Violence spells death to truce

August 2003
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/22/2003, Vol. 47 Issue 34, p3
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Reports on the declaration by the Palestinian groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad that they would no longer uphold the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire after an Israeli missile strike killed Ismail Abu Shanab, a senior Hamas leader, in Gaza on August 21, 2003. Explanation on the decision of Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas not to use force against the groups; Actions taken by Abbas after the bus bombing on August 19, 2003; Significance of the renewed Israeli-Palestinian violence.


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