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Latest Salam Fayyad Items
BETHLEHEM, West Bank - As a truck bomb exploded at a Gaza border crossing, Palestinians yesterday held a conference in a gleaming convention center to encourage investment in spite of the political and security risks.
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad warned yesterday that a regional summit backed by President Bush could backfire if it fails to advance prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty, with consequences throughout the region.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Hamas forces arrested the top Palestinian law enforcement figure today after the ally of the rival Fatah movement returned to the Gaza Strip to try to reassert his authority.
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday pushed Israel and the Palestinians to discuss all issues leading to a Palestinian state, as she sought backing for a international peace conference later this year.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Bush administration yesterday lifted economic sanctions and a diplomatic embargo against the Palestinian Authority after its expulsion of the Islamist group Hamas, which seized the Gaza Strip last week.
Forty years ago this month, Israel stunned the Arab states in six days of war whose consequences are yet to be resolved. Hamas' version of its own six-day war has created new political realities that may be with us for some time to come. Negotiations, conferences and meetings of diplomats and pundits flying around the world will do very little to undo the new realities if we dither and lose the opportunity this crisis presents.