UAE halts funding to UNRWA

The United Arab Emirates does not plan to resume funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees, which it suspended last year. According to statements…

PA to hold first elections in 15 years?

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that parliamentary and presidential elections would be held later this year in a bid to heal long-standing divisions. The 85-year-old Fatah leader…

Palestinians vow first elections since 2006

The Islamist Hamas organization has called on the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority to formulate a ‘unified strategy’ to apply ‘comprehensive resistance’ against the United States regional peace initiative to advance…