Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

2017-06-10 22:01

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has denied that it or any other militant group built a tunnel under two UN schools in Gaza after its discovery drew a strong UN protest.

Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

2017-05-25 22:33

Hamas says it has put to death three men it accused of killing senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza.

Hamas winds up trial of military leader's alleged killers

2017-05-18 23:00

A military court in Gaza concludes the trial of three men accused of assassinating a Hamas military leader and will deliver its verdict at the weekend.

Hamas leader announces arrest in shooting of commander

2017-05-11 22:37

Hamas' newly elected supreme leader has announced the arrest of the man believed responsible for the mysterious shooting death of one of his organisation's top military commanders.

Syria's civil war explained from the beginning

2017-04-06 14:46

The Syrian civil war is the deadliest conflict the 21st century has witnessed thus far.

Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

2017-04-03 08:05

An international human rights group accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to document abuses, saying the restrictions call into question Israel's stated commitment to investigating possible rights violations.

Hamas sentences 2 drug dealers to death in Gaza

2017-03-19 14:42

A Hamas military court has sentenced two Palestinians to death for drug dealing, in the first such case since the militant group seized the Gaza Strip a decade ago.

Hamas condemns Israel mosque loudspeaker bill

2017-03-10 22:26

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has denounced planned Israeli legislation that would quieten mosques, warning such a law would face stiff resistance.

Iran's leader calls Israel a 'dirty chapter of history'

2017-02-21 16:10

Iran's supreme leader has used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to lash out at Israel, calling the Jewish state a "fake" nation in a "dirty chapter" of history.

Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief: officials

2017-02-13 20:11

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has elected a hardline member of its armed wing as its new Gaza head.


Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt

2017-05-26 20:42

The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza is condemning the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Hamas says Trump smeared Palestinian 'resistance'

2017-05-22 16:51

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas accuses US President Donald Trump of smearing the name of Palestinian "resistance" to Israeli occupation during a speech on Islam.

Hamas releases suspects' confession in commander killing

2017-05-16 21:32

Hamas releases a recording of purported confessions of three men suspected of murdering one of its commanders in the heart of Gaza.

Hamas to announce new principles easing stance on Israel

2017-05-01 22:49

Hamas was to unveil a new policy document that eases its stance on Israel after earlier calling for the country's destruction, party officials have said.

Hamas offers clemency to Israeli 'collaborators' after killing

2017-04-05 20:06

Hamas has offered "collaborators" with Israel a week to turn themselves in and receive clemency as it investigates the murder of one of its officials in the Gaza Strip, which it blames on Israel.

Israel says not seeking Gaza 'adventures'

2017-04-02 17:48

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Israel did not seek "adventures" in Gaza after Hamas accused it of assassinating an official, and suggested the group itself could have killed him.

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fired

2017-03-16 12:32

The Israeli air force carried out raids on Gaza after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave towards Israel, sources on both sides said.

UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

2017-02-27 16:21

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has suspended a Palestinian employee following Israel allegations that he was elected to a leadership position with the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas sentences 3 to hang for 'collaboration'

2017-02-20 05:30

A military court in the Islamist Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip has sentenced three Palestinian men to death for "collaborating" with Israel.

Two Palestinians killed near Gaza-Egypt border: Hamas

2017-02-09 17:16

Two Palestinians were killed and five wounded overnight near the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, the Islamist movement Hamas which runs the Palestinian enclave said Thursday, blaming an Israeli strike.

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