Palestinian Elections


Hamas: European recommendation proves west’s boycott ‘mistake’

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said Saturday that calls by former European officials to end the western boycott of Hamas shows that Europe has realized its mistake in cutting Hamas

Total Capitulation

The 'Palestine Papers’ being published this week by al-Jazeera confirm in every detail what many Palestinians have suspected for a long time: their leaders have been collaborating in the most

Arab Democracy Now!

The campaign against dictatorship in the Arab world has brought together some strange bedfellows.

Background Report on Egyptian Civil Society Election Monitoring in Upcoming Elections

The Egyptian government has steadfastly refused to grant international election monitors access to monitor parliamentary elections this week. Senior Egyptian officials have rebuffed repeated requests from US government officials, claiming

POMED Notes: “Between Religion and Politics”

An event was held today at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace celebrating the release of the book “Between Religion and Politics”, coauthored by Amr Hamzawy and Nathan Brown.

Division on Unity Street: two books on Hamas reviewed

Hamas -- a noun meaning "zeal," and an acronym for the "Islamic Resistance Movement" -- is a word that inspires a tremor of anxiety in most westerners.

“Let them eat coriander!” Blockade “eased” as Gaza starves more slowly

Jonathan Cook explains why Israel’s recent “easing” of the siege of Gaza – hailed by Israeli agent of influence and former British Prime Minister Anthony Blair as a sensible path

US funds Israel’s apartheid roads plan

Jonathan Cook reports that a US government aid agency is financing the construction of Jews-only apartheid roads in the illegally-occupied West Bank, contrary to Washington’s pledge not to assist in

Dweik slams Zaanoun for threatening to transfer PLC’s powers to PLO

In a press statement to the Palestinian information center (PIC), Dr. Dweik condemned such talk as illegal, saying the PLC is the master of itself and no one can abolish

Hamas lawmakers hope elections committee decision could enhance reconciliation

WEST BANK,-- Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas Movement in the West Bank have described the decision of the Palestinian elections committee to postpone the legislative elections as “professional and responsible”.