Fighting in Gaza continued to rage yesterday — displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory even as US Secretary of State John Kerry said indirect truce talks between Israel and Hamas had made some progress.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014
The leader of Hamas has reportedly said that he would accept a humanitarian truce supported by a relief program for the besieged Gaza Strip.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton met Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night and pledged to work for a truce in the Gaza Strip “in the days ahead”.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Israel bombed dozens of targets in Gaza and said that while it was prepared to step up its offensive by sending in troops, it preferred a diplomatic solution that would end rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
An Israeli missile killed at least 11 Palestinian civilians including four children in Gaza, medical officials said, apparently an attack on a top militant that brought a three-storey home crashing down.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012
PALESTINIAN leaders formally ended a four-year rift between secular Fatah and the Islamist Hamas at a ceremony in Egypt, a reconciliation their people see as crucial for their drive to set up an independent state.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
TWO years ago this week, a bomb exploded in a jeep in Damascus decapitating Imad Mughniyeh. It bore all the hallmarks of a Mossad assassination.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2010
IF NICENESS had anything to do with it, George Mitchell will pull off Middle Eastern peace by Easter.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2009
THE United Nations urged Israel to reopen Gaza crossings as senior officials assessed war damage and the Jewish state warned it would strike again if Hamas rearms through smuggling tunnels.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
Israeli warplanes flew over a home of Syrian President Bashar Assad early today, military officials said, in a message aimed at pressuring the Syrian leader to win the release of a captured Israeli soldier.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2006
Hamas’ political chief today laid out conditions under which the militant Palestinian group would work to calm anger in “the Muslim street” over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed published in some Western media.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2006
LEADERS of Palestinian Islamic militant factions are in Cairo for ceasefire talks with the Egyptians, days before Egypt is to host talks between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Thu, 03 Feb, 2005
ISRAEL vowed to hunt down Hamas leaders around the globe and to accelerate construction of its West Bank barrier after Palestinian suicide bombers blew up two buses killing 16 people.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2004
Abdel Aziz Rantissi was clearly one of those leading the battle against Israel, against Jews, co-ordinating actions between the various terrorist organisations in Gaza — and, since we failed to bring him to justice, we brought justice to him.
Mon, 19 Apr, 2004
AFTER Israel’s assassination of two of its leaders in less than a month, Hamas has decided to keep the identity of its new supremo in the Palestinian territories a secret.
HAMAS threatened a "volcano of revenge" against Israel yesterday as some 200,000 Palestinians packed the streets of Gaza for the funeral of the Islamic movement's assassinated leader Abdelaziz Rantissi.
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