Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Salam Fayyad, suffered a heart attack while visiting the United States for his son’s college graduation. An independent, Fatah recently joined forced with Hamas, who on April 28th had insisted on Fayyad’s departure. The […]
I appreciate the spirit of freedom and independence but many modernist Islamist politicians are unrealistic when it comes to the situation with Israel; and the New York Times
Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder of the J Street Lobby told the Jerusalem Post Israel should be patient with the newfangled Palestinian Authority, jointly ruled by a new Fatah-Hamas unity
Of Hamas Last Tuesday, Fatah and Hamas signed a preliminary unity deal with Hamas and 11 other factions in Egypt. This happened one day after Hamas mourned the eradication
And the beat goes on. According to Human Rights Watch, Palestinian journalists are regularly "abused with impunity" (Reuters) by both the security services of Palestinian Authority
The Obama administration commended the progress of Palestinian security services. In a statement last Sunday, the U.S. State Department said:
"The program has witnessed increased coordination of activities amongst international
A unity government is being formed between Hamas and Fatah representatives. It is to be headed by Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, and will include members from
Who's up for a game of Middle East Twister? Monday night, residents of Gaza shot a volley of powerful mortar shells and Grad rockets at the western Negev.
The blues are catchy, I know. Usually, make me wanna take out my harmonica and blow along with the poetry of oppression. Usually, but not today. Not here.
While the PA attempts to convince the world that they are ready for skyscrapers, country clubs and an Imax theatre, Egypt will host a set of negotiations between
Now would be a great time for Israel to declare peace with the Palestinians. And a good enough time as any for Palestinians to declare statehood. So I'll do
According to the Palestinian Authority, the main obstruction to building a real Arab state, I mean one with large outdoor festivals, power-house industries, world-class universities and hotdog stands
There are those in the world that are obsessed with pointing out the oppression and the struggle, and are quick to add fuel to the fire. There is
The separation of the Gaza Strip's Hamas government and the West Bank's Fatah led Palestinian Authority has caused more than a few fundamental symptoms of a serious
The Ramallah-based Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research has conducted a new poll which revealed that the vast majority of Arabs who are living under