Palestine

September 17, 2003

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat offered a new truce to Israel on Wednesday in an interview on an Israeli TV station.

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Syria is not responsible for the setbacks of the US-led occupation forces in Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to a Syrian newspape

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Palestinians said Wednesday that a U.S. veto of a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding that Israel not harm or expel Arafat showed that Washingt

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A US soldier from the 101st Airborne Division, based in the northern region of Mosul, has died of gunshot wounds, the military said Wednesday.

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Saudis have come under fresh scrutiny lately by US and European investigators in Riyadh and in Israel for their political and financial support of the

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Israeli soldiers shot dead a Fatah Tanzim activist overnight in an exchange of fire in the West Bank city of Nablus, it was reported Wednesday.

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Finally the Music Production Company Rotana was able to sign a contract with Egyptian singer Mohammad Foad after negotiations that have lasted for a very long time

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Fitch Ratings has assigned Turkey's Asya Finans Long-term foreign and local currency ratings of B-. Additionally, the agency has assigned Short-term foreign and local currency ratings of B, an Individ

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund for International Development has approved a grant of $700,000 to support the Special Program for Food Security (SPFS) of the Food and

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Fund for International Development approved a grant of $930,000 to help finance a series of social projects designed to address urgent needs of co

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Fund for International Development has approved a grant of $300,000 to support a program designed to help protect dryland countries in North and W

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Nearly $200 million in terrorist-related assets have been seized or frozen since September 2001, said the US Treasury Department. 315 individuals and organizations have been designated as terrorists o

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Bahrain Monetary Agency records show that 29 Bahrain-incorporated commercial, investment and offshore banks, both conventional and Islamic, posted profits of approximately $377 million for the first-h

September 16, 2003

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The United States vetoed on Tuesday a Palestinian-backed draft resolution demanding that the United Nations ensure the safety of Yasser Arafat because

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Six men claiming to be Americans and two who say they are British are in U.S. custody on suspicion of involvement in attacks on occupation forces in I