Peace Process Stalls as Israeli Election Looms

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Talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators on security cooperation and final-status issues made little headway over the weekend, and were suspended on Monday when an Israeli citizen was found murdered in Gush Katif and the IDF renewed its tight closure on the Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian Areas Descending Into Chaos

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In a sign of spiraling mistrust and lawlessness in Palestinian areas over the past week, two Palestinians were summarily executed for alleged collaboration with Israel, three more were secretly murdered by militants, another two have been sentenced to death, and at least five others have been arrested as suspected informers. And in Gaza on Wednesday, the head of Palestinian TV was shot dead by masked gunmen in an unexplained hit.

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Israeli experts, politicians prepare the nation for sharing Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM, Israel, 3 August 2000 (Newsroom) -- An undivided Jerusalem has been an axiom of Israeli politics for decades. As recently as 1996 former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defeated Shimon Peres with the campaign slogan "Peres will divide Jerusalem."

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Middle East Crisis Headlines - 1/10/2000

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There is confusion and uncertainty over the scheduled visit of US envoy Dennis Ross, casting a shadow over the latest US peace efforts. Israeli and US officials here say the visit is still on, despite Palestinian claims to the contrary. A senior Palestinian source told Reuters today that President Clinton and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat agreed in a late-night phone conversation to cancel the Ross visit. Israeli officials were surprised by the report.

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Middle East Crisis Headlines - 1/9/2000

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In one of the biggest demonstrations ever in Jerusalem, at least 200,000 Israelis came to the gates of the Old City last night to protest against President Clinton’s peace plan which calls for the division of Jerusalem. They waved Israeli flags and sang Biblical songs as the ancient walls of Jerusalem and David's Citadel reflected a mystical purple, green and blue.

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