Tag: Hamas

Hamas official says no move for long-term ceasefire with Israel

Hamas deputy chief in the Gaza Strip, Khalil al-Hayya, has denied that the terror group is moving to achieve a long-term ceasefire deal with Israel. “The talk about a calming for ten years or a halt of the resistance’s actions against the enemy is completely untrue,” Hayya told the pro-Hezbollah al-Akhbar newspaper in an interview […]

Beersheba comes under rocket attack. IDF hits back at Hamas in widening cycle of Gaza conflict

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas positions in Gaza before dawn Saturday, Nov. 16, after Beersheba came under rocket attack Friday night. It was the first time the IDF had targeted Hamas for reprisals in the ongoing clash with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.  The two large Grad rockets that shook Beersheba’s population of quarter of a million […]

Hamas chief says battle with Israel “not over” despite cease-fire

Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas chief, said on Sunday that the battle with Israel is “not over” although the new wave of violence in the Gaza Strip is over. Haniyeh made the remarks after he gave his condolences to the Abu Malhous family which lost eight of its members in the last round of violence between […]

Hamas Leader Taunts Israel’s Political Crisis

Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar is poking fun at Israel’s political instability. “There is no negotiation between us and Israel. They do not have an active government, they do not have a cabinet to discuss major issues such as the Iranian threat. They cannot make decisive and fateful decisions at this time,” Sinwar said. “We stand […]

HAMAS THREATENS TO SHOWER ISRAEL WITH ROCKETS FOR 6 MONTHS

Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar on Monday threatened that his group would fire rockets at Israel for six months continuously if the blockade on the Gaza Strip continues. Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar said in a speech on Monday that, “we have a military force in the [Gaza] Strip that the enemy is making a big deal […]

Hamas backtracks after official calls to kill all Jews

Terror group Hamas seeks to distance itself from senior officials call to kill all Jews in the world during Friday protests. A senior member of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas has encouraged Palestinians across the globe to kill Jews, drawing outrage from both Israeli and Palestinian officials as well as a UN envoy. In video from […]

Iran, Hizballah, Hamas use threats of escalation to meddle in Israel’s election

Hamas bulldozers leveled Gaza border ground, Nasrallah brandished his missiles, Palestinian extremists clashed with settlers and Iran switched to the “offensive,” as Israel’s April 9 election campaign got underway. On Monday, Jan. 28, the Palestinian extremist Hamas released photos of bulldozers clearing the ground along the Gaza-Israeli border to prepare for more of the mass […]

Israel, Hamas reach new truce outline

Hamas will reportedly cease terror, in return for expanded fishing zone, continued fuel supply and added electricity. London-based newspaper Al-Hayat has reported that Israel and Hamas have reached “understandings” through the mediation of an Egyptian delegation, regarding the easing of the blockade of Gaza. The Egyptians reportedly told Hamas it must cease terror activity. In […]

Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip on Monday in a move toward reconciliation between the mainstream Fatah party and Hamas, a decade after the Islamist group seized the territory in a civil war.Rami al-Hamdallah said at a welcome ceremony his unity government would begin assuming control of Gaza’s administrative affairs, […]

One eve of Gaza reconciliation, Hamas frees Fatah men

Hamas freed five prisoners belonging to the rival Fatah party on Sunday and Egypt sent a delegation to the Gaza Strip to oversee the Islamist group’s planned handover of administrative control of the Palestinian enclave to a unity government.The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister, Rami al-Hamdallah, and other officials of the government formed in 2014 […]