Palestine

October 18, 2000

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Most Israelis support the terms of the ceasefire agreed at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt to restore calm to the Middle East, but are not convinced the acco

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Israel's press was skeptical about the prospects for a real peace Wednesday in the wake of the Sharm declaration, particularly of Palestinian Presiden

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Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets Wednesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah, denouncing the Sham el-Sheikh summit.

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The Palestinian Authority issued a statement saying it has committed itself to "work to calm the situation" in its troubled territories, following the

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Islamic militants fired in the air Wednesday as protesters condemned the Sharm el-Sheikh declaration during the funeral of a Palestinian killed in cla

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At least five of the Palestinians who are suspected of taking part in the killing of two Israeli soldiers in Ramallah last Thursday are feared to be i

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Fourteen Palestinian youths were wounded in clashes Wednesday with Israeli soldiers guarding a Jewish settlement in the center of the Gaza Strip.

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The Palestinian nationalist and Islamist powers and movements stated late Tuesday night their rejection of the the Sharm el Sheikh accords.

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Two Israeli soldiers were slightly wounded in two of a dozen incidents of violence in the West Bank and the Gaza strip overnight.

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Four Palestinians were wounded by Israeli rocket fire in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday, but the Israeli army denied that any such attack took place.

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Israel has authorized the Palestinian airport in the Gaza Strip to re-open early Wednesday.

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The Palestinian Authority said that the results obtained from the Sharm el-Sheikh summit formed a "basis" on which an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreem

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A critical period looms ahead for the future of the Palestinian entity. As U.S. President Clinton’s term in power nears its end, time is of an essence for both the Palestinian and Israeli sides in rea

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The Palestinian economy’s performance exceeded expectations in 1999. Initial estimates for 1999 real GDP and GNP growth – 4.5 and 4.6 percent respectively – were revised to 6 and 7 percent. Most macro

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Growing frustration over stalled negotiations with Israel, combined with new dynamics in south Lebanon has created signals that violence may soon flare up in the West Bank. There has also been increas