Palestine

July 1, 2003

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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.

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Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi is scheduled to hold a live concert July 2, 2003 at the Union Club in Halab Syria, and the invitation is open for the general public

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The Egyptian Censorship Committee announced its objection over a picture of Egyptian Zaki in which she is wearing a see-through dress revealing too much

June 29, 2003

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Fatah on Sunday evening joined a truce declared earlier by Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers and tanks pulled out from the Beit Han

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British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw Sunday arrived in Tehran to appeal for Iran's help in easing security problems in post-war Iraq.

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Hamas and Islamic Jihad announced Sunday that they are suspending attacks against Israel for three months, a leader of the group said. But there was s

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Baffling developments and setbacks on the political front are affecting investors’ morale at the Palestine Securities Exchange (PSE), with volumes not even surpassing the 0.5 million-share mark.

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All eyes and ears were set upon the Dead Sea last week as the Extraordinary Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) was held at the Jordanian resort. This gave the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE)

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Gulf Air has reported a rise of 33 percent in cargo tonnage on its services from Europe between January - May 2003 compared to the same period last year. Cargo to the Gulf from London-Heathrow has inc

June 28, 2003

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United States National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice was meeting Saturday evening with Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas in Jericho.

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An Islamic Jihad leader said Saturday his group accepted a conditional three-month halt to attacks on Israelis.

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Lebanese singer Juana Malah will be releasing a new single in the very near future, in which she hopes it will find the success she has come accustomed to

June 27, 2003

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The authors of the road map for peace in the Middle East want to extend the plan to bring an end to the conflicts involving Israel, Lebanon and Syria,