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By Anthony H. Cordesman Having just returned from the Middle East, I find it hard to have much optimism about peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel sees Hamas' control of Gaza as a situation it cannot do anything about.
Excerpt from report by Palestinian news agency Wafa website ["His Excellency in Joint Press Conference with British Prime Minister: Deeply Concerned Over the Fact That Israel Does Not Abide by Principles, Spirit of the Annapolis Conference" - WAFA headline] Bethlehem, 20 Jul (WAFA) - [Passage omitted] For his part, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledged to present additional $60 million to the PNA: $30 million for the PNA budget, thus raising the overall sum his country transferred to...
Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ["PALESTINIANS THANK TURKISH RED CRESCENT" - AA headline] GAZA (A.A) - 03.07.2008 - Palestinian Ministry of Health officials have said that medicine sent by the Turkish aid organization Kizilay (Red Crescent) a few months ago, became remedy for many people.
Text of report by Palestinian newspaper Al-Hayat al-Jadidah on 25 June Officials at the Modern Media Institute at Al-Quds University said on 24 June that it is likely that the local transmission of Al- Quds Educational TV will shortly cover all the Palestinian territories in preparation for becoming a satellite channel next year.
Three U.N. agencies reported that the percentage of Palestinians not getting enough to eat has grown 4 percent since 2006. The report was released Friday by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the U.N. World Food Program and the U.N.
Text of report by Hamas-backed newspaper Filistin website on 18 June ["Exclusive" report from Gaza: "During a Workshop of the Palestinian Media Forum: A Call To Media Managers to Adopt a Strategy That Is Based on the Language of Unification."] Journalists and media men have called on media managers to adopt a strategy that is based on language that unifies sides and to apply pressure on the political leaderships to issue their orders to stop all forms of incitement and adopt a unified media...
JERUSALEM _ Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement were set to halt mutual attacks across the Gaza border early Thursday under a deal for a temporary cease-fire brokered by Egypt, with both sides expressing hope that unlike previous truce agreements, this calm would hold.
By DION NISSENBAUM By Dion Nissenbaum McClatchy News Service JERUSALEM Sunrise on Thursday could bring a rare, new calm to Israel's volatile border with the Gaza Strip.
JERUSALEM _ Sunrise on Thursday could bring a rare, new calm to Israel's volatile border with the Gaza Strip. After months of Egyptian-mediated negotiations, Israeli and Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a phased-in, six-month cease-fire that's set to begin at 6 a.m.
An atmosphere of confidence is needed to create an independent Palestinian state in the Middle East, U.S. Secretary of State Condeelezza Rice said Sunday.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.