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Special to The TimesIsrael agreed to allow limited supplies of fuel, medicine and food into the Gaza Strip today, easing a blockade that left large parts of the Palestinian territory without electricity and drew international protests. The promise of relief also followed...
Tags: Health, Civil Unrest, Hospitals and Clinics, Hamas, Israel
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIsraeli forces Saturday made their deepest and deadliest incursion into the Gaza Strip in years, attacking Palestinian rocket-launching squads with tanks and warplanes but also inflicting a heavy loss of civilian life in the densely populated enclave....
Tags: Health, Armed Conflicts, Weaponry, Death, Entertainment
Residents of the Gaza Strip braced Monday for a long-feared Israeli tank incursion as warplanes pounded the tiny bottled-up coastal enclave for a third day. The West Bank-based Palestinian Authority announced it was suspending peace talks with Israel...
Tags: Journalism, Refugee, Health, Lebanon, National Government
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRepresentatives from around the world collectively endorsed the latest U.S.-backed Mideast peace initiative Monday, pledging to support the crippled Palestinian economy at a crucial moment when its moderate leaders are engaged in peace talks with Israel....
Special to The TimesMasked gunmen used explosives to blow holes in the Gaza Strip's border fence early today, enabling thousands of Palestinians to pour into Egypt to buy food, fuel and other supplies that had been cut off because of an Israeli blockade, witnesses said....
Tags: Health, National Government, Hamas, Heads of State, Prosecution
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMalah abu Lashin lay in the intensive care unit of Nasser Children's Hospital here Sunday, her frail 20-month-old body attached to a ventilator, an oxygenator and an intravenous pump. The lifeline that kept those devices functioning was equally fragile:...
Tags: Health, Death, Hamas, Foreign Aid, Crime, Law and Justice
Zap2It.comTwo Fox News journalists were freed in good condition Sunday after being held by kidnappers in the Gaza Strip for nearly two weeks, the longest abduction of foreigners in the chaotic Palestinian enclave in recent years. Correspondent Steve Centanni and...
Times Staff WriterYasser Arafat, guerrilla chieftain turned statesman who juggled armed resistance and political diplomacy, yet failed to achieve his lifelong dream of creating a Palestinian state, died today. He was 75. Tayeb Abdel Rahim, a top Arafat aide, confirmed...
Tags: Refugee, Lebanon, National Government, Hamas, White House
Tribune staff reporterJERUSALEM - A Palestinian suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew killed 16 other people and injured more than 100 yesterday when he blew himself up on a bus in downtown Jerusalem a day after a failed Israeli attempt to kill a top leader of the...
Tags: Health, Armed Conflicts, Death, Hamas, Judaism
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the deadliest internal fighting among Palestinians in years, Yasser Arafat's police opened fire Monday on rioting Islamic fundamentalists and what police claimed were masked gunmen during a demonstration opposing the allied bombings in Afghanistan....
Tags: Journalism, Washington (U.S. state), Death, Hamas, Palestine
Chicago Tribune foreign correspondentIsraeli Prime Ariel Sharon vowed Wednesday that his forces would strike "without letup" until Palestinian militant attacks are reined in, but in Washington, Secretary of State Colin Powell voiced his strongest concerns yet about Israel's escalating...
Tags: Health, Refugee, Armed Conflicts, Death, Washington (U.S. state)
Of The Morning CallSamar Aldaghma, a Palestinian college student who's studying to be a journalist, sits in a taxi on a dusty field amid a chaotic collection of waiting cars and trucks, hoping to arrive home safely for the post-Ramadan holiday. But an Israeli soldier,...
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Nov 10, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Mar 7, 2002 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 26, 2003 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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