Palestine

August 19, 2000

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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

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Damascus  Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Nayef Hawatmeh, has charged that Palestinian P

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat will make a two-day visit to Japan this week to brief Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori on the status of Middle East pea

August 14, 2000

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An Israeli official says Prime Minister Ehud Barak will go no further than he did at last month's failed Camp David summit in future talks with the Pa

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Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin says that the main his movement may participate in the upcoming meeting of the Palestinian Central Council meeting

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US President Bill Clinton says that although Jerusalem is a holy city, the debate over its fate has caused a "hellish lot of problems."