Palestine

May 28, 2003

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US occupation forces in Iraq arrested Wednesday a senior Palestinian diplomat outside his office in Baghdad.

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) told an Israeli newspaper that the Palestinians will not relinquish the "right of return", but th

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The 30th Foreign Ministerial session of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) opened in Tehran, Iran on Wednesday with an inaugural speech

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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology Mohammad Jameel bin Ahmad Mulla left Riyadh Wednesday for Beirut to participa

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Egypt’s Misr Qena Cement has concluded a number of export contracts for 1.2 million tons of cement, valued through March 2004. The expansion of the Safaga port facilities will allow for higher export

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Iraq’s newly appointed oil minister Thamir Ghadhban has confirmed that the US appointed Iraqi administration has no intention of re-activating a cancelled oil contract to Russia’s LUKoil.

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A new cancer care facility has opened at Beit Jala Government Hospital in the West Bank with support from the Government of Italy. The UNDP implemented the $2.2 million project in cooperation with the

May 27, 2003

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US President George W. Bush is planned to meet the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers at one summit next week and hold a separate summit with sev

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Jordan's Prime Minster Ali Abul Ragheb met on Tuesday Iranian Minister of Industry Eshagh Jahangiri in the presence of Minster of Trade and Industry S

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Palestinian peer Mahmud Abbas (Abu Mazen) will meet later this week in Jerusalem for their second round of

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MTC-Vodafone Bahrain, the second GSM mobile provider in Bahrain, has signed JHC Recruitment, a professional division of BDO Jawad Habib Bahrain, to support the telecommunication company in recruiting

May 26, 2003

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An 11-year-old Palestinian boy, Samer Arar, was shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Krawat Bani Zeid on Monday evening.

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The Israeli Prime Minister's Office said early Monday morning that Ariel Sharon would meet with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen)

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Tunisian singer Thekra has just released her third Khaliji (Gulf) style album under the name of "Khaliji 3"

May 25, 2003

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The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved the U.S.-backed road map for Middle East peace, that envisions a Palestinian state by 2005, but put forth a num