Palestine

October 12, 2003

03:00 GMT

American officials suspect government-controlled banks in Syria are holding up to three billion dollars in Iraqi assets looted by former leader Saddam

03:00 GMT

Interim Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei told the ruling Fatah party Sunday he does not plan to keep his job when a new Cabinet is formed in thr

03:00 GMT

Arab countries began a five-day meeting on their regional boycott of Israel on Sunday in Syria with plans to blacklist additional companies that do bu

03:00 GMT

Israel should take unilateral steps vis-a-vis the Palestinians that will create irreversible facts on the ground, Israel's former Jerusalem Mayor and

03:00 GMT

An explosion shook the largest Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh in southern Lebanon at dawn Sunday, causing no casualties, according to Pales

03:00 GMT

Members of the Israeli opposition and Palestinian officials have finalized a draft version of the so-called Swiss initiative, and are inclined to ink

03:00 GMT

A man blew himself up and injured a policeman and a civilian on Sunday in an attempted grenade attack against a police checkpoint in the northern Iraq

03:00 GMT

Israeli troops killed early Sunday a Palestinian fighter in the Gaza Strip. According to Israel Radio, the troops thwarted an attack when they located

03:00 GMT

Standard & Poor's has revised its outlook on the Republic of Lebanon to stable from positive. At the same time, the rating agency affirmed its B- long-term and C short-term ratings on the country.

October 11, 2003

03:00 GMT

An 19-year-old Palestinian civilian, Zaki Al-Shareef, was killed Saturday by Israeli occupation forces in Rafah. He was the eighth victim of a massive

03:00 GMT

Israel has modified American-supplied cruise missiles to carry nuclear warheads on submarines, giving it the ability to launch atomic weapons from lan

03:00 GMT

Prominent Egyptian actor Nour El Sherif has turned down an offer for a leading role in the new historical play "Al Qudsu Laman" (Jerusalem Belongs to Who?)

October 10, 2003

03:00 GMT

Egyptian President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak on Friday called Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.   During their conversation, they reviewed the latest dev

03:00 GMT

Hizbullah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said Friday that negotiations with Israel on the swap of prisoners were in their final stages, but have encou

03:00 GMT

The UN Security Council decided to hold an open session on Israel's construction of a "security" fence cutting off most of the Palestinian West Bank,