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2006-09-05 09:02:10

By Luke Baker NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - At Tirawi Butchers in the Balata refugee camp, there is just one piece of meat hanging from a steel hook, and the only thing showing any interest in it is a small swarm of wasps.

2006-09-04 09:56:43

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - President Mahmoud Abbas could sack the Hamas-led Palestinian government if it does not agree to his terms by the end of the month, a senior official from Abbas's Fatah movement said on Monday.

2006-08-30 15:25:05

By Wafa Amr and Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday voiced support for the formation of a Palestinian unity government that Palestinian leaders hope could ease foreign sanctions imposed after Hamas won elections.

2006-08-30 09:13:23

By Wafa Amr and Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday voiced support for the formation of a Palestinian unity government that Palestinian leaders hope could ease foreign sanctions imposed after Hamas won elections.

2006-08-30 08:29:44

By Wafa Amr and Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday voiced support for the formation of a Palestinian unity government that Palestinian leaders hope could ease foreign sanctions imposed after Hamas won elections.

2006-08-27 05:51:38

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Militants in the Gaza Strip released two kidnapped journalists from the American Fox News Channel on Sunday after forcing them at gunpoint to say in a videotape they had converted to Islam.

2006-08-25 04:48:02

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The Hamas-led Palestinian government said on Friday that progress was being made in efforts to secure the release of a Fox News correspondent and camera man seized by gunmen in the Gaza Strip.

2006-08-24 08:24:07

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The wife of a television cameraman being held hostage with a Fox News correspondent in Gaza made a fresh appeal for their release on Thursday, a day after a video tape of the two men was issued by their captors.

2006-08-17 08:45:50

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday armed groups had agreed to stop firing rockets into Israel from Gaza, but militants said such a move would be dependent on Israel halting its offensive.

2006-08-16 09:14:21

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, a leader of the militant Hamas group, said on Wednesday they would renew negotiations to form a unity government that might ease international isolation.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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