Rami Hamdallah

EU Sides With UN Envoy in Spat with Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV – Amid sharp objections from the Palestinian leadership, the European Union on Sunday supported United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov’s efforts to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.

UN envoy 'no longer acceptable' for Palestinians

Palestinian Authority, Hamas Begin Reconciliation Meetings in Gaza

The government of the Palestinian Authority is set to begin fulfilling governmental roles in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Monday, announcing that his government has arrived in the enclave to move into governmental offices and accept responsibility for security and border crossings.

mahmoud abbas

Hamas, Fatah Prep for Possible Power Transfer in Gaza

TEL AVIV — The movements of Hamas and Fatah are continuing to prepare for the possibility of a reconciliation deal that would see Hamas ostensibly hand over of power in the Gaza Strip to the government of the Palestinian Authority led by Fatah, the movement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Ismail Haniyeh

Palestinian PM Dismisses Netanyahu’s Direct Talks Proposal

RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) – Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday dismissed an Israeli proposal for direct negotiations instead of a French multilateral peace initiative, calling it an attempt to “buy time”.

Rami Hamdallah