August 20, 2000
Israel's new President Moshe Katsav warned of a "confrontation", in an interview in Munich, if Palestinian President Yasser Arafat unilaterally declar
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak says the next few weeks would determine the fate of peace talks with the Palestinians.
August 19, 2000
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat says upon his return from a tour of Asian countries that the question of Jerusalem must be resolved before agreein
Ten Palestinians and one Israeli settler have been arrested in Hebron after scuffles broke out in the city.
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat has concluded his visit to India on Saturday by talks to President K.R. Narayanan about his hopes to declare a Pal
A senior PLO official says the Palestinian leadership is prepared to mend ties with Kuwait, which have been strained after Iraq's invasion of the emir
US Middle East Envoy Dennis Ross has told Palestinian negotiators that President Bill Clinton will not convene a second summit unless there is a real
August 18, 2000
A Palestinian human rights group has denounced the arrest of Mohammed Najeeb, a Palestinian journalist and rights campaigner, by the Palestinian Autho
US Middle East envoy Dennis Ross is to pursue efforts Friday to push Israel and the Palestinians towards a new peace summit amid a heightened state of
August 17, 2000
US Middle East troubleshooter Dennis Ross begins a new mission to try to overcome the main obstacles to Israel-Palestinian peace less than a month bef
Israel's acting Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami says there would be no new peace summit without more "flexibility" from the Palestinians.
August 16, 2000
Palestinians and Israelis move to restart negotiations on points of contention, as Palestinian President Arafat reviews declaring a state in September
Leaders of the Arab American community participating in the Democratic National convention in Los Angeles this week admitted that they have failed to
Israeli soldiers shot dead a 73-year-old Palestinian early Wednesday at Surda village in the West Bank.
August 15, 2000
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says after his meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat Malaysia will recognize a Palestinian state when it is