A Fatah leader in the West Bank urged Arab-Israelis to vote for the Joint Arab List in the Israeli elections, as did a Lebanese newspaper.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday accused his Islamist Hamas rivals of carrying out a series of bombings against officials loyal to him in Gaza last week, in a move sure to harm already floundering unity efforts.
A commemoration rally in Gaza for the late Palestinian Fatah party leader Yasser Arafat was canceled after attacks on Fatah leaders there.
Palestinian technocrat prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Hamas-dominated Gaza Strip on Thursday to convene the first meeting of a unity government there since a brief civil war in 2007 between Hamas and forces loyal to the Fatah party.
There are conflicting reports out of Cairo about talks for a Gaza truce deal. J.J. Goldberg says Hamas has softened some demands and Tzipi Livni is getting involved for Israel.
The murder of three Israeli teens has led to an eruption of open warfare. J.J. Goldberg offers fives ways the conflict got out of hand, what it means — and how it might end.
A terror-hardened Hebron clan tries to blow things up whenever Hamas tries a cease-fire. With the kidnap-murder of three Israeli teens, it may have gone too far, J.J. Goldberg reports.
As Israel mourns the loss of three boys, military figures debate politicians over how hard to hit back — and at whom. Would it be ‘irresponsible’ to target Hamas?
The disappearance of three Jewish youths in the occupied West Bank has rocked reconciliation between Palestinian political factions and risks sinking a new unity government, analysts and officials have said.
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday the United States would work with the new Palestinian unity government “as we need to” but would be monitoring its commitment to continued cooperation with Israel.