Palestine

August 24, 2003

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Sixteen people were killed and twenty others were wounded on Sunday in a bus crash near the Black Sea town of Amasya, according to Turkey's Anatolia n

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A possible crisis was developing in the Palestinian Authority on Sunday after Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and the PLO's Executive Committee o

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The Tel Aviv District Court began hearing Sunday morning the closing arguments in the trial of former Tanzim head Marwan Barghouti. The trial opened n

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Palestinians from the Gaza Strip fired a new longer-range Qassam rocket Sunday that landed in the Zikim beach, just south of the coastal city of Ashke

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Palestinian security forces on Saturday night started to take initial steps against armed factions in the Gaza Strip following massive pressure from t

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Prominent Egyptian actress Amina Riziq, known for being the mother of Egyptian cinema, passed away at the age of 90

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Saudi Arabia passed its first anti-money laundering law on August 18, 2003. The 29-article law makes terrorist financing a punishable offense with jail terms up to 15 years and fines of $1.86 million

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Zagil Wireless, an international consortium with strong regional connections led by a group of Iraqi telecommunications and business leaders, has submitted its bid for a license to operate a wireless

August 23, 2003

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Palestinian leaders said Saturday they would try to broker a new halt to attacks by Islamic and other groups and urged Israel to stop killing top acti

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Saudi Arabia's chief cleric deemed it a sin for Muslim to kill non-Muslims, in a religious ruling aimed at countering terrorism.

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US President George W. Bush froze the financial assets of six top officials of Hamas as well as five European charities said by the American administr

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A group of fans who wanted to show Milhim Zein that he is their Superstar and created a special website for that contains detailed information and photos of the singer

August 22, 2003

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Israeli occupation troops on Friday afternoon shot dead three Palestinians in an operation in the West Bank city of Nablus.

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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