05.06.2016 | 28 Nisan, 5776
Shin Bet gleans vast tunnel data from Hamas member
IAF strikes Hamas targets after mortar fire from Gaza
IDF uncovers new Hamas attack tunnel
Write this down: I am an Israeli-Arab
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Erdan: ‘We have a broad government program to fight boycotts’
Antiquities Authority refutes NGO’s Rockefeller Museum transfer accusations
Grapevine: Coincidence and memory
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Close associate of PA President fears for Abbas's life, and the closing of the window for making peace.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ziad al-Thatha, a senior Hamas official, said that the talks with Fatah would continue in the future to discuss a number of “thorny” issues.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
On Monday, the group organized rallies in the West Bank in support of Palestinian intel service and Abbas, blaming Hamas for spreading lies about intelligence chief Faraj.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Senior official tells Israel Radio that "sooner or later" Fatah will be forced to join the current uprising.
Israeli authorities ban senior Fatah official from leaving West Bank via Allenby Bridge, say Palestinian sources.
Both the PLO and Fatah accused Israel of turning its back on signed agreements with the Palestinians.
By ABU KHALED TOAMEH
The film, posted onto the group's Facebook page, is set to Arabic music with lyrics celebrating "the heroes of a mighty people" setting "fires against the [Israeli] occupier."
The PA has thus far stopped short of suspending security coordination with Israel despite increased pressure from the Palestinian public and several Palestinian factions.
“There will be no peace until Israel’s occupation of Palestine ends,” writes imprisoned Fatah leader.
By BEN HARTMAN
Al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades posts call for more violence on its Twitter account.
Fatah leaders reportedly demanding that their representatives be given a green light to participate in the funerals of the Palestinian assailants killed by the IDF.
Fatah denies it is part of a new group called General Command Of The Third.
The announcement came as PA president calls for international protection for the Palestinians “before matters get out of control.”
A Fatah-affiliated armed group claimed full responsibility for the shooting attack.
With talks rife that Abbas could step down as president, exiled politician Mohammed Dahlan is watching the chessboard of Palestinian affairs with a seasoned eye and contemplating his next move.
Mohammad Shtayyeh, a member of the Fatah Central Committee, made the remarks in an interview to the Jordanian 'Al-Ghad' newspaper.
Official says that the Palestinian diplomatic modus operandi is one of brinkmanship: refuse to negotiate, and then threaten different various “doomsday scenarios.”
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The 80-year-old Abbas reportedly wants to retire due to his age and out of the desire to be "an ordinary citizen."
“Hamas wants to win Israeli recognition at the cost of the Palestinian national project,” says Fatah spokesman.
Senior Hamas official claims Palestinian Authority leader refuses to share power.
The important point that the PA’s defense team hoped to make was that any alleged wrongdoing attributable to PLO or Fatah employees cannot be transferred or placed at the feet of the PA.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
The case court could carry as much as a billion dollar price tag if the plaintiffs win and could have a range of diplomatic and financial implications for the PA.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said that Hezbollah has "the right to respond to Israeli occupation, especially following the last aggression on Syria.”
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Senior Fatah official says Palestinians want to bring Israel to trial " for every crime it committed against our people.”
Upon signing the Rome Statute on Wednesday, Abbas said that he intended to file war crimes complaints against Israelis.
The image, posted Wednesday on the Fatah Facebook page, displays a rifle, the Fatah flag and the words “lingering on your skulls.”
Palestinian media reports attribute incitement to supporters of former senior Fatah official Muhammad Dahlan, who Abbas ousted from the movement in 2011.
Mahmoud Zahar: We took weapons from them and carried out operations, but then [the Israelis] said to Arafat "Listen, this is not what we brought you for."
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
President Reuven Rivlin expressed his condolences for the death of Abu Ein on Thursday and vowed that Israel would thoroughly investigate the incident.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
PA president accuses Israel and Hamas of holding negotiations together, saying that Fatah has no presence whatsoever in the Strip.
Palestinian figure serving life sentence called for armed resistance in order "to be faithful to the legacy of Arafat," on 10th anniversary of late Palestinian leader's death.
By BEN HARTMAN,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian figure serving life sentence calls for move in order "to be faithful to the legacy of Arafat," on 10th anniversary of late Palestinian leader's death.
Speaking during a memorial marking 10 years since Arafat's death in Ramallah, Abbas said Arafat should "remain immortal in the hearts of our people."
A series of bombings targeted homes and vehicles of 15 senior Fatah officials in the coastal enclave last week.
November 7th explosions were conducted by the Hamas military branch, and were not coordinated with the political branch, a western intelligence source revealed.
By NOAM ROTENBERG
Comments come in response to Fatah and Hamas leaders meeting in Gaza ahead of an international donor conference.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Rival factions have reached agreement to allow the Palestinian Authority to operate in the Gaza Strip.
Factions resumed negotiations in Cairo on Wednesday.
Disagreement among Palestinian factions could undermine truce with Israel which postponed its negotiations by one month to allow for Palestinians to resolve their issues.
Barghouti, 55, remains a leading figure in the secular Fatah movement.
Dozens of would-be Palestinian immigrants have been killed or have gone missing after the boats carrying them capsized off the shores of Egypt and Libya.
Move draws sharp criticism from Hamas, families of prisoners held in Israeli jails.
Verbal attack seen as a sign of increased tensions between Palestinian factions in the aftermath of Gaza operation.
Abbas' adviser compares 7-week Gaza op to ancient battle for Medina, 2nd holiest city in Islam, which saw heavy casualties and was widely considered a loss for Muslims.
Abbas announced recently that he was planning a “diplomatic and political surprise” that would make the US unhappy.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
Top Fatah official calls executions "cold-blooded," says they don't comply with law.
Muhammad Shtayyeh said there were around 5,000 Israeli soldiers with dual nationality, approximately 1,000 of whom have American citizenship.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Although security coordination remains good, PA leadership unhappy about Israeli steps to ease conditions for Palestinians, which remove motivation to participate in demonstrations.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The cell was allegedly preparing to carry out a series of assassinations against Fatah and Hamas leaders in Gaza, and paint them as part of an "ISIS scheme to destabilize the Gaza Strip."
Abbas allegedly dismissed the governor of Nablus, Akram Rajoub, after the latter wrote a post on his Facebook page criticizing Abbas' leadership.
The melee broke out during a rally marking the 28th anniversary of the assassination of the PLO’s Khalil al-Wazir (Abu Jihad), in Tunisia.
Appointment of Dr. Basri Saleh Smoudi draws criticism from top Fatah leader in the West Bank.
Official likely killed by bomb placed under vehicle.
Sources say that Abbas has decided to expand the Fatah team that is currently negotiating with Hamas to include more officials.
Jibril Rajoub rules out the possibility that Hamas-Fatah talks would lead to a “reconciliation” agreement between the rival Palestinian factions.
On the eve of the talks, both Hamas and Fatah expressed cautious optimism regarding the prospects of reaching a deal that would end their rift.
Last week, Fatah accused Nablus university professor of calling for the killing of Abbas and members of the PA security forces for their alleged collaboration with Israel.
Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi makes remarks in interview with Palestinian TV.
Among those detained by Hamas are prominent leaders of Fatah in different parts of the Gaza Strip, the officials said.
By stealing their people's land and distributing it among their followers, Hamas and Fatah are further undermining the Palestinian dream of establishing a proper state.
Joint List MK Basel Ghattas meets with jailed Fatah leader in prison where he is serving life sentences plus 40 years for murders and attempted murder.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Ch. 1 report cited PA officials as saying 80-year-old's surprising announcement of retirement is due to fatigue; Abbas advisor labels report "Israeli rumors."
The move can be seen as an indication of Abbas’s full confidence in Erekat and that he even considers him fit to serve as the next PA president.
Fatah officials have denied the report, Israel Radio reports, saying that talks between the two sides have not concluded.
Bardaweel claims Palestinian Authority head ordered Israeli arrest of Khaleda Jarrar
Senior Fatah official accuses Hamas of seeking to “neutralize” Egyptians by inviting Saudi intervention in internal Palestinian affairs.
Hamas security forces break up demonstration calling for end to Hamas-Fatah rift.
The Palestinian Authority has accused Fatah gunmen of imposing a rein of terror and intimidation on Balata camp residents and wealthy families living in Nablus.
Western governments sought to advance a United Nations Security Council resolution that would confer upon the Ramallah administration a mandate to rule Gaza.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
"Do you feel any national responsibility toward the Palestinians and their cause?” Fatah spokesman asks Hamas.
Munir al-Jaghoub, who heads Fatah’s Information Department in the Office of Mobilization and Organization, was attacked after walking out of a mosque in his village of Beita, south of Nablus.
The attack was the second of its kind against a senior Fatah official in less than 24 hours.
“The camp has been hijacked by an armed group that is terrorizing and threatening to kill residents who dare to speak out,” the Fatah Office of Information and Culture said.
Senior Hamas official says a number of suspects have been arrested in connection with alleged scheme.
Palestinian Authority says can't fulfill its responsibilities toward Palestinians in enclave unless Hamas relinquishes control.
Leader from Gaza's ruling Hamas party says PA president is facing a "political crisis"; Mahmoud Zahar boasts that vehicular terror attacks are a "Palestinian invention."
This year’s anniversary comes amid increased tensions between Israel and Hamas, along with Palestinian infighting between Fatah and Hamas.
Fatah accused Hamas of being behind the explosions to foil the rally plans. Hamas denied any link and vowed to investigate.
Thousands of employees crowded at the gates of Gaza post offices from the early hours of the morning to collect individual payments of $1,200.
According to study, summer war with Israel seems to have increased Hamas’s popularity at the expense of Fatah.
According to the Palestine Now news agency, documents show that Abbas ordered the monitoring of phone conversations of some of the more prominent political figures in the West Bank.
Hamdallah says rivalry between his Fatah party and Hamas is behind the two Palestinian factions.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Announcement means that members of Hamas’s security forces and armed group will not receive salaries for now.
Hamas's popularity in the West Bank is at an all-time high following the 50-day long military confrontation with Israel.
“The conference will be held under very difficult circumstances, which we have become accustomed to,” Abbas said in Ramallah.
Arab media reports claimed that former PA prime minister Salam Fayyad and senior PLO and Fatah officials were behind the effort to topple Abbas.
Clip shows table with magazines, bullet cases, rifle rounds taken by militant group during fighting.
Egypt agreed to receive a Palestinian delegation formed by PA president Mahmoud Abbas for talks on the cease-fire proposal.
Abbas’ Fatah organization grew out of secular ideologies. Its largest threat now comes from the growing fundamentalist revivalism sweeping the Islamic world.
By ABRAHAM H. MILLER
But while Israel is in the midst of election season, Hamas and Fatah have failed to settle their differences and embark on the democratic process of choosing a political leadership.
By JPost Editorial
There are moments in history when courageous leadership is required to turn the tide of history.
By DOV LIPMAN
Hamdallah’s visit was purposely conspicuous. It was aimed at showing potential donor countries that they could help fund the rebuilding of a different kind of Gaza from before.
By RUTHIE BLUM
Obama supports Hamas’s extortionist demands from Israel and Egypt to open Gaza’s borders in order to enable the terror group to resupply and rebuild its terror infrastructure.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK