Posts Tagged ‘fatah’

Amid growing Fatah rift, Abbas expected to postpone Palestinian legislative elections

The prospect of holding long awaited legislative elections in Palestine is quickly slipping away, as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to announce that the elections, which have been 15 years in the making, will be delayed.  Abbas is expected to make the announcement on Thursday during a meeting of senior Palestinian political leaders in […]

Fatah, PLO: No Elections without Jerusalem

Posted on April 19, 2021 by martyrashrakat April 19, 2021 East Jerusalem. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Member of Fatah’s Central Committee and the PLO’s Executive Committee Azzam Al-Ahmad yesterday reiterated that the PLO and Fatah will not accept carrying out elections without Jerusalem. Speaking to Voice of Palestine radio, Al-Ahmad said: “Israel continues its aggressive policies […]

‘Disaster, Collapse’: Tensions in Fatah rise as it fears defeat in elections

Browse > Home / News / ‘Disaster, Collapse’: Tensions in Fatah rise as it fears defeat in elections April 5, 2021 by Baruch Yedid – TPS Read on for article There is a great deal of tension within the Fatah’s ranks and senior officials told TPS that there is an atmosphere of rebellion against the […]

Nine Fatah Candidates Withdraw from Electoral List

Posted on April 2, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians April 2, 2021 The Central Elections Commissions (CEC) announced that 28 electoral lists have submitted nomination applications. (Photo: Central Elections Commission website) Nine members of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah – withdrew on Thursday from the movement’s electoral list for parliamentary elections just as the Central […]

Fatah, Hamas face headwinds ahead of Palestinian vote, poll shows

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Palestinian election may only solidify Fatah-Hamas schism

On 15 January 2021, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a decree mandating elections for the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency and parliament, as well as the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Palestine National Council, all to be held later this year. With numerous similar yet unconsummated announcements during the past decade, Palestinians are nevertheless preparing for elections […]

Fatah sacks Arafat’s nephew over Palestinian election breakaway bid

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Both Fatah and Hamas are in crisis, but can the Palestinian left provide an alternative?

The presidential decree issued in mid-January is the first practical step for holding general elections, starting with elections for the Legislative Council of the Palestinian Authority on May 22. Regardless of the seriousness and possibility of holding the third Palestinian legislative elections, which were delayed or caused to be delayed for more than ten years, […]

In blow to Abbas, senior Fatah official to form separate bloc to run in election

Fatah Central Committee member Nasser al-Qidwa on Wednesday declared his support for a separate bloc to run in the scheduled Palestinian elections, in the latest blow to the unity of the West Bank’s ruling faction. “I am in favor of forming an electoral slate within the framework of a broad democratic forum that includes various […]

Where are these three smiling Fatah figures today?

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Fatah lauds Munich Olympics massacre as a ‘quality operation’

Browse > Home / News / Fatah lauds Munich Olympics massacre as a ‘quality operation’ January 29, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction posted a video last week praising Black September commander Ali Hassan Salameh, one of the architects of the 1972 Munich massacre. A memorial in […]

Fatah official: ‘Criminal jackass’ Trump thrown into garbage bin of history

Browse > Home / News / Fatah official: ‘Criminal jackass’ Trump thrown into garbage bin of history January 18, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Senior Palestinian official Jibril Rajoub said in a recent interview that U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he referred to as a “criminal jackass,” had been thrown in the garbage […]

Fatah official: PA acting on US dictates towards renewed relations

“The Palestinian Authority recently received messages from Joe Biden’s men in which the Americans expressed their desire to hold elections [in the PA] to renew the legitimacy of the Palestinian Authority, reduce Abu Mazen’s [PA head Mahmoud Abbas’] control over security, justice and civilian institutions and expressed their desire to inject new blood into Palestinian […]

Hamas, Fatah delegations in Istanbul for another attempt at reconciliation talks

The rival Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas are set to meet in in Istanbul, Turkey for the first direct talks since 2017, aimed at ending the 15-year-long rift in Palestinian politics, Fatah said Monday. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction is to be represented by a delegation led by Fatah Secretary General Jibril Rajoub and […]

Was Hamas weak to make many concessions to Fatah?

Observers believe that Hamas agreed to make many concessions to Fatah in the Egyptian-brokered reconciliation because of it is weakness, but it insists it made many gains via after making these concessions. The Palestinian Islamic Movement Hamas and the Palestinian Secular Movement Fatah signed last week a landmark reconciliation agreement that ended an 11-year rift […]

Fatah and Hamas agree to form Palestinian Unity Government

After years of deadlock, which saw the Fatah party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas, which controls Gaza, fail to reach any accord, the two parties have today, signed a unity agreement in Cairo. This is the first time Palestine will be governed by a unitary political force since Hamas took over […]

Palestine: Hamas ready to talk with reconciliation and elections with Fatah, again

Fahwad al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Palestine’s Hamas which is ruling the Gaza Strip, declared that it is ready to meet with representatives from the Fatah-dominated […]

Israel bans wife of Fatah Official from visiting her husband until 2019

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‘Campaign for Jerusalem has begun’: Israeli media reports Fatah vows to win control of Al-Aqsa mosque

     President of the Palestine Authority Mahmoud Abbas has called for a fight to “take control of Al-Aqsa” and to conquer a “racist Israeli plot.” Abbas spoke July 21 at a meeting of Palestinian leaders in the West Bank city of Ramallah, announcing that all contact with Israel would be frozen. According to a statement […]

West Bank election results: Fatah wins as many Palestinians stayed away from the polls

Political and other news Fatah maintains majority in local councils by going largely uncontested BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an)  16 May — Two days after municipal elections took place across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Central Elections Commission (CEC) reported that Fatah, the ruling party of the Palestinian Authority (PA), maintained a majority of local council seats, […]

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