Khaled Abu Toameh

Khaled Abu Toameh is a veteran award-winning journalist who has been covering Palestinian affairs for nearly three decades. He studied at Hebrew University and began his career as a reporter by working for a PLO-affiliated newspaper in Jerusalem. Abu Toameh currently works for the international media, serving as the 'eyes and ears' of foreign journalists in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Publications by Khaled Abu Toameh

What to Do Now About the Palestinian Authority?

What should Israel do at this stage? Nothing. There is no one to deal with on a serious basis on the Palestinian side. Israel should not repeat the mistake of unilateralism, when Israel left Gaza to Hamas and Islamic Jihad and al-Qaeda-affiliated groups. Read More »

The Continuing Struggle of Palestinian Journalists for Freedom of the Press in the Palestinian Authority

When Arafat arrived in Gaza in 1994, there was a lot of hope that now the Palestinians would have a free media. However, the first thing the PLO did was to order an immediate crackdown on the Palestinian media. Many local journalists had their offices torched. Some were arrested, beaten, or had their equipment confiscated. Read More »