Palestine

November 16, 2000

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Israeli combat helicopters attacked four Palestinian towns in the West Bank late Wednesday, hours after a meeting of Israel's security cabinet chaired

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak announced on military radio Thursday that Israel had frozen transfers of funds due to the Palestinian authority "in

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The Oasis casino in the desert near the world's oldest city of Jericho — once a bustling, cash-guzzling testament to Israeli and Palestinian symbiosis — is now as torn apart by bullets and artillery a

November 15, 2000

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Israeli forces bombarde late Wednesday Silwad, Beit Jala and Jericho West Bank towns, injuring three in Silwad, one seriously.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and his security cabinet began a meeting Wednesday to discuss possible responses to continued violence in the Palest

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Three Israeli soldiers were wounded Wednesday during clashes with Palestinian demonstrators in the Gaza Strip and Hebron.

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UN Human Rights Commissioner Mary Robinson says that she supports the Palestinians' demand for an international intervention force in the territories

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The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for refugees on Wednesday urged donors to give 40 million dollars in emergency aid to the Palestinians affected

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The Jewish settlement of Gilo near Jerusalem has come under fire late Wednesday.

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A senior Palestinian official said Wednesday the Palestinians were in favor of a war of attrition against Israel.

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A senior Palestinian official on Wednesday said Palestinian President Yasser Arafat ordered a halt to shootings in areas under Palestinian control.

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said on Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of his symbolic declaration of independence in Algeria, that a Palestinian st

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Three Jewish settlers were charged Wednesday with throwing stones at Palestinian cars near a West Bank village earlier this week.

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The Israeli newspaper Haaretz says Palestinian trade union leaders in the West Bank city of Hebron have announced that they would pay ($265,000) for t

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Palestinian refugees torched Israeli, US flags in Sidon Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Palestinians' symbolic declaration of independen