Member of the Hamas Political Bureau, Salah al-Bardawil, on Wednesday said that all Palestinian parties have agreed to discuss all files in accordance with the terms of the 2011 agreement, stressing that there is no room for unnecessary statements and unattainable conditions.
Many people saw the adoption of the "boycott law" in Knesset, as an additional sign of the growing the "McCarthyism" in Israel, and the repugnant talk about democracy in Israel is a flimsy sign as what happened in the USA when failed to pin down as a defining symbol of its regime.
“The PA has decided to cut its ties with the US administration in response to the closure of the PLO office in Washington,” the Palestinian presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rudeina, said in an official statement.
Hamas considers new US conditions for the renewal of the PLO licence for an office in Washington to be an effort to protect Israel from being held accountable for its crimes. Hamas also called for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to reject these conditions, Palinfo.com reported, Monday.
Seeking recognition of Palestine has been one of the Palestinian Authority’s diplomatic strategies which lose significance when juxtaposed against Mahmoud Abbas’s collaboration with the Israeli occupation. Behind statements of recognition lies silence and the tacit acceptance of Israel’s colonisation of Palestinian land and forced displacement of the indigenous people. Other than the obsolete two-state paradigm, there has been little discussion of what such recognition actually means in practice, or whether it could generate a tangible outcome for Palestinians.
The “deal of the century” is the mystery phrase used amid the ongoing tension in the Middle East. It seems that this “deal” is so secretive that there are those who believe it is a delusion that will never get off the ground. Meanwhile, others confirm that arrangements have already been made and that the deal will surface in a matter of time, which will impose widespread Arab subjugation to the Israeli concept of a political agreement to end the Palestinian cause.
The National Zakat Foundation (NZF) Worldwide announced that it certifies the food and cash assistance programmes of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) are Zakat eligible. Zakat, one of the five pillars of Islam, mandates that Muslims contribute 2.5 per cent of their net wealth in charitable giving to the needy and the poor. In order to be Zakat eligible, an organization or programme must be able to confirm that beneficiaries of Zakat meet specific eligibility criteria of being “poor and needy.”
The Hamas Movement has slammed remarks made by Palestinian Authority (PA) spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina asking it to return to what he called the legitimacy, affirming that it has “the revolutionary and political legitimacy.”
A set of key files were discussed during the round of Palestinian reconciliation talks held at the Egyptian Intelligence headquarters in Cairo, a special source told the Palestinian Information Center.
13 Palestinian factions, including Hamas and Fatah, ended on Tuesday evening the first session of their national reconciliation talks, which are held in Cairo under the auspices of the Egyptian intelligence agency.