Hamas agreed 'in principle' to an Egyptian proposal Monday that would give Palestinians a united front in peace talks with Israel.
A rarity in the mideast, the political show spares no one – but even President Mahmoud Abbas is chuckling.
Palestinian polls show Abbas gaining significant support in recent months over Hamas, which harshly criticized his willingness to meet the Israeli leader without a settlement freeze in place.
A majority of Israelis support a two-state solution, including steps such as a settlement freeze.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Sunday that Palestinians would reject anything rival Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agrees to during this week's talks with President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
A millionaire owner of Gaza's finest Arab stallions, a fluent English student, a farmer, and a respected human rights advocate share their views.
Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu begins a four-day trip to Europe on Monday. In London on Wednesday, he'll discuss how to fast-track the peace process with US Middle East envoy George Mitchell.