Palestine

Abbas blames Hamas for Gaza attack on prime minister

President Abbas says Hamas orchestrated attack on prime minister's convoy, prompting Hamas to call for elections.

Mahmoud Abbas blames Hamas for Gaza attack on PM's convoy

Gaza

PLO: 3000 policemen dispatch to take control of Gaza

Move is aimed at establishing control over Gaza's Hamas-run police stations, leading PLO official asserts.

PLO: 3000 policemen dispatch to take control of Gaza

Palestine

What is in store for the Palestinian Authority?

While the Palestinian self-governing body insists on resuming talks with Israel, experts say its days are numbered.

What is in store for the Palestinian Authority?

Palestine

Palestinian unity in doubt before summit on Jerusalem

Hamas, Islamic Jihad to skip event, raising questions about how to proceed with campaign for statehood.

Palestinian unity in doubt before summit on Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Hamas leader warns against US 'deal of the century'

Hamas leader says US has proposed Abu Dis as capital of a future Palestinian state instead of East Jerusalem.

Ismail Haniya warns against US 'deal of the century'

Palestine

Fatah: Hamas disarmament not up for negotiation

Spokesperson for Palestinian faction says 'weapons of resistance' are a red line amid ongoing reconciliation process.

Fatah: Disarmament of Hamas not on dialogue table

Palestine

Palestinian groups agree on elections in 2018

Preparations to start for presidential, legislative elections by the end of next year, groups decide during Cairo talks.

Palestinian factions agree on elections in 2018

Hamas

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to PA

As agreed in the reconciliation talks, Hamas transfers administrative control on Gaza's border crossings to the PA.

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to PA

Gaza

Gaza vows to respond to Israeli air raids

Palestinian armed groups say they will exercise the right to respond to Gaza attack that killed at least seven people.

Gaza vows to respond to Israeli air raids

Hamas

Palestinian presidency rejects Haaretz report

Article cited claims that Abbas vowed not to appoint Hamas figures to his cabinet if they did not recognise Israel.

Palestinian presidency rejects Haaretz report

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

Middle East

Fatah and Hamas vow to press ahead with unity deal

Palestinian parties say they will stand firm after statement from US official against Hamas' role in unity government.

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process

Opinion

Have Hamas and Fatah finally reconciled?

Unlike previous attempts at a reconciliation, the ongoing Fatah-Hamas negotiations might actually be successful.

Michele Dunne

by Michele Dunne
- Jake Walles

Michele Dunne

Hamas

Will Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal succeed?

Agreement leaves the most contentious issues, such as national elections, up for future discussion.

Will Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal succeed?

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.