"Brother Ismail Haniyeh was re-elected as the head of the movement's political office for a second time," one official says. His term will last four years.
The recent show of Palestinian unity against the Israeli occupation not only solidified international support but also demonstrated to Tel Aviv that the resistance is taking a new political shape.
In the aftermath of a ceasefire in besieged Gaza and a postponed presidential election, some Palestinians say Abbas must go.
No matter how many Israeli missiles and airstrikes hit their houses and workplaces, Palestinians do not wave a white flag to Israel. Here is why.
From religiously-minded Hamas and Islamic Jihad, to secularist Fatah and socialist Popular Front, there are various political groups that oppose Israel.
Israeli occupation reduced one of the Middle East’s oldest cities, with at least 4,000 years of history, into a packed Palestinian enclave besieged from all sides — sea, land and air.
Israeli army and Hamas have faced each other on many occasions since the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005. Here is a quick look at some of the major battles.
Palestinian leadership will convene later this week to discuss whether to postpone next month's elections if Israel does not allow voting in the occupied East Jerusalem, PM Mohammad Shtayyeh says.
The animating logic behind Israel’s punitive carceral system is to weaken Palestinian morale and their ability to organise through unjust imprisonment and disproportionate sentences.
Nasser al Qudwa was discarded from Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah, and has now become serious player in the opposition.
Hamas and Fatah, the main rival Palestinian factions, have agreed to administer elections together. But experts think elections based on the Oslo Accords framework are futile.
There are various examples of how so-called ‘terrorist’ states or leaders can suddenly become clean simply through the normalising of ties with Israel.
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