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Mahmoud Abbas 'is seeking war between Hamas and Israel'

22 June, 2017

Israel's defence minister on Thursday accused president Mahmoud Abbas of trying to spark a new round of confrontations between Hamas and Israel, after a raft of punitive measures targeting Gaza.

Trump's son-in-law Kushner launches Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

22 June, 2017

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner held 'productive' talks with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday

Abbas public appearance attempts to dispel stroke rumours

21 June, 2017

Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas makes a rare public appearance after rumours persist about him allegedly suffering a stroke.

Israeli planes 'may soon be allowed' into Saudi airspace

17 June, 2017

Palestinian officials are said to be anxious about the prospect of such negotiations, as it could potentially normalise Arab-Israeli relations without a coherent peace agreement.

Ramadan looks different in Gaza

15 June, 2017

"I am not planning to buy more sweets during this holy month," a Gaza resident told The New Arab, as the under-siege enclave becomes overwhelmed by poverty.

Palestinian government continues its judiciary takeover and censors media

15 June, 2017

The Palestinian judges' club warned on Thursday that planned changes to the law would put the independence of the judicial branch at risk.

Rights group warn of 'looming disaster' in Gaza

14 June, 2017

International NGOS joined the UN on Wednesday in warning of a "total collapse" in Gaza if Israel goes ahead with plans to further cut power supplies to the enclave.

Egypt offers Hamas electricity in exchange for 'terror suspects'

13 June, 2017

Cairo attempts to coax Hamas into handing over 'terror suspects' with an offer of much-needed power after Israel cuts supply at the behest of the Palestinian Authority.

Netanyahu demands potential peace deal protect illegal Israeli settlements

11 June, 2017

A draft document was written to set the boundaries for negotiations during the US-brokered peace-talks in February 2014, just five months before the 2014 war on Gaza.

Is Qatar paying the price for its pro-Palestine stance?

08 June, 2017

In-depth: Qatar, one of the few foreign backers of Hamas, faces massive pressure from its Gulf neighbours to cut ties with the Palestinian group.

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