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Hamas Leader Vows Never to Recognize Israel

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has vowed never to cede any territory to Israel or to recognize the Jewish state, in a speech in Gaza marking the 25th anniversary of the Palestinian militant group. Speaking to more than 100,000 people in Gaza City, Meshaal said Palestine belongs to the Palestinian people, from the Mediterranean Sea to […]

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Hamas Supporters Gather in Gaza for 25th Anniversary

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza Saturday for a rally marking the 25th anniversary of Hamas, the Islamist Palestinian militant group. Khaled Meshaal, the long-time exiled leader of Hamas, spoke at the rally. He has congratulated the Palestinian resistance for remaining steadfast during the recent eight days of violence with Israel. Several countries have […]

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Hamas Supporters Gather for 25th Anniversary

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of Palestinians have gathered in Gaza for a rally marking the 25th anniversary of Hamas, the Islamist Palestinian militant group. Khaled Meshaal, the exiled leader of Hamas, is expected to speak at the rally Saturday. The anniversary celebrations come just two weeks after an Egyptian-brokered truce ended eight days of the bloodiest […]

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Hamas Leader Ends Exile With Gaza Visit

Posted December 7th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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The leader of the Islamist Palestinian militant group Hamas arrived on Gaza Strip soil Friday, ending 45 years of exile from the Palestinian territories. Khaled Meshaal had not visited the Palestinian territories since leaving the Israeli-occupied West Bank after the 1967 Six-Day War. He kissed the ground shortly after his arrival and hugged friends and […]

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Hamas Exiled Leader to Visit Gaza

Posted December 7th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Officials from the Hamas militant group’s political wing says its exiled leader will set foot on Gaza Strip soil for the first time in 45 years on Friday. Khaled Meshaal has not visited the Palestinian territories since leaving the Israeli-occupied West Bank after the 1967 Six-Day War. Officials say Meshaal will celebrate the Hamas movement’s […]

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Israel, Gaza Militants Halt Attacks

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip say an informal truce brokered by Egypt has taken hold after days of rocket fire and retaliatory airstrikes. The Israeli military said Thursday that no rocket fire had been detected since late Wednesday, and that it had not carried out any airstrikes against Gaza since Wednesday morning. […]

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Rockets Slam Southern Israel, Israeli Strikes Back

Posted October 24th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel, wounding several people, while Israeli warplanes have killed four Gaza militants in an escalation of a long-simmering conflict. The Israeli military said at least 68 rockets and mortars struck southern Israel on Wednesday, damaging homes and wounding several foreign laborers working in […]

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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip Tuesday when he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed over from Egypt’s […]

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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir has received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip as he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed into Gaza from […]

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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir has received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip as he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed into Gaza from […]

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