Palestine

June 21, 2000

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An Israeli settler traveling in a convoy on the main road leading to his settlement in the Gaza Strip was lightly wounded from a roadside bomb late Tu

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By Munir K. Nasser  Washington, DC   President Clinton has announced that he has determined to suspend for a period of 6 months the limitations

June 20, 2000

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Palestinian president Yasser Arafat is due in Amman Wednesday for talks with king Abdullah II on the hold-up in the peace process with Israel, Palesti

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A three-way summit between Israeli, Palestinian and US leaders to forge a framework peace deal will be held next month at Camp David in the United Sta

June 19, 2000

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The European Union is getting ready to recognize a Palestinian state if one is declared in September, whether by agreement with Israel or unilaterally

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Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians, Shlomo Ben Ami, said Monday that the coming two weeks would be critical for the peace process and cou

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The Israeli government is weighing handing over the Jerusalem suburbs of Abu Dis and Eizariya to full Palestinian control on Friday, when the third We

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Thousands of residents of Ramallah and its environs have been suffering from a severe water shortage since last week, reported Haaretz newspaper, addi

June 18, 2000

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Palestinian security forces arrested eight members of militant Palestinian group Islamic Jihad in nighttime raids on their homes in the West Bank town

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The Palestinian authority on Sunday reopened partially the passageways between Gaza strip and Israel, but threatened to close them again in case Israe

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Israel will release on Monday three Palestinian prisoners jailed for attacks that wounded dozens of Israelis, a prisons official said Sunday, but the

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The Israeli and Palestinian delegations are returning home from Washington on Sunday after several days of talks last week that produced little progre

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Some 5,000 members of the Islamic group Hamas rallied in Bethlehem's Manger Square on Saturday to celebrate Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon last mont

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A six-week old strike in which hundreds of Israeli workers in the civil administration in the West Bank and Gaza took off work to demand improved conditions, left the Palestinians even more conscious

June 17, 2000

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The Palestinian Authority announced Saturday that it was resuming import and export operations through Israel, which it suspended Wednesday in protest