Jerusalem

OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation calls on international community as it rejects Trump's 'dangerous declaration'.

Jerusalem

Trump's Jerusalem move: 'A blunder with consequences'

Analysts say Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a mistake with international consequences.

Trump's Jerusalem move: 'A blunder with consequences'

Palestine

PLO member: US has ripped legal foundation of peace

PLO member denounces US VP after Palestinian president withdrew from scheduled meeting amid Jerusalem fury.

Hanan Ashrawi: US ripped legal foundation of peace

UpFront

'Jerusalem is the make it or break it'

Husam Zomlot says recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital was 'a kiss of death to the two-state solution'.

UpFront

Jerusalem: Is the two-state solution dead?

We ask Ambassador Husam Zomlot about the future of the peace process, and debate the rise of the far right in Europe.

Mahmoud Abbas

Profile: Mahmoud Abbas

Moderate Palestinian Authority president and leader of the PLO and Fatah.

Profile: Mahmoud Abbas

Inside Story

Will the US move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

US president Donald Trump is reported to be considering moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Opinion

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

What will happen to Hamas' arms stockpiles, administration and employees still remains unclear.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

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?

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

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu to try to restart talks

Meetings between Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser and Palestinian and Israeli leaders met with scepticism.

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu to try to restart talks

Palestine

What comes after Abbas and Netanyahu?

A leadership vacuum is looming, and its effect on the peace process and everyday life has alarmed many observers.

What comes after Abbas and Netanyahu?

Middle East

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Abbas-El-Sisi meeting comes after signs of a rapprochement between Cairo, Hamas and ex-Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan.

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Abbas 'ready' to meet Netanyahu as part of Trump effort

Palestinian leader says he's ready to 'collaborate' with Trump, who's expected to visit the occupied territories 'soon'.

Abbas 'ready' to meet Netanyahu as part of Trump effort