PA withholds salaries to Gaza employees

Palestinian Authority pays salaries to its employees based in Judea and Samaria but not to those in Gaza as tensions with Fatah continue.Elad Benari, 4/10/2018, 5:13 AM

PA warns: Gaza on the verge of collapse

PA official in charge of civil affairs tells Kahlon the PA will stop paying Gaza employees beginning April 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 5:13 AM

Abbas to approve new measures against Hamas

PA chairman planning punitive measures against Hamas following attempt on the life of cabinet chief Rami Hamdallah.Dalit Halevi, 3/21/2018, 6:34 AM

Abbas blames Hamas for attempt on Hamdallah's life

PA chairman accuses "illegal government in Gaza" of being behind attack on convoy of government head.Dalit Halevi, 3/14/2018, 2:36 AM

Gaza's public employees go on strike

Public sector employees in Gaza go on strike amid dispute between Hamas and Fatah over payments of salaries.Elad Benari, 2/27/2018, 4:44 AM

Top Egyptian security officials push Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Top Egyptian security delegation arrives in Gaza to follow up on the implementation of Fatah-Hamas reconciliation agreement.Elad Benari, 2/26/2018, 6:14 AM

Egyptian delegation to discuss Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Egyptian security delegation to arrive in Gaza to follow up on stalled Hamas-Fatah reconciliation efforts.Elad Benari, 2/25/2018, 4:44 AM

Another rift between Hamas and Fatah

Hamas spokesman accuses Palestinian Authority of creating a humanitarian crisis in Gaza for political reasons.Dalit Halevi, 2/15/2018, 4:05 AM

Gaza's largest hospital on strike

Strike by cleaning staff causes Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza to halt medical services for Gazans.Dalit Halevi, 2/14/2018, 5:35 AM

Is the Hamas-Fatah deal collapsing?

Hamas and Fatah miss another deadline to implement reconciliation deal signed in October.Elad Benari, 2/2/2018, 5:45 AM

Hamas: Abbas no longer a legitimate leader

Senior Hamas officials say Abbas's tenure as PA chairman ended years ago and he is no longer relevant.Dalit Halevi, 1/19/2018, 5:16 AM

Hamas leader: We will no longer rule in Gaza

Hamas’s Gaza leader declares that the organization is permanently ceding control of Gaza in order to reconcile with Fatah.Elad Benari, 12/21/2017, 12:08 AM

Fatah-Hamas reconciliation hits 'obstacles'

Fatah official says handover of power in Gaza from Hamas has hit yet another snag.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2017, 4:44 AM

Is Fatah-Hamas reconciliation dead?

An expert on Fatah-Hamas relations says it's too early to say that the reconciliation process has failed.Shimon Cohen, 12/4/2017, 4:35 AM

PA: Hamas trying to thwart the reconciliation initiative

PA spokesman accuses Hamas of spreading lies and thwarting the reconciliation initiative.Dalit Halevi, 12/3/2017, 4:57 AM

Hamas demands the PA government resign

The crisis between Hamas and Fatah is worsening. Hamas accuses PA government of failure, demands its resignation.Dalit Halevi, 12/3/2017, 2:16 AM

Hamas and Fatah delay Gaza handover

Hamas and Fatah agree to postpone the handover of Gaza from Hamas to Fatah amid continued disagreements over reconciliation.Elad Benari, 11/30/2017, 3:16 AM

Hamas: Fatah trying to thwart reconciliation

Hamas leaders categorically reject the PA's demand that armed militias in Gaza disarm.Dalit Halevi, 11/29/2017, 5:46 AM

PA official: We don't control more than 5% of Gaza

PA's Hussein al-Sheikh claims Hamas is preventing the PA from taking control of Gaza despite reconciliation agreement. Hamas: Not true.Elad Benari, 11/27/2017, 4:08 AM

Islamic Jihad: Abbas thwarted reconciliation

Senior Islamic Jihad member accuses PA chairman of thwarting efforts to reach reconciliation due to his caving to "Zionist plots".Dalit Halevi, 11/24/2017, 12:06 AM

Hamas disappointed by agreement with Fatah

Hamas member Salah Bardawil says agreement on PA elections is vague and meaningless.Dalit Halevi, 11/23/2017, 4:44 AM

Disagreements emerge between Hamas and Fatah

Meeting in Cairo for new round of reconciliation talks, Fatah and Hamas disagree on key issues.Dalit Halevi, 11/22/2017, 5:13 AM

UN envoy warns against 'devastating' conflict in Gaza

UN's Middle East envoy backs Fatah-Hamas reconciliation, warns of conflict in Gaza if reconciliation fails.Elad Benari, 11/21/2017, 4:35 AM

PA factions to meet in Cairo

Palestinian political factions to gather in Cairo to push ahead with reconciliation efforts.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2017, 5:44 AM

PA leader: Controlling Gaza is difficult

Rami Hamdallah, head of the PA government, says bringing Gaza back under the control of the PA is proving difficult.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2017, 5:03 AM

Abbas: Hamas ministers will recognize Israel

PA chairman hosts former Israeli MKs, claims he won't appoint Hamas ministers to unity government unless they openly recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2017, 2:05 AM

Hamas security chief: Deal with Fatah still on

Hamas official who was wounded in car bombing says reconciliation with Fatah remains on track despite the attempt on his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 6:35 AM

Fatah-Hamas talks hit a snag

Hamas refuses to hand over Gaza land authority to Fatah, rejects the demand to dismantle the militias.Dalit Halevi, 10/27/2017, 4:46 AM

Abbas rules out militias in Gaza

PA chairman says reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas must lead to a single authority with one law and one army.Elad Benari, 10/25/2017, 3:43 AM

Hamas threatens to bomb Tel Aviv

Hamas leader in Gaza: We can strike Israel for 51 minutes at the same level that we attacked Tel Aviv in 51 days.Dalit Halevi, 10/25/2017, 12:08 AM

Jordan's King backs Fatah-Hamas deal

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation will help in pushing forward Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 5:43 AM

UN envoy condemns Hamas

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov blasts Hamas leaders for their statements against Israel.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 1:13 AM

Deputy Hamas leader: We will never cut ties with Iran

Salah al-Aruri stresses his group will not agree to conditions set by Israel.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 6:31 AM

Hamas ignores Israel, sends delegation to Iran

High-ranking Hamas delegation, headed by Salah al-Aruri, visits Iran to discuss reconciliation with Fatah.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2017, 10:47 PM

PA adamant on unity with Hamas

Abbas spokesman says PA chairman insists on implementing the reconciliation agreement with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 10/18/2017, 5:42 AM

Hamas: 'Zionists' intervening in our affairs

Hamas rejects Cabinet's announcement that there will be no negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes Hamas.Elad Benari, 10/18/2017, 12:15 AM

PA official visits Gaza as part of unity deal

PA official for border crossings visits Gaza to advance reconciliation deal between Hamas and Fatah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2017, 5:45 AM

Sisi: Hamas-Fatah unity a step towards Israel-PA peace

Egyptian President says he hopes the prospect of reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas will pave the way to broader Israeli-PA peace.Elad Benari, 10/9/2017, 5:46 AM

PA leader welcomed by Gazans

Rami Hamdallah, head of PA government, visits Gaza for the first time in two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2017, 1:13 AM

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza for Hamas-Fatah talks

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza on the eve of fresh attempt at reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.Elad Benari, 10/2/2017, 4:42 AM

Hamas: PA didn't demand 'resistance groups' disarm

Hamas official: Weapons of terror organizations not discussed in talks with Fatah.Dalit Halevi, 9/29/2017, 5:46 AM

PA leader to visit Gaza

Rami Hamdallah, head of the PA government, will travel to Gaza amid reconciliation efforts with Hamas.Elad Benari, 9/26/2017, 5:13 AM

Hamas leader ready to reconcile with Fatah

Ismail Haniyeh returns to Gaza, says Hamas is ready for direct talks with rival Fatah.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2017, 4:36 AM

Abbas and Haniyeh speak amid reconciliation efforts

PA chairman and Hamas leader speak for the first time in nearly a year.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2017, 5:06 AM

Abbas welcomes Hamas overtures

PA chairman welcomes Hamas’s announcement that it agrees to talks with Fatah as well as to dismantle the Gaza administrative committee.Dalit Halevi, 9/18/2017, 4:04 AM

Hamas agrees to talks with Fatah

Hamas says it agrees to talks with rival Fatah as well as to general elections.Elad Benari, 9/17/2017, 6:31 AM

Fatah delegation to visit Cairo

Fatah delegation to visit Cairo in an attempt to resolve longstanding conflict with Hamas.Elad Benari, 9/13/2017, 5:36 AM

PA scraps plan to force Gaza employees to retire

PA suspends plans to force over 6,000 Gaza employees into early retirement, a move seen as an attempt to squeeze Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/27/2017, 6:31 AM

UAE to pay Gaza $15 million a month

Thanks to efforts by Abbas's rival, United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2017, 6:06 AM

Fatah denies Egypt offered a unity deal with Hamas

Fatah official says Egyptian President never presented a proposal for a unity with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 8/8/2017, 6:44 AM

Report: Hamas accepts unity deal with Fatah

Reports say Hamas accepted a unity deal with Fatah proposed by Egyptian Al-Sisi, but Abbas refused it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 5:44 AM

Abbas: Gaza cuts will continue

PA chairman pledges to keep cutting support payments for Hamas-ruled Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/6/2017, 6:35 AM

'Abbas has no legitimacy'

Senior Hamas member notes PA chairman's term expired years ago and he would be replaced by a Hamas member should he be unable to rule.Dalit Halevi, 8/4/2017, 4:37 AM

Abbas holds rare meeting with Hamas officials

PA chairman meets delegation of Hamas officials amid ongoing Hamas-Fatah feud.Elad Benari, 8/2/2017, 6:16 AM

Fatah to Hamas: Dismantle the government in Gaza

Fatah-Hamas dispute continues, demonstrating again that Gaza is now an independent Palestinian entity.Dalit Halevi, 7/26/2017, 4:42 AM

Abbas halts payments to Hamas lawmakers

Pressure tactic? Hamas-affiliated lawmakers say the PA failed to pay their salaries.Elad Benari, 7/10/2017, 5:37 AM

Power supplies in Gaza take fresh hit

Three generators at Gaza's power plant go offline. Hamas blames rival PA.Elad Benari, 7/9/2017, 6:32 AM