With America's blessing, Abbas signals a reconciliation with Hamas - St. Louis Jewish Light

President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, May 23, 2017. (Flash90). WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration is encouraging the Palestinian Authority to assume control of the ...

PA Prime Minister Visits Gaza to Initiate Power Transfer From Hamas - Jewish Link of New Jersey

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Gaza Strip Monday for the first time since 2014, as the PA and its rival, the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas, initiated the first steps in forming a unity government ...

Hamas and the palestinian government to appear together in Gaza - The Sherbrooke Times

The palestinian Prime minister Rami Hamdallah welcomed in Beit Hanun in the Gaza strip, on October 2, 2017. afp.com/MAHMUD HAMS. The holding of a council of ministers in Gaza must prefigure the transfer of responsibilities from Hamas to the palestinian ...

Egypt, Hamas: 'Palestinian unity is historic moment' - Middle East Monitor

History will show that the leaders of Hamas united their people to complete internal Palestinian reconciliation, the Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate Khaled Fawzy said in Gaza today. During a brief speech during a meeting with ...

Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts irk Netanyahu - Press TV

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens the weekly cabinet meeting in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, September 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP). Reconciliation efforts of the Palestinian Authority (PA), led by the Fatah movement, and the Hamas resistance ...

Netanyahu: No Palestinian unity at Israel's 'expense' - Middle East Monitor

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today dismissed Palestinian unity talks saying he will not accept any deal unless it meets certain conditions. He said he could not accept a deal that came “at the expense of our existence”, at a meeting of his ...

President Sisi calls for peace among Palestinian unity government live - Egypt Independent

President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called on the Palestinian unity government to put an end to the conflict among its members and work together for the good of Palestinian people. “Egypt has always supported the Palestinian cause as one of the country's ...

News Analysis: Palestinian gov't walks on thorny road to achieve peace with Hamas - Xinhua

GAZA/RAMALLAH, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- After the Palestinian Consensus Government arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday to take over its ministries, analysts say the government walks on a thorny road to achieve reconciliation with the Hamas movement.

Hamas and Fatah Sing the Same Old Song - STRATFOR

The possibility of reconciliation between the two main Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah, is among the most tired refrains in Middle Eastern politics. The two political groups reached a tense impasse in 2007 over how to govern the ...

Hamas Demands to Keep Guns as Part of Gaza Handover to Abbas - Bloomberg

Hamas leaders rejected demands to surrender the group's weapons after it handed over most governing control in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority, raising the prospect that unity efforts may fail again. While the authority's cabinet held a ...

Egypt intel czar in Gaza for Hamas-Fatah reconciliation - Anadolu Agency

Egyptian intelligence chief Khaled Fawzi arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for talks with members of the Palestinian unity government. On the same day, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah held his first cabinet meeting in the blockaded strip ...

Trump Envoy Calls on Palestinians to Recognize Israel, Adopt Non-Violence - Algemeiner

Jason Greenblatt at a previous meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Kobi Gideon / GPO via Netanyahu's Facebook page. JNS.org – The Trump administration's international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, called on ...

Netanyahu blasts Hamas-Fatah reconciliation agreement - ANSAmed

(ANSAmed) - Tel Aviv, October 3 - Israeli Premier Benyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday spoke out against the recent reconciliation agreement between Hamas and al-Fatah. "We expect everyone who talks about a peace process to recognize the State of Israel ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejects Palestinian reconciliation unless Hamas disarms - The New Indian Express

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday Israel would reject any reconciliation deal between the two leading Palestinian factions unless the Iran-backed Islamist movement Hamas disarmed. "We are not prepared to accept bogus ...

Netanyahu Slams Palestinian Unity Push — Vows To Expand Settlements - Forward

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at a meeting in the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, said that the Palestinians are reconciling “at the expense of our existence. He was referring to a meeting on Tuesday in ...

The Latest: Israel sets conditions for Hamas-Fatah deal - Fox News

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The Latest on Palestinian efforts to reconcile Hamas, and Fatah, which have been fiercely divided since the Islamic militant group drove President Mahmoud Abbas' party from Gaza a decade ago. (all times local):. 4:20 p.m..

Israel PM: No Palestinian unity at Israel's 'expense' - Anadolu Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed Palestinian unity talks on Tuesday, saying he will not accept any deal unless it meets certain conditions for Israel. He said he could not accept a deal that came "at the expense of our existence ...

Erdan: Internal Palestinian peace is a PA ruse - Arutz Sheva

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan stated Tuesday that the goal of the internal Palestinian peace accord is to improve the Palestinians international standing and to whitewash the terrorist nature of Hamas. Erdan said that "the PA transfers monthly ...

Palestine cabinet pledges to end split with Hamas - New Kerala

Gaza [Palestine], Oct.3 : Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has pledged to end a decade-long split between the Islamist Hamas Movement of Gaza and his West Bank-based government during a cabinet meeting in Gaza, which was ...

Netanyahu pledges to build in settlement, annex it to Israel - Egypt Independent

Israel's prime minister has pledged to build thousands of new housing units in the West Bank's biggest Jewish settlement and annex it to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu spoke during a visit on Tuesday to Maale Adumim, where he promised “enhanced ...