Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (R), European High Representative ...
Apr 13th, 2011
(Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (R), European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton (C) and Norway's Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere arrive for a joint news conference after the annual spring meeting of the donor coordination group for the Palestine Territories at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels April 13, 2011. Fayyad will brief Western representatives in Brussels on Wednesday on his bid for nearly $5 billion in investment to launch a Palestinian state. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) -
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's fighting has uprooted more than half of the country's 530,000 Palestinians - descendants of refugees from a Mideast conflict half a century ago - and their situation is becoming increasingly desperate, the head of a U.N. aid agency said Thursday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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