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Sponsored by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, Dahlan, who was expelled from Abbas' Fatah movement in 2014, is considered Abbas' main political rival. Hamdan also said that a recent Hamas delegation to Egypt, led by group leader Ismail Haniyeh, had discussed three primary issues with Egyptian ...

In part two of our interview with Sun columnist and culture warrior, Tarek Fatah shares his thought with Sun Editor-In-Chief Adrienne Batra about Justin Trudeau's controversial current trip/vacay to India and if it's more of an optic/PR exercise as he's seemingly snubbed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...
In this May 21, 2004 file photo, a member of a vigilante group in Sabon Gida patrols the town with his locally produced hunting rifle on his bicycle following attacks by Hausa Fulani herdsman at Quanpan district of Plateau State, Nigeria. (PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images). On Saturday, a slaughter of ...
Abbas's Fatah is demanding 100% of the territories Israel secured in 1967, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Hamas, for its part, is demanding 100% of everything, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea. As Hamas leaders repeatedly affirm, the goal is to "liberate all of ...
A senior member of Fatah's Executive Committee, Jibreel Al-Rajoub, has criticised Egypt severely over what he called the "adoption of [Mohamed] Dahlan," Quds Press reported on Sunday. Dahlan was a former senior official within the movement. He was dismissed over personal differences with Fatah ...

Senior Egyptian intelligence officers are still communicating with Fatah and Hamas, although nothing new has come up in the reconciliation. They are discussing general issues that should be completed. … There is Palestinian consensus that Egypt must broker the reconciliation due to its geographical ...
Alongside statements by Palestinian President Mahmoud 'Abbas and other Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah officials expressing opposition to terrorism and support for non-violent protests, officials and media outlets of the PA and Fatah continue to praise terrorists and to present their actions - including ...
Is Canada home to Sikh extremists trying to pump fresh air into the dying embers of the so-called Khalistan movement that seeks the breaking up of India to create a separate Sikh country in Punjab? Are there such anti-India Sikhs in the federal cabinet and the Liberal Party and its Ontario wing? Mainstream ...
A senior member of Fatah, the party ruling the occupied West Bank, has been expelled from the mourning tent for a Palestinian slain by Israeli forces. A video posted on social media shows Azzam al-Ahmad being kicked out of Friday's mourning procession in Jordan's capital, Amman, by relatives of Ahmad ...
On Tuesday, Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party echoed Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups who criticized Israel for killing Ahmad Nasr Jarar in Yamoun, near Jenin. Jarar was suspected of masterminding the Jan. 9 shooting attack in which Palestinian terrorists murdered ...
US plans for a "New Jerusalem" are a form of "aggression", member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council Hatem Abdel-Qader said yesterday. Quds Press reported the official saying that the "aggression" is helped by some Arab countries, along with the "procrastination" of the Palestinian leadership, which ...
Liberal MP Iqra Khalid is welcomed by her colleagues as she arrives to make an announcement about an anti-Islamophobia motion on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle. Reading the much-awaited report by the Parliamentary Committee on ...
In this picture taken on Oct. 16, 2017 and provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters, standing on a destroyed street where they battle against the Islamic State ...
On January 22, 2018, three senior Fatah figures paid a condolence call at the mourning tent erected by the family of Ahmed Isma'il Muhammad Jarar (one of the terrorists who carry out the shooting attack near Havat Gilad in Samaria that killed Rabbi Raziel Shevah). They were Mahmoud al-'Alul, a member ...
In a statement released by Fatah on Sunday, the movement called for considering Tuesday as a day of solidarity with the Palestinian people inside the territories that have been occupied since 1948, noting that marches will be organized in all cities and the towns adjacent to the security checkpoints set up ...

They came in the tens of thousands. women across the United States and Canada marched to assert their rightful place in society, no longer on the periphery, but at the centre. Excesses of language and silly pussy hats aside, this year's march came in light of the #MeToo movement and the exposure of ...
The Fatah movement has asked the leader of the Tunisian Ennahda movement, Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi, to intervene with Hamas in order to implement the terms of the reconciliation agreement signed between the two parties in Cairo in October. Azzam al-Ahmad, Fatah Central Committee member ...
Since Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas took office in 2005, Fatah has taken the route of political diplomacy and peaceful resistance instead of military action. Abbas has dismantled and disarmed Fatah's military cells in the West Bank. Even as tension rises in the Israeli-barricaded Gaza Strip and US ...
Fatah's student faction at Al-Quds University also confirmed that Jarrar was one of its members. In a statement published hours after the terrorist was killed, the Fatah Shabiba [youth] Movement at Al-Quds University boasted that he was "one of our prominent leaders and a member of our administrative ...
Back in October 2017, the two main Palestinian political factions, Hamas and Fatah, signed a deal that was supposed to end a decade of political estrangement and sporadic violence between the two sides. The 2006 elections had ended in bloodshed after Hamas defeated Fatah in parliamentary elections ...
In this Dec. 30, 2017 file photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, anti-riot Iranian police prevent university students to join other protesters over Iran weak economy, in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo, File). If one were to believe the mainstream media, ...
January 1, 2018, marks the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the Fatah movement. In honor of the day the profile picture of the official Fatah facebook page homepage was replaced by a picture of a masked Palestinian slinging a stone on the background of the Dome of the Rock. The lower inscription in ...
The official told Al-Monitor that he took part in several high-level Fatah deliberations on a strategy for 2018. Abbas has repeatedly instructed not to engage in violence against Israel, but this option has not been taken off the table in any of the deliberations. In one of those meetings, the option of closer unity ...
Officials in Ramallah and Gaza say Fatah and Hamas have reached an impasse. Hamas strategy of armed struggle against Israel cannot bring a diplomatic achievement to present to the Palestinian people. The Palestinian Authority has no plan to that could pressure Israel to change the situation, despite ...
A senior member of Fatah's Central Committee said on Monday that his movement is ready to embrace "armed resistance" to fight the Israeli occupation, Quds Net News has reported. "Fatah has been part of the Palestinian resistance against the occupation for 50 years and it is still major player in the field," ...
As the 53rd anniversary of the January 1, 1965 founding of the Fatah movement approached, and in light of increased Palestinian-U.S. tension following President Trump's December 6, 2017 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Fatah announced that the main slogan for its anniversary would be "The ...
The advisory resolution, which was widely condemned in Israeli political circles, was also slammed by Hamas and Fatah - the two main Palestinian political parties. Illegal Jewish settlements and the status of Jerusalem are regarded as the main obstacles to a two-state peace process. Likud's resolution is ...
The Palestinian Fatah movement lit its 53rd anniversary torch of freedom in Gaza on Sunday, Anadolu has reported. The event took place in the presence of hundreds of Fatah supporters in the Square of the Unknown soldier in the middle of Gaza City. The movement's yellow flag was raised alongside ...
On December 25, 2017, Palestinian President Mahmoud 'Abbas and the head of Fatah's Bethlehem branch, Muhammad Al-Masri, met with released terrorist Rafat Al-Jawabra,[1] a commander in Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, in Bethlehem who was responsible for a series of ...
In this June 14, 2017 file photo, Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir speaks to The Associated Press in Lahore, Pakistan. Jahangir died of a heart attack in the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. She was 66.K.M. Chaudary / AP. For over 40 years the lioness of Pakistan stood alone, ...
Fatah, the main Palestinian political party and which is headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, condemned Israel for the killing of Ahmad Jarrar in a firefight, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Jarrar, who Hamas described as a commander, was the leader of the terrorist cell ...
CAIRO, February 11, 2018 (WAFA) - Member of Fatah Central Committee Azzam al-Ahmed said on Monday he briefed Egyptian acting intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, on the latest political developments related to the Palestinian cause. Ahmed told WAFA that their meeting, which was held late on Sunday ...
Ramallah, February 4, 2018 (WAFA) - Fatah central committee Sunday said the US declaration on Jerusalem requires the international community to build a new mechanism that will be able to lay the proper foundation for any political process and nourish it to reach a political solution and establish ...
The United States government has informed the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) of its intention to initially contribute just $60 million of the planned first installment of $125 million for 2018. That means the United States withheld $65 million from that installment, calling into question the ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud 'Abbas, who is also head of Fatah, and other Fatah officials, harshly condemned Trump's announcement, calling upon him to retract it and even comparing it to the Balfour Declaration. Fatah officials also urged the Palestinians to escalate the intifada and hold "days of rage," ...
Fathi Abu al-Aradat, a spokesman for the Fatah, a Palestinian nationalist party and the largest faction of the PLO, condemned the decision. "We resolutely condemn Donald Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem and to recognize the city as Israel's capital," the spokesman said.
Hamas and Fatah appear to have reached agreement on the vexed issue of the employees engaged in Gaza by the Islamic Resistance Movement during its time running the government in the enclave, Al-Resalah has reported. "We are seeking a solution that guarantees old employees to have an ...
Masuma Khan poses in this undated handout photo. A Dalhousie University student is under investigation for an online post she made related to Canada 150 celebrations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Meghan Tansey WhittonMeghan Tansey Whitton / THE CANADIAN PRESS. For the last month, I have ...
A Pakistani police officer aims his gun towards the protesters next to a burning police vehicle during a clash in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed). Ten years ago, on Oct. 21, 2007, the cover of Newsweek declared: "The most dangerous nation in the world isn't Iraq, ...
A few days ago, Hamas, Fatah, and 11 other Palestinian factions met for talks in Cairo to finalize a national political reconciliation process that would reunite the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The territories have been ruled separately since Hamas took over Gaza from Fatah and the Palestinian Authority (PA) ...
The Palestinian faction Fatah has denied making the disarmament of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam brigades, a condition for ongoing ...
Israeli forces arrested two leaders in Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas' Fatah group in occupied East Jerusalem early Tuesday, the party ...
He said the Oct. 12 agreement between the rivals, aimed at restoring the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority's rule in the Hamas-controlled Gaza ...
Member of Fatah Revolutionary Council Adly Sadeq said yesterday that the late Fatah, PLO and Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Yassir Arafat ...
IN PICTURES: Fatah supporters in the Gaza Strip commemorate the 13th anniversary of the death of the Palestine Liberation Organization ...
Ramallah, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian Fatah party's official spokesperson Nasser Al-Qudwa said Tuesday that Israel's interventions into ...
A senior member of Fatah's Central Committee has revealed that the Palestinian Authority and Fatah itself faced pressure from the US to ...
On October 12, 2017, Fatah and Hamas, the two dominant factions in Palestinian politics, signed a reconciliation agreement in Cairo to end their decade-long ...


 

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