Palestine

October 4, 2003

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A special Israeli unit operating in the West Bank city of Tulkarem on Saturday shot dead a Fatah activist who Israel blames for killing five Israelis

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French President Jacques Chirac said Saturday he was disappointed by a new U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution on Iraq.

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During a protest involving former Iraqi troops in the southern city of Basra, British forces shot and killed at least one person.

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At least 20 people were killed and about 50 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Haifa on Saturday afternoon.

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The United States has told Israel it disapproves of plans to construct more than 600 new homes in West Bank settlements, the U.S. State Department sai

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The director of the upcoming Ramadan TV drama series “Mas’alit Mabda’” (A Matter of Principle), Khairy Ibsharah, has asked Egyptian actress Ghada Riziq to go on a strict diet in order to suitably fit

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Lebanese singer George Wassouf has announced that he will be renewing his contract with the Music Production Company Rotana, going back on a recent decision to leave

October 3, 2003

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Israeli soldiers Friday opened fire on Palestinians near the West Bank city of Jenin, wounding three, one of them seriously.

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One Bahraini policeman was critically injured and five others suffered severe burns to their bodies when a group of people in Sitra hurled a Molotov c

October 2, 2003

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Thursday the United States has "concerns" about settlement activities after Israeli plans to build more t

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Algeria's main political party is to quit from the government in a dispute over the next presidential election.   The National Liberation Front (FLN)

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Palestinians are ready for a ceasefire with Israel, but only if foreign observers were in the Mid-East region to monitor the process, Palestinian lead

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Eight Palestinians were lightly to moderately injured Thursday in a blast near the central Gaza Strip town of Dir al-Balah, Palestinian medical source

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Despite his knowledge of both the US and Israeli governments’ negative stance towards the new Palestinian government, Palestinian president Yasser Ara

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Two American troops were killed late Wednesday in Iraq. In one incident, a US soldier was shot dead late Wednesday while on patrol in Baghdad's al-Man