Israel is "destroying prospect of political settlement based on two-state solution through its illegal settlements in occupied West Bank," Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tells UN General Assembly.
The security personnel have been formally accused of "beatings causing death, abuse of power and violations of security instructions," says Palestinian security service spokesman Talal Dweikat.
After meetings with Egyptian and Jordanian leaders, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that he is ready to restore calm in the Palestinian territories. Three states will work together for a vision aimed at resuming negotiations.
The highest-level meeting between Palestine and Israel comes days after Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with US President Joe Biden in the White House, during which Biden reiterated support for a two-state solution.
"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.
Turkey's president told his Palestinian counterpart that as long as Israel's occupation policies continue, it won't be possible to establish lasting peace and stability in the region.
The increasing Iranian influence over Hamas has made some Israeli establishment figures think that it’s better to find a common ground with Palestinians than dealing with Tehran.
Reports of members of the Palestinian Authority targetting and sexually harrassing Palestinian women protestors further undermines the credibility and legitimacy of the government.
Can Palestinians liberate themselves from a ruling group of politicians that many view as serving Israeli interests?
Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Palestinian parliamentary candidate Nizar Banat was severely beaten in custody, causing his death, his relatives allege. Banat had accused Palestinian leadership of corruption and had condemned a short-lived Covid-19 vaccine exchange with Israel.
"The discussion is focused on ways to cement the calm and Gaza reconstruction plans following the recent Israeli aggression," says a Hamas official.
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