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Palestinian Politics

President: Palestinian Unity Govt To Be Announced Monday

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by rivals Hamas and Fatah will be announced Monday, Palestinian Pr...

Palestinian Attitudes Toward Israel

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

A third intifada could have disastrous consequences for all parties involved. Yet it remains unclear if a new uprising would be directed against Palestinian leaders for failing to deliver realistic change and reform or against Israel -- or both.

Palestinian Police Target Home Of President's Rival In Raid

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian police raided the West Bank home of a rival of President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday, deepening a feud that has ...

Barghouti: Palestinian Terrorist or the Next Mandela?

Yermi Brenner | Posted 10.03.2011 | World
Yermi Brenner

The Palestinian political divide -- Fatah ruling West Bank, Hamas controlling Gaza -- is one of the reasons the Israeli government and public have shown very little enthusiasm to get back to the negotiating table.

Shimon Peres Calls On Mahmoud Abbas Not To Quit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel's president on Saturday called on Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to rescind his decision to stand down, invoking the...