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Fatah-Hamas Unity Off – For Now

Talks between rivals Fatah and Hamas break down for now, possibly over the identity of the Prime Minister in the PA interim government.Elad Benari, 6/20/2011, 3:14 AM

PA 'Unity' Falters Over Fayyad

The much ballyhooed Palestinian Authority “unity” appears to be falling apart over the question of who will lead its government. Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2011, 3:52 PM

Gaza Not Ready for PA Unity Yet

The much-touted Palestinian Authority “unity” has not quite come to fruition in Gaza, according to Hamas. Chana Ya'ar, 6/2/2011, 2:09 PM

Schalit on Table in Cairo Talks

Maj. General Amos Gilad (res.) made a short trip to Cairo to "discuss the Schalit deal" and other issues affecting Israel-Egypt relations.Gabe Kahn., 6/1/2011, 9:38 PM

Wrist Slap For MK Tibi

Knesset Ethics Committee settles for reprimanding MK Tibi for attending the Fatah-Hamas unity signing in Cairo and then meeting with Qaddafi.Gabe Kahn., 6/1/2011, 7:49 PM

Palestine to be Liberated?

PA negotiator Dr. Nabil Shaath says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation is essential to the "liberation of Palestine" during talks with Hamas in Gaza.Gabe Kahn., 5/27/2011, 6:14 AM

PA: Talk With Us Or Else!

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas vows to go to the UN if Israel doesn't sit down and negotiate with Hamas; Obama says, "it's a mistake."Gabe Kahn., 5/27/2011, 1:14 AM

Fayyad Suffers Heart Attack

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister hospitalized in Texas after suffering heart attack while visiting his son.Elad Benari, 5/24/2011, 1:12 AM

Hamas 'A True Partner' for Peace

Egypt's Foreign Minister says he brokered the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation to create a true partner for peace; calls George Washington a "terrorist."Gabe Kahn., 5/19/2011, 2:16 AM

Abbas Claims He's Ready to Talk

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas told a US delegation he's 'ready to talk' and, in the same breath, set preconditions for doing so.Gabe Kahn., 5/18/2011, 9:25 PM

Hamas Founders' Lover's Quarrel

Hamas co-founders Khaled Mashaal and Mahmoud al-Zahar don't agree on PA talks with Israel; "resistance the only option," al Zahar says.Gabe Kahn., 5/18/2011, 8:52 PM

Fatah Official: We Agree w/Hamas

Fatah official says Hamas and Fatah "agree on everything," as representatives negotiate the details of planned unity gov't in Cairo.Hillel Fendel, 5/17/2011, 4:04 PM

Abbas, Hamas March in Ramallah

Fatah and Hamas still don't get along that well - unless Yasser Arafat and anti-Israel ceremonies bring out their common denominator.Hillel Fendel, 5/16/2011, 7:43 PM

Abbas to be Prime Minister

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is to serve as Prime Minister in the PA transition government; Fayyad and Haniyeh to be his deputies.Gabe Kahn., 5/12/2011, 7:57 PM

Egypt to Open Gaza Bureau

Hamas and Fatah to meet in Cairo next week to discuss next Palestinian Authority government.Gil Ronen, 5/11/2011, 8:59 PM

PA State Would Be Iranian Proxy

Deputy PM Silvan Shalom says PA state would be Iranian proxy; Vice Premier Yaalon says Fatah-Hamas deal won't last; Hamas doubts statehood bid.Gabe Kahn., 5/11/2011, 8:58 PM

France Adds Funds for PA Gov't

France has agreed to provide additional funding to the new Fatah-Hamas unity government to help cover salaries after Israel froze funds.Chana Ya'ar, 5/9/2011, 8:47 PM

Mashaal Calls for Armed Struggle

Hamas leader says Arab resistance "in all forms" against Israel is required, will try to convince Fatah to adopt this approach.Elad Benari, 5/9/2011, 4:45 AM

Hamas: Change in Our Favor

Hamas insists the Middle East is changing in its favor, and has no plans to moderate its positions or negotiate with Israel. Maayana Miskin, 5/8/2011, 9:43 PM

Jordan Welcomes Fatah-Hamas Pact

Underscoring the chill in Israel-Jordan relations since his coronation, Abdullah II praised Cairo's Fatah-Hamas reconciliation. Self-preservation?Gabe Kahn., 5/6/2011, 3:17 AM

Hamas TV in Abbas-Land

Another sign of thaw between the twin terror groups: Hamas TV broadcasts in PA, and PA TV broadcasts in Gaza. Gil Ronen, 5/5/2011, 9:07 PM

Fatahamas: Clinton Won't Say No

Secretary of State gives fuzzy answer when asked if Hamas-Fatah pact closes door on "peace." Gil Ronen, 5/5/2011, 6:02 PM

Diskin Derides PA Unity Deal

Outgoing Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin derided the Fatah-Hamas unity deal signed in Cairo today and played down worries over PA moves at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 5/5/2011, 1:12 AM

PM: "A Great Victory For Terror"

PM Netanyahu lambasted PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for embracing Hamas and giving terror a victory by signing the Fatah-Hamas Unity deal.Gabe Kahn., 5/4/2011, 8:23 PM

Fatah and Hamas Disagree

As Fatah and Hamas are due to officially sign the unity agreement between the two in Egypt on Wednesday, disagreements arise on key issues.Elad Benari, 5/4/2011, 4:17 AM

Bibi’s Diplomatic Offensive

Netanyahu launches a diplomatic offensive in Europe and called on Abbas to cancel the unity pact with Hamas. The PA says it is a ”domestic issue.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/3/2011, 7:11 PM

Hamas-Fatah Accord in Egypt

The Fatah-led PA signed a preliminary unity deal with Hamas in Egypt; one day after the terrorist party mourned the elimination of Bin Laden.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/3/2011, 5:33 PM

Hamas Delegation in Cairo

Hamas terrorists led by Khaled Mashaal arrive in Egypt ahead of 'reconciliation' ceremony.Gil Ronen, 5/2/2011, 5:57 PM

Gov't Freezes Funds to PA

The government has frozen the routine transfer of taxes collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority due to the Fatah-Hamas unity deal.Chana Ya'ar, 5/1/2011, 2:01 PM

FM Warns Against PA Unity

Foreign Minister predicts Hamas will take over Judea and Samaria in elections agreed upon with Fatah.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2011, 9:40 AM

Report: PA Unity is Bogus

Fatah-Hamas reconciliation an illusory move to make unilateral statehood threat seem more credible, says Maariv. Gil Ronen, 4/28/2011, 8:56 AM

IDF-PA Cooperation in Doubt

Fatah-Hamas reconcilliation may scuttle cooperation between the IDF and PA security forces.Gabe Kahn., 4/27/2011, 10:53 PM

New PA Precondition For Talks

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has said "no peace" until Israel releases all Arab security prisoners; Hamas: Abbas must release all Hamas prisoners!Gabe Kahn., 4/3/2011, 3:27 PM

'Abbas' Safety Uncertain in Gaza

Though Gaza head Haniyeh invited Abbas to Gaza, a Hamas report says Fatah-PA leader could be hurt if he visits.Gil Ronen, 3/29/2011, 8:46 AM

Abbas Wants Hamas Partnership

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meets with Hamas leaders and calls for reconciliation, Jerusalem opposed..Maayana Miskin, 3/27/2011, 7:01 PM

Hamas Mum on Abbas Overture

Hamas has yet to issue an official response to a statement by PA Chairman Abbas that he was ready to visit Gaza "at any time" for reconciliation.Gabe Kahn., 3/23/2011, 7:30 PM

Gaza Protesters Demand PA Unity

Palestinian Authority Arabs in Gaza protest against their Hamas rulers and demand a unity government with Fatah.Chana Ya'ar, 3/7/2011, 5:46 PM

Hamas, PA Two-Faced on Facebook

Arab activists in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza want a 'Facebook Revolution' in the vein of the ones sweeping Arab countries throughout the region.Gabe Kahn., 3/2/2011, 9:41 PM

Egypt Mediating 'Twin Terrors'

Cairo resumes mediation between the two major terror groups that rule over the Arabs of Judea, Samaria and Gaza.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2011, 10:47 PM

Fatah Prisoners Get Visit

Hamas allows Fatah to visit its prisoners in Gaza jails, in order to refute 'allegations and lies.'Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2011, 9:48 PM

PA: Hamas Plans 'Civil War'

PA security forces find a cache of Hamas rockets in Ramallah. Gil Ronen, 12/22/2010, 8:37 PM

Fatah: Israel Not Jewish State

Fatah, the Palestinian Authority leadership, has officially declared: No to Israel as a Jewish State, no to interim borders and no to land swaps.Chana Ya'ar, 11/27/2010, 11:57 PM

Unity Deal to Protect Hamas

If Hamas and Fatah reconcile, Hamas terrorists will be protected and included in joint security forces, Fatah official says.Maayana Miskin, 11/5/2010, 1:22 PM

Abbas to Hamas: Reconcile

PA chief again calls on Hamas to sign Egyptian-brokered document that would lead to elections.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2010, 6:47 PM

Hamas: No Fatah Reconciliation

Fatah and Hamas are far from a reconciliation deal, despite the waiving of a requirement for Hamas to formally recognize the State of Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 6/17/2010, 4:48 PM

Arab League Head in Gaza

Arab League's Amr Moussa meets with Hamas leader Haniyeh, despite PA, promises “serious” efforts against Israeli blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza. Maayana Miskin, 6/14/2010, 12:00 PM

Report: PA Forces Turn to Hamas

WND reports growing support for Hamas within PA ranks. US-trained PA forces jailed for terrorism.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2010, 12:34 PM

U.S. Praise for PA Overdone?

US praises Palestinian Authority for cutting funding to Hamas, but ignores indirect funding.Hillel Fendel, 4/14/2010, 6:50 PM