Palestine

June 28, 2000

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Palestinian president Yasser Arafat Wednesday rejected a US offer to host a summit in mid-July aimed at hammering out a framework agreement for peace

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By Munir K. Nasser Washington, DC   Arab and Muslim American groups are escalating their campaign against Burger King Corporation for changing course

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Shortly before a scheduled meeting with US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak spelled out Wednesday the limits o

June 27, 2000

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US energy giant Enron Corp. signed a deal with Arab Bank Monday to build a 150-million-dollar electricity generating plant in the Gaza Strip, the bank

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In the past two weeks settlers in the West Bank have ended a lengthy hiatus and resumed construction and earthwork on land belonging to Palestinians,

June 26, 2000

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Palestinian president Yasser Arafat met US Middle East envoy, Dennis Ross, Monday in the West Bank town of Ramallah, ahead of regional tour by US Secr

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The bodies of three Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with the Israeli army before 1982 have been exhumed in southern Lebanon, police reported Mo

June 25, 2000

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Palestinian officials said on Sunday an intensive US-Israeli-Palestinian summit was bound to fail unless progress was made first in talks on a final p

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak said on Sunday that Egypt would recognize a future Palestinian state, whether it emerged by agreement or was declared

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A Palestinian state will be declared "in a few weeks", Palestinian president Yasser Arafat said in a speech Sunday in the West Bank town of Nablus. "T

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat held talks in Cairo Sunday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, officials said, a day after accusing Israeli Pri

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US envoy Dennis Ross met Israeli and Palestinian negotiators on Saturday to try to reach agreement on Israeli troop withdrawals and other issues, repo

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A prominent Arab columnist quoted Palestinian President Yasser Arafat Saturday as saying he might leave the Palestinian territories for either Egypt o

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An adviser to Palestinian president Yasser Arafat on refugees has been arrested for "spreading false information," a Palestinian security source said

June 24, 2000

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Just days before the arrival of US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, a new row emerged Saturday after the Palestinians accused Israel of prepari