Palestine

December 11, 2003

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Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi has traveled to Tunisia where she is scheduled to hold a live performance alongside Lebanese singers Milhim Barakat and Elaine Khalaf, an event which will be sponsored by L

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The United Nations is ready to expand its role in Iraq when the security situation in the country improves, Secretary General Kofi Annan said December 10, 2003 in a new report to the Security Council.

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International donors to the Palestinian Authority (PA) warned of a possible drop in financial support unless serious measures are taken to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

December 10, 2003

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Yasser Arafat on Wednesday dismissed as meaningless Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's reported comments that he would move some Jewish settlements

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In Syria, 14 people were killed and 35 others injured when a passenger bus collided with a mini-bus in the southern part of the country, the official

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Israel's Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom met Wednesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Geneva, to review means of reviving the so-called "Roa

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The Iranian opposition People's Mujahedeen rejected a decision by Iraq's interim leaders to expel thousands of its members.

December 9, 2003

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A 16-year-old Palestinian resident of a West Bank refugee camp was shot dead by Israeli troops Tuesday evening, Palestinian hospital officials said.

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Israeli troops on Tuesday afternoon shot dead two armed men on the border with Lebanon, near the village of Ghajar, <i>Israel Army Radio</i> reported.

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, speaking before the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, reiterated Tuesday that he would take unilate

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Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdul-Rahman bin Hamad Al-Attiyah arrived in Manama Monday night, according to SPA news agency

December 8, 2003

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The United Nations General Assembly voted 90-8 Monday to refer the issue of the West Bank separation fence to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

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Hizbullah has denounced as an "offense to Islam" French President Jacques Chirac's characterization of the Islamic veil for women as an "aggressive" s

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The plan for a missile defense system covering all the six states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC - Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar an

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Israeli security authorities arrested last month a Palestinian holding a Canadian passport, suspected of being recruited by Hamas activists in the Gaz