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KFC Becomes First U.S. Fast Food Chain To Enter Palestinian Territories




Copyright: The Consumerist

February 7, 2012


After nearly two decades of attempts by U.S. fast food titans like McDonald's to open up outlets in the Palestinian territories, it was Colonel Sanders from Kentucky who finally was able to be the first when a KFC opened up in the city of Ramallah over the weekend. According to the L.A. Times, the main reason that no such eateries had opened in the Palestinian territories was an alleged insistence by Israeli franchisees that any such outlets be acquired through them and not independently, which contradicts Palestinian Authority law requiring...


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