Palestine

August 22, 2003

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Two Kurdish guerrillas were killed and nine Turkish soldiers were wounded on Friday during clashes in Turkey's southeast, local media reported.

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Tens of thousands of Palestinians poured into the streets of Gaza City on Friday to march in a fiery funeral procession for Ismaeel Abu Shanab, a lead

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Iran on Friday condemned the recent move by the British police to detain Iran's former ambassador to Argentina, Hadi Soleimanpour, stressing that the

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The Palestinian groups Islamic Jihad and Hamas issued a joint statement formally ending their truce following an Israeli air strike that killed a top

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Two American troops were killed in Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday, bringing the number of US combat deaths to 179.

August 21, 2003

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Palestinians fired three home-made Qassam rockets on Thursday night, one of which landed in the Israeli southern town of Sderot, according to Israeli

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Speaking a few hours after the Israeli assassination of Ismaeel Abu Shanab, a senior Hamas official in Gaza, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell call

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Head of Ilam governorate court, Mohammed Parani said Thursday that 183 Iranians have died after entering Iraq, illegally to visit holy sites since the

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Senior Hamas political leader Ismaeel Abu Shanab was among three Palestinians killed Thursday afternoon by missiles fired by Israeli helicopters in G

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Israeli forces and tanks moved into the West Bank towns of Nablus and Jenin early Thursday, searching for Palestinian activists following Tuesday nigh

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The United Arab Emirates ranked 17th on the seventh edition of the Economic Freedom of the World survey published by the US-based Cato Institute, in conjunction with the Fraser Institute of Canada.

August 20, 2003

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Israel decided Wednesday to assassinate Palestinian activists as the Palestinians held an emergency Cabinet meeting to decide how to respond to a Hama

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sent Wednesday a cable of condolences to Brazilian Preident Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expressing his condolences over

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz decided Wednesday that Israel will undertake military action in response to the

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Egypt on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly bombing attack against UN headquarters in Baghdad that killed 24 people, and the suicide attack in th