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2006-06-26 06:18:09

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday he had put the army on standby for a major military offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza as officials tried to secure the release of a kidnapped soldier.

2006-06-26 06:10:04

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian officials said on Monday they were trying to locate an Israeli soldier believed to have been abducted by Gaza Strip gunmen in a border raid that prompted Israel to threaten a major military offensive.

2006-06-26 03:16:41

Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian officials said on Monday they were trying to locate an Israeli soldier believed to have been abducted by Gaza Strip gunmen in a border raid that prompted Israel to threaten a major military offensive.

2006-06-24 18:26:15

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas agreed on Saturday militants should unilaterally stop firing rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Abbas said.

2006-06-24 16:09:50

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Elite commandos on Saturday carried out Israel's first arrests in the Gaza Strip since the Jewish state withdrew a year ago, detaining two suspected Hamas militants in a raid that signaled an apparent tactical change.

2006-06-23 14:06:06

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate on Friday passed a bill that blocks U.S. aid from going to the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority but gives humanitarian relief to the Palestinian people and supports Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

2006-06-23 10:10:48

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah said on Friday they would try to resolve their differences face-to-face over a statehood proposal that implicitly recognizes Israel.

2006-06-22 06:23:38

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The ruling Palestinian militant group Hamas urged European monitors to reopen Gaza's main international gateway after it remained shut on Thursday in the wake of Israeli security concerns.

2006-06-17 18:03:28

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions said on Saturday they were close to hammering out an agreement that might avoid a referendum showdown between President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement and governing Hamas Islamists.

2006-06-16 08:38:43

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas militants distanced themselves on Friday from a ceasefire offer that the Palestinian government led by the Islamist group made to Israel, while other armed groups also spurned the proposal.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.