Hamas and Fatah meet in Qatar for latest reconciliation talks

Hamas and Fatah leaders meet to once again try to implement long-stalled reconciliation agreement.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2016, 5:42 AM

New PLO Unity Government Talks 'Reach Impasse'

Fatah-Hamas rivalry heightens as talks break down within days; Hamas claims they were just 'some phone calls.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 1:25 PM

PLO Holds Unity Government Talks With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

PLO committee talks with terror groups about forming new government, after Abbas told France Hamas won't be part of new government.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2015, 11:57 PM

Abbas: 'No Place' for Hamas in New Government

PA chairman tells France's foreign minister that any new Palestinian unity government should not include Hamas.Elad Benari, 6/22/2015, 6:13 AM

Hamas 'No Longer Wants' Technocratic Government

Senior Hamas official calls for national unity government comprising all Palestinian factions, saying previous government failed.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2015, 6:35 AM

Jimmy Carter and Abbas Call for Fatah-Hamas Elections

Pro-Hamas ex-president calls for joint Hamas-Fatah elections in Ramallah after canceling Gaza stop, in bid to save floundering 'unity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2015, 8:20 PM

End of 'Unity'? PA Unity Govt. Cuts Contact With Hamas

After ministers charge Hamas with holding them hostage during visit, PA minister threatens 'there will be consequences.'Ari Yashar, 4/26/2015, 3:54 PM

PA Unity Govt. Ministers Say Hamas Held them Hostage in Hotel

Further signs of disunity as ministers says Hamas blocked them from working on salary war in Gaza visit; 'crisis bigger than unity govt.'Ari Yashar, 4/22/2015, 9:20 AM

Fatah Delegation Ends Gaza Visit Over Dispute with Hamas

Ministers of Palestinian consensus government end visit to Gaza, citing "differences of opinion" with Hamas over payment to workers.Elad Benari, 4/21/2015, 6:44 AM

Bombing Targets Abbas's Gaza Home

First in suspicious string of bombings targets Palestinian Cabinet HQ in Abbas's home; Hamas terrorist shot to death 'in an accident.'Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 9:53 AM

Hamas: Unity Government Must End 'Discrimination'

Hamas calls on the unity government with Fatah to treat all employees equally and fairly, after Gaza workers start strike.Ben Ariel, 4/16/2015, 5:42 AM

PA Security Forces Arrest More Than 100 Hamas Members

Hamas says PA security services have launched another crackdown on its members in Judea and Samaria, arresting 100.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2015, 2:00 PM

Fatah Official Accuses Hamas of Stabbing Him in Samaria

Abbas tries to downplay 'chaos' after official stabbed numerous times outside mosque, blames Hamas of assassination attempt a la 2007 coup.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 10:07 AM

Hamas and Fatah Sliding Towards Open War in Gaza

Countless tit-for-tat car bombings capped by assassination attempt on Fatah official. Is 'unity' turning to war? Could ISIS stand to gain?Ari Yashar, 2/16/2015, 4:59 PM

Hamas Holds Independent Parliament Meeting in Gaza

Hamas-affiliated parliament members reactivate the Gaza parliament, which had been suspended since the unity deal with Fatah.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2015, 4:42 AM

Hamas Workers Start Hunger Strike Over Unpaid Wages

A group of former employees in the Hamas-run government in Gaza go on a hunger strike in protest over unpaid salaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2015, 5:43 AM

Haniyeh: The PA Isn't Giving Gaza Enough Money

Senior Hamas leader accuses the PA of not spending a “fair amount” on Gaza, despite unity government between Hamas and Fatah.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2015, 5:15 AM

Hamas's Mashaal Says Reconciliation is 'Not Satisfying'

Hamas-Fatah unity government continues to crumble as Hamas leader says he is dissatisfied with the reconciliation process.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2014, 5:42 AM

Has the Hamas-Fatah Unity Government Expired?

Hamas says six-month period of government is over - Fatah says there was never a deadline, and wants answers on Fatah bombings in Gaza.Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 8:00 AM

Haniyeh: PM Not Carrying Out His Responsibilities in Gaza

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh accuses Prime Minister Rami Hamallah of failing to care for Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2014, 5:16 AM

Hamas Official: Abbas is Thwarting Reconciliation

Hamas member Yahya Mousa says Fatah head Mahmoud Abbas is hurting unity efforts and should leave.Ben Ariel, 11/17/2014, 5:13 AM

Abbas, Hamas in War of Words over Gaza Explosions

Hamas brands Mahmoud Abbas a liar, after PA head accuses Islamist group of carrying out bomb blasts targeting Fatah officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2014, 3:38 PM

Hamas Blasts Fatah Over Failure to Rehabilitate Gaza

Hamas urges PA to facilitate the entry of construction material into Gaza, says it is frustrated that unity government isn't functioning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2014, 3:15 AM

Hamas and Fatah Meet in Gaza: 'The Division is Over'

First PA unity government meeting held in Gaza, as PA tries to convince world donors requested $4 billion won't go to terror.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/9/2014, 8:00 PM

Palestinian Unity Cabinet to Convene in Gaza

The first full meeting of the cabinet of the Hamas-Fatah government is scheduled for Thursday in Gaza.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/8/2014, 11:04 PM

Hamas and Fatah Hold 'Positive' Talks in Cairo

Officials say talks in Cairo between Hamas and Fatah on reviving their unity government were taking place in a "positive atmosphere".Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2014, 9:03 PM

Hamas Accuses Fatah of Splitting Unity Government

Hamas spokesperson charges unity PM of obeying Fatah, 'reinforcing the rift,' after Hamdallah admits no plans to implement deal.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 1:27 PM

Mashaal: No Direct Talks with the 'Occupier'

Hamas’s exiled leader says direct negotiations with Israel are not on the agenda.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/13/2014, 1:04 AM

Hamas: Abbas is Trying to Sabotage the Reconciliation

Tensions between Hamas and Fatah continue, as Hamas spokesman levels accusations at Abbas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2014, 5:42 AM

Mashaal Trying to Cool Tensions with Abbas

Hamas leader trying to cool tensions with the PA, after its chairman threatens unity government is on the brink of collapse.Dalit Halevi, 9/8/2014, 3:15 AM

United or Untied? Hamas Resists PA Arrests

'Unity' tensions rise further as Hamas leader calls for Judea Samaria members to resist summonses by PA security forces.Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 10:47 AM

The Real Reason for the PA and Hamas's Wage War

PA promises to pay Hamas employees 'soon as possible' as 'unity' tensions continue; official reveals fears causing the delay.Ari Yashar, 8/31/2014, 2:49 PM

Abbas Slaps US Again

From day one of the Gaza war, Abbas's Fatah movement has openly sided with Hamas. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 7/26/2014, 11:49 PM

IMF Calls for Funding of Fatah-Hamas Unity Government

International Monetary Fund urges international donors to step up funding to fill 'sizable gap,' even as rocket wave crashes on Israel.Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 10:00 AM

Hamas Admits Giving Rocket Terror a Free Hand

Hamas deputy leader says group is not making a single arrest to stop the rocket barrage; used 2012 ceasefire to expand power.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/28/2014, 10:47 PM

Hamas Workers Strike Against Lack of Unity Government Pay

Employees of terror group shut down all services in Gaza for a day to demand backlogged salaries from unity government.Ari Yashar, 6/26/2014, 4:02 PM

PA Unity FM Accuses Israel of Fabricating the Abduction

Fatah-Hamas unity government foreign minister says Netanyahu 'has to put evidence on the table,' slams 'exaggerated' search.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 2:13 PM

Abbas Backtracks on Hamas Criticism, Calls for Unity Elections

After saying Hamas kidnappers 'want to destroy PA,' Abbas changes position and tells unity PM to prepare for elections.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 7:36 AM

Hamas and Fatah Threaten Israel With 'Force'

Terrorist organizations in Gaza condemn IDF operation to free kidnapped teens, say 'racist occupier only understands force.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/18/2014, 12:12 AM

PA Police 'Assault' Hamas Members in Ramallah

'Unity' on the rocks as PA security forces beat Hamas protesters, prominent official. Banks closed in Gaza, blocking PA employee wages.Ari Yashar, 6/10/2014, 4:39 PM

Hamas Reveals: Abbas Told Us He is 'Tricking the Americans'

Former Hamas government spokesman reveals Abbas privately said his moderate public statements are merely a ploy.Ari Yashar, 6/9/2014, 7:49 AM

Egypt Willing to Give PLO Unity Government Gaza Border

Egyptian official says new Sisi administration supports Hamas-Fatah unity govt., considering giving it Rafa crossing control.Ari Yashar, 6/7/2014, 9:41 PM

'Unity' in Hevron as PA Clamps Down on Hamas

Further signs of 'unity' tensions as PA security forces arrest 100 Hamas members organizing 'Naksa Day' event; Hamas arrests Fatah activist.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 12:31 PM

What 'Unity'? Violent Hamas-PA Clashes in Gaza

PA threatens 'consequences' after Hamas 'thugs' close banks in Gaza, following fistfights over salaries from new unity govt.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2014, 7:54 PM

US Promises PLO Unity Elections in 'East Jerusalem'

Jordanian paper says US promised to convince Israel to allow unity govt. elections in Jerusalem. Netanyahu 'deeply troubled' by US stance.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/3/2014, 3:47 PM

Senator Ted Cruz Pulls no Punches in Pro-Israel Address

Republican presidential candidate hopeful vows to stand behind Israel in event of military strike on Iran, condemns Fatah-Hamas unity.Ari Soffer, 6/3/2014, 11:40 AM

Lapid Says 'Don't Criticize' Hamas Unity Government

Yesh Atid leader says not to give Hamas 'opportunity to spark the fire back against us' so as 'to make headlines.'Ari Yashar, 6/2/2014, 3:01 PM

Danon Warns 'US Aid Now Directly Funds Terror'

Deputy Defense Minister slams support for newly declared PLO unity government, 'pretty wrapping' for terror attacks and murder.Ari Yashar, 6/2/2014, 1:50 PM

Islamic Jihad Preparing to Join PLO

Gaza terror group discusses organizational changes to PLO, warns PLO must embrace armed struggle or unity deal will collapse.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/23/2014, 3:01 PM

Poll Finds Arch-Terrorist Favored for Unity President

Arab poll in Judea, Samaria and Gaza finds jailed Marwan Barghouti would defeat all contenders; Fatah leads Hamas in support.Ari Yashar, 5/23/2014, 7:58 AM

Hamas Must Recognize Israel, Says Egyptian Official

Egypt’s former foreign minister says Hamas must recognize the existence of Israel in order to make a Palestinian state possible.Elad Benari, 5/8/2014, 4:44 AM