Adnan Abu Amer

Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in Ramallah, West Bank, Dec. 28, 2016.  (photo by ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Will PA, Jordan seek out closer relations?

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 | Adnan Abu Amer, Contributor

A recent meeting of Palestinian Authority and Jordanian officials could set up a path to rapprochement.

Is Hamas producing weapons in the West Bank?

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 | Adnan Abu Amer, Contributor

Israel is concerned by discoveries of large weapons workshops and militant cells over the past year in the West Bank.

How Hamas is looking to boost foreign ties

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 | Adnan Abu Amer, Contributor

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Hamas' foreign relations chief Osama Hamdan revealed that the movement's leadership met a delegation of European diplomats and expressed optimism toward Hamas' future standing in Europe.

Will Iran, Hamas break ties over Aleppo?

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 | Adnan Abu Amer, Contributor

Relations between Hamas and Iran have been especially tense since the group publicly condemned the violent battle for Aleppo.

Why is Israel allowing armored jeeps into the West Bank?

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 | Adnan Abu Amer, Contributor

After a four-year ban, Israel has now agreed to allow the Palestinian Authority to import armored vehicles in light of the deteriorating internal security situation in the West Bank, which worries the PA.

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Adnan Abu Amer is dean of the Faculty of Arts and head of the Press and Information Section at Al Ummah University Open Education, as well as a lecturer there in the history of the Palestinian issue, national security, political science and Islamic civilization. He holds a doctorate in political history from Damascus University and has published a number of books on issues related to the contemporary history of the Palestinian cause and the Arab-Israeli conflict. On Twitter: @adnanabuamer1

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