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2005-11-25 07:53:07

By Jonathan Saul JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it hoped the European Union would not return to a "one-sided" policy in the Middle East after EU diplomats criticized Israeli actions in East Jerusalem as harmful to peace prospects. Often-strained relations have improved following this year's evacuation of settlers from the occupied Gaza Strip, one of the territories that Palestinians seek for a state. But a draft report by diplomats in East Jerusalem and Ramallah to...

2005-07-15 19:43:39

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Switzerland, in its capacity as guardian of the Geneva Conventions, urged Israel on Friday to promise to dismantle its West Bank barrier in the event the threat of Palestinian suicide bombings eases. Swiss Ambassador Peter Maurer, in a report to the 191-nation U.N. General Assembly, said convention ratifiers also wanted the Palestinian Authority to keep working on its commitment to improve the security situation in Israel. The Fourth Geneva...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.