12 articles tagged "US-Palestinians"
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Friendly rendezvous at Sharm el-Sheikh
Mubarak and Netanyahu frame strategy for Israel-Palestinian talks
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 3, 2010, 6:46 PM (GMT+02:00)

Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and president Hosni Mubarak agreed on a joint strategy when they talked at Sharm el-Sheikh Monday, May 3, debkafile reports.  it was to go for a partial solution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict based on setting up a Palestinian state within temporary borders, although this formula was repeatedly rejected by Washington and the Palestinians. Both also see Hamas control of the Gaza Strip slipping sharply as a result of their joint embargo on Gaza.

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Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian leader Abbas now willing to renew peace talks
DEBKAfile Special Report April 26, 2010, 10:04 PM (GMT+02:00)

Palestinian Authority Chairman, Mahmoud Abbas stated Monday, April 26 that he is willing to go back to negotiations with Israel, without pre-conditions, if the Arab League's monitoring committee session on May 1 approves. "Try me," he said in an exclusive interview with Israel Channel 2 TV's Ehud Yaari.
debkafile notes that Abbas appears to have radically changed direction after 15 months of stalling against US efforts to restart the talks on one pretext or another.

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No Climb-downs after Bush ME Speech
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2002, 4:17 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Middle East is waiting with bated breath for the follow-up steps to President George W. Bush's landmark Middle East policy speech last Monday, June 23. No climb-downs are likely on any side. At the G-8 Summit in Canada last Wednesday, June 25, Bush said (if Arafat dug his heels ...
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Alert for Six-Day War Anniversary on June 6
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 4, 2002, 5:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
America has finally taken off the gloves to Arafat. This time, when CIA director George Tenet called on Yasser Arafat in Ramallah Tuesday, June 4, he gave it to him straight from the shoulder, according to a high-placed debkafile source. America, he said, expects the Palestinian leader to ...
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Powell Refocuses on Tehran-Baghdad-Beirut-Damascus-Ramallah Axis Ahead of Arafat Issue
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 13, 2002, 11:38 AM (GMT+02:00)
Arafat is kept in the picture by his allies - Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and the Hizballah. When the secretary of state said he had been given an eye opener, Yasser Arafat, understood his allies had been handed a grave caution. From his place of siege in Ramallah, the Palestinian leader ...
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Cheney Pushes Arafat and Saddam into Same Corner
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 19, 2002, 1:24 PM (GMT+02:00)
When US Vice President Richard Cheney began his whirlwind Middle East tour, only one regional leader was under US ultimatum. When he left, on Tuesday, March 19, there were two: Yasser Arafat and Saddam Hussein. Neither is expected to surrender. debkafile's US and Israeli sources report that, as ...
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Europeans, Israeli Left, at Odds with Washington on Arafat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2002, 2:30 PM (GMT+02:00)
To underline their uncompromising position, US government spokesmen in Washington made haste on Saturday, February 9, to reject the Middle East positions articulated by European Union foreign ministers meeting in Madrid, recognizing Arafat as the only legitimate Palestinian leader. In a powerful vote for Arafat, France called for Palestinian elections ...
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Bush Supports Israel's Anti-Terror Front
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 5, 2001, 8:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile 's political analysts note President Bush's striking departure from the line taken by his predecessors. President Clinton, who engaged intensely and personally in Middle East peacemaking, worked according to the premise that if enough Israeli concessions were forthcoming to satisfy Palestinian national aspirations, a Middle East peace ...
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Arafat is Cautioned by Powell
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 18, 2001, 10:06 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Bush administration has clearly placed Arafat, Assad and countries harboring terrorists on notice to actively fight the blight, or take the consequences. All Washington wants to hear is what Mubarak is doing to root out the extremist Egyptian Jihad Islami and the jihadist Takfir al Hajira, how Assad is ...
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Bush Promises Pressure on... Arafat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 24, 2001, 10:22 AM (GMT+02:00)
Clearly, a rupture in US-Israeli relations is not at hand, notwithstanding the heavy warnings. If anything, the US president appears to be losing patience with the Arab and Muslim world, friends and foes alike. Whereas Monday, the Bush Administration announced warfare would be suspending in honor of the Muslim month ...
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Palestinian Official to US - for Medical Treatment
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 13, 2001, 12:08 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile 's Washington sources, while confirming that Yasser Arafat's deputy, Abu Mazen, will indeed meet US secretary of state Colin Powell in the US capital this week, stress that their meeting has no diplomatic agenda. They dismiss widespread reports that the Mitchell Commission's findings or a White House ...
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Prospects of White House Invitation for Arafat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 6, 2001, 12:13 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel foreign minister Shimon Peres's Washington visit last week advanced the Palestinian leader's chances of receiving an invitation. When he raised the possibility to President Bush and Secretary Powell, he heard no sounds of dissent. Therefore, after meeting the president, Peres felt free to repeat the view that he regards ...
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