Palestine

August 20, 2000

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Israel's new President Moshe Katsav warned of a "confrontation", in an interview in Munich, if Palestinian President Yasser Arafat unilaterally declar

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak says the next few weeks would determine the fate of peace talks with the Palestinians.

August 19, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat says upon his return from a tour of Asian countries that the question of Jerusalem must be resolved before agreein

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Ten Palestinians and one Israeli settler have been arrested in Hebron after scuffles broke out in the city.

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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

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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

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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

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A Palestinian human rights group has denounced the arrest of Mohammed Najeeb, a Palestinian journalist and rights campaigner, by the Palestinian Autho

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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

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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

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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

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Palestinians and Israelis move to restart negotiations on points of contention, as Palestinian President Arafat reviews declaring a state in September

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Leaders of the Arab American community participating in the Democratic National convention in Los Angeles this week admitted that they have failed to

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Israeli soldiers shot dead a 73-year-old Palestinian early Wednesday at Surda village in the West Bank.

August 15, 2000

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Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says after his meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat Malaysia will recognize a Palestinian state when it is