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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...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Pence at AIPAC: President Trump and I Stand Without Apology for Israel and ...

“Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this -- America stands with Israel,”...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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