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Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

The UN Security Council yesterday demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the US refrained from vetoing the resolution condemning its closest Middle East ally.

Tunisians protest killing of Hamas drone expert; 10 arrested

Protests are planned in Tunisia over the killing of the head of Palestinian militant group Hamas' drone program in a Tunisian beach resort. Hamas accuses Israel of assassinating him.

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Shots were fired towards Israeli soldiers by the fence along the largely closed border by unknown assailants, the army said in a statement.

Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. 

Benjamin Netanyahu wasn`t ready for Gaza tunnel war: Report

Benjamin Netanyahu wasn`t ready for Gaza tunnel war: Report

Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to prepare his country for Hamas` use of tunnels during the 2014 Gaza war, according to a key report cited by local media Friday.

Palestinians urge Trump to work towards their state

Palestinians urge Trump to work towards their state

Peace efforts have been at a standstill since a US-led initiative collapsed in April 2014.

Palestinian president meets Hamas chief

Abbas's secular party Fatah and the Islamist Hamas have been at loggerheads since the latter seized Gaza in a near civil war in 2007.

Israeli Army unprepared for 2014 Gaza tunnel threat: Report

Israel`s preparations ahead of the Gaza war have faced criticism before.

No proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria: Germany

There are no international proposals to impose sanctions on Russia over its role in Syria, a spokesman for Germany`s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, shortly before officials from a group of Western countries meet in Berlin to discuss the crisis.

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.