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Posts Tagged: Maan News Agency

January 22, 2017 8:09 pm
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As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of ‘Lunatic, Fascist’ Donald Trump

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world leader, and said supporting the Jewish...

January 7, 2016 9:02 pm
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Israeli Official Blasts Abbas for ‘Perplexing’ Leadership, ‘Many Contradictions’

A senior Israeli government official blasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for comments he made during a televised speech from his Bethlehem office on Wednesday...

December 23, 2013 11:23 am
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Report: Abbas Will Oppose Official Recognition of Jewish State

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas presented his terms for the acceptance of a U.S.-backed framework agreement with Israel to the Arab League over the weekend...

October 3, 2013 8:36 am
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Report: Egypt Army Gearing Up for Possible Gaza Strikes

JPost - The Egyptian army has planned military attacks on specific targets in the Gaza Strip in the event that the security situation in...

September 15, 2013 2:51 pm
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Egypt Continues Crackdown on Sinai Militants Near Gaza Border, Finds Anti-Aircraft Missiles and Motorized Paragliders

Egypt's crackdown on militants in the Sinai continued over the weekend as military forces raided several villages near Rafah, Palestinian Ma'an News Agency reported. Ma'an reported seeing...

August 15, 2013 11:30 am
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Gaza-Sinai Border Crossing Closed Indefinitely Following Unrest in Egypt

Egypt closed its border crossing with the Gaza Strip indefinitely on Thursday, a day after widespread violence in the country left hundreds dead, the Palestinian...

August 13, 2013 11:55 am
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In About Face, PA’s Abbas Asks Officially-Resigned PM Hamdallah to Form New Government

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas asked officially-resigned former PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah Tuesday to form a new government within the next five weeks,...

May 28, 2013 11:38 am
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Abbas Advisor: Palestinians Shouldn’t Have ‘Excessive Dreams’ About U.S. Plan to Boost Economy

Palestinian Arabs shouldn't have "excessive dreams," about  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal to boost the Palestinian Authority economy, a senior economic adviser...

May 24, 2013 1:05 pm
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Islamic Jihad Leader Blasts Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation Talks as a ‘Waste of Time’

Talks between Fatah and Hamas earlier this week accomplished little as the parties failed to reach any agreement, a top Islamic Jihad official...

April 17, 2013 6:47 pm
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Hamas Bans Fishing Off Coast of Gaza for “Security Reasons”

Hamas security forces in Gaza have banned fishermen from working since Monday, a human rights center said Wednesday, Ma'an News Agency reports. Naval security forces...

March 25, 2013 11:25 am
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Man Accused of Collaborating with Israel Sentenced to Death by Gaza Court

A man accused and convicted of collaborating with Israel was sentenced to death by hanging by a military court in Gaza on Sunday, according to...

March 18, 2013 10:20 am
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Spokesman: Hamas Eager to Sign Reconciliation Deal With Fatah

A Hamas spokesman said Sunday that the Islamist group is eager to sign a Palestinian reconciliation deal with rival faction Fatah. "If the elections were held...

February 20, 2013 11:47 am
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Report: Israel Begins to Loosen Restrictions Along Gaza Border

Israel has decided to allow the entry of new empty domestic gas cylinders into the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian Authority official told the Ma'an...

February 18, 2013 1:38 pm
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Report: Hamas Official Confirms Indirect Talks With Israel

A Senior Hamas official confirmed Sunday that the terror organization is holding indirect talks with Israel over the implementation of a ceasefire deal, but...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Far-Right Party Makes Gains in Czech Republic Election

A far-right party whose leader wants to quit the EU and urged Czechs to walk pigs near mosques and stop eating kebabs, performed surprisingly well in an election, potentially giving...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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