Aug 17, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt is helping draft an Israeli-Palestinian peace accordto serve as a focus of a second leadership summit at Camp David next monthas U.S. envoy Dennis Ross arrived with new ideas to bridge the gaps innegotiating positions.
GAZA [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat plans to declarestatehood on Sept. 13, a leading Arab newspaper reported on Thursday.
Aug 22, 2000
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- Jordan's King Abdullah held a brief visit to thePalestinian Authority concerned over how an Israeli-Palestinian peaceagreement would affect the Hashemite kingdom.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has warned that it will not conveneanother Israeli-Palestinian summit unless both sides make furtherconcessions.