Fatah-Hamas Unity Off – For NowTalks between rivals Fatah and Hamas break down for now, possibly over the identity of the Prime Minister in the PA interim government.
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.
Schalit on Table in Cairo TalksMaj. General Amos Gilad (res.) made a short trip to Cairo to "discuss the Schalit deal" and other issues affecting Israel-Egypt relations.
Wrist Slap For MK TibiKnesset Ethics Committee settles for reprimanding MK Tibi for attending the Fatah-Hamas unity signing in Cairo and then meeting with Qaddafi.
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.
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."
Fayyad Suffers Heart AttackPalestinian Authority Prime Minister hospitalized in Texas after suffering heart attack while visiting his son.
Hamas 'A True Partner' for PeaceEgypt's Foreign Minister says he brokered the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation to create a true partner for peace; calls George Washington a "terrorist."
Abbas Claims He's Ready to TalkPA chairman Mahmoud Abbas told a US delegation he's 'ready to talk' and, in the same breath, set preconditions for doing so.
Hamas Founders' Lover's QuarrelHamas co-founders Khaled Mashaal and Mahmoud al-Zahar don't agree on PA talks with Israel; "resistance the only option," al Zahar says.
Fatah Official: We Agree w/HamasFatah official says Hamas and Fatah "agree on everything," as representatives negotiate the details of planned unity gov't in Cairo.
Abbas, Hamas March in RamallahFatah and Hamas still don't get along that well - unless Yasser Arafat and anti-Israel ceremonies bring out their common denominator.
Abbas to be Prime MinisterPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is to serve as Prime Minister in the PA transition government; Fayyad and Haniyeh to be his deputies.
PA State Would Be Iranian ProxyDeputy PM Silvan Shalom says PA state would be Iranian proxy; Vice Premier Yaalon says Fatah-Hamas deal won't last; Hamas doubts statehood bid.
France Adds Funds for PA Gov'tFrance has agreed to provide additional funding to the new Fatah-Hamas unity government to help cover salaries after Israel froze funds.
Hamas: Change in Our FavorHamas insists the Middle East is changing in its favor, and has no plans to moderate its positions or negotiate with Israel.
Jordan Welcomes Fatah-Hamas PactUnderscoring the chill in Israel-Jordan relations since his coronation, Abdullah II praised Cairo's Fatah-Hamas reconciliation. Self-preservation?
Hamas TV in Abbas-LandAnother sign of thaw between the twin terror groups: Hamas TV broadcasts in PA, and PA TV broadcasts in Gaza.
Diskin Derides PA Unity DealOutgoing 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.
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.
Fatah and Hamas DisagreeAs Fatah and Hamas are due to officially sign the unity agreement between the two in Egypt on Wednesday, disagreements arise on key issues.
Bibi’s Diplomatic OffensiveNetanyahu 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.”
Hamas-Fatah Accord in EgyptThe Fatah-led PA signed a preliminary unity deal with Hamas in Egypt; one day after the terrorist party mourned the elimination of Bin Laden.
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.
FM Warns Against PA UnityForeign Minister predicts Hamas will take over Judea and Samaria in elections agreed upon with Fatah.
Report: PA Unity is BogusFatah-Hamas reconciliation an illusory move to make unilateral statehood threat seem more credible, says Maariv.
New PA Precondition For TalksPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has said "no peace" until Israel releases all Arab security prisoners; Hamas: Abbas must release all Hamas prisoners!
Hamas Mum on Abbas OvertureHamas 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.
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.
Fatah: Israel Not Jewish StateFatah, the Palestinian Authority leadership, has officially declared: No to Israel as a Jewish State, no to interim borders and no to land swaps.
Unity Deal to Protect HamasIf Hamas and Fatah reconcile, Hamas terrorists will be protected and included in joint security forces, Fatah official says.
Hamas: No Fatah ReconciliationFatah and Hamas are far from a reconciliation deal, despite the waiving of a requirement for Hamas to formally recognize the State of Israel.
Arab League Head in GazaArab League's Amr Moussa meets with Hamas leader Haniyeh, despite PA, promises “serious” efforts against Israeli blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza.