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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

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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