Palestine

November 22, 2000

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Israel's hardline opposition leader Ariel Sharon accused the Palestinians on Wednesday of unleashing a war against Israel which requires a much toughe

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The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported that an Israeli soldier, a border policeman and a citizen have been injured in separate clashes with Palestinian

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Arab businessmen pledged Wednesday 13.5 million dollars to Palestinian farmers and workers whose business has been harmed by an Israeli blockade of th

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat deplored Wednesday the Israeli army's use of weapons produced by the region's main peace broker, the United States, t

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The armed wing of Hamas, Ezzedin al-Qassam, warned on Wednesday in its first statement in months that Israel "would open the door of hell" if it tried

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov has consulted his Western counterparts and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in a bid to coordinate the world's res

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A Palestinian official said on Wednesday that the Gaza Strip was out of petrol, describing the situation as "on the verge of a crisis."

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Palestinian preventative security chief in the Gaza Strip Mohammed Dahlan said Wednesday that the killing of four Palestinians in an Israeli army ambu

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Israeli forces were shelling Wednesday afternoon the Palestinian towns of Khan Younes and Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

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Israel asked on Tuesday the United States to delay the start of work by the international fact-finding committee that has been appointed under the cha

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Newsweek says that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat warned President Clinton during the Camp David talks last July that if Israel insisted on keepi

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A group of Middle East experts in the US have said it is time to develop a new framework for the peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians f

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An Israeli top security official has denied there has been an agreement with the Palestinian Authority security apparatus to stop shooting at the Jeru

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US Defense Secretary William Cohen rejected the allegation voiced by Palestinians and other Arab leaders that the United States of America was giving

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An Israeli cabinet minister said Wednesday he believed Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Authority was not in control of the situation in the West Bank and