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Palestinians clash with soldiers near Jenin after Israel installed a ‘flying’ checkpoint

Maan News Agency | March 7, 2013 JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Thursday installed a flying checkpoint at a village in the northern West Bank, leading to clashes with locals. Soldiers erected a checkpoint at the entrance to Yamun, west of Jenin, and stopped dozens of vehicles. Local youth threw stones and bottles at […]

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Israeli warplanes intensify flights over Gaza

[ PIC 28/02/2012 – 09:48 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– All types of Israeli warplanes were seen filling the skies over Gaza Strip on Monday evening as Palestinian security agencies evacuated their buildings in anticipation of possible air strikes. Quds Press quoted field sources as saying that big numbers of Israeli F-16s, Apache choppers, and drones […]

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‘Flying UN chair’ lands in Moscow

Maan News Agency / AP | Sept 14, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The handmade Palestinian UN chair continues its world tour in Moscow on Monday, where it was displayed at the Hall of the Warrior Glory. Hosted by Palestinian embassy staff, activists from the “Palestine deserves” campaign presented the chair at a reception attended by […]

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Egyptian flag still flying over Israel’s embassy in Cairo

[ 25/08/2011 – 11:34 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– The Egyptian flag that was raised by young man Ahmed Al-Shahhat on the roof of Israel’s embassy in Cairo is still seen flying alone, according to eyewitnesses on Tuesday morning. Earlier rumor had it that the Israeli flag was raised once again over the embassy next to […]

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Flying checkpoints erected in West Bank

Aug 21, 2011 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli military erected flying checkpoints in the West Bank on Sunday morning, witnesses said. Army checkpoints were installed near Qabir Hilweh, east of Bethlehem, and close to Eizariyya in East Jerusalem, where drivers said they had waited for three hours to pass. Meanwhile, hundreds […]

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Gaza kids break world kite-flying record

  PressTV –  Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:2PM GMT Gaza children have gathered to break the world’s kite-flying record. (file photo) Thousands of Gazan schoolchildren participating in the UN summer camps in the Gaza Strip break the world record for simultaneous kite-flying, an official says. Some 8,000 kids taking part in the summer programs of […]

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Children of Gaza captives send message to fathers via flying bottles

[ 15/07/2011 – 11:17 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hundreds of children in Gaza Strip have gathered Thursday at Gaza Sea to send  a letter of love to their fathers who are incarcerated in Israeli jails for years now, alarming the entire world that they also have the right to live in peace with their fathers […]

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#Airflotilla | Flying into detention

Israel has been accused of over-reacting to a recent ‘fly-in’ of activists who say they were treated harshly. David Poort Last Modified: 11 Jul 2011 11:31 | AlJazeera  Flytilla activists detained in a prison bus at Ben Gurion airport [AJE/David Poort] Almost immediately after landing at Ben Gurion, Israeli security officers quickly separated a group […]

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Israeli forces set up flying checkpoints in Bethlehem

Published today 11:37 Israeli soldiers check Palestinians at a flying checkpoint on the edge of Azzun village near the West Bank city of Qalqiliya October 31, 2007. [MaanImages/Khaleel Reash] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Two flying checkpoints were installed by Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem on Wednesday morning, stopping cars and checking ID cards of drivers two kilometers […]

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