Abbas cracks down on social media and news sites

PA chairman issues decree allowing his government to jail anyone on charges of harming "national unity".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/12/2017, 1:53 AM

Abbas archrival meets Hamas parliamentarians

Mohammed Dahlan, PA chairman's exiled rival, takes part in public meeting with Hamas members of parliament.Elad Benari, 7/28/2017, 5:16 AM

Abbas blocks rivals' news sites

Ramallah government blocks at least 11 news websites, run by Abbas rivals.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 5:04 AM

Abbas's foe sentenced to three years in prison

Mohammed Dahlan sentenced in absentia to three years for allegedly embezzling $16 million.Elad Benari, 12/15/2016, 3:41 AM

Abbas associates elected for senior Fatah positions

Unsurprisingly, PA chairman's close associates elected as heads of the ruling bodies of his Fatah party.Elad Benari, 12/5/2016, 5:14 AM

Abbas's archrival: Barghouti is a better leader

Mohammed Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, says he will not repeat the mistake of supporting Abbas's reelection as head of Fatah.Dalit Halevi, 11/29/2016, 3:43 AM

Abbas archrival won't run against him

Mohammed Dahlan, PA chairman's political rival, rules out a presidential run, supports Marwan Barghouti instead.Elad Benari, 11/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Oh those sands! Those shifting sands!

There is nothing stable in the Middle East, nothing to hang on to, nothing to give up anything for.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/28/2016, 9:19 AM

The businesses of Mahmoud Abbas and his sons

The PA chairman’s two sons own an economic empire in the territories worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Abbas’ main endeavor is to find a successor who will ensure both the continued existence of his sons’ businesses and their wellbeing. Yoni Ben Menachem, 9/16/2016, 3:43 PM

Report: Arab countries plotting to replace Abbas with archrival

UAE, Egypt and Jordan reportedly planning to have PA chairman be replaced by Mohammed Dahlan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/28/2016, 1:00 AM

Former top PA official: PA 'no different' than Hamas

Top Abbas rival Mohammed Dahlan blasts PA for security coordination with Israel, says Hamas 'no different' for conducting indirect talks.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2015, 8:06 AM

Prominent Abbas Rival Calls to Oust Him as PA Chief

Mohammed Dahlan calls for PLO to accept Mahmoud Abbas's resignation, then 'declare null and void' all his decisions, call elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 8:27 PM

Qatar Backs Rajoub to Replace Abbas

Research on Arabic media reveals Qatar is taking a more active role in fomenting tension within Israel using an unusual weapon - soccer.Ari Yashar, 6/11/2015, 8:17 PM

PA Court Dismisses Case Against Abbas Arch-Rival

Palestinian court dismisses corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammad Dahlan.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 5:16 AM

Abbas's Arch Rival Reportedly Given Serbian Citizenship

Former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan was granted citizenship in Serbia in 2013 but the decision went unnoticed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/30/2015, 10:09 PM

Liberman, Mossad Men Reportedly Met Top Arab Official in Paris

Foreign Minister reportedly met a high ranking Arab personage in Paris, together with Mossad agents.Gil Ronen, 1/4/2015, 3:46 PM

Israeli Official Met Abbas's Rival Without PM's Consent

PM sent message to Abbas through ISA head, that senior official's meetings with Abbas' rival Dahlan does not represent Israel's policy.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 8:47 AM

Posters of Abbas Hanging at Gaza Rally for his Rival

Thousands take to the streets against 'traitor' Abbas, after crackdown on supporters of his rival Mohammed Dahlan and trial in absentia.Ari Yashar, 12/19/2014, 1:12 PM

Abbas's Rival Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

Mohammed Dahlan sentenced in absentia to two years in prison, vows to run against Abbas nevertheless.Elad Benari, 5/22/2014, 5:15 AM

Abbas's Political Rival: Abbas is a 'Catastrophe'

Mohammed Dahlan hits back at PA Chairman who accused him of collaborating with Israel to assassinate a senior Hamas terrorist.Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 6:30 AM

Abbas Accuses Political Rival of Killing Senior Hamas Terrorist

PA Chairman claims his rival Mohammed Dahlan conspired with Israel in the 2002 elimination of a senior Hamas figure.Elad Benari, 3/14/2014, 5:44 AM

Former Fatah Strongman Denies Contacts with Israel

Former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan denies Israeli reports that he had met Netanyahu's envoy.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 3:15 AM

Report: Israel Reaching Out to Dahlan

Report claims Israel carrying out secret talks with banished Fatah terrorist Mohammed Dahlan, anticipating that he will replace Abbas.David Lev, 2/6/2014, 8:55 AM

Disgraced PA Official to Sue Abbas Over Alleged Corruption

Former top PLO official says Palestinian Authority President out to get him for revealing $700 million theft, PA corruptionMaayana Miskin and Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 12:42 PM

PA Anti-Corruption Commission Summons Dahlan

Fatah strongman Mohammad Dahlan has become target one for the PA anti-corruption commission.Gabe Kahn., 1/11/2012, 8:14 PM

PA Targets Abbas Rival Dahlan in Corruption Probe

Ousted Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan has found himself in the PA anti-corruption commission's crosshairs.Gabe Kahn., 1/9/2012, 7:29 PM

Fatah Continues Anti-Dahlan Campaign with Arafat Murder Claim

Fatah continues its campaign against one-time strongman Mahmoud Dahlan with claim that he poisoned Arafat. Maayana Miskin, 8/7/2011, 9:40 PM

Dahlan Slams Abbas: He’s a Dictator and a Bully

After PA officers raid his home, Mohammed Dahlan attacks Abbas in Kuwaiti newspaper.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/30/2011, 2:40 AM

PA Raids Dahlan’s Home, Locks Him Up in Room

PA police, in a rare show of force, raid the home of Mohammed Dahlan, arch-enemy of Abbas and who faces charges of murder and corruption. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/28/2011, 9:55 AM

Abbas Set to Fire Dahlan in PA Power Struggle

Abbas is trying to fire Mohammed Dahlan, his former Gaza strongman blamed for the Hamas military coup. PA officials resist, want Dahlan prosecuted.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/13/2011, 9:54 AM

PA Accuses Dahlan of Sending Israeli Arms to Libya

Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan is being investigated by PA for allegedly helping send an ship of Israeli arms to Libya's Qaddafi.Elad Benari, 4/6/2011, 3:15 AM

Dahlan Booted from Fatah Leadership, Under Investigation

Former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan is suspended from the faction's leadership and under a probe for planning a coup against PA Chairman Abbas. Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2010, 4:45 PM

Fatah Official Skips Mother's Funeral in Gaza

Fatah leader Muhammad Dahlan skipped his mother’s funeral because it was held in Hamas-controlled Gaza. PA sources: Israel & the US said not to go.Hana Levi Julian, 1/19/2010, 10:26 AM

Abbas, Fatah on Warpath: Jewish Settlements Are Suicide Bombs

Fatah’s Dahlan equated Jewish settlements with Arab suicide bombings while Abbas went on the diplomatic warpath, armed with Goldstone and Obama.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/12/2009, 11:08 AM