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Palestinian Politics

Déjà Vu in the West Bank and Gaza

29th September 2014 – Foreign Policy

Déjà Vu in the West Bank and Gaza

Grant Rumley

Six months ago, the Palestinians' warring factions, Hamas and Fatah, surprised the world by announcing a new unity government after years of trying to overcome their difference more...

Analysis & Commentary

21st October 2014 – FDD Policy Brief

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood Seeks Help from Hamas

Grant Rumley

Last week, the Islamic Action Front (IAF), the Muslim Brotherhood’s wing in Jordan, wrote an open letter to Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, urging him to secure the release of the Jordanian members of his militant group incarcerated in Israeli prisons. more...

29th September 2014 – Foreign Policy

Déjà Vu in the West Bank and Gaza

Grant Rumley

Six months ago, the Palestinians' warring factions, Hamas and Fatah, surprised the world by announcing a new unity government after years of trying to overcome their difference more...

26th September 2014 – Quoted by Joe Lauria - The Wall Street Journal

Palestinian Leader Calls for Status Talks

Grant Rumley

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said his government would introduce a resolution here demanding an immediate resumption of talks with a firm timetable toward a final status accord with Israel on land and refugees. more...

18th September 2014 – Quoted by Luke Baker and Noah Browning - Reuters

Insight - After Mahmoud Abbas, Who Will Lead the Palestinians?

Grant Rumley

Most Palestinians have known only two leaders: Yasser Arafat, the stubble-chinned firebrand fond of chequered scarves and olive fatigues, and Mahmoud Abbas, a smooth-shaven father figure who favours Western suits and ties. more...

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