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Start-up aims to reshape aid structure for Palestine

Palestine has received more than $23bn from the donor community since the Oslo Accords were signed in 1993 [Ylenia Gostoli/Al Jazeera] Ramallah, occupied West Bank – In a light-filled office in Ramallah’s first technology park, a group of sleep-deprived youth in their mid-20s are discussing the next steps to promote …

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Germany to finance projects worth 49 million euros

Foreign Minister Riyad Malki, right, signing the cooperation agreements with German Representative Peter Beerwerth in Ramallah. WAFA photo by Shorouq Zeid.  RAMALLAH, November 9, 2016 (WAFA) – Germany and the Palestinian Authority signed on Wednesday two financial and technical cooperation agreements that commit Germany to provide 49 million euros to …

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EU launches €2.4 mln programme to boost private sector development in Gaza

The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a new programme to rehabilitate and consolidate the Gaza Industrial Estate (GIE). The GIE is intended to work as a catalyst for industrial development in Gaza once fully operational. The new programme will be implemented by the UNDP …

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UNRWA employees announce series of strikes in occupied Palestinian territory

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The union for local employees of UNRWA, the UN agency responsible for providing services for some five million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, announced on Monday that a series of protests would take place across the occupied Palestinian territory after international organizations failed to meet …

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Gazan businessmen to attend conference in Egypt regarding economic situation in Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A delegation of Gazan businessmen and civil society personnel are scheduled to travel to Egypt from the Gaza Strip on Sunday, to partake in a conference discussing the current economic situation in the besieged coastal enclave. Osama Kheil, a spokesman for the union of contractors in …

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Gaza’s exchange shops come under scrutiny

A Palestinian man changes money at a currency exchange bureau in Gaza City, Gaza, Jan. 30, 2006.  (photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — On Oct. 26, the Palestinian Ministry of National Economy started the process of establishing an oversight department aimed at overseeing the work of currency exchange …

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QRCS to Launch Mega Health Projects in Gaza

October 15 th , 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched a set of health projects in Gaza, in the fields of capacity building for the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH) via the medical education program and support of health facilities, under the Gaza Health Sector Development …

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Birzeit protest ends as students strike tuition deal

  Students at Birzeit University protest a tuition hike, Bizeit, West Bank, Aug. 25, 2016. (photo by Facebook/@Shashaps) The Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced Oct. 4 that a committee of representatives from Palestinian universities has been formed to develop a higher education law to resolve problems plaguing Palestinian universities, particularly financial ones. The …

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After War and Tumult, the Palestine Stock Market Joins the World

Palestine Exchange gets included in FTSE Russell index It’s a milestone moment, but politics threatens to overshadow Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Most stock exchanges have a screen of company tickers, flashing prices and a collection of plaques from local brokerages. What they don’t have is a military checkpoint five …

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Palestinian Education Ministry threatens to fire teachers if strike launched

A Palestinian teacher bears a sign reading: “Give me my rights, I miss my students” during protests in March. (MaanImages) RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Ministry of Education warned hundreds of public school teachers on Tuesday that they could be fired if they go forward with plans to strike in …

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