Palestine

October 24, 2000

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While there may indeed exist an independent Palestinian state by year's end, in the opinion of many in the Palestinian business community, for the foreseeable future their economy will remain dependen

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Intifadat Al-Aksa, the popular uprising in the West Bank and Gaza, may well be a prelude to a unilateral declaration of independence by the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. If that is the case, th

October 23, 2000

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Palestinian sources said a Palestinian was killed and four of his children injured under Israeli heavy shelling of Hebron on Monday evening.

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A bomb exploded in the path of a convoy of Jewish settlers being escorted by Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip on Monday evening, but there were no inj

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Jordan denied Tuesday Israeli allegations that there was an infiltration attempt into the West Bank from Jordan.

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Israeli tanks and helicopters fired shells on the Arab village of Beit Jala in the West Bank near Jerusalem on Monday after shots were fired on the ne

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Leader of the Damascus-based Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, Ahmad Jibril, has voiced his dissatisfaction with the outc

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called for an urgent meeting with the Palestinian leadership in Gaza Monday evening.

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A thousand Palestinians demonstrated in Bethlehem on Monday, parading a donkey painted the colors of the Israeli flag and bearing the names of Israeli

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UN human rights chief Mary Robinson is planning to travel to the Palestinian territories as soon as possible, and may also pay a visit to Israel.

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Indonesia said it has decided not to proceed with its plan to ask Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to replace his ambassador for allegedly failing to

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Pakistan threw its support behind the Arab League's resolutions on the Palestinian uprising including its demand for a United Nations protection force

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Acting Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami will not travel to Paris on Wednesday to meet with French counterpart Hubert Vedrine.

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Israel on Monday closed Gaza international airport for the second time since the start of the deadly Israeli-Palestinian unrest almost four weeks ago.

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Bloody confrontations erupted between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Hebron, leaving a number of injuries among