Palestine

December 8, 2003

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PalTrade, the Palestinian Trade Center, in cooperation with the Union of Stone and Marble, have announced that plans to establish distribution channels in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to cater to th

December 7, 2003

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei left the Egyptian capital city on Sunday evening without an agreement on a Palestinian cease-fire, after three

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The 13 Palestinian factions meeting for talks in Cairo reached on Saturday an agreement in principle regarding the cease-fire with Israel, but were c

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American superstar Richard Gere is currently on a special visit to Jordan on a peace mission that aims at bringing people from around the region closer together

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US-based technology firm Honeywell has completed initial flight and ground testing of its AIS-2000 multi-regional airborne satellite television system in the Middle East.  "Successful testing is a sig

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The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a $15 million trust fund grant to the West Bank and Gaza, which aims to sustain the delivery of education, health and social welfare services

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Leader of the Islamic Al-Qaeda Network Osama Bin Laden and his chief lieutenant Ayman Al-Zawahiri had access to Swiss bank accounts prior to the September 11, 2001 attacks. Bin Laden had access to an

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Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Egypt's Long-term local currency BBB rating to Negative from Stable. At the same time, the agency has affirmed Egypt's other ratings at Long-term foreign curre

December 6, 2003

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Hamas founder and spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin told a German magazine a Jewish state could be established in Europe.

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Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip on Friday night, an army spokesman said. The shooting took place near the southern Gaza

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Despite the success the Egyptian comic play (Tara’eeo) is witnessing these days, prominent Egyptian actress Ghada abdul Raziq decided to withdraw after her demands were not met

December 5, 2003

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Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Mousa on Friday underlined the importance of enhancing Arab-Iranian relations. In a statement to IRNA, Mousa

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Palestinians debated truce proposals on Friday, but Hamas reportedly was resisting a comprehensive cease-fire and holding out instead for a limited pl

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An explosion near a Baghdad mosque on Friday killed at least four people and injured at least 20, witnesses and hospital workers said.

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Israel on Thursday night expelled 12 Palestinians from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip after the Supreme Court rejected their appeal and that of four