GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
October 23, 1998: Israeli prime minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority chairman Arafat sign the Wye River Memorandum, outlining further Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.

After a peace summit held by U.S. president Bill Clinton, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat sign an agreement calling for, among other things, the Israeli military to pull back from portions of the West Bank and the Palestinian Authority to combat terrorist organizations more effectively.

PBS Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Negotiations /shows/oslo/negotiations/

Over seven years, Palestinian and Israeli negotiators struggled to reach an agreement that could end the 100-year Middle East conflict.

PBS Shattered Dreams of Peace: Interview with Yasser Arafat /shows/oslo/interviews/arafat.html

Frontline interviews Yasser Arafat, president of the Palestinian Authority.

PBS Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Camp David II to the Mitchell Report /conflict/peace_sec5.html

A compendium of Newshour coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict from October 24, 1995, to the present.