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PA’s ‘Trump team’ lays plans for next four years

After absorbing the shock of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States, it is time for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to get practical. President Mahmoud Abbas has put together a steering committee to prepare for Trump entering the White House and outline the PA’s initiatives in the …

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250th anniversary of first Swedish Press law granting Access to information

PNN/ Ramallah/ The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)in collaboration with The Consulate General of Sweden in Jerusalem and Representative Office of Finland in Ramallah, Organized an event commemorating 250 years of the enactment of the first press law that granted access to information in “Kingdom of Sweden”. The …

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Abbas Rival Dahlan Plans Comeback Through Gaza Restoration

Mohammed Dahlan, touted as a possible successor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, is counting on oil-rich Gulf nations to help him unify his people’s rival governments and rehabilitate the war-battered Gaza Strip. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan — a grouping known as the Arab Quartet — …

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Will Fatah’s upcoming conference do more harm than good?

  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivers a speech during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of PLO leader Yasser Arafat’s death, in Ramallah, West Bank, Nov. 10, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The seventh Fatah conference, to be held Nov. 29, is drawing the attention of the …

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Fatah congress to be held on time, says official

RAMALLAH, November 7, 2016 (WAFA) – The seventh Fatah congress will be hold on time on November 29 and there is no pressure on the movement to cancel that, a senior Fatah leader said on Monday. Amin Maqbol, secretary general of Fatah Revolutionary Council, denied in an interview with Voice …

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Gaza’s exchange shops come under scrutiny

A Palestinian man changes money at a currency exchange bureau in Gaza City, Gaza, Jan. 30, 2006.  (photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — On Oct. 26, the Palestinian Ministry of National Economy started the process of establishing an oversight department aimed at overseeing the work of currency exchange …

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On International Day, UN calls for end of impunity for crimes against journalists

2 November 2016 – Warning that impunity for crimes against journalists is rampant, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for immediate action to secure justice in cases here journalists have been attacked or killed and for concrete steps from all countries to ensure that media professionals are guaranteed space …

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In exclusive interview with Ma’an, Dahlan slams Palestinian Authority, Fatah

Muhammad Dahlan, left, speaking with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an undated photo. (File) CAIRO (Ma’an) — Discharged Fatah leader Muhammad Dahlan severely criticized the Palestinian Authority (PA) while dismissing the likelihood of a reconciliation with his former party, in an exclusive interview with Ma’an in Cairo.Dahlan, who was Fatah’s …

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Palestinian Authority created ‘atmosphere of hysteria’

PA President Mahmoud Abbas was widely criticised by Palestinians for attending the funeral of Israeli politician Shimon Peres [EPA] A recent poll has found that 63.8 percent of youth in the West Bank and Gaza would rather maintain the Palestinian Authority than dissolve it. Analysts and political activists, however, believe …

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Palestinian Foreign Minister refuses UNESCO Director-General’s comments

Ramallah/PNN/ Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr. Riad Malki, refuses UNESCO Director-General’s comments on the last resolution adopted by  the Executive Board of the organization about Jerusalem. In press statement send by ministry of foreign affairs Dr. Malki stated today that :”the Director General of UNESCO has out stepped the scope of her mandate by …

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