Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to reporters as he arrives with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at a working luncheon 07 October in Bet Hanoun in the Gaza Strip. The meeting, which yielded agreement on the holding of a new Mideast peace summit in Washington starting October 15, marked the first time an Israeli prime minister had entered a zone controlled by Arafat's Palestinian Authority. Man on Arafat's left is his personal bodyguard Mohammed al-Dayeh.
The Palestinian Authority has paid compensation to those whose houses or agriculture were destroyed by the occupation and they have helped with lawyer's fees for local activists ... Nobody gives us money. The activists here do what they do out of a sense of national duty, not to get money.
positive influence on the ground, mainly on the PA (Palestinian Authority). The PA, for example, almost stopped financing a group that dealt with some riots and protests against Israel, and they halted the funds of this group in the last couple of months.
I made the Bar-Ilan [University] speech, and I gave a 10-month freeze [on settlement construction], but they are still setting preconditions ... I can’t get Abu Mazen [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] to the negotiating table.More quotes »
Palestinian rivals promise unity government
was brokered by Egyptian intelligence officials.The Hamas militant group controls the Gaza Strip, while the Western-backed Palestinian Authority governs autonomous areas in the West Bank.The territories have been politically divided since 2007.In 2011, Hamas Read more »
Hamas says in final round of leadership vote
president.Hamas seized the Gaza Strip from Abbas by force in 2007, leaving Abbas with a self-rule government, the Palestinian Authority, in parts of the West Bank. Both sides have become entrenched in their territories, hampering reconciliation.Mashaal has Read more »
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