Israel’s decision to withhold part of the revenues it collects on the Palestinians’ behalf has precipitated a financial crisis that is choking the Palestinian economy, which has few options for a way out.
While the Israeli right appears to have emerged victorious in the April 9 elections, right-wing parties may have reached their maximum electoral potential.
“The Great Return march was a historical opportunity to strengthen the voices who believe in nonviolent resistance, and these voices should be supported so that people can believe in their ideas.”
By completing a barrier around Gaza, Israel aims to remove any security-based pressure to reach a two-state solution.
Gulf economic aid has averted Jordan’s debt crisis for now, but further support may require concessions regarding the kingdom’s previously independent foreign policy.
Out of options to break the Gaza siege, Hamas is trying to co-opt continued protest marches to boost its leverage against Fatah.
The lack of elite support for nonviolent protests in Palestine means the model of local resistance will remain marginalized.
Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has significant implications for Palestinian politics and the peace process.
As the Israeli state ramps up exclusionary policies against its Palestinian citizens, the Palestinian community is increasingly resorting to protests and grassroots activism to produce results.
EU support for Palestinian security reforms has not increased prospects for a democratic and viable Palestinian state as intended.
Far from being a unifying call for prisoners’ rights, the Palestinian hunger strike campaign is exposing intra-Palestinian divides, particularly within Fatah.
Sada contributors share their take on what the extraordinary election of Donald Trump could mean for a region in turmoil.
If Fatah’s upcoming internal congress excludes supporters of Mohammad Dahlan from leadership positions, it could tear the movement apart.
Sada launches its first eBook, a collection of essays that explores the region’s deep political changes since the Arab uprisings.
In Ain al-Hilweh, Islamist militants are working alongside the PLO and pro-Syrian factions to prevent allies of the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra from dragging the camp into war.
Laws restricting political representation, civil society, and free speech are disproportionately affecting Israel’s Arab citizens.
Hamas’s economic predicament drives it to maintain ties with jihadi groups in Sinai even as it seeks to crack down on jihadi cells within Gaza.
What are the implications of ongoing violence and protests for Jerusalem, the Arab–Israeli conflict, and prospects for de-escalation?
Hamas seeks to improve ties with Saudi Arabia while preserving its pre-existing regional interlocutors, including Iran.
Hamas’s pivot to Saudi Arabia may help Khaled Meshaal isolate the military wing and obtain a credible truce with Israel.