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Prime Minister of the Hamas-led government in the Gaza Strip, Ismail Haniyya, stated that Hamas rejects the modified Arab peace initiative and added “Palestine is not a property, not for sale or trade”. read full story / add a comment
Israeli sources reported that an Israeli settler of the Yitzhar illegal settlement, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, was stabbed to death by a Palestinian man near the Za’tara roadblock. read full story / add a comment
Ramallah- the outgoing Prime Minister Salam Fayyad called for a return to the people and for holding general elections in order to rebuild the Palestinian political system. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, conducts his first visit to Kuwait for the first time since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and officially participates in the official ceremony to open a new Palestinian embassy in the country. read full story / add a comment
Salah Bardaweel, a political leader of the Hamas movement in Gaza, and an elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, stated Thursday that his movement will continue the smuggling of weapons into the coastal region as part of its resistance activities against the Israeli occupation, and added “no one in the entire world can stop it from doing so”. read full story / add a comment
Mousa Abu Marzouq, member of the Political Bureau of the Hamas movement, slammed some Egyptian media outlets for what he called “attempting to involve the Palestinians in internal Egyptian conflicts”. His statements came after Egyptian reports claimed Egypt arrested seven Palestinians coming from Syria. read full story / add a comment
Member of the Political Bureau of the Hamas movement, Izzat Al-Rishiq, stated Thursday that representatives of his movement and the Fateh movement of President Mahmoud Abbas, will be holding a meeting in Cairo this Sunday to discuss the formation of a unity government. read full story / add a comment
Israel daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, reported that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, intends to officially invite newly elected Israeli members of Knesset (MK) from leftist and centrist parties to visit him in Ramallah. read full story / add a comment
Representatives of the Fateh and Hamas movements will be holding a meeting this coming Wednesday in Cairo, Azzam Al-Ahmad, member of the Fateh Central Committee reported. read full story / add a comment
Following his Wednesday meeting with Khaled Mashal of Hamas, and several Hamas officials in Cairo, Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, held a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart, Mohammad Morsi. read full story / add a comment
Dr. Aziz Dweik, elected head of the Palestinian Legislative Council, stated that national reconciliation is a main demand the Palestinians want to achieve, and added that President Mahmoud Abbas is insisting on finalizing the elections file before other files an issue that would “obstruct reconciliation between Fateh and Hamas”. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, met in Cairo Hamas’ political bureau chief, Khaled Mashal, as part of efforts to secure full Palestinian reconciliation and unity. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated that he is willing to continue to cooperate with the United States and the Obama Administration to achieve a peace agreement with Israel based on the two-state solution. read full story / add a comment
Khaled Mashal, head of the Political Bureau of the Hamas movement, arrived in Cairo on Tuesday evening following an invitation from Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi; Mashal, and a number of senior Hamas officials who accompanied him, will remain in Cairo for a few days. read full story / add a comment
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