Palestine National Council

Analysis Will Abbas’ gamble to hold first Palestine National Council in 22 years pay off?

Will Abbas’ gamble to hold first Palestine National Council in 22 years pay off?

  • Abbas, whose four-year term as the head of the Palestinian National Authority elapsed in 2009, needed something to counter the diplomatic rift between the Palestinians and Washington
  • Since the announcement in December that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, no Palestinian official has met their American counterparts
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Exclusive Hundreds of jobs axed in PLO cutback

Hundreds of jobs axed in PLO cutback

By Daoud Kuttab ·