Kidnapping of Israeli Teens Could Scuttle Hamas-Fatah Deal

Ghitis, Frida
June 2014
World Politics Review (19446284);6/26/2014, p1
The article focuses on the implication of the abduction of three Israeli teenagers in West Bank for an agreement between Palestinian rivals Hamas operatives and Fatah organization. Topics discussed include the role of Palestinian Authority (PA) for the incident, the Palestinian elections resulted from the unity deal, and the accusation by Israeli officials for the involvement of Hamas in the kidnapping.


Related Articles

  • Kidnapping Crisis Rocks Palestinian Unity Gov't as Fatah Officials Lash Out at Hamas.  // Israel Faxx;6/16/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 122W, p10 

    The article reports that officials from the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction have been lashing out against the Palestinian Sunni Islamist organization Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyah (Hamas) because of its linkage to the abduction of three Israeli teenagers on June 12, 2014.

  • THE POLITICS OF GROUP WEDDINGS IN PALESTINE: POLITICAL AND GENDER TENSIONS. Jad, Islah // Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (Indiana University Press;Fall2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p36 

    Group Islamic weddings in the West Bank and Gaza began in the mid-1990s. They developed as a successful way to counter Israel's policy of siege and impoverishment of Palestinian society through the economic benefits they offer and by introducing a spirit of collective joy. Yet they have become a...

  • FATAH-HAMAS.  // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);11/25/2010, Vol. 194 Issue 4985, p12 

    The article reports that the Hamas government has prevented Fatah's Revolutionary Council members from leaving Gaza Strip for Ramallah, West Bank as asserted by "Al Hayat." It states that the Hamas has prevented Fatah members from leaving the region for the latter to participate in the work of...

  • Securing Oslo: The Dynamics of Security Coordination in the West Bank. Clarno, Andy // Middle East Report;Winter2013, Issue 269, p35 

    The article reports on the security coordination between Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israeli forces as of 2013. Topics discussed include the tensions between PA police and young people, the 1995 Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and the schism between...

  • Another Somalia in the making? Gordon, Neve // National Catholic Reporter;2/9/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p12 

    The author reflects on the fight between the fundamentalist Islamic party Hamas and the secular nationalist party Fatah in the West Bank and Gaza Strip He said that the fight has killed 30 people and injured 100 individuals. An overview of the causes why the two factions have a fight is also...

  • "You cannot make peace with half a people". Levy, Gideon // New Statesman;9/21/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4967, p24 

    The author argues that Israel should be talking with Hamas, the government of Gaza, as well as Fatah, which controls the West Bank. He states that Hamas, a fundamentalist religious organization, may be more moderate when in power and when negotiations might lead to something favorable for them....

  • HAMAS-FATAH.  // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);11/29/2010, Vol. 194 Issue 4987, p15 

    The article reports on the move of the Palestinian Islamist Hamas to refuse on allowing a presidential delegation to enter the Gaza strip from Fatah secular movement in West Bank. It states that the organization rejected the presidential delegation because of the waves of arrests that targets...

  • A Risky Bet on Fatah. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;7/23/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p126 

    This editorial comments on the takeover of Gaza in the Middle East by the Hamas religious group. U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East must find a way to stabilize the area by convincing the Fatah organization, who controls the West Bank, to reform itself in order to gain the trust of...

  • Palestine's comeback kid. Blincoe, Nicholas // New Statesman;8/24/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4963, p14 

    The article examines the sixth congress of the Palestinian political party Fatah, which was the first to actually take place in Palestine. While the socio-political organization Hamas attempted to keep Fatah from convening in the West Bank, this only served to create a more vital gathering. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics