Meet Palestine's new generation of diplomats

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

A cadre of young Western-trained Palestinians are increasingly filling diplomatic posts around the world.

Why were Gaza’s poor denied monetary allowances?

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Moath al-Amoudi, Contributor

The political dispute between Hamas and the consensus government in Ramallah has affected many poor families in the Gaza Strip whose welfare payments have been cut off.

Is Hamas-Fatah reconciliation finally on track?

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has presented his vision to end the split between Fatah and Hamas and have the consensus government take control in Gaza, threatening to take "unprecedented" action if Hamas rejects his demands.

Hamas loses out as Palestinian hunger strike benefits Fatah

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

Hamas prisoners have chosen not to join the hunger strike led by the currently imprisoned PLO leader Marwan Barghouti, making both the PLO and Barghouti look good.

Palestinian pound to start circulating in West Bank schools

Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017 | Aziza Nofal, Contributor

The Palestinian Education Ministry launched an initiative to issue Palestinian pounds to be used in schools, in an attempt to introduce students to their national currency, which has been off the market since the end of the British Mandate in 1948.

What's in Palestine's first ever education law?

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor

The Palestinian Education Ministry announced the ratification of their first law on education to bring significant changes to the educational and academic process in the Palestinian territories.

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