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Haniyeh: PM Not Carrying Out His Responsibilities in Gaza

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh accuses Prime Minister Rami Hamallah of failing to care for Gaza.

Haniyeh: PM Not Carrying Out His Responsibilities in Gaza

UN Blames 'Occupation' for Jerusalem Violence, Calls for Talks

UN Security Council official claims talks could quell violence from Hamas, terrorists in Jerusalem - even if the facts say otherwise.

UN Blames 'Occupation' for Jerusalem Violence, Calls for Talks

Hamas Official: Abbas is Thwarting Reconciliation

Hamas member Yahya Mousa says Fatah head Mahmoud Abbas is hurting unity efforts and should leave.

Hamas Official: Abbas is Thwarting Reconciliation

Fatah Cancels Arafat Commemorations in Gaza after Bombings

Tensions reach new heights as official says Hamas refused to provide security for event to mark 10 years since death of Yasser Arafat.

Fatah Cancels Arafat Commemorations in Gaza after Bombings

'Unity partners'?

Fatah Homes in Gaza Bombed Ahead of Arafat Rally

Senior Fatah members' homes were bombed overnight, leading unity PM Hamdallah to cancel visit; Hamas denies involvement.

Fatah Homes in Gaza Bombed Ahead of Arafat Rally

Hamas Blasts Fatah Over Failure to Rehabilitate Gaza

Hamas urges PA to facilitate the entry of construction material into Gaza, says it is frustrated that unity government isn't functioning.

Hamas Blasts Fatah Over Failure to Rehabilitate Gaza

Palestinian Unity Cabinet to Convene in Gaza

The first full meeting of the cabinet of the Hamas-Fatah government is scheduled for Thursday in Gaza.

Palestinian Unity Cabinet to Convene in Gaza

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 Hold 'Positive' Talks in Cairo

Officials say talks in Cairo between Hamas and Fatah on reviving their unity government were taking place in a "positive atmosphere".

Hamas and Fatah Hold 'Positive' Talks in Cairo

Hamas, Fatah Try Solve Disputes Ahead of Israel Ceasefire Talks

Rival factions begin talks to revive floundering 'unity government' ahead of talks with Israel over Gaza truce.

Hamas, Fatah Try Solve Disputes Ahead of Israel Ceasefire Talks

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 Fatah of Splitting Unity Government

Hamas spokesperson charges unity PM of obeying Fatah, 'reinforcing the rift,' after Hamdallah admits no plans to implement deal.

Hamas Accuses Fatah of Splitting Unity Government

PA: 'Nothing in Place' to Reconcile Fracturing Hamas Unity Pact

Unity PM says each faction is responsible for its own problems, hours after Hamas declares it is looking for 'alternatives.'

PA: 'Nothing in Place' to Reconcile Fracturing Hamas Unity Pact

Hamas Seeking 'Alternatives' to PA Unity Government

Senior terrorist claims Fatah pact 'only meant to last six months,' admits current deal 'is a failure.'

Hamas Seeking 'Alternatives' to PA Unity Government

Mashaal: No Direct Talks with the 'Occupier'

Hamas’s exiled leader says direct negotiations with Israel are not on the agenda.

Mashaal: No Direct Talks with the 'Occupier'

Fatah Official: What's the Difference Between Hamas and ISIS?

Senior Fatah official Tawfiq Tirawi slams Hamas executions, brutalization of Fatah members in Gaza, compares with ISIS.

Fatah Official: What's the Difference Between Hamas and ISIS?

Hamas: Abbas is Trying to Sabotage the Reconciliation

Tensions between Hamas and Fatah continue, as Hamas spokesman levels accusations at Abbas.

Hamas: Abbas is Trying to Sabotage the Reconciliation

After Gaza War, Palestinian Infighting Flares

Operation Protective Edge paused the slow collapse of Fatah-Hamas 'unity government' - but is the game now up?

After Gaza War, Palestinian Infighting Flares

Mashaal Trying to Cool Tensions with Abbas

Hamas leader trying to cool tensions with the PA, after its chairman threatens unity government is on the brink of collapse.

Mashaal Trying to Cool Tensions with Abbas

United or Untied? Hamas Resists PA Arrests

'Unity' tensions rise further as Hamas leader calls for Judea Samaria members to resist summonses by PA security forces.

United or Untied? Hamas Resists PA Arrests

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

Hamas-Fatah 'Unity Government' Facing Financial Meltdown

PA 'unity government' budget 'below zero', according to a leading minister - because US, Arab states won't meet commitments.

Hamas-Fatah 'Unity Government' Facing Financial Meltdown

The Real Reason for the PA and Hamas's Wage War

PA promises to pay Hamas employees 'soon as possible' as 'unity' tensions continue; official reveals fears causing the delay.

The Real Reason for the PA and Hamas's Wage War

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'

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.”

Abbas and Mashaal Call on UN to 'End the Occupation'

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

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”.

Fatah Member Calls on Hamas to Disengage from Muslim Brotherhood

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

View From Inside the Halls of Power: Israel's Strategy

View From Inside the Halls of Power: Israel's Strategy

President Shimon Peres Insists Hamas, Fatah Separate

Peres ignores Hamas-Fatah unity pact in Peace Conference remarks, claims that Palestinian Authority wants peace.

President Shimon Peres Insists Hamas, Fatah Separate

IMF Calls for Funding of Fatah-Hamas Unity Government

International Monetary Fund urges international donors to step up funding to fill 'sizable gap,' even as rocket wave crashes on Israel.

IMF Calls for Funding of Fatah-Hamas Unity Government

Abbas Pleads with US to Restrain Israel

Palestinian Authority chief reportedly 'feverishly' trying to prevent large scale Israeli military assault.

Abbas Pleads with US to Restrain Israel

Hamas Admits Giving Rocket Terror a Free Hand

Hamas deputy leader says group is not making a single arrest to stop the rocket barrage; used 2012 ceasefire to expand power.

Hamas Admits Giving Rocket Terror a Free Hand

Hamas Workers Strike Against Lack of Unity Government Pay

Employees of terror group shut down all services in Gaza for a day to demand backlogged salaries from unity government.

Hamas Workers Strike Against Lack of Unity Government Pay

Huckabee Denounces US Aid to PA Following Unity Pact

Former governor expresses ongoing support for Operation Brothers' Keeper during Shomron visit, decries US attitude to Hamas.

Huckabee Denounces US Aid to PA Following Unity Pact

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

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel 'Suffer'

Senior Hamas official threatens retaliation in 'self-defense' against crackdown, indicates transfer of power over Gaza to Fatah.

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel 'Suffer'

PA Unity FM Accuses Israel of Fabricating the Abduction

Fatah-Hamas unity government foreign minister says Netanyahu 'has to put evidence on the table,' slams 'exaggerated' search.

PA Unity FM Accuses Israel of Fabricating the Abduction

Abbas Backtracks on Hamas Criticism, Calls for Unity Elections

After saying Hamas kidnappers 'want to destroy PA,' Abbas changes position and tells unity PM to prepare for elections.

Abbas Backtracks on Hamas Criticism, Calls for Unity Elections

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

Hamas and Fatah Threaten Israel With 'Force'

Terrorist organizations in Gaza condemn IDF operation to free kidnapped teens, say 'racist occupier only understands force.'

Hamas and Fatah Threaten Israel With 'Force'

Report: PA to Break Hamas-Fatah Unity Pact Over Abduction

Source claims that PLO has frozen salaries of some 40 Hamas government officials over kidnapping, as Fatah shifts blame to Hamas.

Report: PA to Break Hamas-Fatah Unity Pact Over Abduction

Intelligence Minister Blames Unity Pact for Kidnapping

Fatah stopped monitoring Hamas activity since the new gov't was sworn in, Steinitz says - and laxity led to the kidnapping.

Intelligence Minister Blames Unity Pact for Kidnapping

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

Qatar Sets Up 'Special Fund' to Pay Angry Hamas Employees

After angry brawls over pay in Gaza threaten PA unity government, Gulf State steps in to save the day - for now.

Qatar Sets Up 'Special Fund' to Pay Angry Hamas Employees

Hamdallah Admits Unity Government is Powerless

In interview, new unity govt. PM acknowledges no control in Gaza, complains about ministers, has no plans to integrate military.

Hamdallah Admits Unity Government is Powerless

Gaza Unity Minister Was Hamas Education Minister

US has claimed PLO unity gov't doesn't include Hamas; one minister sworn in via video feed was minister in Hamas government.

Gaza Unity Minister Was Hamas Education Minister

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

EU Delegation Meets Palestinian Unity Gov't Officials in Gaza

Visit by European diplomats to 'send a message of support' for Hamas-Fatah coalition.

EU Delegation Meets Palestinian Unity Gov't Officials in Gaza

Poll: Israelis Overwhelmingly Oppose Unilateral Withdrawal

Polls reveal interesting attitudes on both sides of conflict; show Palestinians support PA's international moves and threats to go to ICC.

Poll: Israelis Overwhelmingly Oppose Unilateral Withdrawal

PA Police 'Assault' Hamas Members in Ramallah

'Unity' on the rocks as PA security forces beat Hamas protesters, prominent official. Banks closed in Gaza, blocking PA employee wages.

PA Police 'Assault' Hamas Members in Ramallah

PA Threatens 'Diplomatic Offensive' Against Israel

Senior Fatah official states PA, Arab delegation to travel to US and lobby for 'Palestinian rights'.

PA Threatens 'Diplomatic Offensive' Against Israel