Daoud Kuttab

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner in the West Bank City of Ramallah, June 21, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Thaer Ghanaim)

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Kushner's first foray into Mideast peace reveals challenges ahead

Sunday, Jun. 25, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

Palestinians accuse the US negotiating team that met with President Mahmoud Abbas June 22 of taking Israel's side, by not discussing the two-state solution or Israeli settlement activities.

Palestinian press groups blast ban on websites linked to Abbas rivals

Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

The Palestinian Authority blocked 12 websites affiliated with the Hamas movement and with dismissed Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan, raising questions about the government’s respect for press freedoms.

Abbas spokesman joins top Fatah committee

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat insisted on a quota system for Christians, and the Palestinian leadership has gone out of its way to ensure that this community is represented at all levels of Palestinian society and on the political scene.

Palestinian official comes under fire over Jerusalem comments

Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

The response to comments by Jibril Rajoub shows how difficult it is to publicly address contentious issues involving the holy sites in Jerusalem.

Hamas could lose Qatar's support amid GCC strife

Friday, Jun. 9, 2017 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

Palestinians are concerned that as a result of the Qatar crisis, the Gulf nation might be forced to reduce its financial commitments to Palestine, especially in the Gaza Strip.

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Daoud Kuttab

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Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist, a media activist and a columnist for Palestine Pulse. He is a former Ferris Professor of journalism at Princeton University and is currently the director-general of Community Media Network, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing independent media in the Arab region. On Twitter: @daoudkuttab

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