Arab Bank Plc

Type: Company
Name: Arab Bank Plc (Arab Bank Group)
Nationality: Jordan
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Arab Bank Group
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 2 reports

Arab Bank Head Says Israel Not Called 'Enemy'

By NICK DIVITOBROOKLYN (CN) - Arab Bank's former chairman of the board told a jury that he had no knowledge that his father, a Palestinian who preceded him as chairman, wrote a letter in the bank's 2003 annual report stating that "our brothers in Palestine" ... [Published Courthouse News Service - 42 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Witness ID's suicide bomber in 2003 attack

Bryan Pace/for New York Daily News Josh Faudem testified Thursday in Brooklyn Federal Court in a civil trial against Arab Bank. Bryan Pace/for New York Daily News The filmmaker says first there was a lot of music, and then there was an explosion in ... [Published New York Daily News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Bank accused of funding terror in US trial

A federal courthouse in Brooklyn is the next battlefield between the West and Islamic terror movements.Representatives of the victims of two suicide bombings in Israel have accused the Arab Bank - headquartered in Jordan with branches in 30 countries ... [Published Jewish Chronicle - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

IN Brief (Aug. 21 2014)

in NewsTaiz public transport benefits from 20 percent hikeSANA’A, August 20—The Transportation Fees Committee in Taiz governorate approved a 20 percent increase in fares for all public transportation in the governorate on Tuesday.The new fares will be ... [Published Yemen Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

ASIC ‘public service culture’ criticised

| Aleks Vickovich Today's NewsA former ASIC staffer has taken the corporate regulator to task for its “heads on sticks” approach that has prevented it from tackling major structural issues.Stephan Kasanczuk is a director of the consultancy firm WolfThink ... [Published InvestorDaily - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

CBY Governor: Fiscal situation stable after reforms in Yemen

Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen Mohammed bin Hamam said on Tuesday the fiscal conditions and banking activity in the country is stable mainly due to increasing trust of investors in the Yemeni Rial and increasing demand for foreign currency.The ... [Published Yemen Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Role for the World Bank

Remittances bring new challengesAUG 19 -A federal trial in Brooklyn is focusing anew on illicit money flows. The case involves a bank headquartered in Jordan, called Arab Bank, which plaintiffs say handled transactions for people or organizations it knew ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Arab Bank Under Scrutiny For Hamas Transactions

Arab Bank has been accused in court of fueling terrorism after specific bank transactions were found indicating that the recipients were members of Hamas, designated a terrorist organization by Israel and the United States. Arab Bank has its headquarters ... [Published Mideast Time - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Arab Bank, Respected Multi-National in Dock for Terror

Arab Bank, on trial in New York for allegedly supporting terrorism, is one of the biggest and most prestigious Arab banking giants in the world.Founded in 1930 by Abdel Hamid Shoman, a Palestinian from Jerusalem who worked as a peddler in New York then ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Global Finance names ‘World's Best Global Banks’

The annual listing of the ‘World’s Best Banks” has been released by the Global Finance magazine.The report will be featured in the Global Finance’s October issue, and will include the best bank worldwide for corporate, consumer and private banking, emerging ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Arab Bank On Trial For Allegedly Funding Hamas

Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET. In New York, a Jordanian bank is being sued by victims of terrorism who say the bank sent money to terrorists. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the New York ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 13 reports

Arab Bank : records show funds were transferred to Hamas (Terror finance trial plaintiffs)

Plaintiffs told the jury in the Arab Bank terror financing trial on Thursday that "you will see bank records in black and white that say ' Hamas' " as proof the bank knew it was being used to fund terrorism.One of the lead plaintiffs' lawyers, Mark Werbner ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 15 2014]

Quotes

"The bank is a commercial bank. It does not interfere in politics. We have always called for the establishment of peace between the Arab states and the state of Israel" Hamid Shoman said in a pre-recorded deposition from May 2010 that was played for jurors in Brooklyn Federal Court
"There was a lot of music going on and then the explosion," said Josh Faudem, 38. "I jumped on my girlfriend and covered her. The bomber exploded right at the entrance of the bar."
"The oil subsidy reform boosted the trust of investors in the national economy more than ever before" Al-Souri was quoted as saying
"At NBAD we believe that to be recognised as the World's Best Arab Bank, we need to put our customers at the forefront and do the right things, the right way" said Abdulla Al Otaiba, Senior Managing Director of Retail & Commercial - Gulf at NBAD

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Arab Bank Head Says Israel Not Called 'Enemy' [Published Courthouse News Service - 42 mins ago]
Witness ID's suicide bomber in 2003 attack [Published New York Daily News - 5 hours ago]
Paycheck for Terrorism: $5,300 for Suicide Attack [Published Heritage Foundation - 5 hours ago]
Bank accused of funding terror in US trial [Published Jewish Chronicle - 6 hours ago]
IN Brief (Aug. 21 2014) [Published Yemen Times - 18 hours ago]
ASIC ‘public service culture’ criticised [Published InvestorDaily - Aug 20 2014]
Foreign Banks Pack Their Bags In Switzerland [Published Value Walk - Aug 20 2014]
CBY Governor: Fiscal situation stable after ref... [Published Yemen Post - Aug 20 2014]
National Bank of Abu Dhabi selects NCR SelfServ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Role for the World Bank [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 20 2014]
Arab Bank Under Scrutiny For Hamas Transactions [Published Mideast Time - Aug 19 2014]
ARAB BANK : Hamas official tells umbrella Hamas... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
AL ANWAR SAOG : Maha's OMR7.9m IPO in Oman to o... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Arab Bank, Respected Multi-National in Dock for... [Published Naharnet - Aug 19 2014]
Global Finance names ‘World's Best Global Banks’ [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 19 2014]
Grand Central Terminal Hosts An Indoor Picnic [Published CBS New York - Aug 18 2014]
Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Ba... [Published CBS New York - Aug 18 2014]
Waiting for the Hamas-Israel intermarriage [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 18 2014]
Arab Bank Trial Over Transactions Opens in U.S. [Published Araboo.com - Aug 17 2014]
CI raises ratings of Turkland Bank [Published CPI Financial - Aug 17 2014]
Arab banks credit volume reaches $1.7 trln in [Published Gulf Bankers - Aug 17 2014]
A New York Branch of the Arab Bank is viewed on... [Published Albawaba - Aug 17 2014]
First Civil Case against Bank under 2001 Anti-T... [Published AllGov - Aug 16 2014]
Arab Bank On Trial For Allegedly Funding Hamas [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 16 2014]
Arab Bank On Trial For Allegedly Funding Hamas [Published NPR - Aug 16 2014]
Hamas spokesman dismisses US bank case as “poli... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Aug 16 2014]
ARAB BANK : Jordan bank goes on trial for "fina... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 15 2014]
Hamas Transactions Got Through in Error, Bank Says [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 15 2014]
Accused in trial of aiding Hamas, bank says tra... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Aug 15 2014]
Arab banks’ credit volume reaches $1.7 trln in ... [Published Mubasher - Aug 15 2014]
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Arab Bank Trial Over Transactions Opens in U.S. [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - Aug 14 2014]
Getty ImagesArab Bank PLC moved tens of millions of dollars for the Islamist group Hamas knowing it was likely to use the money to finance violence, a lawyer for victims of Hamas attacks told jurors on Thursday.The comments came at the outset of the ...
Arab Bank Trial Over Transactions Opens in U.S. [Published Law Blog - Aug 14 2014]
Getty ImagesArab Bank PLC moved tens of millions of dollars for the Islamist group Hamas knowing it was likely to use the money to finance violence, a lawyer for victims of Hamas attacks told jurors on Thursday.The comments came at the outset of the ...
Arab Bank: The long arm of the plaintiff [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Aug 14 2014]
HAMAS, the Islamic militant group that runs Gaza and conducts terrorist attacks in Israel, does not tend to answer court summons. But Arab Bank, one of the oldest financial institutions in the Middle East, does. This week, after a decade of legal toing ...
Banks Watching Terrorism Trial in Brooklyn [Published DealBook - Aug 14 2014]
Arab Bank warns of a troubling precedent if following standard compliance procedures means a bank can still be held liable if transactions get through in error. ...
Frontrunning: August 14 [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 14 2014]
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