Palestine

November 26, 2003

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Israeli troops on Thursday raided the West Bank city of Jenin and imposed a curfew on the refugee camp in Jenin. Also on Thursday, the Israeli Army ad

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Palestinian officials on Wednesday welcomed a U.S. decision to deduct $289.5 million from loan guarantees to Israel, but said the penalty was not toug

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Gunmen fired at a car carrying the mayor of the Palestinian city of Nablus on Tuesday evening in an apparent assassination attempt that left him unhur

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Egyptian actress Laila Elwi is scheduled to begin shooting the first scenes for her upcoming film “Al Ashbah Bi Dakhili” (The Ghosts Within Me) immediately after the Eid El Fitr holiday

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Egypt’s cement production reached 2.739 million tons for August, down from 2.75 million tons in July, reported the Central Bank of Egypt. The Arab states cement output for the first eight months of th

November 25, 2003

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Yemeni security forces arrested on Tuesday morning one of Al-Qaeda senior leaders identified as Mohammed Hamdi Al-Ahdal (Abu A'sem Al-Makki), an offic

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Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, the spiritual leader and founder of Hamas, expected new violence and said there was no chance for a cease-fire unless Israel with

November 24, 2003

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Iraq’s US-backed interim Governing Council on Monday declared it was banning Dubai-based satellite television Al Arabiya from working in Iraq for "inc

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei, also known as Abu Ala, accepted a recommendation by participants of the Geneva Accords to postpone his meeting

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Israel expelled late Sunday three Palestinians from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip without trial. Ahmed al-Mushkah, 27, from Jenin, was the first to

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Moody's Investors Service has changed the outlooks on Gulf International Bank's Baa2/P-3 foreign currency deposit ratings to positive from stable. The outlook on GIB's C-Financial Strength Rating rema

November 23, 2003

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told the cabinet on Sunday that he will be taking "unilateral steps" regarding plans for Israeli redeployment in

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At the recent World Travel Market in London, Mayor of the city Ken Livingstone awarded the prize for the Fastest Growing Hotel Chain in the Middle East to President and CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & R

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Turkey’s CIMSA Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret has awarded Germany’s KHD Humboldt Wedag a contract to increase the capacity of its existing No. 2 tube mill. The new system is expected to come on stream by 2

November 22, 2003

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A court in Jeddah has sentenced seven individuals who participated in recent protests and obstructed security men from doing their job to jail terms r