Archivio tag: peace

Gazans urge Hamas and Fatah leaders to talks

There is growing pressure on Hamas to reconcile with the rival Fatah movement of Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president.

Many are urging unity in light of Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip – but how to achieve that is eluding both parties.

Hamas is excluded from any diplomatic discussions, as it is viewed by Israel and many western governments as a “terrorist” organisation.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Kirsch reports.

Still no peace in sight for southern Philippines

The southern Philippine conflict almost came to an end last year but the collapse of a proposed peace deal between the government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front put paid to the resolution.

Now peace in the Muslim heartland seems further away than ever, as Al Jazeera’s Marga Ortigas reports from the island of Mindanao.