Dec 07, 2012 07:22 AM IST
Hamas's exiled leader will step onto Palestinian land for the first time in 45 years on Friday for a "victory rally" in the Gaza Strip, displaying his newfound confidence after last month's conflict with Israel.
- Nov 22, 2012 03:09 PM IST
Taking a dig at the American media for calling 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab a "gunman" and referring Hamas as a "terror outfit", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah posted a tweet on his Twitter page saying, "So, Hamas are terrorists but Kasab was a "gunman". Well done, American media you really call it like it is. *sarcasm*."
- Nov 22, 2012 07:22 AM IST
The U.N. Security Council called on Israel and Hamas to uphold a ceasefire agreement on Wednesday and commended the efforts of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and others for brokering the truce.
- Nov 21, 2012 09:07 AM IST
The conflict between Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement that controls the Gaza Strip entered its eighth day on Wednesday as intense diplomatic activity continued to try and broker a ceasefire.
- Nov 20, 2012 11:36 AM IST
Israel temporarily put on hold a decision on a possible ground invasion of Gaza to give more time to Egypt's truce efforts, but seven days of incessant raids took the Palestinian death toll to 111 amid warnings by Hamas that it won't succumb to Israeli conditions.
- Nov 20, 2012 01:12 AM IST
An Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip will not provide any long-term solution to the problem posed by the Islamist group Hamas, and this will make the government think long and hard before sending in the troops.
- Nov 19, 2012 09:15 AM IST
An Israeli missile killed at least 11 Palestinian civilians including four children in Gaza on Sunday, medical officials said, apparently an attack on a top militant that brought a three-storey home crashing down.
- Nov 18, 2012 10:32 AM IST
Gaza's Hamas movement wanted a showdown with Israel because its leaders are high on something called the Arab Spring and competing to become martyrs to the Palestinian cause.
- Nov 18, 2012 10:02 AM IST
A conference of influential Islamists in Sudan declared support for Palestinians in the conflict with Israel on Saturday, saying they were devoted to the cause regardless of the repercussions.
- Nov 18, 2012 08:42 AM IST
Israeli warplanes struck Gaza militants for a fifth straight day on Sunday and its military prepared for a possible ground invasion, though Egypt saw "some indications" of a truce ahead.