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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

Israeli police arrested three Palestinians for attempting to hold a news briefing on the elections in East Jerusalem.

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Emad Moussa

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

Key dates in Jordan's history

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Emad Moussa

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

PLO member Wasel Abu Yousef hailed Beijing's stance on a Palestinian capital being established in east Jerusalem.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian factions head to Cairo for national dialogue talks

Palestinian factions head to Cairo for second round of national dialogue amid accusations of political monopoly, in order to discuss the ...

The New Arab Staff

Yasser Arafat's nephew clashes with Fatah ahead of elections

Nasser Al-Qudwa, Yasser Arafat's nephew, refused to attend a meeting led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to address rifts in the Fatah ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Remembering Palestinian poet and author, Mourid Barghouti

The world bid farewell to the celebrated poet Mourid Barghouti in February. A champion of the Palestinian cause, Palestinian authors share their ...

Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The New Arab Staff

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 Gaza Strip.

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 ...

Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Abbas's rigged court system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's rigged court system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Comment: Abbas's manipulation of courts, laws, and institutions will only serve to keep Palestinians from their goal of genuine ...

Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip have started to register to vote.

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians welcome US intention to reopen liaison office

Palestinian officials have welcomed a statement by the new US administration saying it intends to reopen Palestinian representative offices in Washington which were closed by Donald Trump.

Ibrahim Husseini

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

In-depth: Amid political infighting and public mistrust, Palestinians are sceptical as to whether the first national elections in 15 years will ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel calls on UN to censure 'biased' Egyptian diplomat

Israel has called on the UN to censure a former Egyptian ambassador to the world body who expressed regret for not defending a resolution ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

What's behind long-awaited Palestinian polls?

The announcement of May elections comes more than 15 years after Palestine's last polls.

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Sophia Akram

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

Jonathan Pollard is an American that was jailed in the US in 1985 for giving away classified documents to Israel.

With Ashrawi's resignation goes last shred of <em>PLO</em> decency

Muhammad Shehada

With Ashrawi's resignation goes last shred of PLO decency

Comment: Hanan Ashrawi's departure leaves the PLO a poorer place, headed by a power hungry Abbas, and in desperate need of reform, ...

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi 'resigns from <em>PLO</em> committee'

The New Arab Staff

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi 'resigns from PLO committee'

Sources who spoke to The New Arab's Arabic-language service said it was unclear whether PA President Mahmoud Abbas had accepted Dr Ashrawi's ...

EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

The New Arab Staff

EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

Fourteen-year-old Ali Abu Aliya died of wounds sustained after he was shot in the stomach during a protest on Friday against Israeli land theft ...

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