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Hamas and Fatah meet for talks in Doha

In the latest attempt to end their nearly nine-year rivalry, Fatah and Hamas meet in Doha to discuss reconciliation process.Ben Ariel, 3/28/2016, 5:46 AM

Hamas demands: Let us join the PLO

Hamas conditions membership in the PLO on implementation of the reconciliation agreement with rival Fatah.Dalit Halevi, 1/3/2016, 2:43 AM

Angry Gazans Say 'Israel Better Than Hamas'

Hamas jailing frustrated Gazans for protesting over electricity crisis, locals say, after months of tension with PA over power.Tova Dvorin, 9/16/2015, 7:21 PM

Expert: PLO Has Failed in Everything

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar says Palestinian Authority is about to 'die totally' and that may be why Abbas is leaving.Eliran Aharon, 8/23/2015, 10:42 PM

Hamas Pledges 'Liberation' of PA From 'Traitors'

Gaza pledges war on Judea-Samaria, takeover of Jerusalem in effort to 'liberate Palestine.'Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2015, 10:58 PM

Hamas Accuses PA of Causing Violence in Gaza

Hamas’s interior ministry claims PA security forces are behind a wave of violence in Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/15/2015, 4:24 AM

Members of Fatah-Hamas Government Visit Gaza

Members of the Palestinian unity government arrive in Gaza in an attempt to continue region's rehabilitation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2014, 5:44 AM

Abbas, Mashaal Call on UN to 'End the Occupation'

PA and Hamas leaders urge the United Nations to draw up a "timetable" for “the Israeli occupation to end.”Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2014, 1:40 AM

Fatah Member to Hamas: Disengage from Brotherhood

Senior Fatah member Jibril Rajoub calls on Hamas to “stop operating according to the agenda of the Muslim Brotherhood”.Elad Benari, 8/19/2014, 5:42 AM

PA, Hamas Reluctant to Put 2007 Clashes Behind

Palestinian Arabs debate over compensation packages for Fatah-Hamas fatalities - with some preferring 'the right to revenge.'Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2014, 2:32 PM

EU Says It Will 'Work' with Hamas-Fatah Government

European Union follows the United States in expressing willingness to work with the new Palestinian Authority unity government.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 7:26 PM

The PA, Peaceful? Tapuah Terrorist a Fatah Member

Monday night shooter revealed to be Fatah member - belying perception that terror only stems from Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2014, 2:18 PM

PLO Official: 'Unity' Government By the End of May

Fatah member 'confident' that a unity government with Hamas will be enacted by the end of this month - despite Hamas's opposition.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2014, 8:36 PM

Hamas: Reconciliation with Fatah in 2014

Hamas announces new policies promoting reconciliation with Fatah, introduces confidence-building measures.Dalit Halevy, 1/6/2014, 8:04 PM

PLO to Hamas: Cut Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Leaders in the PLO say Hamas should dissociate itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and confirm loyalty to "Palestine."Elad Benari, 12/29/2013, 4:05 AM

Haniyeh Invites Abbas to Discuss Unity Government

Hamas’s Prime Minister in Gaza invites the head of the rival Fatah to discuss the formation of a unity government.Elad Benari, 12/20/2013, 5:08 AM

Politicians Targeted in PA Violence

Palestinian Authority infighting sees minister targeted in shooting, lawmaker physically assaulted.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 2:04 PM

Rivals Abbas and Mashaal Hold Rare Telephone Call

Hamas leader telephones Abbas who assures him that he's not backing down of his demands from Israel.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 5:44 AM

Report: PA Rejects Hamas Call for 'Intifada'

Hamas calling for “intifada” to deflect attention from the crisis caused by the fall of Morsi, say opponents.Gil Ronen, 9/29/2013, 8:09 PM

10 Questions Jewish Leaders Could Ask Abbas in New York

One example: Ask Abbas why the new Palestinian Authority city, Rawabi, built near teeming UNRWA 'refugee' facilities, will not allow UNRWA camp residents to live there. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 9/25/2013, 8:54 AM

Part II: Terrorism, "Palestine" and Religious Sacrifice

Terrorism, "Palestine" and religious sacrifice meet at a dangerous crossroads for Israel and all of mankind. Part II of an illuminating article.Prof. Louis René Beres, 9/24/2013, 8:05 AM

Fatah: Hamas Planning to Crack Down on Us

A Fatah MP warns that Hamas is planning a crackdown on Fatah members in Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 11:40 PM

PA Warns Against Qaradawi's 'Fake Passport'

The PA urges world countries to take legal action to seize the passport given by Hamas to radical cleric Yousef al-Qaradawi.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2013, 10:40 PM

Fayyad Blames Failed Leadership and Israel

The PA's outgoing Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, blames failed leadership for the PA’s problems, but also accuses Israel - as usual.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2013, 1:50 AM

Hamas, Fatah Meet in Cairo, Don't Reach Agreement

PA factions meeting in Cairo to seal a reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas will hold a second round of talks.Elad Benari, 2/10/2013, 4:45 AM

Egypt to Host Another Fatah-Hamas Meeting

Members of Abbas's Fatah faction and rival Hamas will meet on Wednesday in Cairo, says Fatah official.Elad Benari, 1/15/2013, 6:43 AM

Abbas and Mashaal to Meet Morsi in Egypt

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will meet PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal in Cairo on Wednesday.Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 4:42 AM

Fatah Prepares for Anniversary in Gaza

Supporters of the Fatah movement start massing in the main squares in Gaza for the movement's first celebration since 2007.Elad Benari, 1/4/2013, 5:15 AM

Hamas to Allow Fatah to Celebrate in Gaza

The Gaza branch of the Fatah party will mark its anniversary in the Hamas-ruled enclave after an accord between the two factions.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/28/2012, 9:31 PM

Abbas: Time to Reconcile with Hamas

PA chairman Abbas says it's time to seal a reconciliation with the Hamas terror group.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 6:12 AM

Hamas's Mashaal to Visit Gaza Next Week

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal is to make his first-ever visit to Gaza at the end of next week, say officials.Elad Benari, 11/29/2012, 4:45 AM

PA to Release Hamas Prisoners in 'Gesture'

The Palestinian Authority will release Hamas-affiliated detainees and allow Hamas to attend PLO meetings in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 5:14 AM

Hamas Official: Abbas Not Welcome in Gaza

Hamas MP Yahya Moussa declares PA Chairman Abbas persona non grata in Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012, 3:07 AM

Haniyeh Irritates Fatah by Attending Tehran Summit

Fatah fumes as Hamas PM says he will attend the meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Iran.Elad Benari, 8/26/2012, 4:46 AM

Morsi Meets Mashaal, Supports 'Palestinians'

Egypt's new Islamist president Morsi met senior Hamas officials and pledged his support for the "struggle of the Palestinian nation".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2012, 1:34 AM

Abbas and Egypt's Morsi Meet in Cairo

PA Chairman Abbas meets Egypt's newly elected president, Mohammed Morsi. They discuss peace and the reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.Elad Benari, 7/19/2012, 6:45 AM

Fatah Opposes Opening Gaza-Egypt Border

Fatah says it is opposed to the opening of Gaza’s border with Egypt, says Hamas supports Israeli policy of giving Egypt control of Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/17/2012, 3:13 AM

PA Sets Date for Local Elections, Hamas Unhappy

PA cabinet sets October 20 as date for local elections. Hamas warns the decision would “affect reconciliation negatively.”Elad Benari, 7/11/2012, 6:01 AM

Fatah, Hamas Still Don't Agree on Unity Gov't

More than a year after the unity deal in Cairo, Fatah and Hamas still can't form a unity government.Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 6:45 AM

Abbas Amends Election Order, Hamas Still Fumes

PA Chairman Abbas issues executive order amending the 2005 election law, plans to hold elections sooner than scheduled.Elad Benari, 5/18/2012, 6:11 AM

Fatah Eyeing Terrorist to Lead Gaza Return

Fatah is laying the groundwork for elections in Gaza; recently released terrorist tops list of contenders to take the helm in the enclaveGabe Kahn, 4/20/2012, 12:48 PM

Fatah Blames Iran for Failure of Unity with Hamas

Fatah spokesman clams Iran paid Hamas to back out of implementing the reconciliation deal between the two factions.Elad Benari, 3/21/2012, 3:14 AM

Abbas, Mashaal to Agree on Unity Government

PA Chairman Abbas and Hamas chief Mashaal will agree on a national unity government this Thursday, says senior Fatah official.Elad Benari, 2/1/2012, 6:15 AM

Israeli-Fatah Meeting Irks Hamas

Hamas slams rival Fatah organization, after Fatah representatives meet Israeli political officials and academics.Elad Benari, 1/17/2012, 3:13 AM

Hamas Denies Fatah Delegation Entry to Gaza

Unity between Hamas and Fatah? Hamas criticized after denying a Fatah delegation entry to Gaza.Elad Benari, 1/8/2012, 5:32 AM

Hamas Bans Fatah Anniversary Fete in Gaza

Gaza's Hamas terrorist rulers may have agreed to unity with Fatah, but it has banned anniversary celebrations of its rival's founding.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:06 AM

Hamas 'Pragmatism' a Dubious Fad

Hamas says joining PLO marks a shift to political pluralism and pragmatic moderation - but for how long?Gabe Kahn., 12/23/2011, 10:29 AM

ICJP Calls: Counter Threats to Middle East

The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians is calling the world to counter the threats to the Middle East from Iran and Hamas.Elad Benari, 11/30/2011, 5:13 AM

Abbas: PA Elections in May 2012

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says elections for a Fatah-Hamas unity gov't will be held next May; dismisses concerns over Hamas' Israel stance.Gabe Kahn., 11/28/2011, 6:54 PM

Fayyad Stepping Down?

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad called on factions to pick his replacement so Hamas can no longer use him as a pretext to avoid unity.Gabe Kahn., 11/14/2011, 7:58 PM

Egypt: Reconciling Hamas, Fatah a ‘Top Priority’

Bringing the genocidal Hamas movement back into the PA is a “top priority” for Egypt, ambassador says.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2011, 8:05 PM

Tensions Between Hamas and Fatah Over Shalit Deal

Fatah accuses Hamas of ensuring that its own terrorists will be released from prison, while leaving Fatah terrorists jailed.Elad Benari, 10/17/2011, 10:17 AM

Fatah Official: Reconciliation with Hamas 'Soon'

Fatah leader Azzam al-Ahmad says he expects reconciliation with rival Hamas soon and claimed the Hamas supports Abbas' UN bid.Gabe Kahn., 10/13/2011, 10:01 PM

Report:PA Unity Farce Marches On

After months of stalled unity talks and a return to bickering, rocket attacks on southern Israel, Fatah and Hamas are in a farcical limbo.Gabe Kahn., 7/19/2011, 1:10 AM

PA Elections in October?

The PLO executive committee agreed on October 2011 for municipal elections, just one month after its planned statehood bid at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 7/15/2011, 3:13 AM

Abbas Obstructing PA Unity?

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar accused PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas of delaying unity in favor of his statehood bid at the UN in SeptemberGabe Kahn., 7/8/2011, 5:06 PM