peac

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have met in Jerusalem Tuesday seeking to pave the way for another peace summit.

August 22, 2000

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The Palestinian Hamas movement denies it had any links to members of an extremist Islamic organization headed by Saudi dissident Osama Bin Laden which

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Israeli and Palestinian security forces have arrested 23 Arabs who planned major attacks to disrupt the peace process, including at least one suspect