Aug 25, 2000
GAZA [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority has stressed that any delay instatehood will be brief.
Sep 04, 2000
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The spiritual leader of Lebanon's Shi'ites has reportedlydied,ending a simmering dispute over leadership of the Shi'ite world.
Sep 05, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- A leading PLO official said the Palestinians will ignore adeadline next week to declare statehood.
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority is launching nightly exercisesin assault tactics.