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This week on Marketplace Middle East

The technology company Cisco is encouraging both the Palestinians and Israelis to work together on a number of projects.
The technology company Cisco is encouraging both the Palestinians and Israelis to work together on a number of projects.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • MME investigates the new Israeli-Palestinian projects by technology company Cisco.
  • Cisco is providing jobs for both Palestinians and Israelis and encouraging them to work together
  • Plus MME talks to the Chairman of The Trade Bank of Iraq

In focus -- Building Bridges Through Business

In a number of outsourcing projects, technology company Cisco is providing jobs for both Palestinians and Israelis and encouraging them to work together.

This week MME takes a look at how Cisco's Israeli-Palestinian co-operation in technology development can be a good thing for business.

Facetime -- Hussein al-Uzri, Chairman, Trade Bank of Iraq

The Trade Bank of Iraq describes itself as "the Middle East's best trade bank" and a key player in luring foreign investors into in Iraq.

But last month the bank's headquarters in Baghdad was struck by two suicide car bombers in a string of attacks on the country's financial, trade and banking groups.

This week MME talks to the banks Chairman Hussein al-Uzri about the challenges facing Iraq's financial institutions.

Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0915, 1745
Saturday: 0445
Sunday: 0615,1745