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Majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign, poll finds

23 September, 2017

A majority of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign while over half of the Palestinian public fear publicly criticising the Palestinian Authority, a new poll has found.

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

21 September, 2017

Comment: The signing of the Oslo accords in 1993 seemed to mark an historic moment in the Arab-Israeli peace process. But twenty-four years on, little has changed, writes Rami Almeghari.

Abbas seeks alternatives if two-state solution remains under threat

21 September, 2017

Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared he would "look for alternatives" if the two-state solution was in jeopardy.

Sisi urges Palestinians under occupation to 'coexist' with Israelis

20 September, 2017

Speaking a day after his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Sisi urged Palestinians to be "ready to co-exist" with Israelis in his UN speech.

Hamas calls on Palestinian Authority to end Gaza sanctions

19 September, 2017

Hamas' Ismail Haniyeh has called on the rival Palestinian Authority to end its sanctions on Gaza after the Islamist movement made concessions to Ramallah.

Palestinian prime minister to make rare visit to Gaza

18 September, 2017

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah will visit Gaza, to speak with Hamas officials about reconciliation talks.

Hamas meets Palestinian Authority's demands and dissolves Gaza authority

17 September, 2017

The Gaza based authority has ultimately accepted a key of PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, whose presidency expired in 2009, to end a divisions between Fatah and Hamas.

Trump administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

15 September, 2017

The Trump administration on Thursday declared its support for a bill that would suspend financial aid to the PA until it ends social payments to the families of Palestinian militants.

Issa Amro and Palestine's struggle for freedom of speech

12 September, 2017

In-depth: The human rights activist was arrested under new laws that prevent criticism of the Palestinian Authority, the latest attempt to silence dissent and opposition, writes Ylenia Gostoli.

Hamas 'ready to reconcile with Fatah with no pre-conditions'

12 September, 2017

Hamas had previously demanded that Abbas halt a series of measures taken against Gaza before sitting down to discuss a reconciliation deal

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