Palestine

September 17, 2003

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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

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Israeli special forces in the West Bank village of Dura, south of Hebron, shot dead a top Hebron-area Islamic Jihad leader Tuesday, after he attempted

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Yasser Arafat's national security advisor Jibril Rajoub said Tuesday that the Palestinian leadership is ready to declare an immediate, general cease-f

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The entertainment will very soon witness a break-up between Lebanese singer Diana Haddad and her husband, UAE director Suhail Al Abdoul

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Germany’s Kempinski Hotels & Resorts has signed the management contract for a leisure resort in Jordan, owned by the United Saudi Jordanian Hotels & Tourism Company, which is due to open towards the e

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The Central Bank of Jordan has ordered banks nationwide not to do business with six top Hamas leaders and five charities raising money for the Palestinians. The appeal urges financial institutions to