No. 43

27 October 1997

The Political Scene

US mediator Dennis Ross's latest attempt to restore momentum to the stallednegotiations between Israel and the Palestinians does not appear to have met with muchsuccess. Both Egypt and Morocco are still uncertain about attending next month's MENAeconomic meeting in Qatar.

Palestinians Downbeat On Latest Ross Tour

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set the scene for US mediator Dennis Ross'slatest visit to the region (from 19 to 21...