Palestine

August 15, 2000

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Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says after his meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat Malaysia will recognize a Palestinian state when it is

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Damascus  Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Nayef Hawatmeh, has charged that Palestinian P

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat will make a two-day visit to Japan this week to brief Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori on the status of Middle East pea

August 14, 2000

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An Israeli official says Prime Minister Ehud Barak will go no further than he did at last month's failed Camp David summit in future talks with the Pa

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Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin says that the main his movement may participate in the upcoming meeting of the Palestinian Central Council meeting

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US President Bill Clinton says that although Jerusalem is a holy city, the debate over its fate has caused a "hellish lot of problems."

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The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will hold a meeting next Sunday in Tehran to discuss the Jerusalem issue.

August 13, 2000

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Israeli police reopens al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after barring visitors from the site last week because of clashes between Jewish fundament

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US President Bill Clinton hopes to open a US embassy in the capital of a Palestinian state if peace talks are concluded by the end of the year.

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The Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council (PLOCC) is to meet before the end of August to re-examine the proclamation of an independent s

August 12, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat insisted during his Norway visit on the right to declare a state, despite warnings against doing so unilaterally.

August 11, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is due in Helskini from Moscow on Friday at the start of a Nordic tour to brief Scandinavian leaders on the status

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President Vladimir Putin tells visiting Palestinian President Yasser Arafat that Moscow has always supported the creation of an independent Palestinia

August 10, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat arrives in Moscow for talks on Mideast process that comes within a whirlwind tour to drum up support for the Pales

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Israeli police seal off Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after clashes between Jewish fundamentalists and Muslims.