Home / Tag Archives: Hamas

Tag Archives: Hamas

Palestinians gunned down near Jenin

A Palestinian was killed Sunday by Israeli gunfire near Jenin in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said, amid reports of heavy clashes in the area. The ministry said a Palestinian man from the village of Borqin west of Jenin who had been shot with a live bullet …

Read More »

80% of Palestinians want Mahmoud Abbas out

A new poll has found that nearly 80 percent of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign, reflecting widespread anger over the death of an activist in security forces’ custody and a crackdown on protests over the summer. The survey released Tuesday found support for Abbas’ Hamas rivals remained high …

Read More »

Qatar to help rebuild Gaza

Qatar has reached an agreement on a grant for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip and the opening of crossings into the enclave, the state news agency QNA reported on Monday. Qatar and Egypt both promised funds to help rebuild the Palestinian territory, which is run by the Islamist Hamas group …

Read More »

Biden talks with Bennet postponed because of Afghan situation

The first White House meeting between President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was postponed until Friday, overshadowed by suicide bombings near Kabul airport during a chaotic U.S. evacuation mission from Afghanistan. Two deadly explosions https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/western-nations-race-complete-afghan-evacuation-deadline-looms-2021-08-25 occurred on Thursday just hours before Biden and Bennett were due to …

Read More »

Human rights Watch admits Israel laws when bombing Gaza

Israeli airstrikes that demolished four high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip during the war in May apparently violated international laws of war, a leading international human rights group said Monday. The group called on the Israeli military to produce evidence justifying the attacks. Human Rights Watch noted that although no …

Read More »

Egypt closing Rafah border crossing

Egypt is to close the Rafah crossing on its border with the Gaza Strip until further notice on Monday, Egyptian security sources said. Hamas, the Palestinian faction that controls Gaza, said it had been informed by Egypt of the decision to shut the crossing in both directions, without giving details. …

Read More »

BREAKING NEWS – Israeli ultra-nationalits march on East Jerusalem, with police escort

Israeli far-right nationalists began a flag-waving march through East Jerusalem on Tuesday that risks reigniting tensions with Palestinians and poses an early challenge for Israel’s new government. Last month, Israeli-Palestinian tensions and violence in contested Jerusalem helped trigger 11 days of cross-border fighting between Israel and Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant …

Read More »

Israel wants provocative right-wing march in Old City

Israeli officials said on Tuesday they would allow a right-wing march in Jerusalem’s Old City to go ahead next week under certain conditions, a day after police barred the event’s route fearing it would rekindle conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. Several right-wing Israeli groups had planned a …

Read More »

Gantz heading to US for critical Iran talks

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz was heading to the United States for a one-day visit on Thursday to discuss ongoing efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal, which Israel opposes. He was to meet his counterpart Lloyd Austin, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan “for …

Read More »

Social media war in aftermath of Gaza war

Facebook was slammed on Sunday with a coordinated social media campaign launched by pro-Palestine activists in an attempt to push down the Facebook app’s ranking on Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play. The campaign was launched in solidarity with Palestinians and in response to Facebook’s censorship of content supporting …

Read More »