Palestine

December 7, 2003

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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

December 4, 2003

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US President George W. Bush on Thursday said that a new unofficial Middle East peace plan can only be "productive" if it stands by the principles of t

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Twelve Palestinian factions, including Fatah and Hamas, on Thursday started talks in Cairo aimed at halting attacks on Israelis and reviving peace neg

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A deputy of an Iraqi Shiite leader has been arrested in Baghdad in connection with the killing of two US soldiers in October, after American troops mi

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The Peace Now movement claimed that the Israel Lands Administration (ILA) published Thursday morning a tender for 13 plots for self-construction in th

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A new report, prepared by an Israeli researcher, indicates that Israel provided false intelligence to other Western intelligence agencies, and also pl