Hamas’s overall leader Ismail Haniya waves as he arrives for a meeting with Palestinian officials in Gaza City. Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Fatah and Hamas delegations are set to meet in Cairo next week to discuss the implementation of a deal to end the rift between the rival Palestinian m(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu stands next to US president-elect Donald Trump during their meeting in New York in September. Photograph: Reuters

US president-elect Donald Trump received a flurry of congratulatory telephone calls from Middle Eastern leaders uncertain over the policies he could (...)