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.

Hamas

What is behind the Russia-Hamas rapprochement?

Hamas hopes Russia could help break its international isolation. But will it work?

What is behind the Russia-Hamas rapprochement?

Israel

What is behind the Israeli outrage over Turkey's Syria operation?

By allowing Turkey to attack the Kurds in Syria, Trump made Tel Aviv question Washington's reliability as an ally.

What is behind the Israeli outrage over Turkey's Syria operation?

Hamas

What is behind the Saudi campaign against Hamas?

By launching arrests of its supporters and cutting off financial flows to Gaza, Riyadh aims to corner Hamas.

What is behind the Saudi campaign against Hamas?

Middle East

Israel, the US, and the PA succession conundrum

The US and Israel want to remove President Mahmoud Abbas from power, but that might not be in their best interests.

 Israel, the US, and the PA succession conundrum

Jerusalem

The scramble for Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Morocco are all vying for authority over Islam's third holiest place.

The scramble for Jerusalem

Middle East

Fatah and Hamas will face Trump's deal disunited

And it will be a disaster for the Palestinian struggle.

Fatah and Hamas will face Trump's deal disunited

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