14/10/2009 Article

Will Fatah – as Much as Israel – be the Target of the next Intifada?

A seriously aggravating factor in Fatah’s internal crisis has been the failure of the peace process to deliver even minimum Palestinian rights.

/ Ben White

Tags: Fatah

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For the best part of half a century, Fatah dominated Palestinian politics. Israeli attempts to extinguish the movement failed; rivals were co-opted or sidelined. But

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11/05/2008 Article

“But What if Nobody Takes Notice?”

Olmert’s ‘achievement’, if it comes, will be in terms of pocketing further Palestinian concessions. This is the ‘gift’ that Bush hopes to present to Israel on its 60th birthday.

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Fatah, Islamists, Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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“But what if nobody takes notice?” is the question posed by Robert Malley and Hussein Agha in an article in the recent New York Review

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03/12/2007 Interview

Bottom-up Peacebuilding in the Occupied Territories

Tags: Dialogue, Fatah, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories

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Alastair Crooke interviewed by Aisling Byrne, Projects Co-ordinator with Conflicts Forum, Beirut, November, 2007 Alastair Crooke, former special Mid-East adviser to European Union’s Foreign Policy

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11/11/2007 Article

Mish’al’s speech to Arab Intellectuals

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Tags: Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, PLO

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On November 5, Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khalid Mish’al gave a speech to Arab intellectuals gathered at the Palestine Culture Institute in Damascus. The following

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01/11/2007 Publication

The Political Implications of the Hamas Electoral Victory from the Islamist Perspective

/ Azzam Tamimi

Tags: Democracy, Fatah, Hamas, Palestinians, Political Islam

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The Hamas election victory in January of 2006 sent shockwaves through the Arab world — and through Islamists with varying convictions. The debate among Islamists

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15/10/2007 Publication

The Failure of the Palestinian National Unity Government and the Gaza Takeover

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Tags: Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Mecca Agreement, West Bank

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A Conflicts Forum Chronology, October 15, 2007 The Failure of the National Unity Government and the Gaza Takeover: December 2005 to July 2007 is a

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