Palestine

November 11, 2003

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Israel’s construction of a security fence in the West Bank will severely impact the lives of 680,000 Palestinians, cutting them off from jobs and services, said the United Nations is a recently publis

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The latest appeal for emergency funds for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees has raised barely 45 percent of the refugees' needs, forcing program cutbacks, the agency re

November 10, 2003

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The U.S. claimed on Monday Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network wants to overthrow the "pro-Western" Saudi government and royal family.

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A total of 24 ministers are most likely to be voted upon by the Palestinian Legislative council before the end of this week.  Palestinian sources expe

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Israeli Defense Minister, Shaul Mofaz, has hinted that his country was ready to stage a massive hostage-taking campaign against Lebanon that could inc

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The number of high tech firms operating from the Palestinian territories increased by 88 percent over the past three years, despite the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada. Some 75 Palestinian high tech firms ar

November 9, 2003

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A butcher from the Palestinian Balata refugee camp was shot dead due to his apparent refusal to close down his shop during a funeral procession.

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Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei, also known as Abu Ala, said Sunday he has set up a cabinet and will present it to parliament for approval late

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Arab Banking Corporation, Crédit Lyonnais and Natexis Banques Populaires have closed and signed the debut $100 million syndicated term loan facility for Société Tunisienne de Banque. The syndication a

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The Dubai Cable Company has won the cable supply contract worth four million Emirati dirhams for the Bahrain Formula One International Circuit racetrack project. The main areas of application of the c

November 8, 2003

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Four Palestinians were killed Saturday by Israeli fire in two separate incidents in the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip.

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab has donated 300 thousands Egyptian pounds to the children hospital project in Cairo, and the administration of the new hospital decided to name one of the wings of the hospita

November 7, 2003

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The former president of the world’s oldest university al-Azhar, Ahmad Omar Hashem said on Friday that the national resistance against the occupation w

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Iran on Friday condemned the recent comments made by US President George W. Bush, labeling them as "Obvious interference in Iran`s internal affairs.

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Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat, transfers $100,000 from funds directed to the Palestinian Authority to his wife Suha who lives in Paris along wi