Palestine: Fatah, Hamas Disagree on French Peace Conference Initiative

While Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas seeks to mobilize international support for the French proposal to hold an international peace conference to solve the Palestine-Israel conflict, Hamas claims that peace talks with Israel have “failed” and deems the French initiative an Read more

Palestine: Abbas Cabinet reshuffle unrecognized by Hamas

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority presided over the swearing-in ceremony of three new ministers but the move was not welcomed by Hamas as one of its leaders accuse Abbas of sidelining national consensus in such matters and also Read more

Israel-Palestine: U.N secretary general tries to stop escalation of violence

U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was in Jerusalem on Tuesday in an unannounced visit and met with President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as tensions continue in the West Bank and Jerusalem. He said his visit “reflects the Read more

Palestine: Unity government reshuffled, Hamas calls it coup d’état

The Palestinian Authority, on Thursday, announced that a long awaited reshuffle of the Palestinian cabinet had been agreed upon but Hamas rejected the move citing that it is illegitimate. Despite Hamas’s position, the new cabinet members are expected to be Read more