UN official condemns Hamas crackdown on Gaza protests

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets across the enclave in "We want to live" demonstrations. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine

India on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the situation in West Asia.

May 17, 2018, 00:54 AM IST

Hamas official says 50 members killed this week on Gaza border

A senior member of Gaza's rulers Hamas said on Wednesday that most of the 62 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during border protests and clashes this week were members of the Islamist group.

May 17, 2018, 00:48 AM IST

Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his military, saying: "Every country has an obligation to defend its borders. 

May 15, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Palestinian PM urges Hamas to allow government empowerment

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah urged the Islamic movement Hamas on Saturday to allow the empowerment of the national unity government in the Gaza Strip as a necessity for attaining internal reconciliation.

Mar 04, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Four Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

President Donald Trump`s December 6 announcement that he would break with decades of US policy and move the embassy to Jerusalem has stirred global condemnation.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:27 AM IST

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

Palestinians in the coastal territory have fired both rockets and mortar rounds into Israel over the past week amid anger over US President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

Dec 13, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: Army

It was the second such incident since US President Donald Trump's statement on Wednesday recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Dec 08, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Hamas due to hand over Gaza in major step toward unity

Hamas`s armed wing, which includes some 25,000 militants, remains a major force in the Gaza Strip.

Nov 28, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Hamas must disarm under unity deal: Palestinian police chief

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is due to retake control of the Gaza Strip, currently still run by Islamist movement Hamas, by December 1.

Nov 08, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Hamas security chief hurt in Gaza blast: Security sources

The head of Hamas security forces in the Gaza Strip was injured Friday when his car blew up in an attack in the Nusseirat refugee camp, Gaza security sources said.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Hamas leader says 'no one' can force it to disarm or recognise Israel

Hamas's leader in the Gaza Strip said today "no one" can force it to disarm or recognise Israel, after Washington demanded it meet those conditions as part of a unity government.

Oct 20, 2017, 05:40 AM IST

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Five questions on Palestinian unity deal

 Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a unity deal in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending their decade-long dispute.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Palestine cabinet pledges to end split with Hamas

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has pledged to end a decade-long split between the Islamist Hamas Movement of Gaza and his West Bank-based government during a cabinet meeting in Gaza, which was held for the first time since 2014.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas also agreed to an election, which has failed to take place in Gaza since 2006 as a result of the division between Fatah and Hamas.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks Red Cross help to save captive Israelis

Hamas is believed to be holding the remains of two Israeli soldiers killed in a 2014 war, and two Israeli civilians who wandered into Gaza.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

US says Iran shows 'true colours' by restoring Hamas ties

Haley described the Hamas leader`s statement as a "stunning admission." Iran is subject to an arms embargo — with exceptions granted only in cases when it has received UN Security Council approval for imports or exports.

Aug 31, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Israeli military says Gaza homes hiding Hamas tunnels

The Israeli military today said it has identified two residential buildings in the northern Gaza Strip as potential military targets after discovering Hamas militant tunnels underneath them.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu says does not want `escalation` in Gaza

Israel`s security cabinet decided on Sunday to reduce the daily amount of electricity supplied to Gaza by between 45 and 60 minutes.

Jun 13, 2017, 22:02 PM IST