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"Sunday’s surprise announcement that Hamas had dissolved its administrative committee in Gaza and agreed to reconciliation is unlikely to defy the precedent"

THE ATLANTIC
The Doomed Palestinian Reconciliation Plan
by Grant Rumley
September 17, 2017

Of the demands Palestinians often make of their leaders, reconciliation between their two largest political factions perennially tops the list… 131 more words

Israel & Middle East

Abbas welcomes Hamas reconciliation move

Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration running Gaza, it said, a major step towards handing control of the enclave to a Palestinian unity government after a decade of bitter rivalry with President Mahmoud Abbas. 166 more words

NEWS

Will the Palestinians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?

In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on the Taylor Force Act, which would prohibit US funding of the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it continues to pay benefits to terrorists and/or their families. 108 more words

Features

UN Chief Guterres, the Media and Palestinian Fake News

Fake news is an old story in the Palestinian world. Yet recently, fake news has been taken to new heights by Palestinian spin-doctors, who have been working overtime to mislead the international community and media. 284 more words

Features