Donald Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian president - Financial Express

Trump can pressure Israel into concessions he believes are necessary to salvage a two-state solution to one of the world's oldest conflicts. (Reuters). US President Donald Trump meets Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday for their first face-to-face talks, with ...

Iran: PA conducting a 'war' against Gaza - Arutz Sheva

Senior Iranian official attacks PA for its punitive measures against Gaza and its Hamas rulers. Contact Editor. Dalit Halevi, 01/05/17 03:08. Share. Send To Friend. You need to fill your name, your email and your friend's email. Send to Email: Sender ...

If Trump has a strategy on Israeli-Palestinian peace, it's remaining a secret - Washington Post

If President Trump has a real strategy to make progress on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, it's such a tightly held secret that even the parties involved don't seem to know what it is. When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visits the White ...

Palestinian Leader Pressures Hamas to Cede Control of Gaza - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

TEL AVIV—Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is pressuring Hamas to cede control of the Gaza Strip to his Palestinian Authority in a high-stakes gambit to convince the White House he can strike a deal with Israel on behalf of the Palestinian people, ...

Israel says 300 inmates end hunger strike; Palestinian official says it's not so - Middle East Eye

An Israeli minister said on Sunday that 300 Palestinians agreed to end an almost two-week-old hunger strike begun in protest of the conditions of their detention. Qudwa Faris, head of the prisoners unit in Palestine, however, denied the Israeli claim ...

New Hamas chief to be announced soon: officials - The Daily Star

GAZA CITY, Palestine: The new leadership of Palestinian movement Hamas will be announced in the coming days, officials said Sunday, while it also prepared to unveil a new version of its charter. Ismail Haniyeh, until recently head of Hamas in the Gaza ...

Day of Rage in Palestine as Mass Hunger Strike Continues - Bay Area Indymedia

Ongoing clashes erupted across the occupied West Bank on April 27. Palestinians are calling it the Day of Rage — initially called for by the Fateh movement in support of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners who entered the 12th day of a hunger strike.

'It's Been 30 Years': Wife of Palestinian Prison Hunger Strike Leader Speaks of Her Fears - teleSUR English

“(Barghouti says) you have to bear with me. It is the struggle for a better life for our children. Now it has been 30 years,” said his wife Fadwa. On Monday April 17, Palestinian Prisoner's Day, hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons began a ...

Trump's Mideast plan starts taking shape - Al-Monitor

A senior Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs official in the know on Israeli-US relations told Al-Monitor that in recent days Israel has been approached by senior officials in the Trump administration about a possible US policy initiative related to ...

INTERVIEW: We fought to keep our homes, land and identity: Mother of youngest Palestinian prisoner in Israel's jails - Ahram Online

More than 1,000 Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails started a hunger strike on 17 April, but there is one detainee, Shady Farrah, who cannot take part in this strike because at 14 he is the youngest among the 6,500 Palestinians in occupation prisons ...

Hamas accuses Abbas of 'crimes against humanity' in Gaza - The Times of Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a conference in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, October 1, 2016. (AP/Majdi Mohammed). Writers. Dov Lieber Dov Lieber is The Times of Israel's Arab affairs correspondent. Follow or contact ...

Israel says 300 Palestinian inmates end hunger strike - The Times of Israel

Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan speaks at the Israel Police Independence Day ceremony at the National Headquarters of the Israel Police in Jerusalem on April 26, 2017.(Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) ...

Trump's Possible Israel Visit: What We Know So Far - Haaretz

U.S. President Donald Trump disembarking from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, March 2017. Will he be making the journey to Tel Aviv on May 22? Alex Brandon/AP. Lawmakers want Trump to seek Congress approval for any use of force ...

Trump to announce embassy move on visit, claims congressman - Irish Times

As preparations are being finalised for a visit by US president Donald Trump to Jerusalem this month, a US congressman said Mr Trump intended to use the occasion, the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of east Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War, ...

Hamas to announce new leader in 'coming days' - i24NEWS (press release) (registration)

Hamas political bureau chief Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday announced that the Palestinian terror group would reveal "in the coming days" the results of internal elections to replace Khaled Mashal as its leader. A high-ranking Hamas official told AFP that ...

The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (at the Israeli Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration ... - Intelligence & Terrorism Information Center

This past week popular terrorism attacks continued. Tension continues between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) after Mahmoud Abbas instituted economic measures to exert pressure on Hamas and weaken its control of the Gaza Strip. Read more.

Hamas Leader in Gaza: Don't Expect Anything From Trump - Haaretz

'The forces of resistance are our power,' says Ismail Haniyeh ahead of President Abbas' White House visit. Jack Khoury. Apr 30, 2017 6:02 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via email · reddit · stumbleupon.

Israel is putting detainees in conditions that lead to their slow death: Palestinian ambassador - Daily News Egypt

Palestinian ambassador to Egypt Gamal Al-Shobky said in a press conference on Sunday that the Palestinian government supports the legitimate demands of detainees on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. “Today is the fourteenth day of strike, marking the ...

Raising the stakes - Qantara.de

Palestinian prisoners in Israel have launched a collective hunger strike. The imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti is thus returning to the political stage. Inge Gunther in Jerusalem has the details. share1 · tweet · +10 · share · share · share ...

What Do Trump's First 100 Days Mean for Israel? - Breaking Israel News

“When a man's ways please Hashem, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.” Proverbs 16:7 (The Israel Bible™). (Breaking Israel News). With the completion of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, a time period often seen as ...