Topic: Yasser Arafat
The mainline Palestinian party elected a new guard in its first leadership vote in 20 years, revamping a council whose youngest member was 70.
08/11/2009 01:00 am
The Palestinian party also extended its historic summit to try to ease disputes that have marred the gathering.
08/06/2009 01:00 am
On Tuesday, the Palestinian president convened his party's first congress since 1989 to strengthen its position in negotiations with Israel, Hamas.
08/04/2009 01:00 am
Ahead of a major Fatah leadership conference, the Arab TV network reported Tuesday that President Mahmoud Abbas had been involved in an assassination plot against his predecessor, Yasser Arafat.
07/15/2009 01:00 am
King Abdullah II of Jordan, embraced by the West and his Arab allies, is emerging as a facilitator for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
06/02/2009 01:00 am
05/18/2009 01:00 am
As he and Netanyahu prepare to meet, US-Israeli relations are sinking toward an all-time low.
05/13/2009 01:00 am
Readers write about why Obama should not follow Bush's example in the Middle East, how the US should fix itself first and not Gaza, music sites that do not share files free of charge, and why gasoline consumption should be taxed rather than miles driven.
03/09/2009 01:00 am
Despite Bush's early mistakes, Obama's team can keep valuable momentum there.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
Among the scores of Palestinian prisoners who Hamas wants freed in exchange for Israeli Sgt. Gilad Shalit is Marwan Barghouti, the most popular man in Fatah.
02/19/2009 12:00 am