October 23, 2002
Undercover Israeli soldiers entered the Palestinian refugee camp Balata near Nablus, and nabbed five Fatah activists, reports said.
A lieutenant colonel in the Israeli army was recently arrested by the Shin Bet Security Service on suspicion of syping for Hizbullah, the Israeli medi
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip said early Wednesday that Israeli forces knocked down several empty buildings in Rafah, next to the Egyptian border. Pa
October 22, 2002
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has formed a new Cabinet that will be presented to the legislative council for approval next week, the Speaker of the
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Tuesday US Middle East envoy William Burns that "the United States does not seem able to understand events in th
An Egyptian border policeman was injured in the right shoulder on Monday during a shootout with Palestinians trying to smuggle weapons over the border
Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein is likely to order the use of chemical weapons if his country comes under US attack, the leader of Iraq's main Shiite
The Israeli army is set to tighten curfews on Palestinian towns and villages following the attack on the bus near the northern town of Karkur Monday a
U.S. President Bush said on Monday he believed Iraq could be disarmed peacefully and he was willing to give diplomacy one more try.
October 21, 2002
An explosion went off on a bus in northern Israel on Monday, killing at least 14 and injuring at least 40 people. The bus explosion took place in nort
Undersecretary of State John Bolton discussed with Russian officials in Moscow Monday the situation in Iraq and other U.S.-Russian strategic security
Assistant U.S. Secretary of State William Burns discussed the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Saudi Arabia's King Fahd.
Israeli forces killed early Monday two Palestinians near Kfar Darom settlement in the Gaza Strip. According to Israeli press reports, the two armed Pa
Kuwait’s Gulf Bank posted a 10 percent increase in net profits in the first nine months of 2002 reaching 36.6 million Kuwaiti dinars. The Bank reported a return on equity of 24 percent, an improvement
October 20, 2002
French President Jacques Chirac met with his Syrian peer Bashar al Assad in Damascus on Sunday to discuss the Middle East situation and Iraq.