Apr 24 2014 - 12:18pm U.S. says 'disappointed' by Palestinian unity deal
April 24, 2014

he United States said on Wednesday it was let down by a unity pact agreed to between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization and added it could make peace efforts difficult.

Apr 24 2014 - 12:29pm Palestinian Rivals Announce Unity Pact, Drawing U.S. and Israeli Rebuke
April 24, 2014

The faltering Middle East peace process was thrown into further jeopardy on Wednesday, with Israel and the United States harshly condemning a new deal announced by feuding Palestinian factions, including the militant group Hamas, to repair their seven-year rift.

Apr 23 2014 - 10:50am Netanyahu: Abbas must choose, peace with Israel or reconciliation with Hamas
April 23, 2014

"He must choose," Netanyahu said. "Does he want reconciliation with Hamas, or peace with Israel? Only one is attainable, not both. I hope he chooses peace, until now he has not done so."

Apr 23 2014 - 10:46am Fatah, Hamas ready to implement unity agreement
April 23, 2014

Palestinian factions have reached agreement over the terms of a reconciliation deal and will announce the details later in the day, Palestinian officials told Ma'an Wednesday.​

Apr 21 2014 - 2:14pm ATFP Sponsors Arab America's Assaf Concert, May 11
April 21, 2014

American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) congratulates Arab America for bringing to us the talent of “Arab Idol” Mohammed Assaf and Lebanese vocalist Ziad Khoury. Join ATFP in supporting the concert’s message of solidarity with the Palestinian people and their steadfastness and perseverance.

Apr 21 2014 - 11:31am A look at the dual justice system in the West Bank
April 21, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian minors accused of crimes in the West Bank are subject to two different sets of laws. Israeli settlers are prosecuted under Israeli civilian law, while Palestinians are thrust into the military justice system.

Apr 21 2014 - 11:28am If talks fail, Abbas said to be weighing dissolution of Oslo, PA
April 21, 2014

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has reportedly threatened to dissolve the PA and disband Palestinian security forces operating in the West Bank if peace negotiations with Israel fail, a move which would create huge security and diplomatic problems for Israel

Apr 19 2014 - 3:47pm ATFP Springs Forward, Asks for Your Support
April 19, 2014

This spring ATFP launched its most intense advocacy campaign ever to pursue peace and American foreign policies that will promote a better future in Palestine and throughout the ME. In recent weeks, we have participated in over 22 public speaking events, 20 articles, 13 media interviews and mentions

Apr 18 2014 - 11:13am Israeli, Palestinian negotiators seek to rescue troubled talks
April 18, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Thursday in Jerusalem to seek a way to prevent troubled peace talks from collapsing ahead of an April 29 deadline.

Apr 18 2014 - 11:10am Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel
April 18, 2014

Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists.


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