Articles by Wafa Amr

Abbas Wins Landslide Victory

  • 11 January 05
  • Reuters
A landslide victory by Mahmoud Abbas in Palestinian elections to choose a successor to Yasser Arafat raised hopes Monday for reviving talks with Israel after years of bloodshed.

Arafat Reinstates Security Chief

  • 20 July 04
  • Reuters
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Monday reinstated a security chief whose replacement by the veteran leader's cousin touched off turmoil in the Gaza Strip, officials said.

Arafat Chooses New Cabinet, Extends Olive Branch

  • 30 October 02
  • Reuters
Yasser Arafat, under pressure to reform his Palestinian Authority, announced a new Cabinet on Tuesday and said he was extending an olive branch to Israel.

Israeli Tanks Put Arafat's Compound Under Siege

  • 23 September 02
  • Reuters
The Israeli army demolished parts of the building where Palestinian President Yasser Arafat was trapped and under siege Saturday after firing a tank shell that a witness said showered the leader with dust.

Israel Turns Over Towns to Palestinians

Netanyahu, Arafat Talk at Ice-Breaking Summit

Negotiators Hopeful on Hebron

PLO Urges Palestinians To 'Confront' Expansion

Netanyahu, Arafat Hold Historic First Meeting

Arafat, Israel Official Vow to Revive Talks

Independence Charter Draws Israeli Warning

Arafat Tries To Defuse Tensions, Buoy Imagec

Suicide Bomber Kills 3 Israeli Soldiers

Rabin, Arafat Speed Up Peace Process