Netanyahu “invented a new enemy: Arab citizens of Israel,” says Basel Ghattas. Read more about Cruelty spurred me to aid Palestinian prisoners -- ousted lawmaker
Loosened US reins on Israel would endanger two-state charade. Read more about Netanyahu's Trump predicament
Mahmoud Abbas consolidates grip on movement as looming crises facing Palestinians are left unaddressed. Read more about Fatah votes to keep its head in sand
Fatah and Hamas face leadership transitions and dearth of ideas. Read more about Are Palestinians ready for Trump?
What is the real reason for the cancellation of elections in the West Bank and Gaza? Read more about Mahmoud Abbas runs scared of democracy
Why the Arab and French initiatives are doomed to fail. Read more about Endless peace process rewards only Israel
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Recent moves to stifle political opposition suggest West Bank leadership struggling to grapple with deep public disillusionment. Read more about PA cracks down on dissent as Abbas runs out of options
Fatah and Hamas have no joint strategy on ending the Israeli occupation. Read more about Why Palestinian unity is a misnomer
Hasan Namle, 51, remembers better days. When he used to work in Israel, he could make as much as NIS6,000 (approx. $1,400) a month in the construction field, he says. Those days are long gone. He was barred from working in Israel in 1996, long before the Aqsa Intifada broke out. His crime was being suspected of having links to Hamas. He says he has none now and had none then. Nevertheless he was never allowed back and had to think of alternatives. Now he runs a small poultry shop in the camp. “I make 36 agarot per kilo. On a good day I will make NIS36 ($8),” he said, sprawled on a mattress where he and two sons sleep when it is warm on the porch outside their three-room dwelling. Read more about From layman to expert, economic prospects look bleak
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