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WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercl, the Middle East Research Center, announces an urgent press briefing, Oct 30 2009, 8:30 AM. Venue: National Press Club, First Amendment Room Presenters: Dr.
By Michael Kimmelman In a dingy storefront on a noisy block in the middle of Gaza City, metal shelves bulge with dusty audiotapes extolling Hamas, Fatah and Islamic Jihad. Alongside them, a pouty Jennifer Lopez beckons from the cover of a CD.
Text of press release in English by Paris-based Arab Press Network on 28 August The past year has been a trying one for journalism in Palestine, with the Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedoms (Mada) reporting 22 press freedom violations occurring in July 2008 alone.
By Kim Sengupta Israel freed 198 Palestinian prisoners yesterday amid scenes of jubilation in the West Bank.
Israel freed 198 Palestinian prisoners Monday to show support for the leadership of the Fatah party governing the West Bank.
Text of report in English by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website ["Israel Releases 198 Palestinian Prisoners, Including Longest- Serving Man" - Ma'an headline] Bethlehem -Ma'an -Israel began to release 198 Palestinian prisoners, including the longest-serving Palestinian inmate, on Monday morning [25 August], short of an expected 199.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH The Palestinian Authority is concerned about the apparent rapprochement between Hamas and Jordan, a PA official in Ramallah said Monday.
Text of report by London-based independent Quds Press web news agency ["Jordanian Source Tells Quds Press: Security and Political Arrangements for Expected Visit By Mish'al to Amman" - Quds Press headline] Amman, Quds Press Service - An informed Jordanian source said he expects the dialogues, which are held by the Jordanian leadership with the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, to be crowned by a visit by Khalid Mish'al, head of the movement's Political Bureau, to Amman soon to turn over a...
Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release 200 Palestinian prisoners at the urging of outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Text of report in English by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website ["Fatah: Hamas' Turn to Release Prisoners" - Ma'an headline] Ramallah, 4 August (Ma'an) -A spokesperson from the Fatah information office asked on 3 August for an official response from Hamas on the continued detention of high-ranking Fatah leaders in the Gaza Strip, including Dr Zakariyya Al-Agha.