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Veteran Palestinian negotiator says denied US visa for first time

Monday, 13 May 2019

A veteran Palestinian negotiator said on Monday she had been denied a US travel visa for the first ......

Palestinian leader Abbas re-elected as chairman of PLO executive committee

Friday, 04 May 2018

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected as chairman of the Palestine Liberation ......

Why Trump administration withdrew threat to close PLO office in Washington

Thursday, 30 November 2017

After announcing they would close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington, DC ......

Officials say Palestinian office in US to remain open

Saturday, 25 November 2017

The Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington can remain open to discuss peace with ......

Hamas and an ‘eternity of conflict’

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Fahad Shoqiran is a Saudi writer and researcher who also founded the Riyadh philosophers group. His writings have appeared in pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, Alarabiya.net, among others. He also blogs on philosophies, cultures and arts. He tweets @shoqiran.

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Options for Palestinians in rapidly changing environment

Sunday, 18 December 2016

Ghassan Khatib is Vice President for Development and Communications and lecturer of Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arab Studies at Birzeit University. Previously, he served as director of the Palestinian Authority Government Media Center (2009-2012), Minister of Labor in 2002 and Minister of Planning (2005-2006), founded and directed the Jerusalem Media and Communication center. He was a member of the Palestinian delegation for the Madrid Middle East Peace Conference in 1991 and the subsequent bilateral negotiations in Washington from 1991-93. Khatib holds a PhD in Middle East politics from the University of Durham in UK, and is author of Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process: Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiation Team.

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What was behind Fidel Castro’s strong ties with the Middle East?

Sunday, 27 November 2016

This week, Fidel Castro died at the age of 90. Revered by some as the courageous advocate for a more ......

US court throws out $655.5 mn verdict against Palestinian Authority, PLO

Thursday, 01 September 2016

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a $655.5 million verdict against the Palestinian ......

Britain bans public-sector boycotts of Israeli suppliers

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Local authorities and public-sector organizations in Britain are banned from boycotting Israeli ......

Mahmoud Abbas: Should I stay or should I go now?

Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Yossi Mekelberg is an Associate Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, where he is involved with projects and advisory work on conflict resolution, including Track II negotiations. He is also the Director of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program at Regent’s University in London, where he has taught since 1996. Previously, he was teaching at King’s College London and Tel Aviv University. Mekelberg’s fields of interest are international relations theory, international politics of the Middle East, human rights, and international relations and revolutions. He is a member of the London Committee of Human Rights Watch, serving on the Advocacy and Outreach committee. Mekelberg is a regular contributor to the international media on a wide range of international issues and you can find him on Twitter @YMekelberg.

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Mahmoud Abbas succession fever: Is there a cure?

Tuesday, 08 September 2015

Ghassan Khatib is Vice President for Development and Communications and lecturer of Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arab Studies at Birzeit University. Previously, he served as director of the Palestinian Authority Government Media Center (2009-2012), Minister of Labor in 2002 and Minister of Planning (2005-2006), founded and directed the Jerusalem Media and Communication center. He was a member of the Palestinian delegation for the Madrid Middle East Peace Conference in 1991 and the subsequent bilateral negotiations in Washington from 1991-93. Khatib holds a PhD in Middle East politics from the University of Durham in UK, and is author of Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process: Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiation Team.

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PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas quits leadership post

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has resigned as the chief of the Palestinian Liberation ......

U.S. ‘to intervene’ in Palestinian terror case

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

A lawyer for Americans who were awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in a lawsuit over ......

Power shifts fuel talk of change in Palestinian politics

Monday, 27 July 2015

Rumblings in Ramallah in recent weeks have raised expectations that Palestinian politics is in play, ......

French prosecutor requests Arafat death probe be shelved

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

A French prosecutor on Tuesday said there was no case to answer regarding the death of Palestinian ......

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