Articles in "Arab Affairs"

‘A Divided Kingdom’: The Discord Within Hamas’s Fragmenting Leadership

After nine months of war, the Hamas leadership is fragmenting as internal conflicts and airstrikes on key figures take a toll. Intense ...

Mohammed Sinwar Poised to Become Top Hamas Military Commander

Mohammed Sinwar, brother of Yahya Sinwar, is poised to become leader of Hamas's military forces if it turns out that Mohammed Deif was ...

Ramallah Stalemating Israeli Efforts to Form Post-War Gaza Administration

A set of Palestinian Authority preconditions for running post-war Gaza is deadlocking Israeli efforts to recruit the involvement of ...

Lebanese Movement Pressuring Hezbollah Against War: Can it Make an Impact?

Fearing catastrophe for their nation, a significant Lebanese movement is trying to pressure Hezbollah against initiating a war "for Gaza or ...

Iran’s Influence Encroaches on Jordan Amid Hamas Provocations

Senior Hamas official Zaher Jabrin called on Jordanians to rise against Israel on Saturday night, placing King Abdullah in a precarious ...

Former Jerusalem Mufti Indicted For Inciting Terror

Israeli prosecutors filed an indictment in the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Tuesday against the former Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Ekrima ...

Zones of Chaos as Hamas Struggles to Maintain Its Grip on Gaza

After eight months of war, Gaza no longer has a governing continuum, and parts of it have become islands where various degrees of both ...

Hezbollah Crowdfunding Campaign Sparks Lebanese Criticism

A new Hezbollah crowdfunding campaign is sparking controversy in Lebanon, with critics arguing that the terror group is coercing citizens ...

Palestinian Statehood Push Risks Israeli Backlash Bankrupting Palestinian Authority

Moves by several European countries to recognize Palestinian statehood have emboldened Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to push for ...

Palestinian Authority Losing Control of Samaria as ‘Hamas Presses the Gas’

The Palestinian Authority is losing control in northern Samaria as Hamas intensifies its efforts to boost its influence in the area's towns ...