Inside Story

Can a deal between Palestinian rivals succeed?

Following talks mediated by Egypt, Fatah and Hamas agree to reconcile in Cairo after a decade-long split.

Hamas

Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation agreement in Cairo

Palestinian political parties announce deal to end a decade-long rift.

Middle East

Hamas vs Fatah: Same goal, different approaches

Despite the differences between the two Palestinian parties, they have managed to reach a deal to end their divide.

Hamas and Fatah: How are the two groups different?

Palestine

Hamas: Deal reached with Palestinian rival Fatah

Leader reports agreement has been reached with Fatah to end 10-year political schism.

Hamas: Deal reached with Palestinian rival Fatah

Hamas

Hamas, Fatah open reconciliation talks in Cairo

Representatives from the two rival political parties are exploring ways to implement the 2011 Cairo Agreement.

Hamas, Fatah open reconciliation talks in Cairo

Politics

Will Hamas give up arms for Palestinian reconciliation?

Future of reconciliation unclear as Hamas says disarming is not up for discussion, despite President Abbas' demands.

Will Hamas give up arms for Palestinian reconciliation?

Palestine

Palestinians cautiously optimistic on reconciliation

While some doubt rapprochement will work, others hope a unified leadership will usher into era of growth and peace.

Inside Story

Is a Palestinian reconciliation finally possible?

After years of fierce infighting, the Palestinian Authority's government has met in the Gaza Strip.

Middle East

Palestinian PM leads unity cabinet in Gaza

Rami Hamdallah leads session a day after a Fatah delegation arrived in Gaza Strip for talks with Hamas officials.

Middle East

Palestinian prime minister in 'historic visit' to Gaza

After a decade of divide, the Palestinian Authority is expected to take over the administration of the Gaza Strip.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Is Hamas back in the driving seat in Gaza?

The rival Palestinian factions are set to meet in Gaza after a decade of bitter feuding.

Is Hamas, Fatah rapprochement a win-win deal?

Gaza

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

The latest episode of the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation saga is not a step closer to a unity government, analysts say.

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

Middle East

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation talks

Palestinian Authority's Rami Hamdallah to follow up on Hamas concessions to end decade-long rift with Fatah.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation talks

Opinion

A step towards Palestinian unity?

Hamas says it's finally ready for a reconciliation deal, but questions remain as to whether it will follow through.

Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

Middle East

Hamas ready to reconcile with Fatah: reports

Group which rules Gaza had previously demanded Fatah end punitive measures as precondition for reconciliation deal.

Hamas ready to reconcile with Fatah: reports