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Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his revolutionary rhetoric is far from guaranteed, writes Emad Moussa.

The Palestinian Democratic Union, the Palestinian Liberation Front, the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, the Arab Liberation Front and the Palestinian Arab Front will ally with Fatah party.

Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

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Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken reportedly asked his Israeli counterpart to assist in transferring Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

<em>Hamas</em> official demands details of Egypt-PA gas deal

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Hamas official demands details of Egypt-PA gas deal

Mousa Abu Marzouk said that Gazans 'should not stand by and watch as our natural resources go away' after the Palestinian Authority and Egypt ...

The long and bumpy road to Palestinian elections

Jonathan Kuttab

The long and bumpy road to Palestinian elections

Comment: Palestinians are keener than ever to vote, but it's not yet clear whether persistent obstacles can be overcome, or the extent of change ...

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Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

Israel said Tuesday it was sending a "limited quantity" of unused coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians and other countries.

Abeer Ayyoub

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

In-depth: Fifteen years after Palestinians last went to the polls, Gazans have seen their living conditions drastically deteriorate. For most, ...

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Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The reported letter comes following recent talks between Fatah and Hamas officials, ahead of national elections in the West Bank and ...

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Israeli forces arrest Hamas members in West Bank

Mustafa Al-Shunnar, 60, and Omar Abdul-Rahim Al-Hanbali, 50, two Hamas officials, have been arrested by Israeli forces.

Thousands of Covid vaccines from UAE arrive in Gaza

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Thousands of Covid vaccines from UAE arrive in Gaza

The Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine doses arrived via the Rafah crossing with Egypt.

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Amnesty says urgent healthcare needed for Saudi-detained Hamas representative

Mohammed Al-Khudari, Hamas's representative to Saudi Arabia, has lost the ability to move his right hand and was receiving cancer treatment when ...

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Khalil E. Jahshan

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Comment: These elections finally present Abbas with the ultimate challenge: Balancing his standing with the US, while delivering Palestinians ...

Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza

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Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan has said that the UAE will send tens of thousands of Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza.

<em>Hamas</em> says controversial Gaza travel rules will be 'reviewed'

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Hamas says controversial Gaza travel rules will be 'reviewed'

After critics accused Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights, the ruling authority said it would review a controversial ...

93% of Palestinian eligible voters sign up for polls

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93% of Palestinian eligible voters sign up for polls

Registration for the upcoming election in Palestine has passed 93 percent, as excitement runs high for first election in 15 years.

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Israel to allow 1,000 Covid vaccine doses into Gaza

After initially blocking the transport of coronavirus vaccines, Israel has now allowed the Palestinian Authority to supply Gaza with 1,000 doses of the vaccine.

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

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Hamas condemns Israel over blocking vaccines to Gaza

Israel's move to block 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses for Gaza health workers marked "a violation of all international laws and humanitarian ...

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Hamas court rules women need male guardian to travel

Critics accuse Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights.

Palestinians accuse Israel of blocking vaccines to Gaza

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Palestinians accuse Israel of blocking vaccines to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority accused Israel of refusing to allow some 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses destined for Gaza health workers into the ...

Mitchell Plitnick

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Comment: America's Israel lobby has no right to dictate who is or is not eligible and legitimate to run in Palestinian elections. Doing so is ...

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

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HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

Human Rights Watch condemned remarks by Australia's Foreign Minister saying that the country did not recognise the International Criminal ...

Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

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Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

Palestinians are hoping that the recently announced elections will help to strengthen diplomatic ties with foreign countries and lead to talks ...

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