Palestine

August 7, 2003

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United Fisheries of Kuwait (UFK) reported net profits of KD759,404 ($2.5 million) during the first six months of 2003, down nearly 43 percent from the KD1.329 million recorded in the same period last

August 6, 2003

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More than 300 Palestinian prisoners were freed on Wednesday, as part of what Israel described a "a good-will measure" and the Palestinian Authority te

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Earlier this week, Israel claimed that it has decreased the number of Palestinian prisoners it was planning on releasing Wednesday after it has discov

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Buses carrying Palestinian prisoners on their way to freedom began leaving Israeli prisons Wednesday morning bound for West Bank and Gaza checkpoints

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Lebanese diva Sabah and her fiancé Lebanese 24-year-old model Amr Mihio are undergoing extensive preparations for Sabah’s wedding day which has been set to take place on her 90th birthday

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Samsung Electronics and Mashreqbank launched a co-branded credit card for consumers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Samsung Mashreqbank Credit Card targets customers with an affinity towards th

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USAID is working with the Bechtel Corporation to make emergency repairs to Iraq's telecom infrastructure. Baghdad, through which inter-city communications are routed, still has "minimal telecommunicat

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Standard & Poor's upgraded the long-term issuer credit and unsecured debt ratings of the African Development Bank from AA+ to AAA, with a stable outlook. S&P’s had downgraded the long-term issuer cred

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The White House is mulling the possibility of halting distribution of up to $9 billion in loan guarantees to Israel in an attempt to pressure Sharon's government to freeze the construction of a fence

August 5, 2003

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Amidst reports of a US proposal to dismantle both the Hamas and Islamic Jihad military infrastructures in return for amnesty for all Palestinian priso

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ordered judicial officials to show more leniency towards students who are in detention f

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Representatives from 12 Arab countries held discussions Tuesday on forging a unified stance on how to deal with Iraq, mainly its U.S.-appointed Govern

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A majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip support the current cease-fire on attacks against Israel, however nearly 78 percent sai

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's Political Advisor Usama al-Baz called upon Israel Monday to "stop its nuclear program" and to "destroy its nuclear

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Israeli soldiers stormed into a house in the West Bank and detained over 40 opponents of its so-called "security fence," 34 of them foreigners of the