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2008-08-20 12:00:44

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH The Palestinian Authority is concerned about the apparent rapprochement between Hamas and Jordan, a PA official in Ramallah said Monday.

2008-08-17 12:00:14

Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release 200 Palestinian prisoners at the urging of outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

2008-08-04 09:00:17

Palestinian supporters of the Fatah faction who fled to Israel from Gaza during weekend fighting will be transferred to the West Bank, officials said Monday. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak reportedly made the decision late Sunday, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz said.

2008-08-03 00:00:02

By Ibrahim Barzak Four people were killed and at least 40 injured yesterday in the worst day of internal fighting in Gaza for weeks. Amid loud explosions and gunfire in Gaza City, Hamas security forces took control of a Fatah stronghold and arrested dozens of people.

2008-08-01 09:00:20

Hamas security forces in Gaza arrested key members of the Fatah militants Friday following last week's deadly explosion in Gaza, Fatah sources said. Senior members, including some suspected top leaders, of the militant faction of Fatah were arrested, reported KUNA, the Kuwaiti news agency said.

2008-07-30 06:00:44

Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunications Company (WPT) and its shareholders Wataniya Telecom (National Mobile Telecommunications Company NMTC; 51% owned by Qatar Telecom QSC (Qtel) and the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) have announced the receipt of an official communication from the Palestinian Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MTIT) confirming that an agreement has been reached for spectrum to be allocated to the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).

2008-07-29 15:00:31

According to Doha Securities Market: Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunications Company (WPT) and its shareholders Wataniya Telecom (National Mobile Telecommunications Company NMTC; 51% owned by Qatar Telecom QSC (Qtel)) and the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) are pleased to announce receipt of an official communication from the Palestinian Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MTIT) confirming that an agreement has been reached for spectrum to be allocated to the...

2008-07-29 06:00:25

By Isabel Kershner Tension between the rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah spread Monday from Gaza to the West Bank, with reports of the Fatah- dominated Palestinian Authority security forces detaining more than 50 activists and academics associated with Hamas.

2008-07-27 09:00:19

Text of report in English by pro-Hamas Palestinian Information Centre website on 27 July [Unattributed report from Gaza: "Hamas: AMB Threats Against the Movement Are Not Unusual"] The Hamas Movement stated on 26 July that the threats made by the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of Fatah, to eradicate the movement in the West Bank, are not startling in light of its high- level security coordination with the Israeli occupation.

2008-07-23 06:00:11

By Anthony H. Cordesman Having just returned from the Middle East, I find it hard to have much optimism about peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel sees Hamas' control of Gaza as a situation it cannot do anything about.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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