November 3rd

Palestinians: Explosive device kills farmer
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Associated Press
August 28, 2008 - 8:00pm

A West Bank farmer was killed early Friday when he triggered an explosive device on his way to work in his fields, a Palestinian police official said.

A biblical tragedy in Galilee
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Independent
by Kim Sengupta - August 28, 2008 - 8:00pm

The 2,000-year-old fishing boat of Galilee in which, the story goes, Jesus may have sailed, is one of the most precious ancient treasures in Israel. The vessel, which draws thousands of tourists to a kibbutz in Ginosar, was discovered by chance in 1986 when the sea level dropped dramatically because of a severe drought.

Abbas to hold further talks with Israel's Olmert
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Reuters
August 28, 2008 - 8:00pm

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet again with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. The next round of talks in Jerusalem will come days after a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that made little progress toward a goal of a limited peace accord before President George W. Bush leaves office in January. Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told Reuters on Friday Abbas and Olmert would meet to "review the negotiations and the final status issues".

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