Palestine

October 18, 2000

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Wednesday ordered the lifting of a blockade around cities in the Palestinian territories.

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The Israeli army on Wednesday reopened the Rafah crossing between the Palestinian self-ruled Gaza Strip and Egypt.

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Minister of Prisoners Affairs Hisham Abdel Raziq denied that he had any knowledge of a committee recently formed in coordination with Lebanese Hizboll

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The Israeli government said that a 48-hour deadline for implementing a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians, as agreed at the Sharm el-Sheikh

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Most Israelis support the terms of the ceasefire agreed at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt to restore calm to the Middle East, but are not convinced the acco

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Israel's press was skeptical about the prospects for a real peace Wednesday in the wake of the Sharm declaration, particularly of Palestinian Presiden

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Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets Wednesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah, denouncing the Sham el-Sheikh summit.

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The Palestinian Authority issued a statement saying it has committed itself to "work to calm the situation" in its troubled territories, following the

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Islamic militants fired in the air Wednesday as protesters condemned the Sharm el-Sheikh declaration during the funeral of a Palestinian killed in cla

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At least five of the Palestinians who are suspected of taking part in the killing of two Israeli soldiers in Ramallah last Thursday are feared to be i

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Fourteen Palestinian youths were wounded in clashes Wednesday with Israeli soldiers guarding a Jewish settlement in the center of the Gaza Strip.

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The Palestinian nationalist and Islamist powers and movements stated late Tuesday night their rejection of the the Sharm el Sheikh accords.

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Two Israeli soldiers were slightly wounded in two of a dozen incidents of violence in the West Bank and the Gaza strip overnight.

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Four Palestinians were wounded by Israeli rocket fire in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday, but the Israeli army denied that any such attack took place.

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Israel has authorized the Palestinian airport in the Gaza Strip to re-open early Wednesday.