Aug 28, 2000
LONDON [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat has expressedoptimism for a peace agreement with Israel.
Sep 01, 2000
PARIS [MENL] -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has urged Israel to makecompromises and seize the opportunity for a peace agreement with thePalestinians.
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- Leading Palestinians appeared to have succumbed topressure from the United States and have agreed not to unilaterally announcethe establishment of an independent state on Sept. 13.
Sep 04, 2000
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel and the Palestinian Authority have expressedskepticism that President Bill Clinton can break the deadlock between thetwo sides.