PNA, Hamas slam Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem

The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the Islamic Hamas movement on Monday slammed remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Jerusalem will remain under Israel`s jurisdiction.

PNA, Hamas slam Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem

The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the Islamic Hamas movement on Monday slammed remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Jerusalem will remain under Israel`s jurisdiction.

50 wounded in blast at Gaza training camp

At least 50 Palestinians were wounded in a blast that occurred Thursday inside a militant training camp in Gaza, Hamas officials, medics and witnesses said.

Israeli general says Hamas needed for Gaza stability

The general responsible for Israel`s border with the Gaza Strip says that continued rule by the territory`s Islamist militant group Hamas is necessary for its stability, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Hamas jails Gazan for 15 years for spying for Israel

A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Monday jailed a Palestinian convicted of "spying" for Israel to 15 years, judicial sources said.

Jihadist group claims mortar attack on Hamas in Gaza

A jihadist group that recently emerged in the Gaza Strip claimed on Friday a mortar attack on a base belonging to the Islamist Hamas movement in charge of the blockaded territory.

Hamas-Fatah face-off leaves hard road ahead for Palestinians

In recent weeks, a flurry of envoys has beaten a path to Gaza`s door: representatives from Qatar, Turkey, the United Nations, the European Union and former US president Jimmy Carter have all visited or tried to visit.

UN envoy urges Palestinian unity, end to Israel blockade

The UN`s new Middle East peace envoy on Thursday urged Palestinian factions to unite and Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip, on his first visit to the territory.

Israel returns 15 seized fishing boats to Gaza

Israel has returned 15 fishing boats seized from Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, both sides said on Thursday, the latest measure cast as shoring up the coastal enclave`s shattered economy.

Gaza rally for Palestinian unity ends in scuffles

A Palestinian unity rally attended by hundreds in Gaza on Wednesday ended in scuffles that showed the depth of divisions delaying reconciliation and recovery from a devastating war.

Israeli soldiers indicted on charges of theft during Gaza war

 Three Israeli soldiers were on Sunday indicted over charges of theft in the ground incursion in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip during the 50-day war last year that killed over 2,000 people.

Israeli tanks strike Gaza after rocket fired

Israeli tanks hit a position of the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was launched on southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave, Israel`s army said Friday.

Israel reports rocket attack from Gaza

Gaza militants fired at least one rocket at southern Israel on Thursday night as the Jewish state wound up celebrations marking the anniversary of its creation, the Army said.

Palestinian reconciliation hits rock bottom

A year after rival Palestinian nationalist movements Hamas and Fatah agreed to end their bitter divisions, the unity deal they signed appears to be on the brink of collapse.

Hamas official calls to abduct Israelis, swap for Palestinians

A senior Hamas official in the Gaza Strip called on Thursday for the abduction of Israelis, who would be swapped for Palestinians held by the Jewish state.

Israel arrests 29 Hamas activists in West Bank

Israeli security forces arrested 29 Hamas activists overnight during a major sweep in the northern West Bank, the army said today.

Hamas arrests Salafi sheikh in Gaza over IS ties

Gaza's Hamas-run security services have arrested a radical Salafist sheikh, accusing him of membership in the Islamic State (IS) group, a security source said on Monday.

Israel to detain female Palestinian lawmaker for 6 months

The Israeli military has placed a female Palestinian legislator under detention for six months without trial, a lawyer for the lawmaker said on Monday.

Hamas holds Gaza march for besieged Yarmuk refugees

Hundreds rallied Saturday in the Gaza Strip in support of thousands of fellow Palestinians trapped in Syria`s Yarmuk camp, which has been largely overrun by jihadist fighters.

Americans seek `war crimes` charges against Hamas leaders

Twenty-six Americans filed a complaint on Tuesday to the US Attorney General requesting the justice ministry prosecute Hamas leaders for "war crimes," the Israeli legal group representing them said.