Palestine

September 7, 2003

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Riyadh plans to bill foreign pilgrims to its Islamic holy sites for health services which have previously been provided free of charge, according to a

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The Islamic Development Bank and the Food and Agricultural Organization are funding the transfer of 30 field technicians and experts from Bangladesh to Gambia to work with local experts.

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Technip has been awarded a lumpsum turnkey contract for the addition of Diesel Hydrotreating Facilities at the Saudi Arabian Oil Company’s Riyadh Refinery. The project began in early August 2003 and c

September 6, 2003

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, increasingly unpopular and worn out by a power struggle with Yasser Arafat, resigned Saturday.

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Michael Meacher, who served as a minister in the British cabinet for six years until three months ago, blamed Saturday the Iraq war on a US desire for

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Hamas spiritual leader and founder Sheikh Ahmed Yassin was lightly wounded Saturday afternoon when an Israeli F-16 fighter jet dropped a quarter-ton b

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European Union foreign ministers decided on Saturday to take the first step towards outlawing the political wing of Hamas as a "terrorist" organizatio

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Israel will not accept a situation in which the Palestinian Authority is again ruled by Yasser Arafat or anyone of his choosing, the Israeli Prime Min

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A man on a motorbike lobbed a grenade at a US military vehicle injuring one American soldier in the city of Mosul.

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas submitted his resignation in a letter to Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat on Saturday. Arafat would have

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Extensive negotiations have begun between Tunisian singer Latifa and the music production company Rotana, as the latter is trying extra hard to add the singer to its long list of prominent singers

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Pictures of Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher and large advertisement banners for his upcoming album have flooded the streets of Kuwait giving rise for a political and psychological crises to erupt among K

September 5, 2003

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British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Friday he hopes EU ministers will agree to ban the political wing of Hamas.

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Members of Iraq's U.S-appointed Governing Council said Friday they were confident the Arab League would accept it as Iraq's legitimate government and

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon held talks on the Middle East peace process with King Mohammed VI of Morocco and European Union foreign policy chi