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Sneak peek of indy doc on paralyzed Palestinian fighter's unlikely friendship

New film tells story of former Fatah guerrilla living in an Amman hospital and his Egyptian caretaker.

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.

Mahmoud Abbas: collaboration with Israeli army, secret police is “sacred”

Known euphemistically as “security coordination,” PA intelligence and security forces work closely with Israeli occupation forces to suppress any Palestinian resistance.

Maronite patriarch to meet Lebanese collaborators, defying Israel boycott

A key Lebanese religious leader is planning a controversial official visit to occupied Palestine.

Palestinian prisoners ready for mass hunger strike

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 April 2014

All parties must step up efforts to release prisoners, says Palestinian jailed by Israel for 27 years.

US isolated in latest UN vote on Palestine

But resolutions appear to have been watered down from earlier stronger versions.

Gaza refugees learn of food aid cuts by text messages

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
14 March 2014

The UN agency for Palestine refugees says it is trying to focus on the most needy.

How today's liberal Zionists echo apartheid South Africa's defenders

Rania Khalek
13 February 2014

Anti-BDS liberals have taken racism a step further than Reagan and Thatcher dared to go with South Africa.

“Profound civilian suffering” in Syria’s besieged Yarmouk camp

Women are dying in childbirth and children are suffering from malnutrition-related diseases as siege continues.

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.

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