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Mahmoud Abbas

US opposes Israel's tax freeze on Palestinians Subscription

6 January 2015 | By

Israel has stopped transfer of tax revenues in response to Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court

Protest: Riyadh reacted to the West’s handling of the Syrian crisis by refusing its seat in the UN Security Council

UN rejects Palestinian ‘solution’ Subscription

31 December 2014 | By

UN rejects resolution put forward by Palestinian Authority as US and Australia vote against

 given the rising volumes of passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro, the region is beginning to establish a track record that lenders and bankers could use to predict whether project finance debts can be repaid

The Middle East in 2030

10 December 2014 | By

Take part in MEED’s survey to identify the key trends that will shape the Middle East economy in 2030

Hashim Shawa, chairman and general manager of Bank of Palestine

Building on Palestinian success Subscription

9 December 2014 | By

Hashim Shawa, chairman and general manager of Bank of Palestine, talks about the strong investment climate in the Palestinian Territories and calls for more support for small businesses

Israel has been demolishing the homes of Palestinians involved in the attacks

Tensions escalate in Jerusalem Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Palestinians fear status of Al-Aqsa Mosque will be changed

Bank of Palestine net profit 2003-13

Bank of Palestine to open Dubai office Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Lender looking to attract more foreign investment

Lama Qussas

Nurturing Palestine’s young talent Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

In response to high levels of youth unemployment and the growing influence of radical Islam, the Palestinian Authority wants to encourage innovation among young Palestinians

$5.4bn aid raised for Gaza reconstruction

$5.4bn aid raised for Gaza reconstruction Subscription

13 October 2014 | By

Qatar alone pledges $1bn to rebuild homes and infrastructure

Ammar Aker

Paltel prospers in fixed-line market Subscription

6 October 2014 | By James Gavin

Ammar Aker, CEO of Palestine Telecommunications Company, says the operator is experiencing strong growth in its fixed-line business due to the political environment

Israel moves ground troops near Gaza border during 72-hour truce

Israel and Palestinian representatives begin indirect talks in Cairo Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

Gaza conflict saw 72-hour ceasefire commence on 5 August

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Israel's President Shimon Peres

International community pushes for ceasefire in Gaza Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

US and UN representatives travel to region to press for an an end to hostilities in Gaza


Gaza death toll passes 200 Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

Israel said it is also considering a ground invasion into Gaza

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Padico Holding listed on the Palestine Exchange invests in real estate, telecommunications, industry and financial services

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