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Hamas and Fatah to hold talks in Qatar

Hamas and Fatah to hold yet another round of reconciliation talks in the Qatari capital next week.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/11/2016, 2:11 AM

Hamas and Fatah meet for reconciliation 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 and 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 Calls on Hamas to Disengage from Muslim 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

Fatah, Hamas Reluctant to Put 2007 Clashes Behind Them

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 Calls on Hamas to Cut Ties with the 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 Palestinian 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 for PA's Woes

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 Celebrations 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 Anniversary 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 'Goodwill 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, Stresses Support for '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 Government

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 as Hamas Continues to Fume

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

Analysis: 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 Parliamentarians to 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 Set to Approve October 2011 Elections

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