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Israel to suffer bigger economic losses than Palestinians

Economic stakes are high for Israel as tourism and logistics sectors affected negatively

July 15, 2014 5:26
 
Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

While most other, much larger, sovereign wealth funds invest heavily abroad in a bid to spread risk and maximise returns, the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) is focused on developing the local economy.

April 8, 2012 11:23
 

Palestinians to raise taxes, cut costs to curb deficit

PM Fayyad says action needed after foreign aid shortfall; Economic problems coincide with political uncertainty

January 10, 2012 11:00
 
What happens when a journalist shows his claws

What happens when a journalist shows his claws

AP’s Matthew Lee grills State Department’s Victoria Nuland when the US decided to cut UNESCO funding. No claws retracted here.

November 2, 2011 5:07
 

Palestinians say hackers hit internet services

Hackers disrupted Palestinian Internet services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the Palestinian telecoms minister said, alleging that a foreign government was behind the interference.

November 2, 2011 12:08
 

UNESCO to vote on Monday on Palestinian entry

UN cultural agency UNESCO will vote on Monday on a Palestinian request for membership, part of a wider Palestinian campaign for recognition as a state within the wider United Nations system.

October 29, 2011 2:54
 
In would-be Palestinian state, a dose of reality

In would-be Palestinian state, a dose of reality

While leaders mount UN bid, Palestinian independence seems like fantasy, what with the struggle to survive on West Bank and a cash crisis posing a risk to Palestinian Authority.

September 21, 2011 11:45
 

Saudi to pay $200M to cash-squeezed Palestinians

Saudi Arabia told the Palestinian prime minister on Monday it would contribute $200 million to the Palestinian Authority, the official Palestinian news agency reported, funds that will ease a crippling financial crisis faced by the PA.

September 20, 2011 2:48
 
Venture capital fund helps Palestinians build state

Venture capital fund helps Palestinians build state

First joint Palestinian-Israel VC fund in West Bank; Has $28.7 million to invest in 15 companies over 5 years; IT sector resilient, to help with state-building

May 18, 2011 5:15
 
The Six Degrees of…Tony Bates

The Six Degrees of…Tony Bates

Microsoft’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype –the largest Microsoft has ever made – has put Tony Bates, Skype CEO, into…

May 16, 2011 4:37
 
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