Palestinian Authority
  • Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says Abbas canceled planned meetings in Switzerland on Thursday to rush back to the West Bank.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
  • In this July 9, 2007 file photo, a Palestinian prisoner is seen at the Hamas-controlled Saraya prison in Gaza City.

    Hamas security forces in the Gaza Strip alleged to commit prisoner abuse, including beatings with metal clubs.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
  • Acting on behalf of Arafat's widow and Palestinian Authority; each had misgivings about the other's investigation.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 9:00 PM EST