Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
THE Palestinians’ incoming prime minister suggested Hamas could one day make peace with Israel, but undercut his statement by saying his militant group wouldn’t disarm or recognise Israel unless it recognised a Palestinian state within boundaries the Israelis reject.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2006
THE last Israeli settlers in the Gaza Strip yesterday staged a tearful farewell procession past deserted homes, then left in convoys of armoured buses for Israel, ending a turbulent presence that critics have long denounced as a stumbling block to peace.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2005
THE Israeli military is willing to suspend operations against Palestinian militants if they call off attacks, Israeli leaders said yesterday, signalling a shift in position that could help pave the way toward a ceasefire after more than four years of fighting.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2005
Israel’s parliament moved to give generous compensation packages to 8,800 Jewish settlers in the Gaza Strip and West Bank for leaving their homes, in a boost for prime minister Ariel Sharon’s fight to withdraw from Gaza after nearly 40 years of occupation.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2004