nablus nablus  /ˈnæb ləs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient city in the West Bank to the north of Jerusalem; the home of Jacob in biblical times

News

  1. Boulder City Council denies making Nablus a sister city

    Boulder's elected officials Monday night decided against establishing a sister-city relationship with the Palestinian city of Nablus.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Boulder Council Rejects Nablus As Sister City

    Boulder officials have rejected a proposal to make the West Bank town of Nablus the city's eighth sister city.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Denver

  3. Boulder to consider Nablus sister-city proposal Monday

    Leading up to the Boulder City Council's decision whether to establish a sister-city relationship with the Palestinian city of Nablus, officials have received nearly 400 emails about the proposal.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Denver Post

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Quotes

  1. As Jimmy Carter wrote the other day: "It would be almost politically suicidal for members of Congress to espouse a balanced position between Israel and Palestine ...... Very few of them would ever deign to visit the cities of Ramallah, Nablus,...
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Jimmy Carter Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We condemn the Israeli military operation ongoing in Nablus and which was launched shortly after those in Gaza ," said Salam Fayyad, the Palestinian prime minister, during a meeting with religious leaders in Ramallah.
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Salam Fayyad Source: Aljazeera.net

  3. "Two years ago I couldn't have even gone to Nablus," said Tony Blair, the former British prime minister who serves as international envoy to the Palestinians, after a smooth visit this week. "Security is greatly improved, and the economy is...
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Tony Blair Source: New York Times

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