Ahmad Abu Amer


A demonstrator holds an image of Libyan military commander Khalifa Hifter during a protest in Benghazi, Libya, Feb. 12, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori)

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Gazans denounce claims Hamas is training extremists in Libya

Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Accusations by the spokesman of the forces of retired Maj. Gen. Khalifa Hifter that Hamas has provided technical support to some armed groups in Libya are rebutted and mocked by Palestinians amid a lack of evidence of Hamas’ involvement in the North African country.

The resurgence of Palestinian tribalism

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

The Palestinian local elections held May 13 showed that Palestinians voted for tribal and independent lists instead of political lists, giving serious cause for concern.

Gaza citizens remain biggest losers of decadelong political dispute

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a decree exempting Gazans from fees for services that the Palestinian Authority provides, and that the Hamas-run treasury collects.

Hamas cracks down on Gaza journalists

Friday, May. 12, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

The security services in Gaza arrested 17 journalists last month in a crackdown against what it called “propagandists” who are alleged to be publishing false news and rumors.

Will Hamas’ new policy document allow it to enter international scene?

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Hamas hopes to revive old alliances and fix relations with regional and international actors with its new more pragmatic policy document.

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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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