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Ahmad al-Astal, a 45-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, was arrested for spying on Dahlan in Turkey.

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the Palestinian front.

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and Arab betrayal of Palestinian self-determination, writes Dalal Yassine.

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

More than 200 detained in Turkey over Gulen links

The New Arab & agencies

More than 200 detained in Turkey over Gulen links

Over 200 people have been detained in Turkey over links to Fethullah Gulen.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Mohammad Dahlan's shady regional agenda

Comment: In courting the UAE, Dahlan has built a mutually beneficial relationship with Abu Dhabi that advances both their interests, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab

Turkey issues red notice for exiled Palestinian Dahlan

Former Palestinian strongman Mohammad Dahlan is accused of financing the 2016 coup attempt against Turkish President Recep ...

The New Arab & agencies

Journalists protest Palestinian Authority's latest media crackdown

Journalists are protesting the Palestinian Authority's decision to close 59 websites and social media pages in a new attempt to stifle critics.

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer ...

A Fatah-Hamas agreement in the shadow of Egypt

Leila Seurat

A Fatah-Hamas agreement in the shadow of Egypt

Comment: The latest agreement between Fatah and Hamas might have a better chance of uniting Palestinians through compromise, but significant ...

The New Arab

Majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign, poll finds

A majority of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign while over half of the Palestinian public fear publicly criticising the ...

Hamas allows exiled <em>Dahlan</em> supporters to return to Gaza

Robert Cusack

Hamas allows exiled Dahlan supporters to return to Gaza

The ruling party in Gaza has allowed for prisoner releases and the return of certain Fatah members as part of its agreement with Dahlan's ...

Revealed: Hamas bans personal meetings with Fatah's <em>Dahlan</em>

Robert Cusack

Revealed: Hamas bans personal meetings with Fatah's Dahlan

Hamas' political bureau voted two weeks ago to ban any meetings with Fatah MP Mohammed Dahlan personally, out of a fear of a return to ...

UAE 'pumps millions' into Gaza in boost to <em>Dahlan</em>

The New Arab & agencies

UAE 'pumps millions' into Gaza in boost to Dahlan

The UAE will provide $15 million per month to the Gaza Strip in the latest show of support for its ally Mohammad Dahlan.

Abbas 'urges' Hamas to stop dealing with <em>Dahlan</em>

The New Arab

Abbas 'urges' Hamas to stop dealing with Dahlan

Abbas urged the Hamas delegation to renew talks for reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian groups after fearing Dahlan’s potential ...

The New Arab

The Arab world and reverberations of Turkey's failed coup

With Turkey marking the one year anniversary of the failed July 2016 coup, reverberations from the violent takeover attempt continue to shape Turkey's relations with regional states.

Charlie Hoyle

Mahmoud Abbas 'is seeking war between Hamas and Israel'

Israel's defence minister on Thursday accused president Mahmoud Abbas of trying to spark a new round of confrontations between Hamas and Israel, ...

Robert Cusack

Palestinian government continues its judiciary takeover and censors media

The Palestinian judges' club warned on Thursday that planned changes to the law would put the independence of the judicial branch at risk.

Robert Cusack

Everything you need to know about 'those' UAE emails

The e-mail account of UAE’s Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al-Otaiba has been hacked by a group who published the material on Saturday.

Israel wants a Palestinian state...in Egypt

The New Arab

Israel wants a Palestinian state...in Egypt

A famously open Israeli minister broke ranks on Tuesday, reporting that Israel and Egypt are considering reviving an old plan to create a ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu 'seeking Palestinian state in Sinai with Sisi's help'

A famously open Israeli minister broke ranks on Tuesday, reporting that Israel and Egypt are considering reviving an old plan to create a ...

Abbas must iron out tensions at home and abroad

Daoud Kuttab

Abbas must iron out tensions at home and abroad

Comment: Abbas must do all he can to smooth out relations between Ramallah and various Arab capitals ahead of the Paris conference this week, ...

Abbas to address sea of supporters at Fatah conference

The New Arab

Abbas to address sea of supporters at Fatah conference

Mahmoud Abbas is to give his first speech to a Fatah conference since 2009, in which he is expected to defend his own record and lambast his ...

Fatah congress gives Abbas an honourable exit plan

Daoud Kuttab

Fatah congress gives Abbas an honourable exit plan

Comment: The congress will reflect the diversity of the Palestinian people, and leadership is likely to be handed over to a younger generation ...

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