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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

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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