Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian Authority foils new Gaza war crimes probe

The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister prevented the International Criminal Court from going forward with a requested prosecution of Israel.

How liberal Zionists enable Israel’s genocidal ambitions

Commentator Sarah Wildman bans Palestinians from using the term “ethnic cleansing” during a think tank event in Washington.

Abbas runs out of excuses for inaction on Israel's war crimes

The Palestinian Authority has nothing to lose by ratifying the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court.

PA parrots Israeli claims on Gaza attack

Blaming Hamas for the loss of Palestinian life is ludicrous.

Israel seizes political, military opportunity in teens’ disappearance -photos

Israel has mobilized all its resources “to crush Hamas in the West Bank and destroy the recently formed unity government as well as collectively punish the Palestinian people,” says rights group.

Video: Journalists “savagely” beaten by Palestinian Authority forces

US-backed Palestinian Authority police attacked journalists and confiscated their cameras as they rallied against violations of press freedoms.

Reconciliation confronts both Hamas and Abbas with opportunities and dangers

Safa Joudeh
Cairo
5 June 2014

It remains to be seen whether both camps will take a genuinely joint approach towards managing Palestinians’ internal affairs.

Why are US lawmakers more enraged over Hamas-Abbas deal than AIPAC?

Despite Israel’s bluster, it remains closely allied with the Palestinian Authority, on which it relies to maintain control of millions of Palestinians.

Hamas and Abbas driven together by desperation

Abdel Bari Atwan
2 June 2014

Hamas’ deal with Abbas is a short-term fix for a movement in deep crisis.

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