Category: Palestine

20.10.2017

Following announcements that Israel had advanced plansfor nearly 3,000 illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank, Palestine Liberation Organization Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the move as a “blatant disregard for the two-state solution.” The Israeli […]

13.10.2017

It didn’t take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold. Thousands took to the streets overnight celebrating the pact between Fatah […]

12.10.2017

By Ramzy Baroud   Egypt’s enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, […]

12.10.2017

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached an agreement after talks held since Tuesday in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. “Ismail Haniyeh [Hamas chief] has just announced that an agreement was reached dawn on Thursday between Fatah and Hamas movements under Egyptian […]

09.10.2017

Israeli forces fired at alleged Hamas targets in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Sunday, according to the Israeli military. “Army-owned tanks hit a military base of Hamas in the southern side of the Gaza Strip,” the statement by the Israeli […]

04.10.2017

Egypt has dismissed reports about conceding any territory as part of “the deal of the century” that is being promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the formula for resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. “President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi cannot give up a […]