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March 20, 1995 | From Associated Press
The government is considering a plan to deter suicide bombers by putting electronic homing devices on Palestinian cars to track them while they are in Israel, an official confirmed Sunday. A $100-million plan to separate Israel from Palestinians in the West Bank also includes fences and electronic sensors along the border, said the official, who requested anonymity.
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NEWS
August 25, 1995 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even before Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has reached agreement with Israel on extending his authority throughout the West Bank, his security forces are terrorizing area residents, Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups assert.
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NEWS
March 25, 1995 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only an immediate, massive infusion of cash from the international community can save the faltering Palestinian Authority from going broke in April, Palestinian officials and independent analysts warn. At an emergency session of donor countries scheduled April 3 in Washington, the World Bank intends to "present the facts and alert the donors to the situation," said Odin Knudsen, the bank's representative for Gaza and the West Bank. The authority "will be running out of money . . .
NEWS
August 12, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under the partial agreement for expanding Palestinian rule in the West Bank that Israeli and Palestinian leaders announced Friday, the Israeli government made some concessions on civilian rule in exchange for concessions from the Palestinians on security issues.
NEWS
August 12, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under the partial agreement for expanding Palestinian rule in the West Bank that Israeli and Palestinian leaders announced Friday, the Israeli government made some concessions on civilian rule in exchange for concessions from the Palestinians on security issues.
NEWS
October 21, 1994 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Responding to Wednesday's deadly bombing of a Tel Aviv bus, the Israeli Cabinet on Thursday ordered the West Bank and Gaza Strip sealed indefinitely, a move the Palestinian self-governing authority immediately denounced as an act of "economic and social war." The nation was plunged into mourning as families buried 14 of the 20 Israelis killed in the bombing. A Dutch tourist and the bomber also died. Drivers for the Dan Bus Co., whose No.
NEWS
December 16, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With passions and violence flaring anew in the occupied West Bank, Israel's government took steps Sunday to secure highways from the danger of Arab snipers and warned settlers not to mount vengeance attacks on Palestinians. After the shooting deaths of three motoring settlers in the last two months and a subsequent outcry, the military authorities on the West Bank forbade Palestinians from walking along the roadside after dark.
NEWS
March 3, 1994 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
All Abdul Nabi Natsheh wanted to do was go to his bank down the road in Jerusalem. But the gray-haired Palestinian teacher found his way blocked this week by Israeli troops guarding their frontier. "You are forbidden," a young soldier told Natsheh, dressed in a tweed coat and tie and urgently fingering his yellow worry beads. Natsheh's legal work permit for Jerusalem was unfolded but waved away. "Everyone from the West Bank is forbidden," the soldier said.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli troops have been given new orders to act firmly, even with force, against Jewish settlers who have been attacking Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, the army said Thursday. "The Israeli armed forces in the (occupied) territories, together with the police, have been told to take strong action against Jews engaged in illegal activities or who disturb the peace," a military spokesman said.
NEWS
September 12, 1987 | Associated Press
Israel is using computers to tighten police surveillance and control of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, an Israeli researcher said Friday. The new computer system "can develop into the ultimate police state," Meron Benvenisti said in introducing his annual study on the West Bank and Gaza Strip at a news conference.
NEWS
March 25, 1995 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only an immediate, massive infusion of cash from the international community can save the faltering Palestinian Authority from going broke in April, Palestinian officials and independent analysts warn. At an emergency session of donor countries scheduled April 3 in Washington, the World Bank intends to "present the facts and alert the donors to the situation," said Odin Knudsen, the bank's representative for Gaza and the West Bank. The authority "will be running out of money . . .
NEWS
March 20, 1995 | From Associated Press
The government is considering a plan to deter suicide bombers by putting electronic homing devices on Palestinian cars to track them while they are in Israel, an official confirmed Sunday. A $100-million plan to separate Israel from Palestinians in the West Bank also includes fences and electronic sensors along the border, said the official, who requested anonymity.
NEWS
October 21, 1994 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Responding to Wednesday's deadly bombing of a Tel Aviv bus, the Israeli Cabinet on Thursday ordered the West Bank and Gaza Strip sealed indefinitely, a move the Palestinian self-governing authority immediately denounced as an act of "economic and social war." The nation was plunged into mourning as families buried 14 of the 20 Israelis killed in the bombing. A Dutch tourist and the bomber also died. Drivers for the Dan Bus Co., whose No.
NEWS
March 3, 1994 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
All Abdul Nabi Natsheh wanted to do was go to his bank down the road in Jerusalem. But the gray-haired Palestinian teacher found his way blocked this week by Israeli troops guarding their frontier. "You are forbidden," a young soldier told Natsheh, dressed in a tweed coat and tie and urgently fingering his yellow worry beads. Natsheh's legal work permit for Jerusalem was unfolded but waved away. "Everyone from the West Bank is forbidden," the soldier said.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli troops have been given new orders to act firmly, even with force, against Jewish settlers who have been attacking Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, the army said Thursday. "The Israeli armed forces in the (occupied) territories, together with the police, have been told to take strong action against Jews engaged in illegal activities or who disturb the peace," a military spokesman said.
NEWS
December 16, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With passions and violence flaring anew in the occupied West Bank, Israel's government took steps Sunday to secure highways from the danger of Arab snipers and warned settlers not to mount vengeance attacks on Palestinians. After the shooting deaths of three motoring settlers in the last two months and a subsequent outcry, the military authorities on the West Bank forbade Palestinians from walking along the roadside after dark.
NEWS
August 25, 1995 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even before Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has reached agreement with Israel on extending his authority throughout the West Bank, his security forces are terrorizing area residents, Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups assert.
WORLD
March 18, 2008 | Richard Boudreaux, Times Staff Writer
During three months of foundering peace talks overshadowed by violence, the U.S.-backed Palestinian leadership in the West Bank has lost popular support and is now viewed as less legitimate than the Islamist government of rival group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, according to a poll released Monday. The survey is the latest sign that the Bush administration's effort to shore up secular Palestinian leaders and isolate Hamas is failing.
NEWS
September 12, 1987 | Associated Press
Israel is using computers to tighten police surveillance and control of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, an Israeli researcher said Friday. The new computer system "can develop into the ultimate police state," Meron Benvenisti said in introducing his annual study on the West Bank and Gaza Strip at a news conference.
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