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

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

Financial ExpressDonald Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian presidentFinancial ExpressTrump 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 ...and more »

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

Iran: PA conducting a 'war' against GazaArutz ShevaSenior 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostIf Trump has a strategy on Israeli-Palestinian peace, it's remaining a secretWashington PostIf 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 ...and more »

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

Palestinian Leader Pressures Hamas to Cede Control of GazaWall 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, ...and more »

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

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

Middle East EyeIsrael says 300 inmates end hunger strike; Palestinian official says it's not soMiddle East EyeAn 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Daily StarNew Hamas chief to be announced soon: officialsThe Daily StarGAZA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Bay Area IndymediaDay of Rage in Palestine as Mass Hunger Strike ContinuesBay Area IndymediaOngoing 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.and more »

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

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

teleSUR English'It's Been 30 Years': Wife of Palestinian Prison Hunger Strike Leader Speaks of Her FearsteleSUR 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 ...and more »

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

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

Al-MonitorTrump's Mideast plan starts taking shapeAl-MonitorA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Ahram OnlineINTERVIEW: We fought to keep our homes, land and identity: Mother of youngest Palestinian prisoner in Israel's jailsAhram OnlineMore 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times of IsraelHamas accuses Abbas of 'crimes against humanity' in GazaThe Times of IsraelPalestinian 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times of IsraelIsrael says 300 Palestinian inmates end hunger strikeThe Times of IsraelMinister 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) ...and more »

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

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

HaaretzTrump's Possible Israel Visit: What We Know So FarHaaretzU.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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesTrump to announce embassy move on visit, claims congressmanIrish TimesAs 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, ...and more »

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

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

i24NEWS (press release) (registration)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 ...and more »

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

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

Intelligence & Terrorism Information CenterThe Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (at the Israeli Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration ...Intelligence & Terrorism Information CenterThis 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.and more »

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

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

HaaretzHamas Leader in Gaza: Don't Expect Anything From TrumpHaaretz'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.and more »

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

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

Daily News EgyptIsrael is putting detainees in conditions that lead to their slow death: Palestinian ambassadorDaily News EgyptPalestinian 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 ...and more »

Raising the stakes - Qantara.de;

Raising the stakes - Qantara.de

Qantara.deRaising the stakesQantara.dePalestinian 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 ...and more »

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

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

Breaking Israel NewsWhat 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 ...and more »