Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas admitted to hospital

President Mahmoud Abbas is in hospital for a third time this week, according to Palestinian media.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas admitted to hospital

Opinion

Where is the Palestinian leadership amid this catastrophe?

The Palestinian leadership has no plan of action, no vision to respond to the Israeli political onslaught.

Jalal Abukhater

by Jalal Abukhater

Jalal Abukhater

Palestine

Mahmoud Abbas apologises, condemns anti-Semitism

Palestinian president says he did not intend to offend Jews after remarks draw condemnation by international bodies.

Mahmoud Abbas apologises, condemns anti-Semitism

Middle East

Palestinian launches hunger strike in PA prison

Family fears Ahmad al-Awartani may face torture following his arrest for his criticism of the Palestinian government.

Palestinian launches hunger strike in Palestinian Authority jail

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

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump's threats will not work, say Palestinian leaders

Palestinian presidency responds to US threats to withhold aid unless it re-engages Israel in peace talks.

Palestinians: Donald Trump's threats 'will not work'

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?

Inside Story

Can Palestinians stop dealing with Israel?

The Palestine Liberation Organization wants to suspend recognition of Israel.

Can Palestinians stop dealing with Israel?

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'

Palestine

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

Analysts say withdrawing US money to Palestinian Authority may deprive US of influence on its leaders.

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

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.