Tag: Hamas

IAF strikes Gaza targets following rocket attacks

A spokesperson for the IDF said that three rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip, all landing in open fields near the town of Netivot. The IDF spokesperson further said that they struck several Hamas targets in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the rockets fired at the Gaza Border communities, as well as the […]

Liberman: Netanyahu would form coalition with Hamas if it meant immunity

In a broadside against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yisrael Beytenu party chairman Avigdor Liberman claimed on Saturday the Israeli leader would be willing to build a coalition with the Hamas terror group if it meant he could clinch parliamentary immunity from prosecution. “The madness today is twofold,” the leader of the secular, right-wing party said […]

Hamas ‘promoting’ Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century,’ says Fata

In yet another sign of mounting tensions between the two rival parties, the Palestinian-ruling Fatah faction on Monday accused Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh of “promoting” US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-announced plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “Deal of the Century.” The latest allegation came after Hamas announced that its security […]

Hamas official threatens Israel, urges Palestinian reconciliation at mass rally

A senior Hamas official threatened Israel if it does not remove its blockade over Gaza amid reports of progressing efforts between the terror group and the Jewish state to achieve a long term ceasefire. “The enemy must understand that we will draw new equations if the siege is not lifted,” said Osama al-Mazini at a […]

Israeli aircraft bomb Hamas positions in Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli planes and helicopters carried out strikes inside the Gaza Strip early Sunday, hours after three rockets were shot from the Palestinian enclave, authorities said. At least three rounds of airstrikes were reported in the northern Gaza Strip, according to the Hamas-linked Shehab news agency and other Palestinian news outlets. The IDF confirmed that it […]

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 […]