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.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has replaced numerous senior officers in what appearsto be a purge of supporters of reformist President Mohammed Khatami.
GAZA [MENL] -- Violence has again erupted between Israeli and Palestinianforces in the Gaza Strip.
Aug 22, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- Morocco has reported a large oil and gas discovery near theeastern border with rival Algeria.