Tagged: Fatah

Expert Q&A re Latest Palestinian National Unity Efforts Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A re Latest Palestinian National Unity Efforts

Political analyst Diana Buttu weighs in on the national unity talks between the Fatah party of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas.

on October 9, 2017
The Palestinian Leadership That Doesn’t Represent Us Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, Al Jazeera English

The Palestinian Leadership That Doesn’t Represent Us

Last week's Palestinian Fatah conference ended with disappointingly predictable results. Of the 18 members of the Executive Committee, the governing body of Fatah, once again 17 are men, and only one person is in his 40s - he is considered to be part of the "youth" of the movement.

on December 12, 2016
Israeli Forces Fire Tear Gas at Memorial Event of Fatah Minister Beaten to Death by Israeli Forces News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Fire Tear Gas at Memorial Event of Fatah Minister Beaten to Death by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces on Friday dispersed with tear gas canisters a memorial ceremony for slain Palestinian Ziad Abu Ein, 55, in the town of Turmusayya in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah. Abu Ein’s family and the Colonization...

on December 9, 2016
Palestine threatens to cut security ties with Israel News Roundup
Al Jazeera

Palestine threatens to cut security ties with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to stop security coordination with Israel if the country continues to withhold millions of dollars of Palestinian tax revenue. Nabil Shaath, a senior Palestinian official, said on Sunday that Abbas warned European leaders that Palestinian officials would discuss the matter in a council meeting next week.

on February 22, 2015
Hundreds protest across West Bank calling for boycott News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Hundreds protest across West Bank calling for boycott

Hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank on Monday participated in protests organized by the Fatah movement calling for a boycott of Israeli products and expressing support for Palestinian officials, officials said.

on January 26, 2015
A decade after Arafat’s death, Palestinians reflect on the leadership that followed him Op-Eds & Analysis
Vice News

A decade after Arafat’s death, Palestinians reflect on the leadership that followed him

When Yasser Arafat died, 10 years ago today, he was the president of the Palestinian Authority, an institution that had already existed for five years longer than intended — and that still exists today. While hardly the legacy with which he is most readily identified, the PA is perhaps the product of Arafat's leadership that has the most ongoing impact on the lives of Palestinians today.

on November 12, 2014
Dr. Erekat on Netanyahu’s Incitement Against President Abbas News Roundup
Palestine News Network

Dr. Erekat on Netanyahu’s Incitement Against President Abbas

"We strongly reject and condemn Mr. Netanyahu's unfounded and inflammatory statement regarding yesterday's incident in Occupied East Jerusalem. Mr. Netanyahu declared that President Abbas' 'partners in government' were behind the act and that the President himself 'only a few days ago incited towards a terrorist attack in Jerusalem.'"

on October 23, 2014
PA slams Israeli ‘incitement’ amid crackdown on Jerusalem Palestinians News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

PA slams Israeli ‘incitement’ amid crackdown on Jerusalem Palestinians

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Saeb Erekat on Thursday slammed the Israeli government for making "unfounded and inflammatory accusations" after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu implied Palestinian responsibility for a hit-in-run in Jerusalem the day before that left one dead. "By recklessly claiming that President Abbas is inciting terrorism, Mr. Netanyahu has turned his back on peace," he told reporters in Ramallah.

on October 23, 2014
Unity govt to hold 1st meeting in Gaza as Israel issues permits News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Unity govt to hold 1st meeting in Gaza as Israel issues permits

The first cabinet meeting of the Palestinian unity government will take place in Gaza on Thursday after Israel issued permits to allow Palestinian ministers to attend. Officials told Ma'an that the Palestinian Ministry of Civil Affairs made "great efforts" with Israel to obtain the necessary permits for ministers to cross into Gaza.

on October 6, 2014
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