Palestine

March 19, 2003

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The Iraqi opposition is trying to verify reports indicating that Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz may have been killed on his way to the Kurdish

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed legislation Tuesday creating the position of prime minister hours after it was passed by parliament.

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Tony Blair won the backing of more than half the parliamentary Labour party in Tuesday night's vote on the rebel amendment against war.

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The United Nations agency assisting Palestine refugees has received contributions towards its 2003 emergency appeal that will enable it to continue essential emergency assistance activities in the occ

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Lebanon’s Banque du Liban et D'Outre-Mer (BLOM) achieved net profits of $83.57 million in 2002, an increase of 4.2 percent over 2001. Assets grew by 13.7 percent to $7.15 billion and customer deposits

March 18, 2003

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The PLAZA shopping center and the Palestinian Enterprise Revitalization Project signed a cooperation agreement that will enable qualified PLAZA rental applicants to receive highly subsidized business

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Burj Al-Arab, part of Dubai-based hospitality group Jumeirah International, has received the Ultimate Service Award for the region Middle East during an award ceremony held recently at the Internation

March 17, 2003

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Yasser Arafat suffered defeat in the Palestinian parliament Monday, with legislators rejecting his demand that a Cabinet formed by a future prime mini

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Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Mohamed Sayyed Tantawi voiced on Sunday his objection to the description of the looming military aggression against Iraq

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The United States ordered its non-essential diplomats and the families of all embassy personnel to leave Israel, Syria and Kuwait, in a move that coul

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At least seven Palestinians were killed and 18 wounded early Monday after some 30 Israeli tanks and armored vehicles supported by Apache attack helico

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Hanan Turk reconsidered her recent decision to back out of the film "Hub El Banat" (Girls Romance) alongside Egyptian actress Laila Ilwi

March 16, 2003

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With the Jewish holiday of Purim drawing closer, Israel imposed a full curfew on the Palestinian territories on Sunday.

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President Bush said Saturday there is little reason to hope that Iraq's Saddam Hussein will disarm and avoid a U.S.-led military attack.

March 15, 2003

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The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades said Saturday it had killed two West Bank men for collaborating with Israeli security forces.