Tag Archives: Unity

Fateh: Hamas Must Allow the Elections Committee to Operate in Gaza

Monday February 27, 2012 11:46 by Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Fateh movement of president Mahmoud Abbas, demanded on Monday that the Palestinian elections committee be allowed to conduct the necessary work in the Gaza Strip in preparation for the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections. Fatah-Hamas Logos – Archive Photo Fateh Spokesperson, Fayiz […]

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Urgent Dar al-Fatwa meeting focuses on Palestine, Muslim unity

February 27, 2012 11:15 AM (Last updated: February 27, 2012 03:28 PM) The Daily Star Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban) BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Grand Mufti chaired an urgent meeting Monday of Muslim religious scholars to discuss […]

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Cairo summit confirms Palestinian unity deal

Morning Star Online Febr 23 2012 by Tom Mellen Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the Hamas leadership approved a national unity deal in Cairo on Wednesday. Izzat al-Rishq, an aide to Hamas secretary-general Khaled Mashaal, said the Islamist resistance movement’s political bureau signed the deal after more than 12 hours of talks over two […]

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Mishaal-Abbas meeting ends in agreement on pushing forward reconciliation

[ 23/02/2012 – 06:15 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Political bureau chairman of Hamas Khaled Mishaal and PA chief and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas ended their meeting in Cairo on Wednesday evening stressing their intent on going ahead in the reconciliation process. Both Abbas and Mishaal delivered terse statements at the meeting, held in the presence […]

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Abbas, Meshaal to Continue with Reconciliation

WAFA FEB 22 2012 CAIRO, February 22, 2012 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said Wednesday after meeting in Cairo that they are determined to continue with reconciliation. “We have started, God willing, correctly and will continue on the right road toward implementing the reconciliation agreement,” said Abbas. Meshaal also said […]

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Hamas: Committed to Doha deal, but needs amendment

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 21 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Senior Hamas leader Khalil al-Hayyah said Monday that the Islamist movement is committed to the Doha agreement, but still disputes President Abbas’ dual role of prime minister. “Make it lawful, as Abbas can’t be president and prime minister according to the law,” al-Hayyah told Ma’an. […]

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China Calls for Israel to Acknowledge Palestinian Unity

QATAR NEWS AGENCY Article Date: 09:45 2012/02/21 Article ID: 0014 Beijing, February 21 (QNA) – China has called on Israel to acknowledge the conciliation between the Fatah and Hamas factions, expressing hope that it accepts this reality and applies efforts towards resuming peace talks. China”s request followed Isreal”s official rejection of peace talks with a […]

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Egypt to monitor work of reconciliation committee

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 14, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Egypt is to start monitoring the work and performance of the public freedoms committee, a member told Ma’an on Monday. Khalil Assaf, a committee member from the West Bank, said that a meeting was […]

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Zahhar slams Doha deal for Abbas to head unity govt

Related: Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this… Maan News Agency | Febr 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahhar on Saturday denounced his party leader’s agreement to accept President Mahmoud Abbas as prime minister in a temporary government to unite Gaza and the West Bank. Hamas chief-in-exile Khalid Mashaal […]

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Abbas, Mashaal agree to form unity government

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency | Febr 5, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas chief-in-exile Khalid Mashaal agreed to form a unity government during a Sunday meeting in the Qatari capital. A source from the meeting, who wished to remain anonymous, told Ma’an […]

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Hamas: “Dweik’s Abduction Aims At Sabotaging National Unity”

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Friday January 20, 2012 07:27 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies  Dr. Ahmad Bahar, the deputy head of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), strongly denounced the kidnapping of PLC head, Dr. Aziz Dweik, and held Israel responsible for his safety. The PLC and the […]

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Abbas, Mashal, Meet in Cairo, Affirm National Unity

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Thursday November 24, 2011 21:16 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Hamas Political Bureau Chief, Khaled Mashal, met in Cairo on Thursday, affirmed Palestinian national unity and partnership. An understanding was reached to hold legislative and presidential elections […]

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Hamas: Unity for elections, not to emulate Fatah

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency – Nov 12, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas will not become a carbon copy of rivals Fatah after their reconciliation deal, but welcomes the prospect of Palestinian elections, senior party official Mahmoud Zahhar said Saturday. Hamas will not negotiate with Israel, […]

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Hamas leader says unity Abbas’ only option

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures Maan News Agency | October 28, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Deputy parliament speaker Ahmad Bahar on Friday said implementing national unity was the only option left for President and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas. After two decades of failed negotiations with Israel, […]

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Meshaal Calls On Abbas To Implement National Unity Agreement

Palestine’s Prisoners | Pictures | Topic | Category – Torture | History | Category Wednesday October 19, 2011 00:51 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Khaled Mashal, head of the Hamas Movement’s political Bureau in Damascus, called on President Mahmoud Abbas, Tuesday, to hold a meeting with Hamas in Cairo next week to conclude […]

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