Palestine

July 2, 2003

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Israel is not serious about seeking an end to its conflict with the Palestinians, and its withdrawal from part of the Gaza Strip was just a tactical p

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Cyprus police deported 38 Syrians after intercepting two fishing boats off the southeast coast, while five more boat people coming from Lebanon were a

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Israel transfered security control in the West Bank city of Bethlehem to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday.

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Saudi Arabia is detaining at least 124 “terrorism suspects”, Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said on Tuesday.  Nayef told a meeting of t

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Against the backdrop of a fragile cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians, the United States is expected to announce a $30 million aid package to the Palestinian Authority Tuesday.

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A delegation of the Egyptian Chambers of Tourism was received Monday, June 30, 2003, by Khaled Ben-Bakr, director general of the Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), in Jeddah. The delegation was invited to v

July 1, 2003

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday that Israel would not stop its efforts to fight against

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Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat said Tuesday that Palestinian security forces had arrested gunmen, who killed a Bulgarian road worker in a West Bank

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Israel Tuesday destroyed the foundations of the planned Shehab a-Din mosque near Nazareth's main Christian shrine, ending a project that had angered t

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Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian Tuesday morning who opened fire on them at a checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Tulkarm, the Israeli ar

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Controversial Egyptian director Enas Al Deghaidi, well-known for being one of the most provocative and daring directors of the era, has filed a lawsuit against the Arab satellite channel ART

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Close to 18 percent of Bahrain's population uses credit cards with most consumers using credit as a borrowing tool, rather than as a mode of payment, reported a Bahrain Monetary Agency survey.

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The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement to provide a $15 million corporate loan to support the expansion of the Hikma Group, a Jordan

June 30, 2003

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will meet his Palestinian counterpart, Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, on Tuesday to discuss the U.S.-backed peace

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A foreign worker was killed Monday near the northern West Bank town of Jenin, after Palestinians opened fire on a truck carrying a number of workers.