Ahmad Abu Amer

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R), with Palestinian Ambassador to Jordan Atallah Khairy (L) and Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat (C), says goodbye to US Secretary of State John Kerry (not pictured) after their meeting in Amman, Jordan, June 29, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Is PA on road to reconciliation with Egypt?

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Relations between the Palestinian Authority and Egypt have been strained lately, but some are denying the seriousness of this fallout.

Will Israel really halt civil coordination with Palestinian Authority?

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

In response to UN Resolution 2334, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman issued a decision to halt civil and political coordination with the Palestinian Authority, which the Palestinians perceived as mere media hype.

Why Hamas, Fatah finally agreed to convene

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

The Palestinian Legislative Council held an emergency meeting in December, apparently the first to include Fatah members since 2007, but analysts are not optimistic that it will affect the political stalemate.

Abbas is taking Dahlan down in court

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Palestinian Corruption Court sentences PLC member Mohammed Dahlan to three years in prison and a fine of $16 million, only one day after President Mahmoud Abbas stripped him and four other members of parliament of parliamentary immunity.

Will jailed Fatah leader become its new VP?

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

The newly elected members of Fatah’s Central Committee failed to appoint a vice president, as controversy surrounds imprisoned leader Marwan Barghouti, who received the highest number of votes at the movement’s internal elections.

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Ahmad Abu Amer

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Ahmad Abu Amer is a Palestinian writer and journalist who has worked for a number of local and international media outlets. He is co-author of a book on the Gaza blockade for the Turkish Anadolu Agency. He holds a master’s degree from the Islamic University of Gaza.

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