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Hamas claims Israel assassinated one of its leaders in Gaza

Senior Hamas movement officials accused Israel on Friday of assassinating of one of its leaders in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas rejects Netanyahu's proposal for international forces in Gaza

The Islamic Hamas movement rejected on Sunday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal to send international forces to the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since 2007.

Medics: Israeli war jets carry out 19 airstrikes on Gaza; 3 wounded

Israeli war jets carried out around 19 airstrikes on posts and positions belong to the Hamas movement and other minor militant groups in the Gaza Strip, medical and security sources said Monday.Ashraf al-Qedra, Gaza Health Ministry spokesman, told reporters that at least three civilians were lightly to moderately injured in the airstrikes, which began in the morning.

Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers in West Bank refugee camp

A 19-year-old Palestinian man was killed and five others wounded early Sunday when Israeli forces stormed into Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, according to official sources.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome UN vote against Israeli settlement

Both the Islamic Hamas movement and the less influential Islamic Jihad (Holy War) welcomed the vote in the United Nations Security Council on Friday which condemned Israeli settlement activity and called on Israel to halt it in the Palestinian territories.

Four dead in Gaza-Egypt border tunnel after flooding causes collapse

Four men who had gone missing after an illegal smuggling tunnel connecting the Gaza Strip with Egypt collapsed on them were confirmed dead on Sunday by a Palestinian official.

Palestinian youth killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers, medics say

A Palestinian youth was killed on Friday during clashes with Israeli soldiers stationed at the border area between the eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, medics and eyewitnesses said.

Gaza Strip targeted by airstrikes after rocket hits southern Israel

Israeli planes carried out a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon, according to Hamas security officials, after a rocket from the area struck southern Israel.

Group threatens US citizens after Hamas leader added to terror list

A pro-Hamas military group on Sunday threatened to begin targeting US citizens, a response to the US State Department's recent decision to include a top Hamas leader in its list of world terrorists.

Hamas slams US for listing leader among world terrorists

The Islamic Hamas movement condemned on Saturday the decision of the US State Department to include one of its top leaders in the Gaza Strip, Fathi Hammad, in its list of world terrorists.

Israeli army strikes in Gaza Strip after rocket attacks

Israeli army artillery and war jets struck targets belonging to Hamas militants in the northern Gaza Strip, injuring at least one person on Sunday.

Hamas: Tel Aviv attack is Palestinian response to Israel's crimes

An Islamic Hamas movement official said on Wednesday night that the shooting attack in Tel Aviv that killed four Israelis is a response to the Israeli crimes against the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Hamas executes three Palestinians convicted of murder in Gaza

Hamas, the Islamist movement ruling Gaza, on Tuesday executed three Palestinians convicted of murder, drawing criticism from its rival Fatah, rights groups and the EU.

Hamas executes three Palestinians in Gaza Strip

Hamas, the Islamist movement ruling Gaza, executed three Palestinians Tuesday, whom it had earlier convicted of murder. 

Tensions escalate at Gaza-Israel border, four injured in airstrike

Tensions escalated on Thursday between Israel and Palestinian armed groups, as they engaged in one of the worst exchanges of fire since the 2014 Gaza war.

Four civilians injured in renewed Israeli airstrike on Gaza

A 65-year-old Palestinian man and three children were injured early Thursday in an Israeli airstrike, said Gaza Strip Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra.