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Fears that a fragile reconciliation process between Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas could collapse has increased, after Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

In-depth: The Palestinian leadership will come under increasing pressure as tensions build in the region following Trump's decision to move Washington's embassy to Jerusalem, reports Ylenia Gostoli.

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Hilary Aked

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Comment: Israel's support for Trump's embassy move would expose its 'desire for peace' as a lie, writes Hilary Aked.

UK Foreign Secretary 'concerned' over US recognition of Jerusalem

The New Arab

UK Foreign Secretary 'concerned' over US recognition of Jerusalem

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he is "concerned" about US President Donald Trump's intention to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday

US embassies around the world are braced for backlash after Donald Trump dismisses warnings from Arab leaders about recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The New Arab

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has dismissed warnings from Arab leaders, European allies and even the Pope by announcing the US' recognition of ...

The New Arab & agencies

US lawmakers vote to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority

US lawmakers have voted to suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it ends social payments to the families of Palestinians detained or ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hamas accuses Palestinian Authority of blocking reconciliation

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Saturday accused the PA of blocking a landmark unity deal and called for a lifting of its ...

No final deadline for Palestine's unity deal

Rami Munir

No final deadline for Palestine's unity deal

In-depth: Hamas and Fatah's unity deal may have faltered, but there's fresh hope of a compromise beyond the agreed date for the handover of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian parties ask Egypt to delay Gaza handover

Rival Palestinian political parties jointly agreed on Wednesday to ask Egypt to postpone the handover of control over Gaza from Hamas to Fatah ...

Hamas due to hand over Gaza to Palestinian Authority

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Hamas due to hand over Gaza to Palestinian Authority

Hamas will end its dominance of Gaza on Friday in its biggest step yet toward Palestinian unity, but hopes raised by a reconciliation deal have ...

UN envoy: conflict likely if Fatah-Hamas reconciliation fails

The New Arab & agencies

UN envoy: conflict likely if Fatah-Hamas reconciliation fails

Nickolay Mladenov told the UN Security Council on Monday that another intra-Palestinian conflict could break out if the reconciliation talks ...

Palestine rejects Trump threat to put Ramallah 'on notice'

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Palestine rejects Trump threat to put Ramallah 'on notice'

Ramallah said it would not give in to US 'extortion' after reports Trump threatened to close the Palestinian Authority diplomatic mission in ...

Israeli settlers pepper spray Palestinian children in occupied Hebron

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Israeli settlers pepper spray Palestinian children in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers pepper sprayed two Palestinian children causing them to suffocate in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer aggrieved families some peace, writes Rami Almeghari.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian hopes for Rafah border opening dashed for now

Palestinian leaders had hoped a recently signed reconciliation agreement would lead to Egypt reopening its Rafah border with Gaza on Wednesday, ...

Vacy Vlazna

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian ...

Victoria Schneider

In Gaza, authorities crack down on freedom of speech

Comment: Authorities in both Gaza and the West Bank are attempting to silence the critical voices of activists and journalists, writes Victoria ...

Saudi Arabia 'told Abbas' to accept US peace plan

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'told Abbas' to accept US peace plan

Saudi Arabia reportedly instructed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to accept a peace plan drafter by the US or resign, according to Israeli ...

Diana Alghoul

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat's strong words and apparent passion inspired and fuelled a generation, so it is no wonder criticising his legacy remains a ...

Cairo invites Palestinian Peoples Party to reconciliation talks

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Cairo invites Palestinian Peoples Party to reconciliation talks

The Palestinian Peoples Party announces it will be sending a delegation to the November reconciliation talks in Cairo.

Agreement over Rafah crossing stirs controversy in Gaza

Rami Almeghari

Agreement over Rafah crossing stirs controversy in Gaza

In-depth: Gazans do not want European observers reporting their movements to Israel, reports Rami Almeghari.

Hamas must disarm under unity deal: Palestinian police chief

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Hamas must disarm under unity deal: Palestinian police chief

The head of the Palestinian police said on Wednesday that Hamas must disarm to allow a landmark reconciliation deal signed last month with ...

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