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

Middle East

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Their deaths have added to the tension on the Gaza-Israeli border, following an explosion that injured four Israeli soldiers on Saturday. Israel blames Hamas for the attack and has carried out a series of ground and air attacks on 18 Hamas targets.

Gaza

Palestinian teenagers killed in Israeli air raids

Two youths killed, two others wounded, in series of attacks, following border blast that wounded four Israeli soldiers.

Palestinian teenagers killed in Israeli air raids

Palestine

Hamas chief Haniya put on US 'terror list'

Hamas denounces the move, saying US animosity towards the Palestinians is unprecedented.

Hamas

Hamas: US move against Haniya 'will not deter us'

Hamas rejects US decision to place the group's political chief Ismail Haniya on global "terror list".

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?

Mahmoud Abbas

PA's Abbas rebukes Trump over 'slap of the century'

PA leader says the US president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will never be accepted.

Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over 'slap of the century'

Hamas

Hamas blames Israel as Lebanon car bombing hurts member

Mohammed Hamdan suffers leg injury after a bomb planted in his car detonates in southern Lebanese city of Sidon.

Car bomb blast in Lebanon's Sidon wounds Hamas member

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'

Hamas

Hamas marks 30-year anniversary with Gaza rally

Born from the first Intifada in 1987, the movement celebrates its 30-year anniversary with large rally in Gaza City.

Palestine

Africa solidarity is a 'pillar of Palestinian struggle'

Senior Hamas leader says Palestinians depend on African allies for symbolic support in their struggle against Israel.

Africa solidarity is a 'pillar of Palestinian struggle'

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