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Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump’s Jerusalem plan

The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops in the occupied West Bank, deploying several new army battalions and putting other forces on […]

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

May 07, – Gaza’s Islamic Hamas rulers are accusing the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority of imposing taxes on fuel for Gaza’s lone power plant, worsening the crisis and raising the daily blackout to 18 hours. The authority rejects Hamas’ accusations and says the militant group has prevented it from working in Gaza. Three Palestinian children […]

May 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Second Gaza child dies after Israeli air strike- medics

Second Gaza child dies after Israeli air strike- medics

Mar 12, – Her brother Yassin, 10, died earlier in a raid on a base of Hamas’s military wing near their home in the northern Gaza village of Beit Lahiya. Another brother, Ayub, 13, suffered moderate injuries. A six-year-old girl wounded in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip Saturday has died of her […]

March 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Nov 14, – The military carried out the demolition orders after clearance from the supreme court. It said the three homes in Nablus belonged to attackers who killed an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank on Oct. 1. It said the other home, near Ramallah, belonged to a man who […]

November 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Jun 14, – Gaza’s former Hamas premier Ismail Haniya appealed for the release of Khadar Adnan, who was imprisoned without trial by Israel and has been refusing food for about 40 days. Palestinian militant group Hamas on Sunday called for the immediate release of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He also […]

June 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Jun 13, – For the first time in three months, Palestinians are allowed to enter and exit the Gaza Strip following Egypt’s decision to open the Rafah border crossing. Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing, allowing Palestinians to travel in and out of the coastal enclave. Cairo’s decision to open the border for three […]

June 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

August 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

Aug 26, – In the past, the military has hit targets in high-rises in pinpoint strikes, but left the buildings standing. However, since Saturday, it has toppled or destroyed five towers and shopping complexes in an apparent new tactic aimed at increasing pressure on the Hamas militant group. Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Israeli jets hit targets of Hamas base in Gaza

Israeli jets hit targets of Hamas base in Gaza

April 28, AP – Israel Defense Forces announced that they had struck “a terrorist weapon storage facility and a Hamas training installation” early Sunday. The air strike reportedly hit a base for militants in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip but nobody was hurt. The IDF has announced that aircraft hit targets in Gaza after […]

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