Palestinian Territories

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Posted: 13-12-2005
INTERNATIONAL. A private sector working group, consisting of representatives from the Palestinian and Israeli business community, met yesterday in London to finalise a Joint Declaration and Action Plan for revival of the Palestinian economy. The Declaration identifies priority areas, such as movement of people and goods, protection of the activities of investors, good governance, transparency and accountability. The private sector will be the driving force for economic growth and development. The Declaration will be presented at the Conference on 'Promoting Economic Growth in the We
Posted: August 11, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. The Palestinians said Israel's new plans for settlement construction showed it was "not serious" in efforts to negotiate peace and urged Washington to intervene as sponsor of the talks.
Posted: August 6, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Israel has always sought maximum Palestinian geography with minimal Palestinian demography. Their aim is to demographically engineer a Jewish majority at all costs. Perpetual occupation allows Israel to have its cake and eat it too while leaving crumbs for the Palestinians.
Posted: August 2, 2013
IRAN. "Some Iranian media quoted him as saying that this wound should be 'cleansed', but the transcript of his remarks does not reveal that sentiment, the BBC Persian service said.
Posted: August 1, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. If there was even a small chance of success in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, they would have to be based on three fundamental tenets.
Posted: August 1, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Historic meeting parallel activities encouraging negotiations happening in Palestine and Israel.
Posted: July 30, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators held their first peace talks in nearly three years in a U.S.-brokered effort that Secretary of State John Kerry hopes will end their conflict.
Posted: July 29, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. "Going forward it is no secret this is a difficult process. If it were easy, it would have happened a long time ago," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Posted: July 25, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Although the prospect of success of these negotiations is very slim, if there is any opportunity for a breakthrough, it will ultimately depend not only on major concessions both sides must make, but also on other critical elements, without which the prospect of success stands at zero.
Posted: July 20, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry anticipated Israeli and Palestinian envoys would come to Washington soon for what a U.S. official said would mark the launch of direct negotiations.
Posted: July 18, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. An Israeli official had earlier said that if the Palestinians accepted the formula, John Kerry could announce the relaunch of peace talks.
Posted: July 18, 2013
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Posted: July 18, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. "That what complicates it, obviously, is that you had an extraordinary situation in Egypt of life and death, of the potential of civil war and enormous violence, and you now have a constitutional process proceeding forward very rapidly." - John Kerry
Posted: July 16, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jordan today on his sixth trip to the Middle East in as many months to push Israelis and Palestinians back to peace talks.
Posted: July 1, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. "What's happening in Egypt is another manifestation of what's happening across the region - the era of the strong, centralized Arab state giving way to decentralization, sectarianism, and violence."
Posted: June 29, 2013
JORDAN. Direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in late 2010 in a dispute over Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. "Adapt to Survive", a global study by PwC, commissioned by LinkedIn, reveals the economic impact of not having the right people in the right jobs.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
KUWAIT. For much of the past decade, international companies operating in the major projects sector have found Kuwait a challenging market in which to do business. However, there are good reasons to believe this year will be different.
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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