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Hamas calls Peres a criminal, Palestinian Authority silent

Hamas welcomed the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres Wednesday, calling him a "criminal", while the Palestinian Authority made no official comment after the death of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

'Islamist countries like Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran underbelly of inspiring terror groups'

'Islamist countries like Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran underbelly of inspiring terror groups'

"Islamist governments exploit the militancy of jihadists in order to dictate the ruling form of Islam."

Palestinian court delays ruling on whether to hold local polls

A Palestinian court today delayed a ruling on whether to hold municipal elections, making it unlikely the first vote since 2006 to include both Fatah and Hamas will be held on time.

Israel readies for 1,500 rockets a day in next war

Israel`s army estimates that thousands of rockets could slam into the Jewish state in any future conflagration, military sources said Friday ahead of a nationwide civil defence drill.

Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket fire

On August 22, Israel pounded Gaza with aircraft and tank fire after a rocket fired from the coastal strip hit the southern Israeli town of Sderot without causing any injuries.
 

Decision on Palestinian elections September 21: Minister

The top Palestinian court is to decide on September 21 on the fate of keenly anticipated local elections after the latest attempt to hold polls was suspended, a minister has said.

Israel rejects UN appeal to release Gaza employee

Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon yesterday said the UN office of legal affairs had issued a formal letter requesting the release of Waheed Borsh, who worked for the UN Development Program (UNDP).

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Israel targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip by air and with tank fire on Sunday after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave crashed into the Israeli city of Sderot.

I care more about Palestinians than their leaders: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday said he cares more about the Palestinian people than their leaders do, in his first response to allegations of aid theft by Hamas.

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee for aiding Hamas

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly providing "material assistance" to the Islamist movement Hamas.

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee `for aiding Hamas`

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly aiding Islamist movement Hamas, in the second such case involving a humanitarian worker in a week.

Israel alleges Gaza World Vision head sent millions to Hamas

An Israeli court charged the Gaza director of the World Vision non-governmental organisation with passing millions of dollars to the Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas.

Israel charges Gaza World Vision head with diverting `millions to Hamas`

Israel on Thursday charged the Gaza head of a major international NGO with diverting millions of dollars in foreign funding to Hamas and its military wing.

First time in 9 years, Gaza crossing opening for goods: Israel

A major crossing point between Gaza and Israel is set to reopen for the first time in nine years, the Israeli government announced today.

Israel bombs Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire: Hamas

Israeli air strikes hit four sites in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, causing damage but no injuries, a Hamas official said, after Palestinian militants fired a rocket that struck a building in southern Israel.

Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas thanks Turkey for its efforts on behalf of Gazans, urging it to increase pressure for an end to a decade-old blockade.

Israel to maintain Gaza naval blockade after deal with Turkey: Netanyahu

Israel to maintain Gaza naval blockade after deal with Turkey: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday an Israeli naval blockade of Gaza will remain in force after a deal normalising Israel`s political and diplomatic ties with Turkey.

Israeli air force targets Gaza sites after rocket attack

Israeli air force targets Gaza sites after rocket attack

In its statement the Israeli army repeated its policy of holding "Hamas accountable for all attacks emanating from the Gaza Strip."

Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israeli aircraft targeted two Hamas sites in southern Gaza early Saturday in response to a cross-border rocket attack, the army said, as tensions along the Palestinian territory`s border simmered. 

First direct Israel-Hamas clashes since 2014 Gaza war

Israeli forces and Hamas fighters have clashed directly for the first time since a devastating 2014 war, the Israeli army said Thursday, as a new cross-border tunnel used by the militants was discovered.