Articles by Jamie Tarabay

Allawi Escapes Al-Qaida Attack

  • 22 April 05
  • The Associated Press
Amid a weeklong surge of violence, Iraq's most feared terror group makes an attempt on the interim prime minister's life.

Site Prepared for Arafat's Burial

  • 11 November 04
  • The Associated Press
Bulldozers and earthmovers pushed aside rubble and hauled away piles of wrecked cars Wednesday to prepare Yasser Arafat's battered West Bank compound for his burial.

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Chalabi

  • 10 August 04
  • The Associated Press
Iraq has issued arrest warrants for Ahmad Chalabi, a former governing council member with strong U.S. ties, on counterfeiting charges, and for his nephew Salem Chalabi -- head of the tribunal trying Saddam Hussein -- on murder charges, Iraq's chief investigating judge said.

Mideast Sides Meet to Discuss Standoff

  • 24 September 02
  • The Associated Press
For the first time in the five-day siege of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's compound, Israeli and Palestinian officials met Monday to try to end the standoff.

Arafat Offers to Step Down if Asked

  • 10 September 02
  • The Associated Press
Yasser Arafat told the Palestinian parliament Monday that he condemns ""every act of terror against Israeli civilians"" and that he is willing to give up executive powers if asked.

CIA Chief Seeks Palestinian Reform

  • 04 June 02
  • The Associated Press
CIA Director George Tenet arrived in Israel on Monday seeking a prompt restructuring of the Palestinian security services, with the aim of stopping attacks against Israel.

Searches Begin in Jenin Camp

  • 16 April 02
  • The Associated Press
Palestinian medics accompanied by Israeli troops began searching for bodies in this devastated refugee camp Monday.

Palestinian Gunmen Kill 2 in Attack

  • 11 February 02
  • The Associated Press
Two Palestinian gunmen killed two people when they sprayed gunfire at a cafe near an army base in southern Israel on Sunday before they were shot dead by soldiers, Israeli police and witnesses said.

Israel Silences Palestinian Radio

  • 21 January 02
  • The Associated Press
Israel troops lit up the night sky with a powerful explosion that gutted the official Palestinian broadcasting building Saturday, dealing another blow to Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian Authority.


Singapore Not Ready for Kidman's Nudity