615 articles tagged "Palestinians"
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Arafat Plots Mega-Terror, Pushes PM-designate Qureia out of His Way
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 13, 2003, 11:37 PM (GMT+02:00)
Yasser Arafat has been basking in the attention showered on him from far and wide following the Israeli cabinet's declaration Thursday, September 11, that he should be removed. Since then, he stands at the window of his battered Ramallah office, beaming and waving the victory sign. Saturday, September 13, he ...
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No Forced Exile for Arafat - Yet
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 12, 2003, 6:17 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon came marching into an urgent cabinet meeting called on Thursday, September 11, over the latest terrorist crisis and Palestinian threats of escalation, determined not to give into ministers' and popular demands to deport Yasser Arafat. debkafile's political sources report he pulled a piece ...
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Fatah Elects Abu Ala, Is Fractured by Deadly Abbas-Arafat Feud
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2003, 11:48 PM (GMT+02:00)
In the space of a few hours, Yasser Arafat had his chosen candidate for next prime minister, Ahmed Qurai (Abu Ala), approved by ruling Fatah and PLO institutions Sunday night, September 7, and is expected to gain endorsement at the same high speed from the Palestinian legislature. He wanted Mahmoud ...
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Behind the Scenes of Yassin Strike
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2003, 12:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
The opportunity to remove the entire top strategic level of the Hamas terror group presented itself by chance on the day of Mahmoud Abbas's resignation as Palestinian prime minister - Saturday, September 6. That morning, Israel's defense minister Shaul Mofaz, army, air force and intelligence and Shin Beit chiefs reported ...
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Abbas's Exit Turns Page to Fresh Palestinian Violence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 6, 2003, 4:41 PM (GMT+02:00)
It took Yasser Arafat 100 days to knock over the linchpin of the Aqaba peace strategy plotted by US President George W. Bush and Israeli premier Ariel Sharon at the Jordanian Red Sea resort; Abu Mazen aka Mahmoud Abbas submitted his resignation on Saturday, September 6, for lack of any ...
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Arafat Close to Wresting Diplomatic Process from Abbas
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 3, 2003, 3:42 PM (GMT+02:00)
Yasser Arafat celebrated the death of the Middle East road map in an interview Wednesday, September 3, blaming Israel and the US. His main butt, Palestinian prime Mahmoud Abbas, declared his supported the US peace initiative, but threatened to quit unless given more powers. Arafat chips away at these powers ...
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Palestinian Shakeup: Jibril's Star Rises as Abbas Fades
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 31, 2003, 7:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
Washington's stern warning to Yasser Arafat to beware of toppling Mahmoud Abbas' government at the Palestinian legislative council worked surprisingly well. The council session - called by Abbas himself to report on his first 100 days in office - was put back five days from Monday, September 1, to Thursday. ...
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New Palestinian-Israel Clashes Threaten Major Conflagration
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 22, 2003, 2:14 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's decision to hit a senior Hamas terror chief was taken in the small hours of Thursday, August 21, in reaction to yet another postponement of a Palestinian Authority crackdown on Hamas and Jihad Islami - even after the deadly bombing by a Hamas suicide killer of a Jerusalem bus ...
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Sharon's Hands Tied by... Breach with Bush
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 20, 2003, 2:52 AM (GMT+02:00)
The tragically high proportion of children and babies among the 18 dead and 120 injured in the latest Palestinian terror atrocity appears to have shocked prime minister Ariel Sharon out of his uncharacteristic meekness in the face of rising Palestinian demands and surge of terror. Two Palestinian suicide attacks went ...
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Two Terror Fronts under One Palestinian Truce
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 12, 2003, 3:41 PM (GMT+02:00)
mg class="picture" src="/dynmedia/pictures/ARIEL1.jpg" align="right" border="0">The fact that the two Palestinian bombers, both from Nablus, who carried out separate terrorist attacks on Tuesday, August 12, belonged to two different Palestinian terror groups is irrelevant. debkafile's counter-terror sources all agree that both were directed by the same hand in Ramallah, ...
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Bush: No fence for Sharon; No Money for Abu Mazen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 30, 2003, 11:11 PM (GMT+02:00)
mg class="picture" src="/dynmedia/pictures/Swall.jpg" align="right" border="0"> Both Mahmoud Abbas and Ariel Sharon did their best to put a good face on their carefully choreographed visits to the White House on July 25 and July 29, respectively. debkafile's Washington sources have confirmed that both came away disappointed. While both received ...
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Omar Suleiman Pivots from Anti-Terror Fighter to Terrorist Sponsor
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 27, 2003, 2:13 PM (GMT+02:00)
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General Omar Suleiman, head of Egyptian intelligence - best known of late for his ceasefire efforts with Palestinian terrorist factions - arrived secretly in Tehran last Tuesday, July 22. There, he joined a group of his officers who have been cooling their heels in the Iranian ...
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Sharon Will Find the Chips Stacked against Him in Washington
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 20, 2003, 9:56 PM (GMT+02:00)
Palestinian prime minister Mahmoud Abbas reaches the White House on July 25 seriously unempowered by Yasser Arafat, the very man whose authority he was appointed to curtail in order to stamp out Palestinian terrorism. His function is now openly described by Palestinian officials as "Arafat's messenger". The process of incapacitation ...
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Israeli Cab Driver Rescue Reveals Outplayed Abu Mazen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 16, 2003, 6:26 PM (GMT+02:00)
The truce declared by Palestinian terrorist organizations on June 29 was initially held up by prime minister Mahmoud Abbas and his internal security minister Mohammed Dahlan as evidence that persuasion could work better than confrontation to disarm the terrorists. They asked for a three-week grace period - which was granted ...
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Arafat's New Enclave
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2003, 1:00 PM (GMT+02:00)
"Israel's position is clear," Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz told the media after his three-hour meeting with Palestinian interior security minister Mohammed Dahlan on Sunday, July 6. "The Palestinian Authority has assumed responsibility for terror prevention in the areas turned over by Israel. Its next obligation is to dismantle terrorist ...
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White House Wants Fast Action on Palestinian Prisoner Release and Israeli Withdrawals
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 5, 2003, 5:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
Most Israelis did not rise up in arms when IDF troops made way for Palestinian police forces to take over the Gaza Strip or even Bethlehem, site of Rachel's Tomb. They were generally unmoved by the removal of outposts. However, prime minister Ariel Sharon's decision to free 1,200 or more ...
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Arafat Races Bush-Sharon-Abu Mazen for Palestinan State
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2003, 4:26 PM (GMT+02:00)
Jerusalem was the scene of a piece of show business on Tuesday, July 2. Two prime ministers, Sharon and Mahmoud Abbas stood on their respective lecterns at the Israeli prime minister's office in Jerusalem Tuesday, July 2, and gave a showcase peace performance that was broadcast around the world. Abbas ...
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Arafat Prepares Victory March
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2003, 3:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
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For the Palestinians to begin upholding their June 4 Aqaba summit pledges, another strong shove was needed from Washington. It was administered this week in a telephone call from US secretary of state Colin Powell to Palestinian internal security minister Mohamed Dahlan. ...
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Saudis, Egyptians, Arafat Join Hands to Derail US Peace-Cum-Free Trade Plan for Middle East
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2003, 12:17 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Israeli-Palestinian peace front remains stalled in defiance of the US secretary of state Colin Powell's generous assertion of progress towards an Israeli-Palestinian accord for the transfer of security responsibility on the Gaza Strip. He also commended the Palestinian Authority for its hard work to bring into place a cessation ...
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A Fundamentalist Fatwa as Tool of US Mideast Diplomacy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 17, 2003, 12:38 AM (GMT+02:00)
Very shortly, Israelis will wake up to find their military forces pulling out of the northern Gaza Strip and Bethlehem and handing over the war on terror originating in those regions to Palestinian prime minister Abu Mazen and his internal security minister Mohamed Dahlan. The confusion Monday, June 16, over ...
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