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Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation

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PA cabinet to resign in favor of technocratic gov't

Hamas has reportedly agreed to the creation of a technocratic government tasked with the reconstruction of Gaza and the restoration of security in the region.

PA cabinet to resign in favor of technocratic gov't

Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation agreement

The sides hope to end a rift that has lasted more than 15 years.

Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation agreement

Hamas official warns against postponing elections

Senior Hamas official: Any change to timetable for the elections will deal a heavy blow to reconciliation efforts.

Hamas official warns against postponing elections

Hamas and Fatah discussing a political partnership

Senior representatives of Hamas and Fatah meet in Cairo to advance the reconciliation initiative.

Hamas and Fatah discussing a political partnership

Another rift between Hamas and Fatah

Hamas spokesman accuses Palestinian Authority of creating a humanitarian crisis in Gaza for political reasons.

Another rift between Hamas and Fatah

Hamas leader: We will no longer rule in Gaza

Hamas’s Gaza leader declares that the organization is permanently ceding control of Gaza in order to reconcile with Fatah.

Hamas leader: We will no longer rule in Gaza

Fatah-Hamas reconciliation hits 'obstacles'

Fatah official says handover of power in Gaza from Hamas has hit yet another snag.

Fatah-Hamas reconciliation hits 'obstacles'

PA factions at Russian confab call for unity government

Representatives of the parties in the PA, including Hamas and other terrorist groups, agree to call for unity government in Moscow talks.

PA factions at Russian confab call for unity government

Hamas-Fatah unity talks stall - again

Third round of talks between longtime rival Palestinian factions put on hold after Hamas blames Fatah for one meeting's failure.

Hamas-Fatah unity talks stall - again

Fatah and Hamas meet for reconciliation talks in Qatar

Third round of talks between Fatah and Hamas begins in the Qatari capital in hopes of implementing a reconciliation agreement.

Fatah and Hamas meet for reconciliation talks in Qatar

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.

Hamas and Fatah meet for reconciliation talks in Doha

For media correspondents: A proposed tour of the Palestinian Authority

For media correspondents: A proposed tour of the Palestinian Authority

Analysis

State of the Unity: PA-Hamas, One Year Later

On April 1, 2014, the PA broke the Oslo Accords by applying to UN agencies. In one year, nothing - and everything - has changed.

State of the Unity: PA-Hamas, One Year Later

Elections Driving Hamas to Try Again for PA Unity Government

Hamas politiburo head Ismail Haniyeh responds to Netanyahu's re-elections by call for unified 'struggle for Palestinian rights.'

Elections Driving Hamas to Try Again for PA Unity Government

Exposé: Hamas, West and Israel in Talks for 5-Year Ceasefire

Leaked documents reveal total lifting of restrictions on Gaza in exchange for ceasefire, reconciliation with Fatah for 'Palestinian state.'

Exposé: Hamas, West and Israel in Talks for 5-Year Ceasefire

Members of Fatah-Hamas Government Visit Gaza

Members of the Palestinian unity government arrive in Gaza in an attempt to continue region's rehabilitation.

Members of Fatah-Hamas Government Visit Gaza

PLO 'coalition crisis'

Has the Hamas-Fatah Unity Government Expired?

Hamas says six-month period of government is over - Fatah says there was never a deadline, and wants answers on Fatah bombings in Gaza.

Has the Hamas-Fatah Unity Government Expired?

An Intifada of Arab Disappointment - with Themselves

An Intifada of Arab Disappointment - with Themselves

Report: 3,000 PA Policemen to Join Gaza Security Forces

Renewed unity pact to include security coordination, source claims - but only if Israel agrees.

Report: 3,000 PA Policemen to Join Gaza Security Forces

Hamas, Fatah Renew 'Unity Government' Despite Tensions

'Comprehensive agreement' reached between Hamas and Fatah over Gaza rulership. But will it last?

Hamas, Fatah Renew 'Unity Government' Despite Tensions

Hamas and Fatah to Try to Save Crumbling Unity

Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in Cairo in an attempt to iron out issues that have prevented the implementation of unity deal.

Hamas and Fatah to Try to Save Crumbling Unity

Hamas Accuses Palestinian PM of Neglecting Gaza

Deputy speaker of the Palestinian parliament accuses Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah of "negligence" towards Gaza.

Hamas Accuses Palestinian PM of Neglecting Gaza

PA Officials: Hamas Preventing Abbas from Governing in Gaza

Sources claim Hamas refusing PA supervision, despite unity government agreement and understanding reached after ceasefire.

PA Officials: Hamas Preventing Abbas from Governing in Gaza

PA Blasts Hamas for Executing 'Collaborators with Israel'

The Palestinian Authority blasts Hamas officials for executing more than 20 alleged collaborators with Israel, saying this is illegal.

PA Blasts Hamas for Executing 'Collaborators with Israel'

Meshaal, Abbas to Meet in Qatar Despite Hamas Coup Attempt

PA, Hamas leaders to meet in Doha over Gaza ceasefire, as questions remain over whether the unity government will last.

Meshaal, Abbas to Meet in Qatar Despite Hamas Coup Attempt

MKs Call Foiled Hamas Coup a 'Warning Sign' for Unity Government

Nationalist MKs attack leftists over attempted Hamas coup, after remarks early in the unity pact claimed PA would keep Hamas in line.

MKs Call Foiled Hamas Coup a 'Warning Sign' for Unity Government

Hamas Executes Dozens of Palestinians for 'Collaboration'

Hamas allegedly rounds up Fatah members and other dissidents for execution over 'collaboration' charges, as dissent simmers in Gaza.

Hamas Executes Dozens of Palestinians for 'Collaboration'

PLO: US Backs Hamas in Ceasefire Talks

PA officials accuse John Kerry of plot to 'get rid of the PLO,' back Muslim Brotherhood through Hamas; Abbas said to be 'furious'.

PLO: US Backs Hamas in Ceasefire Talks

Report: Hamas Losing Palestinian Arab Support in Gaza

Washington Institute study indicates Gazans 'hate Hamas with a passion' and want to see Fatah re-elected.

Report: Hamas Losing Palestinian Arab Support in Gaza

Fatah Spokesman: Hamas Behaves Like Criminals and Thugs

Despite the unity agreement, a spokesman for Fatah launched a verbal attack on Hamas in a recent television interview.

Fatah Spokesman: Hamas Behaves Like Criminals and Thugs

Netanyahu: Abbas Will be Judged by Actions, Not Words

PMO dismisses PA Chairman's remarks on kidnapping, calls on him to prove he's serious by cancelling unity pact with Hamas.

Netanyahu: Abbas Will be Judged by Actions, Not Words

Netanyahu Links Hamas-Fatah Government to Missing Students

Netanyahu speaks with Kerry, says yeshiva boys’ disappearance directly related to Hamas-Fatah unity.

Netanyahu Links Hamas-Fatah Government to Missing Students

88 Senators to Obama: Reconsider Aid to PA

In a letter to Obama, an overwhelming majority of Senators point out the presence of terrorist group Hamas in new PA government.

88 Senators to Obama: Reconsider Aid to PA

Watch: Hamas Official Calls on Fatah to Join in Jihad

"Bullets and bombs are music to our ears," said Hamas official Fathi Hammad in a recent speech.

Watch: Hamas Official Calls on Fatah to Join in Jihad

U.S.: There's Not Much Abbas Can Do About Rocket Attacks

State Department condemns rocket fire from Gaza, but says Abbas cannot do much to stop the attacks despite pact with Hamas.

U.S.: There's Not Much Abbas Can Do About Rocket Attacks

Rocket Fire 'Hurts Unity Pact,' Abbas Laments

PA condemns rocket fire - not as threat to 'Palestinian principles' or 'humanitarian ethics' - but to political stability.

Rocket Fire 'Hurts Unity Pact,' Abbas Laments

Not 'Land for Peace,' But 'Land for Terror'

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon slams 'delusions' about land for peace, negotiating with Hamas in Herzliya conference speech.

Not 'Land for Peace,' But 'Land for Terror'

UN Envoy Meets Ministers of New PA Unity Government

UN's Robert Serry becomes first senior international official to meet with ministers of the new government in Gaza.

UN Envoy Meets Ministers of New PA Unity Government

'Hamas Will Increase its Control Over Judea and Samaria'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu slams the 'ignorance' of the international community in weekly Cabinet meeting.

'Hamas Will Increase its Control Over Judea and Samaria'

Hamas, Islamic Jihad Vow to Continue Terror - No Matter What

Leaders of both groups vow to 'liberate all of Palestine' from Israel despite 'unity pact' agreement to renounce terrorism.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad Vow to Continue Terror - No Matter What

Bennett: Don't Blame Abbas, Blame the Palestinian People

Bennett points out that the blame on the Hamas-Fatah unity should be placed on the Palestinian Arab people who voted for Hamas.

Bennett: Don't Blame Abbas, Blame the Palestinian People

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.'

Fatah, Hamas Reluctant to Put 2007 Clashes Behind Them

Hamas: the 'Majority' of Palestinian Arabs Support Terrorism

Senior official encourages terrorism against 'occupation' - despite unity government's peaceful facade to US, EU.

Hamas: the 'Majority' of Palestinian Arabs Support Terrorism

Qatar to Financially Help Hamas-Fatah Government

Arab states to help pay the wages of Gaza's public sector workers, says deputy Hamas leader.

Qatar to Financially Help Hamas-Fatah Government

Steinitz Slams US 'Self-Deception' on Unity Government

Intelligence Minister notes that the PA will probably not give up on Gaza's missile arsenal, equating them with Hamas.

Steinitz Slams US 'Self-Deception' on Unity Government

UN Chief Welcomes Hamas-Fatah Government

UN Secretary-General expresses hope that new PA unity government will lead to progress in peace negotiations.

UN Chief Welcomes Hamas-Fatah Government

U.S.: There Are No Hamas Members in Unity Government

State Department rejects Israel’s disappointment over its intent to cooperate with the Hamas-Fatah government.

U.S.: There Are No Hamas Members in Unity Government

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.

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

Netanyahu 'Deeply Troubled' by U.S. Cooperation with PA Gov't

"All those who genuinely seek peace must reject Abbas's embrace of Hamas," Netanyahu says.

Netanyahu 'Deeply Troubled' by U.S. Cooperation with PA Gov't

U.S. Lawmakers Call on Obama to Suspend Aid to PA

Obama called to suspend financial aid to the PA in the wake of the formation of the Hamas-Fatah government.

U.S. Lawmakers Call on Obama to Suspend Aid to PA

Erdan Slams U.S. 'Naiveté' Over PA Government

"American naiveté is breaking all records," says Minister Erdan after Washington agrees to work with Hamas-Fatah coalition.

Erdan Slams U.S. 'Naiveté' Over PA Government

Israel Disappointed with U.S. Reaction to Hamas-Fatah Gov't

Israel says it is "deeply disappointed" by the United States’ readiness to work with the new PA unity government.

Israel Disappointed with U.S. Reaction to Hamas-Fatah Gov't

US Vows to 'Work With' Palestinian Arab 'Unity' Government

State Department insists that PLO officials are in charge of 'unity' government - despite the fact that strings are being pulled by Hamas.

US Vows to 'Work With' Palestinian Arab 'Unity' Government

Netanyahu Slams Unity Gov't, Says 'Abbas said 'Yes' to Terror'

Official Israeli response rejects negotiating with terrorists; Cabinet debating imposing more sanctions on the PA after unity declaration.

Netanyahu Slams Unity Gov't, Says 'Abbas said 'Yes' to Terror'

Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh Steps Down

In dramatic about-face, Hamas leader concedes control of 'unity' government - but not the fight for the 'Palestinian cause.'

Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh Steps Down

Hamas-Fatah Government to be Sworn In Monday

PA unity government to be sworn in after Hamas and Fatah overcome differences regarding identity of foreign minister.

Hamas-Fatah Government to be Sworn In Monday

Netanyahu Warns World Governments Away from 'Unity' Pact

PM calls on 'responsible elements within the international community not to recognize Palestinian government' over Hamas involvement.

Netanyahu Warns World Governments Away from 'Unity' Pact

Abbas: Israel is Threatening Us, but We'll Respond

PA Chairman says Israel threatened to cut ties with the PA over the unity government with Hamas, but says "we will have a response."

Abbas: Israel is Threatening Us, but We'll Respond

U.S. Denies it Invited PA Prime Minister to Washington

Senior American official says no formal policy regarding the Hamas-Fatah unity government has been declared yet.

U.S. Denies it Invited PA Prime Minister to Washington

Fatah Official: Unity Government to be Announced This Week

Fatah negotiator says the make-up of the unity coalition with Hamas will be declared on Thursday.

Fatah Official: Unity Government to be Announced This Week