Palestine

August 10, 2003

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas discussed Middle East peace efforts and the situation in the Palestinian territories with Saudi King Fahd in t

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz held talks in Damascus Saturday focused on Iraq and the situation in t

August 9, 2003

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Palestinian officials attacked Israel for its Friday raid on the West Bank city of Nablus and accused it of seeking to destroy a truce and US-sponsore

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas was skipping a visit to Kuwait that was to be the highest-level visit by a Palestinian official since ties so

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U.S. troops came under renewed attacks Saturday that wounded at least four soldiers.

August 8, 2003

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At least one Hamas activist and an Israeli soldier were killed during an early Friday clash, in a refugee camp near Nablus.

August 7, 2003

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas is to visit Saudi Arabia Thursday at the beginning of a Gulf tour that will also take him to the United Arab E

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Israeli Police officers blocked Likud parliament member Yehiel Hazan from going up to the Temple Mount, the third holiest Islamic site, on Thursday mo

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A bookcase toppled down on Egyptian actress Laila Elwi while she was sitting at home one day, forcing her to refrain from acting and stay home for at least a week

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United Real Estate Company (URC), developer of Kuwait’s Marina Mall, has announced net profits of KD3.75 million ($12.375 million) during the first six months of 2003, an increase of 114 percent over

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USAID announced that Bechtel, the recipient of USAID's Iraq Civil Infrastructure Reconstruction contract, has finished its first Iraqi infrastructure project, a four-lane bridge bypass. An Iraqi firm,

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The United States will pledge up to $26 million to the sixth emergency appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near Ea

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United Fisheries of Kuwait (UFK) reported net profits of KD759,404 ($2.5 million) during the first six months of 2003, down nearly 43 percent from the KD1.329 million recorded in the same period last

August 6, 2003

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More than 300 Palestinian prisoners were freed on Wednesday, as part of what Israel described a "a good-will measure" and the Palestinian Authority te

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Earlier this week, Israel claimed that it has decreased the number of Palestinian prisoners it was planning on releasing Wednesday after it has discov