Mahmoud Abbas

Another stillborn Palestinian “reconciliation”

Why the Hamas-Fatah deal signed in Gaza today will not produce the national unity Palestinians crave.

BBC ignores Kerry’s “poof speech”

US Secretary of State blamed Israel for collapse of talks with Palestinian Authority.

Palestinian refugees from Syria war left to suffer by Jordan

Hanine Hassan
Jordan
10 March 2014

Palestine refugees face a systematic witch-hunt as Jordanian authorities crack down on civilians fleeing a devastating war.

Muataz Washaha: Murdered by Israel as "peace" talks continue

Remember Edward Said’s message: more negotiations lead to more concessions.

Hopes for Fatah-Hamas reconciliation grow, despite ongoing repression

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
21 January 2014

Mothers who lost sons in Fatah-Hamas clashes still hope rift can be mended.

Under pressure, PLO tries to limit damage from Abbas attack on Israel boycott

Today’s statement should be seen as a sign that the PA understands that it cannot impose its unpopular views on Palestinian civil society.

In South Africa, Abbas opposes boycott of Israel

Abbas has made his clearest statement in opposition to BDS and South Africa rabbi who spoke at Mandela memorial lived in an Israeli settlement.

Gulf states and Israel won't silence me: journalist Abdel Bari Atwan

Abdel Bari Atwan was forced out of al-Quds al-Arabi after 25 years, but is bouncing back with a new online media project which launched in September.

PA arrests prominent businessman who called for Abbas' downfall

Today’s incident suggests that the Abbas Palestinian Authority regime will brook no dissent or defiance from any quarter.

Conflict resolution: the game show!

A satirical solution to the Palestinian refugee crisis.

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