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.
GAZA [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority has launched the construction of aport in Gaza.
GAZA [MENL] -- Violence has again erupted between Israeli and Palestinianforces in the Gaza Strip.