Middle-east









PA snubs UN envoy over contact with Hamas

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah refused to meet with the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov, following sharp disagreement over Mladenov’s role in reconciliation efforts between Hamas and…


Abbas calls for dissolving Palestinian parliament

Without reaching a reconciliation with the Palestinian factions, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday called for the Palestinian parliament to be dissolved. During a meeting of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council in Ramallah, Abbas issued a…