Fatah-Hamas Unity

Hamas willing to start talks with Fatah

By | 2017-09-12T12:39:44+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Reports|

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh meets Egyptian officials, say the organization is willing to begin reconciliation talks with longtime rival. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh said after meetings with senior Egyptian officials that the organization is willing to begin reconciliation talks to advance the establishment of a Palestinian unity government

Abbas holds rare meeting with Hamas officials

By | 2017-08-02T10:24:42+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|News|

Abbas PA chairman meets delegation of Hamas officials amid ongoing Hamas-Fatah feud. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday met with a delegation of Hamas officials in his offices in Ramallah, Yediot Aharonot reported. Heading the Hamas delegation was former minister Nasser al-Din al-Shaer, the report said. The

New PLO Unity Government Talks ‘Reach Impasse’

By | 2015-07-02T13:38:09+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|News|

The saga continues as the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) negotiations with Hamas and Islamic Jihad continue to sputter in their attempts to form a new unity government, after Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the last dysfunctional government earlier this month.   Azzam al-Ahmad, a senior head of Abbas's Fatah faction and the leader

PLO Holds Unity Government Talks With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

By | 2015-06-30T03:18:13+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

A Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) committee launched talks with Hamas and Islamic Jihad on Saturday with the objective of forming a new unity government, after Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the dysfunctional previous one earlier this month.   PLO Executive Committee member Hanna Amireh told the Palestinian Arab Ma'an News Agency about the

Abbas: ‘No Place’ for Hamas in New Government

By | 2015-06-23T19:12:32+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|News|

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday told visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius that any new Palestinian unity government should not include Hamas, AFP reports.   The remarks came on the eve of a key meeting of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to discuss forming a new cabinet. The

End of ‘Unity’? PA Unity Govt. Cuts Contact With Hamas

By | 2015-04-27T13:55:07+00:00 April 27th, 2015|News|

The unity government fraught with high tensions since being formed between Hamas and the leading Palestinian Authority (PA) faction Fatah last April appears to be closer then ever to a collapse, as the unity government cut contact with Hamas on Sunday.   PA unity government Labor Minister Mamoun Abu Shahla told the Palestinian Arab Ma'an

Fatah Official Accuses Hamas of Stabbing Him in Samaria

By | 2015-02-24T15:44:44+00:00 February 24th, 2015|News|

As the "unity partners" of Hamas and Fatah appear to be sliding into war in Gaza, Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday tried to downplay the stabbing, a day earlier, of a Fatah official. The official accuses Hamas of trying to assassinate him.   "Some people are trying to create chaos but we

Hamas and Fatah Sliding Towards Open War in Gaza

By | 2015-02-17T13:50:32+00:00 February 17th, 2015|News|

Despite having formed a unity agreement last April torpedoing peace talks, Hamas and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction seem to be slowly sliding into open warfare in Gaza, as an attempted assassination on a Fatah official on Monday caps off incessant back and forth car bombings.   Mamoon Sweidan, the Fatah official

PA Unity FM Accuses Israel of Fabricating the Abduction

By | 2014-06-26T18:44:09+00:00 June 26th, 2014|News|

Hamas-Fatah unity government Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki accused Israel on Friday of not only conducting an "exaggerated" and "political" search for three teens kidnapped by Hamas terrorists last Thursday, but also of fabricating the abduction itself.   Malki criticized Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, speaking to AFP at a conference at the French Senate in Paris.

Hamas and Fatah Threaten Israel With ‘Force’

By | 2014-06-20T23:43:31+00:00 June 20th, 2014|News|

Terrorist organizations in Gaza, including Hamas and Fatah's Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade faction, threatened on Tuesday that they would take action if Israel continues its crackdown on the Hamas terror infrastructure in Judea and Samaria.   Commenting on the IDF operation seeking to rescue the three Israeli teens kidnapped by Hamas terrorists last Thursday, the terrorist