Palestine

August 6, 2003

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Samsung Electronics and Mashreqbank launched a co-branded credit card for consumers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Samsung Mashreqbank Credit Card targets customers with an affinity towards th

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USAID is working with the Bechtel Corporation to make emergency repairs to Iraq's telecom infrastructure. Baghdad, through which inter-city communications are routed, still has "minimal telecommunicat

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Standard & Poor's upgraded the long-term issuer credit and unsecured debt ratings of the African Development Bank from AA+ to AAA, with a stable outlook. S&P’s had downgraded the long-term issuer cred

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The White House is mulling the possibility of halting distribution of up to $9 billion in loan guarantees to Israel in an attempt to pressure Sharon's government to freeze the construction of a fence

August 5, 2003

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Amidst reports of a US proposal to dismantle both the Hamas and Islamic Jihad military infrastructures in return for amnesty for all Palestinian priso

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ordered judicial officials to show more leniency towards students who are in detention f

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Representatives from 12 Arab countries held discussions Tuesday on forging a unified stance on how to deal with Iraq, mainly its U.S.-appointed Govern

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A majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip support the current cease-fire on attacks against Israel, however nearly 78 percent sai

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's Political Advisor Usama al-Baz called upon Israel Monday to "stop its nuclear program" and to "destroy its nuclear

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Israeli soldiers stormed into a house in the West Bank and detained over 40 opponents of its so-called "security fence," 34 of them foreigners of the

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas' office late Monday announced that the meeting with Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had been cancelled,

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Regional GSM mobile and internet services operator Orascom Telecom Holding announced its consolidated results for first quarter 2003, in which total subscribers reached 4.8 million, an increase of 12

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Computer Associates Middle East (CA-ME), regional Information Technology (IT) management solutions provider, has recently appointed Hayssam El Masri as the company’s director of operations to be based

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The Palestine Securities Exchange (PSE) got a surprise boost as the Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas met with US President George Bush in Washington. Investors, however, are still awaiting to

August 4, 2003

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Leaders from both Hamas and the Islamic Jihad viewed the Israeli proposal to release Palestinian prisoners as nothing more than a ‘publicity stunt’ wh