The Palestinian president is repeating the mistake of hoping that heightened economic pressure on Gaza will undermine Hamas’ standing and alter its positions
Each side blames the other for blocking elections in Gaza Strip.
The UN condemnation of Israel's settlements matters only if you think there’s an 'international community' that really cares | Opinion
Palestinians have been split into two political entities since 2007, when following an election Fatah remained in control in the West Bank and Hamas seized control of Gaza.
Tensions between West Bank's Fatah and Gaza's Hamas mar first Palestinian exercise in democracy in a decade.
'Palestinian governments in both Gaza and the West Bank are arresting and even physically abusing activists and journalists who express criticism on important public issues,' Human Rights Watch says.
Lieberman’s bid to speak directly to Palestinian society comes at a convenient time for Israel, with almost no international pressure and a split Palestinian society. But it will fail, like the plan that inspired it 40 years ago.
Also in survey, 65 percent of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to quit, with only 34 percent satisfied with him.
'Fatah's strategy with Israel has failed and Hamas has also not been providing answers,' senior Fatah official says ahead of meeting with Khaled Meshal.
Today, peace seems more distant than ever. To move toward it, we first have to recognize each other’s narratives, fears, wishes and memories.