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April 5, 1994 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As an army of bulldozers carved a new Israeli military border base into the Judean desert just outside town, and as Israeli soldiers hauled air conditioners and furniture from administration buildings they soon will leave behind, this sleepy oasis exploded Monday in a rare display of frenzy and frustration.
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March 25, 2001 | From Associated Press
Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian in an exchange of fire Saturday after a day of demonstrations in which Israeli Arabs joined Palestinians to protest severe Israeli travel restrictions. Palestinians opened fire on soldiers south of Bethlehem, and the troops fired back, wounding one of the attackers, the army said. Israeli paramedics treated the wounded man, but he died.
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October 4, 2000 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli military commanders insist that the war they are fighting against Palestinians in the streets is an outburst carefully orchestrated from on high by Yasser Arafat--the "instigated moves in the chess game of negotiations," as one senior officer put it. Palestinians insist otherwise--that the clashes raging since Thursday started as the spontaneous eruption of a furious and frustrated people who have given up on talking about peace.
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December 30, 2000 | SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To most Arab leaders, Israel is a state they must make peace with. To most ordinary Arabs, Israel is an occupier and must be forced out of their lands. Three months into the current Palestinian uprising, these divided viewpoints remain a constant in the Arab world, much as they have for the past three decades. But it's people's anger, not political expediency, that has taken the lead in this intifada, thwarting attempts to get Israeli and Palestinians officials back to the negotiating table.
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July 27, 1988
Israeli troops shot and killed a 13-year-old Palestinian girl and injured three boys during clashes in occupied Gaza City, Arab officials said. Suheir Fuad Afana, 13, of the Shati refugee camp was shot in the stomach by troops and died on the operating table at Shifa Hospital, according to a doctor. Hospital officials said troops also shot and wounded three boys ranging in age from 11 to 15.
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September 28, 1996 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As thousands of angry youths trotted down a hill toward Palestinian police lines on Friday, a lieutenant from Yasser Arafat's Force 17 presidential guard grabbed the microphone mounted on his jeep and pleaded with the crowd to turn back. The protesters were headed for an Israeli army checkpoint on the outskirts of Ramallah, itching for renewed battles with Jewish soldiers that already had left 16 Palestinians dead in their town. The lieutenant had orders to block them.
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June 11, 1999 | From Associated Press
Club-wielding Muslim demonstrators clashed Thursday with Nazareth's Christian mayor and his driver during an eruption of sectarian violence in the town known as the birthplace of Jesus. The driver was hospitalized after being struck in the head, and three demonstrators were detained, police said. The mayor, Ramez Jeraisi, was not injured.
NEWS
August 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Sporadic clashes on the dusty streets here between Israeli soldiers, Jewish settlers and Palestinians went on for several hours Sunday even as an Israeli army curfew kept most residents indoors. Meanwhile, in the Gaza Strip, Palestinians burned American and Israeli flags to protest U.S. strikes against alleged terrorist targets in Sudan and Afghanistan. In Hebron, Israeli soldiers scuffled with Jewish settlers and fired rubber bullets toward Palestinian children.
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February 8, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
A pro-Iraq rally turned violent Saturday in the West Bank, with Israeli troops firing tear gas and rubber bullets at stone-throwing Palestinian protesters. At least 14 people suffered minor injuries. Carrying pictures of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and waving Iraqi flags, a crowd of Palestinians estimated at between 500 and 1,000, mainly teenagers, chanted, "Down with America!" and shouted, "Clinton is a coward--go look for women!"
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January 11, 1998 | Associated Press
Hundreds of Palestinians hurled stones and bottles Saturday at Israeli troops, who fired back with rubber bullets in an hours-long clash that was interrupted occasionally to let people pass. Seven protesters and one Israeli border policeman were injured. The deafening boom of percussion grenades echoed through busy shopping streets in the center of Hebron as the two sides fought off and on for several hours before the crowd of 400 protesters dispersed.
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October 23, 2000 | MARK FINEMAN and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Charging that Israel has "turned the peace process into a war process," Arab leaders Sunday demanded that a U.N. war crimes tribunal try Israelis responsible for bloodshed that has claimed dozens of Palestinian lives, and they formally ended economic cooperation with the Jewish state. The carefully crafted final declaration of the two-day emergency summit here of the Arab League stopped short, however, of severing all diplomatic relations with Israel.
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October 16, 2000 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Israeli businessman and colonel in the army reserves who was traveling abroad has been kidnapped by Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite Muslim militia, the Israeli Defense Ministry confirmed Sunday. The abduction deepened the sense of gloom here as Prime Minister Ehud Barak prepared to attend a U.S.-brokered summit in Egypt today with Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat. Speaking to his Cabinet, Barak said he felt strongly that "the peace process in its present form has come to an end."
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October 16, 2000 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Press wishing to receive footage of Palestinian propaganda, please call," says the message from an Israeli propaganda arm. "As part of the Al Aqsa intifada activities, Palestinians will march in Ramallah at 1 p.m. Thank you," says the message from a Palestinian counterpart. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a thousand pictures just might win the war.
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October 11, 2000 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell said here Tuesday that he fears the current Mideast violence could topple both Israel's government and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat and doom peace efforts for the foreseeable future. "If you ask me to give a prediction, it looks as though the present government of Israel does not last . . . and that Yasser Arafat is undercut in his leadership of the Palestinian people," the San Jose congressman told a luncheon gathering.
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October 11, 2000 | TRACY WILKINSON and MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Violence that has convulsed this region for nearly two weeks ebbed Tuesday as diplomats worked to return Israelis and Palestinians to speaking terms, and Jewish and Arab leaders turned to assessing permanent damage to their communities and their ability to coexist.
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October 9, 2000 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ghosts of past wars and the threat of a new one weighed heavily on Israelis on Sunday as the nation began its observance of Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day, a day of fasting and "affliction of the soul." Preparing their sermons before the holiday began at sundown, some rabbis said that events had unfolded so rapidly in the past 11 days that they had been hard pressed to keep up with the changes in their congregants' moods.
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October 4, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Palestinians and Israeli troops clashed in the center of Hebron in the West Bank, just after the army briefly lifted a curfew to allow people to shop. A group of Palestinians threw stones near a Jewish settlement, and Israeli troops responded with rubber bullets, wounding two of them. The fighting marked the fourth day of skirmishes in Hebron and came three days before the scheduled arrival of U.S.
NEWS
October 8, 2000 | MARY CURTIUS and MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Israeli troops battled thousands of demonstrators in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday as the militant Hamas movement pledged to start a new bombing campaign inside Israel. At least eight Palestinians were killed in the clashes. Hamas, which had been largely on the sidelines during more than a week of violence in the Palestinian territories and Israel, turned out hundreds of its supporters in mass demonstrations in the Gaza Strip.
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October 9, 2000 | DANIEL YI and LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The violence may be raging halfway across the world, but for thousands of Palestinians and Jews in the Southland, the deadly clashes in Israel hit very close to home. "I can't work. I can't sleep. I am checking my cell phone for news wires. I am watching the news, reading the newspapers," said Mustafa Mohammad, an Anaheim businessman whose cousin, he said, was among 84 people killed so far in the conflict. "Even my wife gets frustrated," he said.
NEWS
October 8, 2000 | MARY CURTIUS and MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Israeli troops battled thousands of demonstrators in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday as the militant Hamas movement pledged to start a new bombing campaign inside Israel. At least eight Palestinians were killed in the clashes. Hamas, which had been largely on the sidelines during more than a week of violence in the Palestinian territories and Israel, turned out hundreds of its supporters in mass demonstrations in the Gaza Strip.
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