A peace deal in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian dispute is within reach, but unlikely to be negotiated before the end of the year, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday during a tour of the region…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. asked an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council Monday to approve a resolution urging Israel to stop destroying Palestinian buildings in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Israeli tanks and troops stormed Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah early Thursday in retaliation for Wednesday's suicide car bombing that killed 16 Israelis.
Six Palestinian men wanted by Israel were transferred from Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah to the town of Jericho Wednesday, according to published accounts.
Negotiations aimed at ending the standoffs at Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah and at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem moved forward Thursday, but with no solid signs of resolution.
Israel threatened legal action on Tuesday against CNN and NBC for broadcasting from Ramallah -- a city it has declared a military zone closed to the media.
Back-to-back suicide bombings killed at least 14 people in the Middle East Sunday, as world leaders respond to Israel's occupation of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's presidential compound in the West Bank town of Ramallah.
President Bush demanded Palestinian leader Arafat to publicly do more to end terrorism while calling on the Israeli government to ensure there is a political path to peace as it exerts its right to self-defense.
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