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Times Staff WriterUnder intense lobbying from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Israel and the Palestinians edged toward an agreement today on opening a border crossing between Gaza and Egypt. VIDEO The crossing, at Rafah, along Gaza's southern border, has been...
Sun Foreign StaffKFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit. It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
Tags: Agriculture, Refugee, Yasser Arafat, Sociology, Yom Kippur
Amos Elon, whose critical explorations of Jewish history and the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict made him one of the most distinguished and provocative Israeli authors of his time, died Monday in Italy, his home for the last five years. He was...
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...
Staff WriterQedumim, West Bank · Daniella Weiss doesn't shy away from the label "extremist." As mayor of a Jewish settlement just outside the Palestinian city of Nablus, she embraces it. There will be no Palestinian state, she says. Instead there will be a...
Sun-SentinelA wall. A fence. A trench. However it's described, the vast barricade being erected along Israel's border with the Palestinian West Bank is rapidly altering the political, social and economic landscape of a struggle that has defied attempts at peace for a...
Washington BureauPresident Bush for the first time endorsed the idea of a Palestinian state Tuesday, but he said the concept has always been part of the administration's Mideast strategy so long as Israel's right to peace and security are preserved. "But first things...
Tags: Yasser Arafat, Terrorism, Politics, Bill Clinton, White House
Washington BureauDuring the latest Palestinian intifada, now in its 15th month, the question has often been posed whether Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wanted to stop the suicide bombers staging repeated terror attacks against Israeli civilians. Arafat insisted he did;...
Tags: Refugee, Yasser Arafat, Terrorism, Politics, White House
New York Times News ServiceIsraeli soldiers killed a 13-year-old Palestinian boy Sunday during a clash with protesters in Bethlehem as violence continued on the eve of the arrival of two U.S. peace envoys. In the Gaza Strip, missile strikes were carried out against Palestinian...
Sun Foreign StaffGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - As Israel's prime minister congratulated the military for assassinating Sheik Ahmed Yassin, the spiritual leader of the militant group Hamas, more than 200,000 Palestinians jammed the streets for his funeral march and vowed...
Tags: Refugee, Yasser Arafat, Firearms, Politics, Terrorism
Tribune foreign correspondentUnder U.S. pressure to crack down on anti-Israeli militants, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's police tried to arrest a top Islamic Jihad leader in Gaza on Tuesday but failed when several Palestinian officials and some of the man's armed followers...
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