By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Gaza/ West Bank

Gaza/ West Bank news and analysis, tenders, contracts awarded, commentary and economic data

If you are not a MEED subscriber but need access to trusted information, expert analysis and new sales leads then subscribe to the Middle East’s leading business intelligence service now

News & analysis

Kerry cancels meeting with Palestinian leader Subscription

3 April 2014, 7:29 GMT | By

Decision is a sign that Middle East peace talks may soon collapse

Arab summit refuses to recognise Israel as ‘Jewish state’ Subscription

27 March 2014, 6:18 GMT | By

Definition of Israel is key point in US-Palestinian peace talks

Gaza and West Bank

Gaza & West Bank: Limited optimism as deadline nears

26 March 2014, 11:50 GMT

Hope for a long-lasting peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians is currently questionable

Scepticism lingers over peace talks Subscription

25 March 2014, 10:39 GMT | By James Gavin

The deadline is drawing near for Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate a final status agreement under a US-brokered plan. So far, neither side looks willing to compromise

Hope for economic improvement Subscription

25 March 2014, 6:26 GMT | By James Gavin

Although GDP growth has been slowing in the Palestinian territories on the back of falling donor aid, local business leaders believe 2014 could see the economy accelerate strongly

Bank of Palestine posts increase in profits Subscription

13 February 2014, 10:07 GMT | By

Lender continues to target SME sector

Palestine stock market may join FTSE indices Subscription

5 January 2014, 9:18 GMT | By

Palestine Exchange seeks to attract long-term investors to improve its liquidity

Bank of Palestine improves access to credit Subscription

5 December 2013, 12:05 GMT | By

The Bank of Palestine is striving to bring more of the Palestinian population into the banking sector

Bank of Palestine posts third quarter profit increase Subscription

4 November 2013, 10:55 GMT | By

Pre-tax profit up by more than 4 per cent

Billions lost to Palestine due to West Bank occupation Subscription

8 October 2013, 13:59 GMT | By

Palestinian economy could expand by 35 per cent if land was accessible

Middle East and North Africa region Muslim population percentage

Religious pluralism amid restrictions Subscription

4 September 2013, 11:58 GMT | By

Growing sectarian tensions are further restricting the Middle East’s diverse religious groups

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks start Subscription

15 August 2013, 7:00 GMT | By

Talks met with scepticism as Israel announces settlement expansion

Filter Gaza/ West Bank articles by sector


Padico Holding logo

Padico Subscription

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

Palestinian Telecommunication Group Paltel logo

Palestinian Telecommunication Group Subscription

Paltel is the largest private-sector company in the Gaza and West Bank

Wataniya Mobile Palestine logo

Wataniya Mobile Palestine Subscription

Established as a partnership between Kuwait-headquartered Wataniya Group and the Palestine Investment Fund, it went public in 2011

See all company profiles


Yezid Sayigh Subscription

Issue 39 30 September-6 October 2011

Yezid Sayigh is professor, Middle East studies, King’s College London

See all biographies

Newsletter Sign-up

More sector and country newsletters

Subscribe to MEED to receive your choice of premium newsletters

Find out more