EU warns Abbas against cancelling elections

EU warns Abbas against cancelling elections

European officials reportedly warned PA chairman that cancelling the May elections could affect European aid for the PA.Elad Benari, 2/22/2021, 6:41 AM
Hamas seeks Turkish supervision of PA election

Hamas seeks Turkish supervision of PA election

Hamas leader calls on President Erdogan to pressure Israel to allow elections to PA parliament to take place in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/16/2021, 5:08 AM
Islamic Jihad to boycott PA elections

Islamic Jihad to boycott PA elections

Islamic Jihad has boycotted all previous Palestinian presidential and parliamentary elections.Elad Benari, 2/15/2021, 5:12 AM
PA organizations agree on general elections

PA organizations agree on general elections

Representatives of PA organizations meet in Cairo, agree to hold general elections that will also be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/10/2021, 5:06 AM
PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA Central Election Commission says "Palestinians" of Jerusalem have the right to vote and stand as candidates in the general election.Dalit Halevi, 2/5/2021, 6:04 AM
Hamas and Fatah to discuss joint election run

Hamas and Fatah to discuss joint election run

Representatives of PA organizations will meet in Cairo early in an effort to reach an understanding on holding general elections.Dalit Halevi, 2/1/2021, 4:02 AM
Archterrorist Barghouti to run for PA leadership

Archterrorist Barghouti to run for PA leadership

Senior Fatah official confirms that terrorist prisoner Marwan Barghouti is determined to run in PA election and replace Abbas.Dalit Halevi, 1/28/2021, 5:23 AM
Abbas archrival denied opportunity to run with Fatah

Abbas archrival denied opportunity to run with Fatah

Fatah movement turns down proposal made by Mohammed Dahlan to run on a joint list in the upcoming elections.Elad Benari, 1/27/2021, 6:34 AM
PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA extends official invitations to the European Parliament and EU to serve as observers in upcoming general elections.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2021, 6:37 AM
PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader asks international community to pressure Israel to allow PA parliament elections in eastern Jerusalem as well.Dalit Halevi, 1/22/2021, 4:12 AM
PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

Mohammad Shtayyeh confirms that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas will be Fatah’s candidate in the elections expected to be held in July.Elad Benari, 1/21/2021, 6:41 AM
PA demands that elections be held in eastern Jerusalem

PA demands that elections be held in eastern Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority asks the European Union to help it ensure the participation of eastern Jerusalem residents in parliamentary elections.Dalit Halevi, 1/19/2021, 4:44 AM
Report: Hamas won't nominate candidate for PA leadership

Report: Hamas won't nominate candidate for PA leadership

Hamas does not intend to nominate a candidate for PA leadership election but could support an independent candidate.Elad Benari, 1/18/2021, 5:36 AM
Abbas issues decree for PA elections

Abbas issues decree for PA elections

PA chairman orders legislative elections for May 22, followed by a “presidential” election on July 31.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/15/2021, 8:21 PM
PA official: Elections could take place in May

PA official: Elections could take place in May

Member of Fatah central committee says Abbas will meet with members of Elections Commission to set dates for elections.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2021, 6:46 AM
PA continues to threaten Israel

PA continues to threaten Israel

PLO not ruling out turning Palestinian National Council into the "State of Palestine" if Israel prevents elections in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 1/10/2020, 6:22 AM
Abbas reiterates: No elections without eastern Jerusalem

Abbas reiterates: No elections without eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman responds to reports that Israel will ignore his request to permit elections in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 2:03 AM
Israel decides to ignore PA demand for elections in eastern Jerusalem

Israel decides to ignore PA demand for elections in eastern Jerusalem

Report: PA elections will likely be canceled due to Israel's decision to ignore demand that they be allowed in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 4:35 AM
Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

PA chairman's spokesman says efforts with international parties are continuing to pressure Israel to allow PA elections in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/27/2019, 6:20 AM
Hamas: Abbas should issue elections decree soon

Hamas: Abbas should issue elections decree soon

Hamas leader says PA chairman should issue decree for holding elections and thus force Israel to permit them in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 6:15 AM
Abbas: Elections in eastern Jerusalem - or no elections at all

Abbas: Elections in eastern Jerusalem - or no elections at all

PA chairman says issuing a presidential decree for holding elections is dependent on whether they could be held also in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/25/2019, 5:44 AM
Abbas urges EU to pressure Israel on PA elections

Abbas urges EU to pressure Israel on PA elections

PA chairman says that the PA has urged the EU to pressure Israel to allow Palestinian elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/18/2019, 6:19 AM
PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader: We won't agree for eastern Jerusalem not to be included in elections.Dalit Halevi, 12/17/2019, 5:59 AM
Fatah VP meets UN envoy to discuss PA elections

Fatah VP meets UN envoy to discuss PA elections

Fatah's Mahmoud al-Aloul discusses with Nickolay Mladenov the PA's demand that elections be held also in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/13/2019, 5:08 AM
PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA cabinet leader calls on international community to pressure Israel to allow PA elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 12/11/2019, 6:18 AM
Abbas: We'll cancel agreements if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

Abbas: We'll cancel agreements if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

PA chairman says elections will be held in PA, but only if Israel allows eastern Jerusalem Arabs to vote.Elad Benari, 12/9/2019, 11:54 PM
Hamas sends 'positive' response on PA elections

Hamas sends 'positive' response on PA elections

Hamas leader gives "positive response" on willingness to cooperate in holding general elections in Judea and Samaria, Jerusalem and Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 11/27/2019, 6:36 AM
Fatah: Abbas is our 'sole candidate' in elections

Fatah: Abbas is our 'sole candidate' in elections

Fatah confirms 84-year-old PA chairman will be its candidate in the elections.Elad Benari, 11/10/2019, 6:40 AM
Fatah refuses Hamas request to meet before elections announced

Fatah refuses Hamas request to meet before elections announced

PA chairman's faction refuses request to hold meeting between political parties before Abbas announces general elections.Elad Benari, 11/7/2019, 6:33 AM
Hamas reaches agreement with Abbas on elections

Hamas reaches agreement with Abbas on elections

Hamas leader says agreement reached with PA chairman on holding the parliamentary and presidential elections.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2019, 6:37 AM
Hamas leader: We're ready for elections

Hamas leader: We're ready for elections

Ismail Haniyeh says Hamas is ready for general elections and will respect the results.Dalit Halevi, 10/29/2019, 6:51 AM
Fatah leads in municipal elections

Fatah leads in municipal elections

Elections not held in Gaza due to ongoing feud between Fatah and Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 5:06 AM
PA leader issues warning to Hamas

PA leader issues warning to Hamas

PA leader Rami Hamdallah urges Hamas to agree to hold local elections in Gaza or they will be excluded.Dalit Halevi, 2/27/2017, 3:14 AM
Abbas archrival won't run against him

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
UN envoy welcomes postponement of PA elections

UN envoy welcomes postponement of PA elections

Nickolay Mladenov welcomes PA's decision to postpone the municipal elections after its High Court ruled they could not be held in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 10/5/2016, 3:24 AM
PA high court upholds suspension of elections

PA high court upholds suspension of elections

Palestinian Authority's high court orders the suspension of local elections in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, scheduled for October 8.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2016, 5:45 AM
Tensions rise as PA elections are postponed

Tensions rise as PA elections are postponed

PA local elections lead to tension among Arab factions, sectors and the various social movements in Judea and Samaria. Can Hamas win? Is that victory in Israel's interest? We may never know the answer.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/15/2016, 9:57 AM
The UN must end Hamas and PLO power stranglehold

The UN must end Hamas and PLO power stranglehold

David Singer, 9/11/2016, 4:42 PM
The consequences of a failed Palestinian Authority.

The consequences of a failed Palestinian Authority.

Get set for the PA October 8th elections, unless Abbas finds a way to cancel them. Barry Shaw, 9/2/2016, 12:35 PM
Radical Palestinian organization: Boycott election

Radical Palestinian organization: Boycott election

Radical Islamic Palestinian Arab organization urges boycott of October 8 elections, says democracy is a creation of the West.Dalit Halevi, 8/29/2016, 6:13 AM
Abbas warned: Don't let Hamas win local elections

Abbas warned: Don't let Hamas win local elections

Report: Members of PA chairman's Fatah movement warned him that Hamas will win Judea and Samaria elections and asked him to cancel the vote.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/27/2016, 12:35 AM
Elections in the Palestinian Authority - now!

Elections in the Palestinian Authority - now!

Elections might be the key to ending the Palestinian Arabs' useless acts of self-destruction - one way or another. David Singer, 12/30/2015, 8:20 AM
Palestinian Violence Against Palestinians

Palestinian Violence Against Palestinians

A Palestinian state would be a brutal fascist dictatorship, which is exactly what the Palestinian Authority is now. Benyamin Korn, 9/13/2015, 12:05 AM
Occupier Cancels Palestinian Elections

Occupier Cancels Palestinian Elections

No one in the media seems to have noticed that the PA university student councils elections have been canceled. Benyamin Korn, 8/3/2015, 9:50 AM
PA Sets Date for Local Elections, Hamas Unhappy

PA Sets Date for Local Elections, Hamas Unhappy

PA cabinet sets October 20 as date for local elections. Hamas warns the decision would “affect reconciliation negatively.”Elad Benari, 7/11/2012, 6:01 AM
PLO Urges Hamas to Resume Voter Registration

PLO Urges Hamas to Resume Voter Registration

PLO officials want the Hamas terror organization to resume voter registration in order to jump-start the stalled reconciliation deal.Gabe Kahn, 7/3/2012, 10:25 PM
Report: PA Preparing for Elections – Again

Report: PA Preparing for Elections – Again

Hamas has reportedly consented to allow the Palestinian Authority election committee to begin preparations for new elections; unity?Gabe Kahn, 5/28/2012, 7:24 PM
Abbas, Mashaal to Agree on Unity Government

Abbas, Mashaal to Agree on Unity Government

PA Chairman Abbas and Hamas chief Mashaal will agree on a national unity government this Thursday, says senior Fatah official.Elad Benari, 2/1/2012, 6:15 AM
Hamas, Fatah Admit May Elections Highly Unlikely

Hamas, Fatah Admit May Elections Highly Unlikely

Senior officials in Ramallah and Gaza City admit that the May elections will probably be cancelled as unity has not materialized.Gabe Kahn., 1/26/2012, 4:39 PM
Hamas Opens Gaza Election Office

Hamas Opens Gaza Election Office

The PLO has threatened to cancel elections in May, but Hamas is still opening the Gaza election office.Gabe Kahn., 1/25/2012, 12:48 PM
Fatah Ready to Take On Hamas in May

Fatah Ready to Take On Hamas in May

Fatah says its ready to take on Hamas at the polls in May as both groups race to impress the public with their anti-Israel credentials.Gabe Kahn., 12/27/2011, 8:18 PM
PA Elections to be Set for May -- Maybe

PA Elections to be Set for May -- Maybe

Fatah and Hamas are allegedly set to sign another reconciliation agreement that will lead to PA elections in May, if it lasts that long?Chana Ya'ar, 11/16/2011, 10:30 AM
PA Polls Again 'Postponed'

PA Polls Again 'Postponed'

The Palestinian Authority has again put off its long-delayed elections, most recently scheduled for July.Chana Ya'ar, 5/18/2011, 9:42 AM
Is the PA Safe for Democracy?

Is the PA Safe for Democracy?

Abbas announces elections as pressure against Arab regimes spreads. The last time PA Arabs voted, Hamas won but now says it will boycott a vote. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/8/2011, 5:48 PM