December 7, 2003 Palestinians fail to agree on a truce offer to Israel Sunday after three days of talks, setting back Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia's plan to jump-start the stalled "road map" plan for peace. Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which have carried out most suicide attacks against Israel, refuse to engage in a comprehensive cease-fire. Hear NPR's Craig Windham.
November 21, 2003 President Bush ends his nearly four-day state visit to Britain Friday with a tour of Prime Minister Tony Blair's home turf of Sedgefield, in rural northeast England. The two leaders declare that their countries' alliance is as strong as ever, despite attacks on British assets in Turkey and new rocket attacks on Western-affiliated targets in Iraq. Hear NPR's Craig Windham.
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