December 25, 2002
Thailand will enforce, as of December 29, new visa procedures for Moroccan nationals, the Thai embassy in Rabat said on Tuesday, according to the offi
Damascus Radio on Tuesday stressed the “terrible suffering” of the Palestinian people and the turning of the occupied Arab territories into a “huge co
December 24, 2002
Palestinian refugees decided in Tyre, Lebanon Tuesday to hold regular weekly sit-ins against cuts in medical and educational assistance by the United
Three people were killed and a fourth injured when a nitrogen tube exploded at Khartoum air base Tuesday, the Sudanese armed forces said.
A small bomb exploded outside a grocery shop in the Lebanese Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh Tuesday, causing damage but no casualties, acco
Israel's army said Tuesday it had pulled back to the outskirts of Bethlehem to allow Christmas celebrations to proceed in the town.
Italian oil giant Eni, through its subsidiary IEOC Exploration BV, successfully drilled the exploration well Tennin 1 in the Mediterranean offshore of Egypt, in front of the Nile Delta.
December 23, 2002
Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh received in Hodeidah Monday, Sheikh Hamad Bin-Jassim, Qatar's Foreign Minister, who handed President Saleh a letter
Israeli soldiers shot dead two Hamas activists Monday as they rode a tractor near the West Bank town of Jenin, Palestinian security officials said.
A long-delayed customs union within the Gulf Cooperation Council is scheduled to go into force on January 1, 2003, the organization’s 23rd annual summit concluded. The move is considered a major stepp
December 22, 2002
A Palestinian general election scheduled for January has been postponed indefinitely because of Israel's reoccupation of West Bank cities, a Palestini
The AM Best insurance rating company has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- of Egypt’s Al-Chark Insurance Company and assigned it a negative outlook. The outlook reflects the challenges asso
December 21, 2002
Israel used armored combat vehicles to enforce new blockades in the Gaza Strip on Saturday and arrested more Palestinians in a crackdown after recent
A tanker carrying a cargo of chemicals was forced to drop anchor in Istanbul's Bosphorus strait to avoid being swept onshore by strong currents. The
A bomb exploded in front of a stationery shop in the Lebanese Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh overnight causing damage but no casualties, ac