Palestine

August 25, 2003

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A Cairo court has set October 26,2003 as the hearing date for the case of Egyptian belly-dancer Fifi Abdo against Egyptian actress Shireen Saif El Din

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While fossil fuels such as oil and coal will continue to dominate the global energy mix until 2030, the demand for natural gas will rise more strongly than for any other fossil fuel. While the Middle

August 24, 2003

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A Palestinian official confirmed that discussions have been going on within Fatah’s central committee about the appointment of General Naser Yousef –

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Sixteen people were killed and twenty others were wounded on Sunday in a bus crash near the Black Sea town of Amasya, according to Turkey's Anatolia n

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A possible crisis was developing in the Palestinian Authority on Sunday after Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and the PLO's Executive Committee o

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The Tel Aviv District Court began hearing Sunday morning the closing arguments in the trial of former Tanzim head Marwan Barghouti. The trial opened n

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Palestinians from the Gaza Strip fired a new longer-range Qassam rocket Sunday that landed in the Zikim beach, just south of the coastal city of Ashke

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Palestinian security forces on Saturday night started to take initial steps against armed factions in the Gaza Strip following massive pressure from t

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Prominent Egyptian actress Amina Riziq, known for being the mother of Egyptian cinema, passed away at the age of 90

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Saudi Arabia passed its first anti-money laundering law on August 18, 2003. The 29-article law makes terrorist financing a punishable offense with jail terms up to 15 years and fines of $1.86 million

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Zagil Wireless, an international consortium with strong regional connections led by a group of Iraqi telecommunications and business leaders, has submitted its bid for a license to operate a wireless

August 23, 2003

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Palestinian leaders said Saturday they would try to broker a new halt to attacks by Islamic and other groups and urged Israel to stop killing top acti

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Saudi Arabia's chief cleric deemed it a sin for Muslim to kill non-Muslims, in a religious ruling aimed at countering terrorism.

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US President George W. Bush froze the financial assets of six top officials of Hamas as well as five European charities said by the American administr

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A group of fans who wanted to show Milhim Zein that he is their Superstar and created a special website for that contains detailed information and photos of the singer