Two Palestinian leaders Israel has agreed to release in a prisoner swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit refuse to be deported, a Palestinian minister said.
Israel's forceful reply to the Palestinian Jericho prison stand-off was intended to send "a clear message to the Palestinian leadership."
Palestinian sources said Saturday Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Mahmoud Abbas would present proposals for peace to Colin Powell.
At least three people, including the brother of a top Palestinian militant, were killed Tuesday in separate incidents of violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
An Israeli security source Wednesday denied Palestinian Authority claims it had detained Ahmad Saadat, secretary-general of the Popular Front for the Liberation
Israel will not let Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat leave the West Bank town of Ramallah until he arrests four people who were allegedly involved in the Octobe