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March 18, 2003

Middle East News Updates

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Full Legal Notice 2003 Reuters Israeli troops backed by dozens of armored vehicles stormed this refugee camp Monday setting off gun battles that left at least five Palestinians dead, among them a four-year-old girl, Palestinian officials and witnesses said. (16) The raid came hours after an Israeli bulldozer killed U.S. citizen Rachel Corrie - the first international peace protester killed in 29 months of violence - while demolishing a building near the Gaza-Egypt border. (16) Forum: Join a Discussion on The Middle East Eleven Palestinians including a four-year-old girl were killed in the Gaza Strip on Monday, most of them during Israeli swoops that touched off fierce battles with gunmen, witnesses said. (9) Sharon and President Bush have said naming a prime minister with real power is a prerequisite to renewing ceasefire and peace talks. (11) At least 1,943 Palestinians and 726 Israelis have been killed since the uprising began An American woman in Gaza to protest against Israeli operations was killed Sunday when she was run over by an Israeli bulldozer, witnesses and hospital officials said. (7) Witnesses said Rachel Corrie from Olympia, Wash., was trying to stop the bulldozer from tearing down a building in the Rafah refugee camp, witnesses said, when she was run over. (7) [click here for links to articles]