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July 22, 2000 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the Muslim and Jewish Sabbaths descending over Camp David, peace talks slowed Friday even as, far from the secluded mountaintop retreat, proposals were being circulated to recognize some Palestinian administrative control over Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher characterized Friday as "tense, intense, serious."
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July 22, 2000 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the Muslim and Jewish Sabbaths descending over Camp David, peace talks slowed Friday even as, far from the secluded mountaintop retreat, proposals were being circulated to recognize some Palestinian administrative control over Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher characterized Friday as "tense, intense, serious."
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September 29, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Israeli paratroopers in 1967 broke through the golden-gray stone walls and conquered the Old City, sacred ground to three great religions, Israeli leaders vowed that Jerusalem would never again be divided.
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July 22, 2000 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirty-three years after Israel captured the eastern flank of this holy city, 813 years after Saladin ejected the Crusaders and 1,930 years after the Romans destroyed the Second Jewish Temple, the battle for Jerusalem is once again being waged. The city's future may soon be decided thousands of miles away at the Camp David summit, which on Friday was in its 11th difficult day.
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July 22, 2000 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirty-three years after Israel captured the eastern flank of this holy city, 813 years after Saladin ejected the Crusaders and 1,930 years after the Romans destroyed the Second Jewish Temple, the battle for Jerusalem is once again being waged. The city's future may soon be decided thousands of miles away at the Camp David summit, which on Friday was in its 11th difficult day.
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October 19, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The deaths of three Israelis in separate terrorist attacks in a week put the government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin under intense pressure Sunday to take far tougher security measures--although this could undermine Arab-Israeli negotiations. "Rabin, three dead in week--you're weak!" said a sign carried by one demonstrator outside his Jerusalem residence Sunday. "Rabin, where is your 'iron fist?' " another asked, recalling a Rabin pledge four months ago to deal "hard blows" to terrorists.
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January 13, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Secretary of State James A. Baker III seated at his side, Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Shareh said Saturday that his government could not accept Israeli participation in the military coalition against Iraq even if Israel intervenes in response to an Iraqi attack. Shareh's comment to a joint press conference followed a two-hour meeting between Baker and Syrian President Hafez Assad, in which the secretary of state sought to find out if Syria, perhaps the biggest question mark in the U.S.
NEWS
March 9, 1987
Israel's top soldier, Gen. Moshe Levy, chief of staff, will recommend that the Jerusalem government accept a U.S. proposal to scrap the costly Lavi warplane project, the independent newspaper Haaretz reported. Because of the Lavi's expense, the newspaper said, Levy will drop his support and call for the purchase of about 100 F-16s from the United States. The Israeli Defense Ministry said last week that conclusions of defense officials on alternative U.S.
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May 7, 1995 | Times Wire Services
Arab states agreed Saturday to seek an urgent U.N. Security Council meeting to stop Israel from confiscating Palestinian-owned land in East Jerusalem, calling the seizure a threat to Middle East peace. Foreign ministers reached the agreement at a meeting here of the 22-member Arab League in response to Israel's plan to confiscate 140 acres of land to build 7,000 apartments for Jews.
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May 7, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Under pressure from Arab-American groups, the largest American manufacturer of tear gas has ended shipments of the product to Israel and will not make additional sales unless the Jerusalem government agrees not to use the riot-control agent in buildings or other closed areas where it can cause severe illness or death, a spokeswoman said Friday. Burl Alison, vice president of TransTechnology Corp. of Sherman Oaks, Calif.
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October 19, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The deaths of three Israelis in separate terrorist attacks in a week put the government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin under intense pressure Sunday to take far tougher security measures--although this could undermine Arab-Israeli negotiations. "Rabin, three dead in week--you're weak!" said a sign carried by one demonstrator outside his Jerusalem residence Sunday. "Rabin, where is your 'iron fist?' " another asked, recalling a Rabin pledge four months ago to deal "hard blows" to terrorists.
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January 13, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Secretary of State James A. Baker III seated at his side, Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Shareh said Saturday that his government could not accept Israeli participation in the military coalition against Iraq even if Israel intervenes in response to an Iraqi attack. Shareh's comment to a joint press conference followed a two-hour meeting between Baker and Syrian President Hafez Assad, in which the secretary of state sought to find out if Syria, perhaps the biggest question mark in the U.S.
NEWS
September 29, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Israeli paratroopers in 1967 broke through the golden-gray stone walls and conquered the Old City, sacred ground to three great religions, Israeli leaders vowed that Jerusalem would never again be divided.
NEWS
September 15, 1985 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The American Jewish Congress, responding to criticism from Israeli Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir, said Saturday that U.S. Jewish groups will not allow officials of the Jerusalem government to muzzle them on matters affecting the Arab-Israeli conflict. In a statement, the organization's president, Theodore R.
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