Palestine

November 29, 2000

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Israel’s Finance Minister Avraham Shochat has decided on Wednesday to set aside NIS 20 million (approximately $6m) for special assistance to Israeli s

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Clashes erupted on Wednesday as Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza Strip held demonstrations to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of a UN resol

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, agreed there had been "positive" results from an OIC meet

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The UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Israel to curb its military action against Palestinians and to accept an international monitoring pr

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Palestinians voiced fear Wednesday that Israeli political leaders would use violence to increase their popularity in the run-up to new elections, but

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An exchange of fire between Palestinians and Israeli troops was reported in the West Bank Wednesday. There were no reports of injuries.

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Sniffer dogs were inspecting an Israeli diplomatic compound for explosives on Wednesday, after police received a warning of an impending bomb attack.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat left Wednesday for a one-day visit to Tunisia to meet the country's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami plans to travel to Russia in the first week of December for discussions on the Middle East crisis.

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The Palestinians described Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak's call Tuesday for snap elections an internal matter, saying they signed agreements with

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After cutting the flow of fuel to the Gaza Strip for a week, Israel has partially reopened the taps to the region which had been choked of reserves, a Palestinian official said on Monday.

November 28, 2000

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Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager in clashes near the Karni crossing point between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Tuesday.

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The foreign ministers of Jordan and Egypt met with two senior Palestinian officials in Aqaba Tuesday, and called for a force of international observer

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The Palestinian Islamist and nationalist movements have shown their vehement opposition to renewing contacts with Israel, with the purpose of reactiva

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The Aqsa Martyrs Groups, a newly formed Palestinian military movement, has assailed Secretary General of the Palestinian Presidency, Teyeb Abdul Rahim