Articles in "Arab Affairs"

Mahmoud Abbas Fires All his Advisors Following Corruption Allegations

In a surprising and sudden move, Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian Authority (PA), signed an executive order to fire all of his ...

Hamas Attempts to Block Economy-Driven Infiltrations into Israel

Hamas has augmented its forces along the Gaza Strip's border with the aim of blocking infiltration attempts by Gazans seeking Jobs in ...

Hamas Crushes Dissent in Gaza

Hamas has recently arrested several activists who have attempted to organize opposition to its rule in the Gaza Strip and who have sought ...

Rajoub:  PA Disengagement from Israel Could Serve Netanyahu’s ‘Fascist Government’ in Coming Elections

Jibril Rajoub, Secretary of Fatah’s Central Committee, called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "fascist" and "Mussolini" several times ...

PA Continues Security Coordination with Israel, Despite Threat to Cut All Ties  

The Palestinian Authority's (PA) committee charged with stopping work on the agreements signed with Israel met in Ramallah on Sunday to ...

Jordan Shuts Down Aaron’s Tomb to Jewish Worshippers

Jordan has shut down the supposed biblical burial site of Aaron Hakohen after Jews visiting the site prayed there, an affront to the ...

PA Head Launches Campaign Against Underage Marriages

Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Muhamad Ishtayeh has pledged to launch a campaign against the phenomenon of underage ...

PA Perplexed by Lack of Israeli Response to its Threats to Nix All Agreements

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is confused and at loss over the lack of Israel's response to its most recent threat to annul all agreements ...

Hamas Special Forces Take Control of Shifah Hospital in Gaza

A Hamas Special Forces unit has taken control of the Shifah hospital in the Gaza Strip and has assumed full responsibility for its ...

PA Senior Officials Prepare for Post-Abbas Era

The Palestinian Authority's (PA) leadership is intensely preparing for the days after the reign of Mahmoud Abbas. Much of the ...