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July 30, 1994 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A decision by Palestinian authorities to prevent the distribution of a pro-Jordanian newspaper in Gaza and Jericho raised a storm of protest among editors and opposition figures Friday. In the first instance of overt censorship by the newly formed Palestinian Authority, police seized all issues of An Nahar, a newspaper known for its pro-Jordanian leanings, when they were trucked into Gaza before dawn Thursday.
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April 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
As Israeli-Palestinian peace talks enter a decisive stage, Jordan said Tuesday that it will back the Palestinians on all issues, including the creation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah Khatib made the assurances at a news conference after a meeting between Jordan's King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat in this West Bank city. The two leaders did not speak to reporters.
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NEWS
May 27, 1999 | Associated Press
In an effort to persuade Syria not to make a separate peace with Israel, Jordan's King Abdullah--on his first visit here--and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat emphasized Wednesday the importance of Palestinians to all Mideast peacemaking. The declaration was important for Arafat, who is scrambling to head off a separate Israeli-Syrian agreement he fears will weaken him in future negotiations with the Israelis.
NEWS
May 27, 1999 | Associated Press
In an effort to persuade Syria not to make a separate peace with Israel, Jordan's King Abdullah--on his first visit here--and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat emphasized Wednesday the importance of Palestinians to all Mideast peacemaking. The declaration was important for Arafat, who is scrambling to head off a separate Israeli-Syrian agreement he fears will weaken him in future negotiations with the Israelis.
NEWS
May 26, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
King Abdullah II of Jordan will hold talks with Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat today during the king's first visit to the autonomous Palestinian areas. Arafat's office said in a statement that Abdullah and Arafat would discuss the Mideast peace process. The meeting is to take place at Arafat's Gaza City headquarters.
NEWS
April 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
As Israeli-Palestinian peace talks enter a decisive stage, Jordan said Tuesday that it will back the Palestinians on all issues, including the creation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah Khatib made the assurances at a news conference after a meeting between Jordan's King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat in this West Bank city. The two leaders did not speak to reporters.
NEWS
October 16, 1996 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King Hussein offered a dramatic gesture Tuesday in support of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, as the Jordanian monarch made his first public visit to the West Bank in almost 30 years to discuss the troubled Mideast peace process. Hussein, the first Arab leader to travel to this autonomous Palestinian area, said his landmark visit was intended to help speed the pace of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over Israel's overdue withdrawal of its troops from the West Bank city of Hebron.
NEWS
August 3, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS and DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Secretary of State James A. Baker III pressed the Palestinians on Friday to come to terms with Israel's demand for limits on who can represent them at a Middle East peace conference, and he later enlisted Jordan's King Hussein to encourage the Palestinians to compromise.
NEWS
August 2, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Palestinian doctors on the Israeli-occupied West Bank get their medical licenses through the Jordanian Physicians' Union. The West Bank equivalent of the SAT, which every high school student must pass in order to enter college, is graded and certified by the Jordanian government. Every employee of a West Bank mosque--from the priest, or imam, to the janitor--is paid by the Jordanian Ministry of Islamic Affairs.
NEWS
May 26, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
King Abdullah II of Jordan will hold talks with Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat today during the king's first visit to the autonomous Palestinian areas. Arafat's office said in a statement that Abdullah and Arafat would discuss the Mideast peace process. The meeting is to take place at Arafat's Gaza City headquarters.
NEWS
February 7, 1999 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Finished with his tea and backgammon, Deeb Hamouda whipped out a Palestinian newspaper and planted a kiss on the front-page photograph of Jordan's dying King Hussein. "He was our best king," Hamouda, a farmer in his 70s, said with a smile. "But he was the cause of our disaster."
NEWS
October 21, 1998 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the Wye Plantation summit approaching what U.S. officials termed the "end game," President Clinton got help in his effort to close the deal Tuesday when Jordan's ailing King Hussein--the Middle East's ultimate survivor--joined the talks.
NEWS
January 13, 1997 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jordan's King Hussein, in a marathon effort to end the impasse in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, flew to the Gaza Strip on Sunday to meet Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, then continued on to late-night talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Amid signs of apparent movement in the stalled process, U.S.
NEWS
October 16, 1996 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King Hussein offered a dramatic gesture Tuesday in support of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, as the Jordanian monarch made his first public visit to the West Bank in almost 30 years to discuss the troubled Mideast peace process. Hussein, the first Arab leader to travel to this autonomous Palestinian area, said his landmark visit was intended to help speed the pace of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over Israel's overdue withdrawal of its troops from the West Bank city of Hebron.
NEWS
January 26, 1995 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Facing a fresh crisis in his peacemaking efforts with Israel, Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat traveled east from his troubled domain Wednesday to try to repair another set of crucial ties, those with Jordan's King Hussein. Arafat arrived in the Jordanian capital of Amman as relations between his Palestinian Authority and Israel hit a new low.
NEWS
August 17, 1988 | From Reuters
A six-member PLO delegation met Tuesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to discuss Palestinian plans for an independent state in Israeli-occupied territories. Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestine Liberation Organization Executive Committee said the panel agreed with Mubarak that the group should draft a moderate program for its planned government in exile "to win world sympathy."
NEWS
August 15, 1988 | Associated Press
A PLO delegation ended three days of talks with Jordanian leaders Sunday, and officials said the two sides agreed that Jordan will take no further measures to abolish its influence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The Palestine Liberation Organization also reasserted its desire for confederation with Jordan after a Palestinian state has been established.
NEWS
July 30, 1994 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A decision by Palestinian authorities to prevent the distribution of a pro-Jordanian newspaper in Gaza and Jericho raised a storm of protest among editors and opposition figures Friday. In the first instance of overt censorship by the newly formed Palestinian Authority, police seized all issues of An Nahar, a newspaper known for its pro-Jordanian leanings, when they were trucked into Gaza before dawn Thursday.
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