Posts Tagged ‘fatah leader’

New Palestinian cabinet sworn in

May 17th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian Authority President and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas swears in a new cabinet in the West Bank, a move Hamas describes as a “big error”.
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Fatah leader to Hamas-ruled Gaza in goodwill trip (AP)

February 3rd, 2010 Comments off

Palestinian senior Fatah leader Nabil Shaath, center, is welcomed in Beit Hanoun, near the Erez Crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010. A senior Fatah leader is visiting Gaza for the first time since the territory was seized by Fatah's Islamic militant Hamas rivals in 2007. Shaath, a Gaza native, said Wednesday that his three-day trip is meant to improve the atmosphere between the bitter rivals. Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)AP – A senior Fatah leader on Wednesday returned to Gaza for the first time since the territory was seized by the Islamic militant Hamas in 2007, saying he hopes to help end the rift between the bitter rivals.

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Palestinian leader demands unity

November 19th, 2009 Comments off

Palestinian factions must unite and start campaigning for statehood, says jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti.
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