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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.


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