Palestine

July 28, 2003

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Six alleged militants armed with guns and hand grenades and two policemen were killed Monday in a fire fight north of the Saudi capital city of Riyadh

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The brother of Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas is being tried in absentia by Jordan’s State Security Court for the forgery of documents connected to a bank embezzlement scam. Abbas is one of

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The $70 million gas pipeline between Egypt and Jordan went on stream yesterday as King Abdullah of Jordan and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt officially opened the channel at Taba.

July 27, 2003

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The Israeli cabinet voted 14-9 to approve Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's proposal to release 100 Hamas and Islamic Jihad prisoners.

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U.S. forces on Sunday raided the home of Prince Rabiah Muhammed al-Habib in an upscale west Baghdad neighborhood and killed at least five people, repo

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United Industries Company (UIC) has announced profits of 652,432 Kuwaiti dinars ($2.17 million) in the first six months of 2003 compared with a loss of KD 73,869 for the same period in 2002.   The imp

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US President Bush said the United States and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will establish a joint Palestine Economic Development Group to promote jobs, growth and investment in the Palestinian econom

July 25, 2003

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas on Friday said that Israel must halt construction of the so-called West Bank "separation fence" and all settl

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American forces raided a house south of Tikrit on Thursday and captured five to 10 people believed to be members of Saddam Hussein's personal security

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The Pentagon defended its release of grim photographs showing corpses belonging to Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, saying the images were proof

July 24, 2003

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A huge explosion rocked the central Palestinian prison in Gaza City after sundown Thursday, Palestinian security officials said. Hospital doctors said

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The U.S. military released pictures Thursday showing the bodies of Uday and Qusay Hussein, the sons of Saddam Hussein, two days after they were killed

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An Israeli policeman shot and killed an Arab citizen Thursday near a junction in the south of the country. The policeman said he opened fire after the

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has cancelled a trip to Belgium, <i>Iran</i> newspaper reported Thursday, linking the decision to European pressure

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The Cyprus Cabinet has approved a 50,000 pound-aid package for the Palestinians, the official CNA news agency reported Thursday.  The announcement was