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Fatah said to beg Abbas: Cancel local elections, Hamas will win West Bank

Officials in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party have reportedly called on him to cancel upcoming municipal elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, fearing that rival jihadist group Hamas will secure an overwhelming victory. 374 more words

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ISIS Comes to Gaza

Hamas denies it up and down. Nonetheless, there are growing signs that the Islamist movement, which is based in the Gaza Strip, is continuing to cooperate with other jihadi terror groups that are affiliated with Islamic State (ISIS), especially those that have been operating in the Egyptian peninsula of Sinai in recent years. 134 more words


The Arabs' Historic Mistakes in Their Interactions with Israel

In the current state of the relationship between the Arab world and Israel, we see a patchwork of hostility, tense peace, limited cooperation, calm, and violence. 236 more words


Profiles in History: Anti-Israel Hatred, the Ugly Side of the Olympics

The Rio 2016 games are now history, and so are the amazing athletic feats the world witnessed. Unfortunately, the Olympics also had a nastier side, which was broadcast on live TV for everyone to see. 1,896 more words

BBC's Fatah profile misleads on reason for failure of 2010 negotiations

The BBC News website’s profile of Fatah has not been updated in over five years and hence does not provide BBC audiences with any up to date information… 249 more words


Can the Palestinians Hold Free and Fair Elections?

The Palestinian Authority’s recent decision to hold municipal elections on October 8 has sparked fear among Palestinians that the move will lead to even more security chaos and anarchy, especially in the West Bank. 165 more words


US State Department Accuses Palestinian Authority of Anti-Semitism

For the first time, the U.S. State Department has explicitly accused the Palestinian Authority (PA) of promoting anti-Semitism, a signal Jewish groups are hoping will lead to change in U.S. 127 more words