Saturday, Sept. 05
Latest News
  1. Monitor: Syria car bombs kill 26, including anti-regime Druze cleric
  2. Austria expects up to 10,000 migrants from Hungary
  3. Between hope and despair, migrants board buses for Austria
  4. UAE, Bahrain lose 50 troops on deadliest day for Yemen coalition
  5. Austria welcomes first migrant buses from Hungary
  6. Hungarian parliament introduces emergency anti-migration laws
  7. Putin says Assad agrees to early parliamentary polls
  8. Morocco votes in test for Islamist government
  9. UAE says 22 Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen
  10. Bob Geldof offers to house four Syrian families
  11. IS blows up famed tower tombs at Syria's Palmyra
  12. Drowned Syrian boy Aylan buried as Europe wrangles over refugees
  13. EU under pressure to agree refugee quotas as ministers meet
  14. Israeli army: 5 tourists attacked by local residents in Hebron
  15. Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32
  16. Netanyahu defends Iran deal fight after Obama secures support
  17. Security sources: 4 Turkish police killed in PKK bombing
  18. Hungary's Orban: Migrant crisis is German, not European problem
  19. WHO: Liberia declared free of Ebola - again
  20. Official: over 230,000 refugees arrive in Greece this year

Egypt's Mursi calls Dweik after release from Israeli jail

July 21, 2012 12:58 P.M. (Updated: July 23, 2012 9:45 A.M.)
HEBRON (Ma’an) -- Egyptian president Muhammad Mursi on Saturday telephoned speaker of the Palestinian parliament Aziz Dweik to congratulate him on being freed from an Israeli jail.

Happy with the congratulation from the president of the largest and most influential Arab country, Dweik said that the call represented the post-Arab Spring era. It is the outcome of having elected presidents and leaders, he added.

"It was an honor to receive a phone call from the president of Egypt Dr. Muhammad Mursi who checked up on my health and congratulated me on being freed from the occupation’s jails. He also congratulated me on Ramadan and prayed to God to bring the Palestinian people all the good," Dweik said.

He added that a real window of hope has been opened and the Palestinians should take advantage of that and ignore controversial and unresolved matters.

"We should get past disputed matters and instead trust the major Palestinian parties of Fatah and Hamas. Disagreement between the Palestinians is painful for our brothers, and in the PLC (parliament) we keep exerting efforts to convince Hamas and Fatah to resume reconciliation very quickly."
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015