Palestine

October 17, 2000

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Palestinians and Jewish settlers exchanged fire late Tuesday at the Besghot settlement near Jabal Tawil, Ramallah, eyewitnesses said.

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Israel emerged the winner from the make-or-break Middle East summit Tuesday but the ceasefire announced by US President Bill Clinton may not be enough

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The Arab League pressed the United Nations to play a greater role in the Middle East peace process after an emergency summit agreed on ending Israeli

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Two factions of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) denounced the Sharm el-Sheikh agreement Tuesday between Israel and the Palestinian leade

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The Palestinian nationalist and Islamist powers are due to hold a meeting Tuesday afternoon in Ramallah to discuss the results of the Sharm El Sheikh

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat said that the continued unrest in the Palestinian territories was against the ceasefire accord agreed at the Middl

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Palestinian Culture and Information Minister Yasser Abed Rabbo denied reports saying that Israelis and Palestinians reached a “secret” agreement on se

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Iran's defense minister said Tuesday that oil could be used to bring international pressure to help support the Palestinians.

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The full text of the three main points the parties at the Middle East summit in Sharm El-Sheikh agreed to, as read out Tuesday by US President Bill Cl

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The spiritual leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, condemned the ceasefire accord reached at the Sharm el-Sheikh summit,

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Robin Cook on Tuesday welcomed the agreement hammered out by Middle East leaders in Egypt but warned that only a "lasting

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A Palestinian policeman was shot and killed by Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip, the first to die since the announcement of an Israeli-Palestinian cea

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The leader of a radical Palestinian group, which hijacked a cruise ship in 1985, has vowed to organize suicide attacks against Israeli targets.

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A leader of the Fateh faction said the uprising against the Israeli occupation would continue after the "failure" of the Middle East summit, where Isr

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Israeli and Palestinian delegates traded accusations as a rare special session of the UN's top human rights body got under way in Geneva Tuesday to di