Palestine

September 21, 2003

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Given the extraordinary circumstances in the West Bank and Gaza, the Palestinian economy has proved to be surprisingly resilient, said the International Monetary Fund in a recent report on the region’

September 20, 2003

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Washington has made it clear to the Palestinian Authority that it would not support any government controlled by Yasser Arafat.

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Members of the new Syrian government headed by premier Mohammad Naji Otri took Saturday the constitutional oath before President Bashar al-Assad.

September 19, 2003

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The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Friday to tell Israel to drop its decision to "remove" Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.

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US troops in northern Iraq fired on a car carrying the Italian official leading U.S. attempts to recover Iraq's looted antiquities, killing his Iraqi

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Three Israeli troops were wounded Friday in exchanges of fire with Palestinian fighters in the West Bank city of Jenin.

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The top US official in Iraq warned in an interview on Friday that Iran should halt what he termed as its "plots to destabilize" the country.

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A group of reserve pilots in the Israeli air force intends to publicly declare their refusal to take part in attempts to assassinate Palestinian activ

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Former General Sultan Hasheem Ahmad, ousted leader Saddam's minister of defense, surrendered to the US General in charge of northern Iraq Friday follo

September 18, 2003

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US President George W. Bush told Palestinians on Thursday that if they want peace, they must have a leader who "fights terror".

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United States Treasury Secretary John Snow and his accompanying delegation left the Red Sea port city of Jeddah on Thursday following a two-day offici

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and leaders of his Fatah movement convened on Thursday to choose ministers in the new Palestinian government.

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Washington is stepping up efforts to find evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq by offering former scientists immunity from prosecution, th

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A senior Hamas activist was killed early Thursday during an Israeli raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza Strip.

September 17, 2003

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Israel's Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom has told a Kuwaiti newspaper that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other senior Syrian officials, have sen