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Fatah’s Drive Against ‘Normalization’

Palestinian youths from Hebron, though, who met with Israelis near Bethlehem to share their problems and insights have been forced to issue a statement distancing themselves from the meeting.

Gaza’s Millionaires Funding the Hamas Regime through Underground Smuggling

The world often thinks of the Gaza Strip, home to 1.4 million Palestinians, as one of the poorest places on earth, where people live in misery and squalor. But an investigative report shows that it is home to at least 600 millionaires, who have made their wealth thanks to the hundreds of underground tunnels between Gaza and Egypt.

Ten Points the U.S. Must Consider in Dealing with the Palestinians

As Obama visits the region, he would do well to take the following facts into consideration.

Palestinians Plan ‘Warm’ Welcome for Obama

When and if Obama visits, he will be reminded of the fact that many Palestinians continue to regard the U.S. as an enemy, not a friend.

Media Yawns as Palestinians in Syria Killed, Injured, Displaced

Palestinians in Lebanon are subjected to apartheid laws that deny them work, social and health benefits, and freedom of movement.

The Iran-Hamas Plan to Destroy Israel

Iran's message to Hamas: If you want us to continue providing you with financial and military aid, you must continue to hold on to your weapons and reject demands to disarm.

Gaza Exporting Terrorists to Syria

The Gaza Strip is swarming with radical Islamist groups whose goal is to destroy Israel and the U.S. Most emerged after the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005.

Khaled Abu Toameh: Arab Apartheid Against Palestinians

Like many Arab countries, Lebanon has always been treating Palestinians as third-class citizens. Nearly half a million Palestinians live in Lebanon's 12 camps. Though born and raised in the country, they are denied political, economic and social rights.

Palestinians: Embattled, Weak Abbas Comes to White House

Abbas is well aware that the Palestinian house is on fire. Instead of working to extinguish the blaze, however, Abbas spends his time spreading the lie that peace in our time is possible, if only Israel would succumb to his demands.

The Middle East anti-Peace Movement

One is left wondering how any Arab leader would accept any peace plan with Israel when a mayor is being widely condemned and shamed for being caught on camera in the company of Israelis.

Khaled Abu Toameh: Hamas and Fatah Want a New Intifada

The two parties are telling Palestinians that Israel does not want peace or a two-state solution and is only interested in maintaining control over Palestinian lands and "Judaizing" Jerusalem. The stepped-up anti-Israel rhetoric has resulted in a sharp increase in Palestinian violence soldiers, policemen, and civilians in Judea and Samaria and east Jerusalem.

Does It Really Matter Who the Next Palestinian President Is?

Is Abbas serious about stepping down? Critics claim he's bluffing, others believe he intends to

Who Will Save the Christians in the Gaza Strip?

According to the Greek Orthodox Church in the Gaza Strip, at least five Christians have been kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam in recent weeks. In a rare public protest, leaders and members of the 2,000-strong Christian community in the Gaza Strip staged a sit-in strike in the Gaza Strip this week to condemn the abductions and forced conversions in particular, and persecution at the hands of radical Muslims in general.

Has Kerry Heard of the Palestinian ‘Hitler’?

The widespread support for "Hitler" [Jamal Abu al Rub] reflects the state of dissatisfaction with Abbas and his top aides.

Palestinians: No Place for Gays

A Palestinian was executed in Gaza by three bullets to the chest, because he lived among people who consider homosexuality a sin punishable by death -- and who act on it.

Why Salam Fayyad Stood No Chance against Fatah

Fayyad has no grassroots support or political power bases among Palestinians.

Palestinians: Arresting, Torturing Journalists

In the world of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, the only "good" journalists are those who report negatively about Israel.

Hamas: Vote for Us or Burn in Hell

By calling the election and allowing Hamas to participate, Abbas is digging his own grave, and presiding over the burial of any so-called peace process with Israel.

Khaled Abu Toameh: The Practical Three-State Solution

Ahmed Qurei and those who are working to promote the "one-state solution" ignore the facts on the ground: that the Palestinians already have two separate "states" next to Israel - one in the West Bank and the other in Gaza. They also ignore the reality that the two Palestinian entities have been at war with each other since 2007.

Khaled Abu Toameh: Urgently Needed – “Fill the Vacuum” for Israeli Arabs So The...

Israel can play a role in undermining the radicals among its Arab community. The best way to weaken the radicals is by embracing the Arab citizens rather than alienating them. If Israel does not build a kindergarten or school in Nazareth, someone else will. And in this case, the someone else could be secular extremists or Muslim fundamentalists.

Will Hamas Be Next?

The downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt is a severe blow to Hamas

The Talibanization of Gaza

The Hamas government in Gaza has been banning Western-style clothing and haircuts, and in some case forcing women to wear Islamic headdress.

Facebook’s ‘Accidental Mistake’

One can only hope that the same Facebook employee who "accidentally" removed the article will make the same mistake and close down accounts belonging to terrorist organizations and their leaders.

Khaled Abu Toameh: Should Jordan Be a Palestinian State?

Turning Jordan into Palestine would mean the loss of a moderate and rational Arab leader at a time when Islamists are rising to power in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Libya.

Palestinians: the War between Mahmoud and Mohamed

A weak and divided Fatah could further boost Hamas's popularity among Palestinians.

Palestinians Threaten their Own Businessmen

They have begun threatening businessmen who want to work with Israeli counterparts.

Fatah and Hamas Can Only Agree on Deceiving Their People

In many ways, the status quo seems convenient for Fatah and Hamas. Fatah has a mini-state in the West Bank and is benefiting from hundreds of millions of dollars that are poured by international donors on Salam Fayyad's government. Hamas, for its part, is happy that it has exclusive control over the entire Gaza Strip, which has been turned into an independent Islamic emirate.

Kerry Betting on the Wrong Horses

The Arab League is an incompetent and ineffectual body that has long been ridiculed by most Arabs.

Abbas, Hamas, Flirting With Syria’s Assad

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's gestures toward President Bashar Assad will only bring him closer to Iran, Hizbollah and radical Palestinian groups that oppose any peace with Israel.

Why Doesn’t the EU Condemn PA Torture?

Praising Abbas for instructing his security forces to stop torturing Palestinian detainees is like welcoming a convicted armed robber's promise to retire.

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