As long as Hamas controls Gaza, it can perpetuate the Strip’s separation from the PA, thwarting efforts to establish a unified Palestinian representative that could negotiate with Jerusalem and Washington.
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
Israeli soldiers confiscated bags and computers and acted violently, employees say ■ Police have recently enforced a stricter policy against individuals in the PA who have acted to uncover Palestinians who sold properties to Jews
Netanyahu knows that even if Israel conquers the Strip, it will have no one to turn over the keys to
Issam Akel was arrested in Ramallah and held for the past two weeks
Decision by top Palestinian committee calls to end the Palestinian Authority's security coordination with Israel and suspend all economic agreements. Mandate on if and when to execute lies with Abbas
The Palestinian president vows that the Palestinian National Council, which is slated to convene at the end of the month, is going to take bold steps because 'Israel has violated' all the 'signed agreements between us'
Human Rights Watch describes how the Gaza and West Bank regimes suppress dissent, using arbitrary arrest that contravenes basic Palestinian law ■ Palestinian authorities claim they obey the laws
Egyptian intelligence chief set to visit Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Amman in coming days ■ Egypt expected to threaten Abbas: Cooperate with negotiations or face being shut out
John Bolton dismisses the efforts of the 'so-called State of Palestine' to legally challenge Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital; Palestinian leaders believe international law is key to their fight back against hostile U.S. policy. But what are their chances of success?