Palestine

August 28, 2000

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Israeli police say they have defused a pipe bomb hidden in a backpack, which was left near a busy Jerusalem intersection.

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Israel and the Palestinians traded accusations Sunday over who was to blame for the deadlock in efforts to strike a comprehensive peace accord by a mid-September deadline.

August 27, 2000

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The Palestinian Authority "will not hand over to Israel" Mahmud Abu Hannud, one of the Jewish state's most wanted activist.

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By Mahmoud Al Abed  Committees are born to bury decisions, they say, at least at the beaurocratic level. Some argue that the same applies to politics.

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Israel says that the three soldiers who died in an overnight gun battle with Hamas militants in a West Bank village may have been killed by friendly f

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Speaker of the Palestinian legislative council, Ahmed Qorei rules out any peace deal with Israel without full troop withdrawal from Jerusalem and all

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Three Israeli soldiers were killed and another was wounded in a firefight early Sunday with the Islamic resistance movement, Hamas.

August 26, 2000

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By Nida Ramahi Amman  Former head of the Palestinian negotiating team with Israel, Haidar Abdul-shafi has voiced pessimism about the prospects of peac

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has warned of "a tragedy" for Israel and the Palestinians if they fail to reach a peace agreement.

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The Palestinian leadership hits out at what it has called an Israeli "public relations exercise" aimed at releasing Israel from its obligations.

August 25, 2000

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An Israeli newspaper says that Israeli soldiers who shot Palestinian village chief last week were on a training mission and not searching for a suspec

August 24, 2000

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During his visit to Egypt, Norwegian Foregin Minister Thorbjoern Jagland urged the Palestinians not to miss an opportunity for lasting peace withIsrae

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A decision is expected in two weeks on the case of a Palestinian family who spent the last 18 months taking shelter in a Toronto church to avoid depor

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Hamas movement says it expects that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to free a group of its members from jail.

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister will represent the country at a special meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to be held in Morocco