Palestine

August 31, 2003

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Emirates SkyCargo is set to start freight services to North America in September, offering its customers in the United Arab Emirates, Gulf region and Indian subcontinent cargo capacity to and from mar

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Israeli employers are routinely violating the rights of the country’s 300,000 migrant workers making up 13 percent of the country's workforce, with conditions in some cases ''equivalent to slavery''.

August 30, 2003

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The crisis between Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat and Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas was made public in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, with dozens of

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Israeli forces killed two Hamas activists, including a leading field commander, in a helicopter missile strike in the Gaza Strip Saturday afternoon.

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The Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq accused the toppled Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein, of being behind the assassination of its h

August 29, 2003

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An Israeli settler was killed and his wife suffered serious wounds in a shooting attack Friday north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Almost 60 percent of Britons believe their Prime Minister Tony Blair cannot be trusted, according to a poll published a day after he dismissed claims

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The armed wing of Hamas vowed Friday to "avenge as soon as possible" the killing of one of its members in an Israeli helicopter strike in central Gaza

August 28, 2003

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on Thursday urged Kazakh businessmen to invest in Lebanon, promising that his country would provide all needed fa

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Hamas gunners fired four Qassam rockets into Israel on Thursday, one of which landed in Ashkelon's southern industrial zone. This marked the first tim

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Abderrahmane Youssoufi, former Moroccan Premier and leader of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP) on Tuesday called on the kingdom's politica

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Officials of several Islamic charities in the Gaza Strip said Thursday that 39 of their bank accounts have been frozen by the Palestinian Authority.

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An overloaded pickup overturned in northern Syria and caught fire after one of its tires exploded, killing  four people and injuring eight, a governme

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Hamas rejected on Thursday an appeal by Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat to renew a cease-fire with Israel after it was called off following the a

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While on visit in Japan, Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said on Thursday his country had decided to begin talks with the IAEA for inspections