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  • Abbas: Hamas unity pact is off if gov’t doesn’t allow unity gov’t to run Gaza

    3 weeks ago

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he would break his government’s unity agreement with Hamas if Hamas does not allow the unity government to operate in Gaza.

    “We won’t accept a partnership with them if the situation continues like this in Gaza where there is a...

  • Hamas finds itself in war it didn’t want — and cannot escape

    July 10, 2014 | 10:46 am

    The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza-based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out.

    Hamas has sent its rockets streaking into...

  • U.S. warming to Palestinian unity draws Israeli ire

    June 3, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    The new Palestinian unity government brought together rivals Hamas and Fatah, but it has opened a divide between allies Israel and the United States.

    “I’m deeply troubled by the announcement that the United States will work with the Palestinian government backed by Hamas,” Prime...

  • With time running out to form a government, Netanyahu facing tough choices

    March 5, 2013 | 9:02 am

    When he emerged bruised but unbeaten following the Jan. 22 elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced some tough choices.

    Should he aim for a narrow, right-wing governing coalition comprised of haredi Orthodox, nationalist and religious Zionist parties that would...

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  • Editorial Cartoon: Sidecar

    By Steve Greenberg

    May 15, 2012 | 8:47 pm

    The Other Choo

  • Mofaz approved as minister, Yachimovich named opposition leader

    May 9, 2012 | 3:08 pm

    Kadima party chairman Shaul Mofaz was approved as a government minister and Labor party chairwoman Shelly Yachimovich was appointed head of the opposition.

    Mofaz was approved as a minister without portfolio and as a deputy prime minister by the Knesset plenum on Wednesday by a vote...

  • Abbas says he’s ready to engage with Israel

    May 8, 2012 | 3:35 pm

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday he was ready to engage with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a Middle East peace agreement if he proposes “anything promising or positive.”

    Abbas, speaking to Reuters after Netanyahu announced a grand...

  • Palestinian rivals agree to form unity government

    February 6, 2012 | 8:50 am

    The leaders of rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas signed a deal in Qatar on Monday to form a unity government of independent technocrats for the West Bank and Gaza, headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

    The move, following the failure of exploratory...

  • Fatah, Hamas agree to establish caretaker government without Palestinian PM Fayyad

    November 15, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas agreed to hold elections next May and are due to establish a caretaker government in the coming weeks which will exclude Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Palestinian sources said Tuesday.

    According to Palestinian sources, a breakthrough in...

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