Palestine

October 11, 2000

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Eighteen people have been detained by Belgian police following a demonstration in Brussels called to denounce Israeli repression in Palestine.

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A Palestinian was shot dead by an Israeli bullet in the West Bank town of Tulkarem on Wednesday, bringing to 100 the number killed in two weeks of unr

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and several Arab foreign ministers are being asked to attend a special UN human rights session in Geneva next week

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The presidents of Tunisia and Yemen have called for the Arabs to mobilize their resources to defend the Palestinians in their confrontation with Israe

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Palestinian leaders have ruled out a Middle East summit without the establishment of an international inquiry into the causes of recent violence in th

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Gun-toting members of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's Fateh party called for an armed uprising against Israel as thousands demonstrated peacefully

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Pope John Paul II launched a vibrant appeal Wednesday for all parties in the Middle East to resume dialogue and put an end to violence.

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The vice president of the Socialist International, Walter Veltroni, will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian President Yasser

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Iraq's official newspapers on Wednesday urged that the Intifada in the Palestinian territories continue, warning against US initiatives to curtail the

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UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, is scheduled to hold a new round of talks in Gaza Wednesday with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.

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A fund-raising campaign launched in Saudi Arabia for the "Palestinian heroes" has already taken in nearly 40 million dollars.

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The Israeli Haaretz that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat ordered Marwan Barghouthi in West Bank “to stop the severe violence against Israel in th

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A Palestinian child died Tuesday of injuries he received earlier in the day when the Israeli forces shot him in the head with a live round while he wa

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The daily scenes of stone-throwing, gun-battles and bloodshed in the Palestinian territories could cost Israel dearly in financial terms, crimping economic growth and sending foreign investors ducking

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Some 10,000 Palestinians who live in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip are being allowed to travel to their jobs in Israel despite the current closure of the borders.