Palestine

September 19, 2000

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak cast doubt on the likelihood of striking a peace deal with the Palestinians, with negotiations stumbling over Jerusa

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The US Congress is getting ready to vote on legislation calling on President Clinton not to recognize a unilaterally declared Palestinian state. The H

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The Palestinian Authority and the World Bank have recently signed three agreements in Gaza, worth a total of $27.5 million.

September 18, 2000

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Pope John Paul II has warned that only "dialogue and agreement, not force and imposition" will bring progress in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over

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Over the past several weeks, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has granted extended vacation leaves to dozens of jailed Hamas and Islamic Jihad activists

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Top Israeli and Palestinian negotiators reached a general outline of a peace deal five years ago, but the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister

September 17, 2000

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met late Sunday in Jerusalem for further peace talks, Palestinian sources said, while Israel's chief negotiator sa

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A major campaign to defend the right of return for Palestinian refugees gained momentum Saturday in the United States and different cities in the Midd

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Palestinian minister and top negotiator, Hassan Asfour, has defended the decision taken by the PLO Central Council to delay the declaration of Palesti

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Four Palestinian teenagers were wounded by rubber-coated steel bullets fired by Israeli troops on stone-throwing demonstrators in the Gaza Strip on Su

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Leading Palestinian intellectuals and human rights activists have called for an end to the controversial security courts in the Palestinian Authority.

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The executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has called on Israel to seize the "last chance for peace" and apply internation

September 16, 2000

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The self-rule Palestinian Authority demanded Saturday that those responsible for the massacre of Palestinians in the Beirut camps of Sabra and Shatila

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Direct contacts between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will resume soon in the Middle East, according to Palestinian international cooperation mi

September 15, 2000

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US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk says that the Jewish state should "share" Jerusalem with Christians and Muslims.