Palestine

October 1, 2003

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A member of the Islamic Jihad was killed on Wednesday afternoon during an Israeli army operation near the West Bank town of Tulkarem. Earlier, Israeli

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Iraqi police opened fire in downtown Baghdad Wednesday morning after unemployed demonstrators stormed a police station and threw stones at officers, a

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Syrian prominent actor Ayman Zeidan was in shock when he read in tabloids that he and his wife Syrian actress Norman Asaad had gotten a second divorce, saying the news is a complete lie

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In a keynote address to the US-Arab Economic Summit, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that more effort is needed to improve political, economic and cultural ties between the United St

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French telecommunication giant Alcatel has been selected by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company to provide a full turnkey telecommunications network and associated services for their interna

September 30, 2003

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The Japanese government decided on Tuesday to freeze assets related to the Hamas resistance group.

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Three members of a Jewish terror cell, who were found guilty earlier this month of attempted murder were handed sentences on Tuesday ranging from 12 t

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Israeli forces blew up early Tuesday the home of an Islamic Jihad man who carried out an attack on a West Bank settlement on the eve of the Jewish New

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Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi was previously scheduled to hold a live performance at the Royal Albert Hall in England at a charity event, but the event ended without her attendance

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The Arab Potash Company has agreed to the supply India with 650,000 tons of potash by June 2004. The $65 million deal calls for 300,000 tons of potash to be shipped by the end of 2003.

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Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Long-term foreign and local currency ratings of the Municipality of Metropolitan Istanbul to B from B-. The Outlook on the Long-term ratings remains Positive.

September 29, 2003

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Outgoing Palestinian security chief, Mohammed Dahlan, said Palestinian fighters made a mistake in using arms against Israel and failed to understand t

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Yasser Arafat's personal doctor will come Monday to the West Bank city of Ramallah to examine the Palestinian leader, who has been complaining in the

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Former West Bank Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti presented his closing arguments in his trial at the Tel Aviv District Court Monday morning.

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The United Arab Emirates leads the way country in the Gulf Cooperation Council in Internet penetration, with 36.7 percent of the population having access to the Internet in 2002, reported the Internat