Palestine

November 1, 2000

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Environment ministers from Arab nations called in Cairo Wednesday for the closure of Israel's nuclear reactor at Dimona, charging it posed an environm

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German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said Wednesday that any unilateral moves such as the declaration of a Palestinian state at this time would be an "

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Iran has told Syria it will react if Israel attacks Syria or Lebanon, a hardline Palestinian leader said Wednesday after meeting a visiting Iranian of

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PLO’s mainstream Fateh faction on Wednesday called for a general strike and a day of "special escalation" against Israel in the Gaza Strip on Thursday

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Oman flew 20 tons of medical aid to the Palestinians on Wednesday in solidarity with their conflict against Israel.

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Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat will carry a letter to the United States from his President Yasser Arafat calling for international protecti

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Israel closed schools in a divided West Bank village near Bethlehem, apparently in an effort to curb children from throwing stones at Jewish settlers.

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German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, on a tour of the region aimed at easing the conflagration in the Middle East, began a meeting with Palestinian Pr

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Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Nayef Hawatmeh called on President Yasser Arafat to "calm his fighters" bec

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A Palestinian policeman was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers clashing with Palestinians in the Arab village of al-Khader near the West Bank town of

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A Palestinian airport official said that Israel extended Wednesday what was promised to be a one-day closure of the Palestinian international airport

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Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres is to meet Palestinian President Yasser Arafat soon to ask him to halt the deadly violence in the Palestini

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak had a secret telephone call with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat last Thursday, warning him that Israel will ste

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An Islamist group, the Forces of the Martyr Omar al-Mukhtar, claimed responsibility Wednesday for a new attack on Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip. A

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The United States said Tuesday that senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat would follow acting Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami in meetings in