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Seize Israeli soldiers to swap for Palestinian prisoners: Hamas


October 7th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 7 (IANS) A senior official of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Friday called on Palestinian militants to seize Israeli soldiers and exchange them with Palestinians held in ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah to finalise unity government talks next week


June 15th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leaders of the recently reconciled Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah will hold a final round of talks on the creation of a new unity ... Read more...

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Hamas condemns bin Laden’s killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hamas leader Ismail Haniya condemned Monday the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a special operation carried out by the US ... Read more...

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Hamas announces the formation of new Gaza government


March 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, on Thursday announced the formation of new Gaza government which includes a woman as minister.According to the Ma'an News ... Read more...

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Israeli troops kill man mistaken for Hamas leader


January 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Israel's military has expressed "regret" for having shot dead an innocent 67-year-old man in his bed, after he was mistaken for a Hamas leader, Sky News reported Friday.Omar ... Read more...

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Hamas leader gives nod for Ground Zero mosque


August 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.16 (ANI): A Hamas leader has insisted that American Muslims must construct the mosque near Ground Zero in New York."We have to build everywhere," said the New York Post quoted ... Read more...

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UAE concerned over release of Mossad agent


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) UAE has expressed concern Saturday over the release in Germany of a suspected agent of the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad wanted in the killing of a Hamas ... Read more...

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Hamas rejects Arab League conditions on peace talks


July 30th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 29 (DPA) The Islamic Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip, Thursday rejected the Arab League's conditions on which its support for direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks depend, calling them a ... Read more...

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Palestine denies reports of reconciliation with Hamas


June 19th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 19 (IANS) A Palestinian official denied Saturday reports that President Mahmoud Abbas had accepted a reconciliation plan proposed by Islamic Hamas movement to end the intra Palestinian division. "I can't ... Read more...

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Australia to expel Israeli diplomat over forged passports used in Hamas hit


May 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 24 (ANI): The Rudd Government has announced it will expel an Israeli diplomat in retaliation for Mossad's use of four Australian passports in the assassination of a senior Hamas leader ... Read more...

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Indonesia, Israel and India rated least favourable by Australians


April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): Australians have rated Indonesia, Israel and India as least favourable in a poll testing attitudes of 10 countries.Australians rated New Zealand, Britain and Germany as top three countries, ... Read more...

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UAE can prosecute Israel in Hamas killing: Egypt


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) can prosecute Israel if it has proof of Israeli involvement in the killing of a Hamas leader on its land, Egypt's assembly speaker ... Read more...

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Hamas leader drugged, suffocated to death: Dubai police


February 28th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 28 (DPA) Dubai police said Sunday that Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mahbouh, found dead in his hotel room last month, had been given large amounts of an anesthetic drug and then ... Read more...

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Son of Hamas founder reveals how he saved Israeli President from terror plot


February 28th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): Israeli President Shimon Peres is among the many who owe their lives to the son of a founder of Hamas, according to a dramatic account to be published this ... Read more...

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Dubai police identify more Hamas suspects


February 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Police claim to have identified 15 more suspects involved in the assassination of a Hamas leader at a Dubai hotel in January. Wednesday's announcement brings the total number ... Read more...

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Dubai police hunting for the hit squad that killed a Hamas leader


February 17th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dubai police have investigated the murder of the Hamas leader, and determined that a hit squad was responsible for killing him. The killing squad comprised ... Read more...

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The Hit Squad Suspected Of Killing Mahmoud al-Mabhouh Yet To Be Traced


February 17th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jerusalem, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dubai is said to have started a global hunt for tracking the hit squad consisting of 11 members who killed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a Hamas Commander. ... Read more...

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Hamas calls for attacks on Israel


October 27th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 27 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, has urged its cadres to carry out attacks against Israel. The call was in response to Israeli action at ... Read more...

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Israel frees 19 Palestinian prisoners in proof-of-life deal


October 2nd, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Betunia (West Bank), Oct 2 (DPA) Israel freed 19 female Palestinian prisoners late Friday morning, in exchange for a proof-of-life video of a soldier held in the Gaza Strip for over ... Read more...

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Senior Fatah, Hamas leaders meet in Gaza


April 9th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 9 (DPA) Leaders of the rival Hamas and Fatah movements held a meeting in Hamas-ruled Gaza Wednesday to discuss reconstruction of the Gaza Strip and mutual reconciliation. The meeting between the ... Read more...

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Hamas threatens to kidnap more Israeli soldiers


March 29th, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 29 (Xinhua) The Islamic Hamas movement has threatened to kidnap more Israeli soldiers if Tel Aviv does not respond to its call to free Palestinian prisoners. The Al-Qassam Brigade, armed wing ... Read more...

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Israel-Hamas talks on prisoner exchange fail


March 17th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 17 (DPA) Talks between Israel and Hamas in Cairo over a prisoner exchange failed to reach an agreement, Israeli media reports said. The office of outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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Fatah slams Hamas call to form new Palestinian leadership


January 31st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 31 (Xinhua) The Fatah movement of President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Saturday its arch-rival Islamic Hamas movement for seeking to form a new leadership for the Palestinians."Hamas calls for new leadership ... Read more...

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Iranian MPs to visit Gaza to celebrate resistance


January 26th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 26 (IANS) A team of five Iranian parliament members will travel to Gaza to congratulate the Palestinians over their resistance during 22 days of Zionist assault on the territory, the ... Read more...

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Hamas rejects long-term truce with Israel


January 25th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 25 (Xinhua) Hamas movement's leaders Sunday rejected a long-term ceasefire agreement with Israel, saying that only a ceasefire for a limited period of time was acceptable.Ismail Radwan, a senior Hamas ... Read more...

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Hamas vows to rearm against Israel


January 20th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.20 (ANI): A Hamas leader has declared victory over Israel, and warned that the Islamic militant group will rearm against Israel should a situation emerge to merit such a step. Ismail ... Read more...

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Senior Hamas leader killed in Israeli airstrike


January 16th, 2009 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 16 (DPA) An Israeli air strike Thursday afternoon killed Said Siam, minister of the interior in the Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip, the al-Quds radio station of the ... Read more...

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Hamas says Israel has legitimised the killing of its children


January 6th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza City, Jan.6 (ANI): A Hamas leader has warned that Islamists would kill Jewish children anywhere in the world in revenge for Israels devastating assault on the Gaza Strip. They have ... Read more...

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Senior Hamas leaders son converts to Christianity, speaks against the outfit


January 3rd, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of influential Hamas Leader Sheikh Hassan Yousef, has converted to Christianity, and said that there will never be peace between Israel and ... Read more...

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Israeli airstrike kills top Hamas militant in Gaza


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza, Jan 3 (DPA) Israel killed a top Hamas militant in the Gaza Strip early Saturday as aircraft continued to pound the salient on the eighth day of attacks against the ... Read more...

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Israel continues airstrikes as Gaza offensive enters seventh day


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Israel pressed on with its relentless air raids against Hamas on the seventh day of its Gaza offensive, striking some 20 targets of the radical Islamic movement ... Read more...

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Israel pulls tanks, infantry close to Gaza: Report


December 28th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 28 (RIA Novosti) Israel is pulling tanks and infantry reinforcements close to Gaza in preparation for a possible ground attack on Hamas militants, the Ynet web portal and The ... Read more...

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Hezbollah-Israel prisoners swap benefits us: Hamas


July 18th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Gaza City, July 18 (DPA) The Palestinian militant group Hamas said Friday it would "benefit" from Israel's prisoners exchange with Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, suggesting the deal had strengthened its negotiating position regarding ... Read more...

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Israel responsible for situation in Palestinian areas: Tutu


May 29th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza, May 29 (DPA) Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Thursday that Israel bears responsibility for the situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. He slammed Israel's closure of the ... Read more...

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Fatah welcomes Hamas’ call for dialogue


April 27th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ramallah, April 27 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Sunday welcomed Hamas' call for national dialogue, but stuck to its precondition that Hamas first give up its occupation of the Gaza Strip. ... Read more...

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