Abbas slams Trump’s likely peace plan excluding Jerusalem as ‘slap of the century’

The leader of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Sunday said US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to come but without Jerusalem as part of discussions is the ‘slap of the century’ adding that Palestinians will not take part in the talks. Read more

Hamas Chief confirms Saudi-backed US plan proposing Abu Dis as future Palestinian capital

Head of the Palestinian Hamas movement Tuesday stressed that the US is working on a peace plan proposing to Palestinian leaders the village of Abu Dis, close to Eastern Jerusalem, as the future capital of Palestine. Ismail Haniyeh revealed the Read more

Palestine: Abbas’s Fatah to take control of Gaza as part of reconciliation

Palestinian internationally recognized Prime Minister answering leader Mahmoud Abbas is expected in Gaza today to make the turn of Fatah which controls the Palestinian Authority as schism with rival Hamas looks edging towards end. Rami Hamdallah is expected in Gaza Read more

Palestine: Ismail Haniya, Hamas new political leader

The Palestinian movement Hamas controlling the Gaza Strip Saturday elected former Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniya as its new political leader in replacement of exiled Khaled Meshaal who has completed a two-term mandate. “The Hamas Shura Council Saturday elected Ismail Read more