Vote would be in stages, first forming a parliament, then electing new president, and finally choosing members of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Fatah official says
Fatah and Hamas meet in Istanbul, hoping to pave the way for a united Palestinian front against normalization - but no major steps are expected before the U.S. elections
Karim Younes is above the calculations of power and personal profit that are eating up the Fatah movement. That’s why the accusatory letter he sent is so important
His tenure at the top of the Gaza-based national-religious militant group was marked by deadly attacks on Israeli civilians and internal divisions
'The righteous are stronger than the unrighteous,' Meshal says, blasting Arab states that have chosen to side with the U.S.
Palestinians must 'disengage from our colonial dependence on Israel,' strengthen their economy and assert their political will, Mohammad Shtayyeh says in an interview. He explains the four wars Israel is waging against the Palestinians, and why the alphabet soup cooked up in the Oslo Accords needs to be scrapped
Palestinians are fed up with Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. The planned elections could allow new, pragmatic parties to emerge and offer a way out of the deadlock in Gaza Strip
The Palestinian Authority has come to the defense of its sworn enemy, Hamas, in the face of Nikki Haley’s final pandering to the pro-Israel right. But UN member states still should make sure this victim-blaming resolution doesn’t pass
Abbas' agreement was reached under pressure from Egypt's Sissi, Al-Hayat reports. The Palestinian president will not impose new sanctions on the Strip and will resume payments to PA employees in Gaza
Egyptian security delegation Gaza Strip after meetings with Palestinian factions ■ Israeli military strikes Hamas outpost in southern Gaza
Yahya Sinwar says Gazans will be protesting less at the border fence as a way to help diplomacy lift the Gaza blockade
Yahya Sinwar says Israel and Hamas can make progress on prisoner swap even without reaching an agreement on long-term cease-fire
PA leaning towards supporting Egyptian proposal, which Hamas has also endorsed
Cairo said to urge Ramallah to hold off on punitive measures amid fears of collapse in reconciliation efforts, while Hamas says ISIS-led cell to blame for attack
Trump envoy Greenblatt responds after Abbas calls U.S. ambassador 'son of a dog, settler' ■ David Friedman suggests Abbas' remarks against him were anti-Semitic
U.S. ambassador to Israel suggests Abbas' remarks against him were anti-Semitic ■ Palestinian president blames Hamas for attempt on PM's life, while Gaza group rips Abbas for dealing death blow to Palestinian unity
Tuesday's unprecedented attack on Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza reflects the continued enmity between Hamas and the PA, even if the attack was the work of disgruntled Hamas security personnel acting independently
Since 2013, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has long been regarded as a moderate and is familiar with tragedy, having lost three children in a car accident in 2000
According to security sources, settlers burned tires, threw rocks, and poured oil on access routes during the evacuation
Sources in Gaza and Cairo said Hamas and Egypt are trying to find a way to advance the reconciliation deal with the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority
EU foreign policy chief says investing in UN agency that assists Palestinian refugees 'is also investing in our collective regional security'
The ongoing crisis between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority could lead Hamas’ chief to launch an offensive against Israel
Visiting Gaza, Palestinian PM Hamdallah thanked Hamas for maintaining security in the Strip and said 'Palestinian reconciliation is our choice to save Jerusalem'
Hamas officials objected when PA staff tried to return to the positions they held before the Hamas takeover of the Strip in 2007
Following talks in Cairo on Palestinian reconciliation, Hamas and Fatah defer choice of final date for elections to Abbas
A long road lies ahead for the reconciliation deal as key issues remain unsolved and both sides accuse each other of evasion
UN Envoy Nickolay Mladenov said that Hamas and Fatah must first solve the crisis in Gaza, and then return PA authority over the Strip
While disagreements over the Strip's security arrangements remain, the crossing has been opened temporarily for 'humanitarian reasons'
Majid Faraj's meetings with Hamas officials concern PA demands for security control of the Gaza Strip, including border crossings
Hamas leaders in Gaza are convinced that now isn’t the time for a direct conflict with Israel - and they have several routes to pressure Islamic Jihad to follow suit, from risking popular antagonism to threatening the loss of privileges they currently enjoy