Netanyahu: Israel will not welcome Palestinian Unity Deal - EssentialRetailer

Benjamin Netanyahu stating at a conference of the ruling Likud Party has removed the chance of welcoming the Palestinian unity government, peradventure if one were to emerge in the on-going talks held among factions of Palestine. The Israeli Prime ...

Palestinian reconciliation an opportunity for return of soldiers, says father - Middle East Monitor

The father of one of the Israeli soldiers captured during the military offensive against the Gaza Strip three years ago has said that the Palestinian reconciliation process presents an opportunity for the men to be returned to their families, Safa News ...

No reason for maintaining siege on Gaza, Flotilla Alliance tells UN chief - Middle East Monitor

The Freedom Flotilla Alliance has sent a letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres telling him that there is no justification for maintaining the Israeli-led siege on the Gaza Strip. The international alliance, which includes activists from ...

Revolutionary Council, Fatah Welcome Palestinian Reconciliation - Asharq Al-awsat English

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses reporters after a meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in Brussels, Belgium, February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman. Revolutionary Council, Fatah Welcome Palestinian Reconciliation ...

Hamas arrests suspected jihadist leader in Gaza - Daily Mail

Hamas police detained a suspected jihadist leader in Gaza on Saturday, a security source said, the latest in a series of arrests of those accused of Islamic State group ideology. "This morning, security forces arrested Nour Issa, 27, who is a leader of ...

Hamas claims to arrest senior Islamic State leaders in Gaza - The Times of Israel

Members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian terror group Hamas, at a rally to mark Land Day near the Israeli border with east Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, March 30, 2017. (AFP/Said Khatib). Hamas forces in ...

Israel to shut down Gaza crossing for end of Jewish holiday - WAFA - Palestine News Agency

RAMALLAH, October 7, 2017 (WAFA) – Israel is going to shut down its main crossing with Gaza, the Beit Hanoun/Erez crossing, for four days starting Wednesday as the Jewish week-long Sukkot holiday winds down, Nathmi Muhanna, director of border ...

Palestine's Turkey envoy talks reconciliation, peace process - Anadolu Agency

ANKARA, TURKEY, OCT. 6: Palestinian ambassador to Turkey Faed Mustafa speaks to Anadolu Agency in Ankara, Turkey on October 6, 2017. related news. Erdogan: Turkish troops not in Syria's Idlib 'yet' · Iraq asks Turkey, Iran to close border with KRG ...

Newspapers Review: Dailies highlight Israeli attacks in West Bank - WAFA - Palestine News Agency

RAMALLAH, October 7, 2017 (WAFA) – The Palestinian Arabic dailies highlighted in their Saturday issue Israeli army and settlers attacks against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. The dailies printed a picture of a 7-year-old child in hospital with ...

In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure - TheRecord.com

Junaid Sorosh-Wali, a UNESCO official, inspects damage at Tel Es-Sakan hill site, south of Gaza City. - Adel Hana,The Associated Press. Tel Es-Sakan. An aerial view of the excavations at Tel Es-Sakan, shows houses dating to 2600-2300 B.C., left, and ...

Will The Palestinian Authority Take Control Of Gaza Again? - WAMC

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah (left) visits a water desalination plant in Deir el-Balah in central Gaza on Oct. 5, 2017. (Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images). Listen. Listening... /. Originally published on October 6, 2017 6:37 pm. It was 10 ...

Is Hamas Inching Toward Peace — Or Going Rogue? - Forward

Is Hamas preparing itself to accept a peaceful Israeli-Palestinian coexistence? There are good reasons to believe so. The Islamist terror group has taken several significant steps in recent months that strongly suggest it's inching toward accommodation ...

Who will control Gaza forces? - Al-Monitor

An Egyptian proposal for a Fatah-Hamas joint security council in the Gaza Strip could pave the way for Palestinian reconciliation. MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images. Palestinian militants from Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian ...

Hamas-Fatah reconciliation dialogue in Cairo 'to succeed or to succeed': Hamas figure - Ahram Online

Hamas media official Taher Al-Nono said on Friday that the organisation is going to the Cairo reconciliation dialogue meeting next week with the option of "to succeed or to succeed," Egyptian state news agency MENA reported. Al-Nono also said that ...

The Washington Post Belatedly Covers Hamas-Fatah Talks - Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (blog)

The Washington Post has finally reported on recent reconciliation attempts between the two ruling Palestinian groups, Fatah and Hamas—nearly a month after they first came to public light. In an Oct. 3, 2017 dispatch, Post reporter Sufian Taha and ...

Hamas names mastermind of attacks on Israelis as deputy - New Jersey Herald

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Palestinian Hamas movement has named as its deputy leader a hard-liner who Israel says masterminded attacks against its citizens. An official in the Islamic militant group said Thursday that Saleh Arouri will be the ...

Gaza Now Officially Under Unity Government Administration - International Middle East Media Center

Hamas has officially declared that the Gaza Strip is under the administration of Palestinian Unity Government. They said, on Thursday, that it would work to support the national reconciliation government and strengthen its role to carry out its tasks.

Hamas Elects New Deputy Chief Known for Orchestrating 2014 Kidnappings - TheTower.org

Hamas has elected senior group member Saleh al-Arouri, a man best known for orchestrating a lethal triple kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, as deputy chief of its influential Political Bureau, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. Al-Arouri is the ...

Hamas appoints military chief as deputy leader - The New Arab

The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has appointed a military official accused of organising multiple deadly attacks against Israelis, as its deputy leader, an official said on Thursday. Tags: Gaza, reconciliation, blockade, Rafah, Qassam Brigades.

Hamas: National Consensus Government has taken over in Gaza - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The Hamas movement said in a statement to Ma'an on Thursday that the Palestinian National Consensus Government had officially taken over from the Hamas movement as the administrative authority in the besieged Gaza Strip.