Jul 01, 2012
Earlier this year, Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the West Bank's Palestinian Authority, broke with tradition and urged Muslims worldwide to visit Jerusalem - a city that has been boycotted to show defiance to Israel's occupation. Read Article Palestinians divided over east Jerusalem
Jun 27, 2012
Russian president criticises Israel's expansion of Jewish settlements onto Palestinian territories, referring to move as "unilateral action" that is "not constructive". Read Article Putin criticises Israeli settlements as 'not constructive'
May 29, 2012
Hamstrung by bickering and political manoeuvring, the reconciliation pact signed more than a year ago by rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah faced key tests yesterday. Read Article Polls are key tests of Hamas and Fatah deal
May 16, 2012
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers, but there is no repeat of last year's violence as one activist notes a 'different feeling in the air'. Read Article Sadness and hope for Palestinians marking 64th Nakba Day
Feb 24, 2012
The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, and his rival Hamas leader, Khaled Meshaal, yesterday postponed talks on forming a unified government, a Fatah official said. Read Article Hamas and Fatah delay unity government talks
Feb 13, 2012
Senior Hamas figures in Gaza, who stand to lose most from the deal with Fatah, said it was unacceptable, while top Hamas loyalists in the West Bank defended the agreement. Read Article Hamas rift shows vulnerability of interim unity government
Feb 08, 2012
It seems many observers - both Palestinian and Israeli - are unimpressed with a recent accord between Fatah and Hamas in Qatar. Read Article Is Palestinian handshake much ado about nothing?
Feb 07, 2012
The political pact is condemned by Israel, which ends four-year schism between Fatah and Hamas. Read Article Palestinian factions form unity government led by Abbas, but no place for Fayyad
Jan 27, 2012
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will consult with Arab League on whether to continue. Read Article Quartet deadline on Israel-Palestinian peace talks expires
Jan 26, 2012
Israel fails to meet deadline over proposals on borders and security for Palestinian state. Read Article Mahmoud Abbas: Negotiations with Israel have 'run their course'