'Palestinians- Peace in Jeopardy'

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\'Palestinians- Peace in Jeopardy\'

"Name"
Global Studies
Period 3
"Teachers name"
February 24, 1997

"Palestinians: Peace in Jeopardy"
The Associated Press
Ibrahim Barzak

Saturday. February 22, 1997
Page 1

Nations: Israel and Palestine
Region: Middle East

World Issue: War and Peace

The focus of this article is on the political aspect of this region:

1.) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet on Friday that he will go ahead with construction of the 6,500-home Jewish neighborhood of Har Homa despite
fierce Palestinian opposition, the Israeli radio said.

2.) The Palestinians seek east Jerusalem, captured by Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war, as a future capital. Israel considers the entire city its capital.

Based on the following, there is reason to believe that the articles focus is negative:

1.) Palestinian officials were warned Saturday that Israeli plans to build a new Jewish neighborhood in east Jerusalem could destroy the whole Middle East peace process

2.) "Jerusalem is a fireball, and it will burn everything if the Israeli side continues with its stubborn ways," said Ahmed Abdel Rahman, one of Yasser Arfat\'s secretaries.

3.) "Any settlement activity or expansion of what exists is considered a real blow to the peace process." Prime Minister Abdul-Karim Kabariti said in the capital , Amman.

This article written by Ibrahim Barzak for The Associated Press describes the recent events going on in Jerusalem concerning the Israeli\'s decision of the construction of the 6

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