Dec 14, 2004
HERZLIYA, Israel [MENL] -- Israel envisions a handover of large areas of theWest Bank and Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority before a militarywithdrawal in late 2005.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- A Hamas operative has survived an assassination attempt inDamascus, the second such car bombing against the Palestinian insurgency inSyria in less than three months.
DUBAI [MENL] -- The United Arab Emirates has broken away from the Arabconsensus against democratic reforms.
Dec 13, 2004
GAZA CITY [MENL] -- Palestinian insurgency groups, echoing Hizbullahtactics, have conducted a major multi-stage attack against Israel's militaryalong the Egyptian border.