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2006-06-16 16:29:59

By David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Friday on an aid scheme for Palestinians bypassing the Hamas-led government and the United States said it was close to "substantial agreement" on the plan.

2006-06-16 13:04:53

By David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Friday on an aid scheme for Palestinians bypassing the Hamas-led government and said it was close to winning the backing of the United States and other Middle East peace brokers.

2006-03-28 06:38:47

By Suleiman al-Khalidi KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Arab leaders, at an annual summit in Sudan on Tuesday, promoted an offer of peace with Israel in return for land and criticized threats to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority when Hamas Islamists take office.

2006-03-15 12:59:36

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The envoy for international mediators in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, James Wolfensohn, threatened to quit on Wednesday because his mandate and backing were unclear after Hamas won an election.

2006-03-15 10:42:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - James Wolfensohn, the envoy for major international brokers in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said on Wednesday he was considering quitting because his mandate remained unclear weeks after Hamas won an election.

2006-03-14 09:41:50

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Syria are both trying to persuade the Palestinian group Hamas to fulfil steps laid out in the road map toward Middle East peace, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.

2006-03-07 12:59:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday he was hopeful after talks with Hamas in Moscow this week that the militant Palestinian group would endorse the Israeli-Palestinian "road map" peace accord. Speaking at a joint news conference with U.S.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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