Despite difficulties to bring goods into Gaza, factory hopes to employ up to 1,000 Palestinians directly or indirectly and keep 3 million bottles in circulation.
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In his speech to Fatah delegates this week, the president implied that Palestinians should abandon the armed struggle and focus on realistic, attainable goals. However, his control of funds and jobs undermines his political stance.
Task force led by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a Democrat, and former U.S. National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, a Republican, offered a bipartisan rejection of President Barack Obama's Syria policy.
The arrival of Eitan Na'eh marks another step in the improvement of relations that soured with the 2010 confrontation between Israeli commandos and a Turkish flotilla sailing for Gaza.
Egypt takes another step to restrict human rights NGOs and media; as in Israel, they are seen as source of all evil
Meanwhile, Syrian rebels vow to continue fighting in east Aleppo in the face of sudden government advances.
UNESCO sites, desert treks, ski and shopping jaunts – these are among the attractions drawing millions each year to Iran. Still, all is not smooth sailing.
Iraqi government and Kurdish forces surround the city from the north, east and south, while Popular Mobilisation forces - a coalition of Iranian-backed Shi'ite groups - are trying to close in from the west.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
Erdogan has long sought constitutional change to strengthen what had been in the past a largely ceremonial position in Turkey.