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Updated: Palestinian official says 15 killed in Jordan bus accident

Maan News Agency | March 16, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The governor of Jenin district said Saturday that most of the 15 victims who died after a bus carrying pilgrims in Jordan overturned were from the Jenin area. “We are working on arrangements to bring the bodies to Jenin,” Talal Dweikat told Ma’an. The bus, […]

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Palestinian official: Most dead in Jordan bus accident carrying pilgrims from Jenin

Maan News Agency | March 16, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The governor of Jenin district said Saturday that most of the 15 victims who died after a bus carrying pilgrims in Jordan overturned were from the Jenin area. “We are working on arrangements to bring the bodies to Jenin,” Talal Dweikat told Ma’an. The bus, […]

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Gaza pilgrims stranded after border attack

Islam Times | Aug 9, 2012 Islam Times – After the deadly attack near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, many Palestinian pilgrims are now stuck in the besieged coastal enclave not being able to go for the Umrah rituals which is being held in the Holy city of Mecca during the holy month […]

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Pilgrims return from Mecca via Allenby

Related: Album Ramadan 2011 Worldwide Maan News Agency | Aug 29, 2011 JERICHO (Ma’an) — Pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia during the holy month of Ramadan flooded the terminal between the West Bank and Jordan Sunday evening, Palestinian police said. Police stationed at Allenby Bridge, the bottleneck sole crossing for West Bank Palestinians to travel […]

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