Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Dr Adnan Abu Amer is the head of the Political Science Department at the University of the Ummah in Gaza. He is a part-time researcher at a number of Palestinian and Arab research centers and he periodically writes for Al Jazeera, the New Arabic and the Monitor. He wrote more than 20 books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinian resistance and Hamas.

Syria's War

How do Palestinians see the Syrian war?

A complex set of factors is shaping Palestinian attitudes towards Syria.

How do Palestinians see the Syrian war?

Palestine

Hamas: Between unity with Fatah and a deal with Israel

Hamas seems to be making more progress on a de-escalation deal with Israel than on reconciliation with Fatah.

Hamas: Between unity with Fatah and a deal with Israel

Iran

What is behind the Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

Changing regional dynamics have pushed Hamas back into Iran's embrace.

What is behind the Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

Gaza

Israel has three options in Gaza

Israel might either reoccupy Gaza, launch another massive military assault or lift the siege.

Israel has three options in Gaza

Palestine

Palestinians are watching Saudi Arabia closely

Palestinians will not accept any peace initiative coming from Riyadh that infringes on their rights.

Palestinians are watching Saudi Arabia closely

Middle East

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

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

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?

The movement sees its military capability as its only deterrent against Israeli aggression and expansion.

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?