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USAID Inaugurates New Bethlehem Stone and Marble Facility

West Bank – Today, USAID inaugurated Arts of Carved Stone, a new stone and marble company at the Bethlehem Multidisciplinary Industrial Park. USAID’s investments provided the company, also known as Techno Founoun, with the latest technology to maintain a competitive edge in global markets such as Moscow and Sao Paulo. The new facility, completed in ...
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Jason Greenblatt Statement on Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossing Points

The United States welcomes the Palestinian Authority’s deployment on November 1, 2017 to the Erez, Kerem Shalom, and Rafah crossing points in Gaza. The United States believes it is essential that the Palestinian Authority assume full responsibility for Gaza. The United States will be following developments in Gaza closely, while working together with the Palestinian ...
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U.S. Consulate Launches Eighth Annual Bazaar for Palestinian Women Entrepreneurs

JERUSALEM – On October 31, the U.S. Consulate General launched the eighth annual Women’s Microenterprise Bazaar in support of Palestinian female business owners from all over Gaza, the West Bank, and Jerusalem.  The evening’s inauguration and fashion presentation showcased the Palestinian-designed styles and handmade products available for sale.  The bazaar is open to the public ...
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Successful Completion of U.S. Workshop to Help Palestinian Entrepreneurs Flourish

JERUSALEM – October 25th marked the successful completion of a U.S. Consulate General-sponsored workshop to build a better ecosystem for innovation in the West Bank.  Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the workshop convened American experts and Palestinian entrepreneurs, academics, business leaders, and government stakeholders to identify policy and regulatory reforms that will help ...
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