August 19, 2000
US Middle East Envoy Dennis Ross has told Palestinian negotiators that President Bill Clinton will not convene a second summit unless there is a real
August 18, 2000
A Palestinian human rights group has denounced the arrest of Mohammed Najeeb, a Palestinian journalist and rights campaigner, by the Palestinian Autho
US Middle East envoy Dennis Ross is to pursue efforts Friday to push Israel and the Palestinians towards a new peace summit amid a heightened state of
August 17, 2000
US Middle East troubleshooter Dennis Ross begins a new mission to try to overcome the main obstacles to Israel-Palestinian peace less than a month bef
Israel's acting Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami says there would be no new peace summit without more "flexibility" from the Palestinians.
August 16, 2000
Palestinians and Israelis move to restart negotiations on points of contention, as Palestinian President Arafat reviews declaring a state in September
Leaders of the Arab American community participating in the Democratic National convention in Los Angeles this week admitted that they have failed to
Israeli soldiers shot dead a 73-year-old Palestinian early Wednesday at Surda village in the West Bank.
August 15, 2000
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says after his meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat Malaysia will recognize a Palestinian state when it is
By Nabil Al Mulhem Damascus Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Nayef Hawatmeh, has charged that Palestinian P
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
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
Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin says that the main his movement may participate in the upcoming meeting of the Palestinian Central Council meeting
US President Bill Clinton says that although Jerusalem is a holy city, the debate over its fate has caused a "hellish lot of problems."
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will hold a meeting next Sunday in Tehran to discuss the Jerusalem issue.