Kifah Zboun
Arab World A Palestinian man stands in front of damage caused by an Israeli raid on Jenin city and its camp. (AFP)

Palestinian PM Says Oslo Accords Have ‘Vanished’

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh appealed for strong international support to overcome political and financial challenges, enhance reform efforts,…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
Arab World President Mahmoud Abbas with leaders and governors after they were awarded the Star of Merit at the end of their duties and retirement (Wafa)

Palestinian President to Make Broad Changes in Fatah Leadership

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is planning the broadest changes within the official Palestinian bodies and security services and Fatah leadership to…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
Arab World Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi met with Barghouti on July 26 (Foreign Ministry website)

Barghouti’s Wife Leads Movement to Support Him as Possible Successor to Abbas

Fadwa Barghouti, the wife of Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who is detained in Israeli prisons, has been renewing attempts to support her husband as a possible…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
World Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant before a session to vote on the amendment of the Judiciary Law (AP)

Israeli Defense Minister Seeks Government Without Extremists

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is seeking to form a national unity government that excludes extremist ministers such as National Security Minister…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
Arab World Israeli police closed the entrance to Al-Aqsa Mosque after the visit of extremist National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir to the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday (Reuters)

Israel’s Ben-Gvir Storms Al-Aqsa Mosque, Prompting Condemnation

In a highly controversial move, extremist Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir and Negev and Galilee Minister Yitzhak Wasserlauf, along with…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
World Israeli reservists block the entrance of a military base in protest against Netanyahu’s government plans for the judiciary on July 18. (AP)

Israeli Defense Minister Voices Concern over Army’s Efficiency

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant called on the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to convene on Monday in a “secret meeting” that tackles the…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
Arab World Fatah Central Committee meeting (website)

Abbas to Invite Hamas, Palestinian Factions to Emergency Meeting in Cairo

Azzam al-Ahmad, a member of the executive committee of the PLO and the central committee of the Fatah movement, has said that President Mahmoud Abbas will…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)
Arab World An Israeli armored vehicle during an attack in Jenin in the West Bank, June 19 (Reuters)

US to Israel: Escalation Harms Arab Normalization Push

The US administration has recently warned Israel that a violent escalation in the West Bank, along with continued settlement construction there, will…

Kifah Zboun (Ramallah)