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Government: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) is set to form a right-wing coalition

Economic revival to be delayed Subscription

31 March 2015 | By

The dire economic situation in the Palestinian territories could well lead to another bout of conflict, compounded by the potential emergence of a right-leaning cabinet in Israel

Gaza and West Bank

Gaza & West Bank: Slow growth dampens hope

31 March 2015

Agriculture could lead to thousands of new jobs

Cultivated area in Palestinian territories by governorate

Palestine looks to high-value crops Subscription

30 March 2015 | By James Gavin

Gaza’s farmers are looking to technology and strategic projects to revitalise an agriculture sector suffering from years of occupation

Rawabi planned city in the Palestinian Territories

Homes move up the Palestinian agenda Subscription

30 March 2015 | By James Gavin

The Palestinian Territories are to see new affordable housing projects come to fruition, despite the challenges developers have had to face getting the schemes off the ground

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

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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

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