Tag Archives: Hamas

Gaza bloody Sunday: 87 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers killed

At least 87 Gazan Palestinians and 13 soldiers were killed Sunday as Israel ramped up a major military offensive in the bloodiest single day in the enclave in five years. AFP : As regional leaders met in Doha for urgent … read more

Netanyahu instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza, an official statement from his office said. “The prime minister and defense minister have instructed the IDF to begin a ground operation tonight … read more

Hamas fired a rocket at Israel just as a 5 hour UN. cease-fire expired

Palestinian militants fired a rocket at Israel Thursday just as a five-hour U.N. humanitarian cease-fire expired, the Israeli military said. Gaza residents had crowded banks, vegetable markets and shops as they took advantage of the first respite from 10 days … read more

Permanent Gaza ceasefire agreed, no Confirmation from Hamas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli official said on Thursday there is an agreement for a comprehensive Gaza ceasefire starting on Friday. In Gaza, there was no immediate confirmation from Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups that they had agreed to … read more

Egypt says Gaza cease-fire bid alive .

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s foreign minister says its proposal for a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas is gaining momentum, calling it the only viable way to stop an “intolerable humanitarian situation” in Gaza. “The plan has … read more

Israel and Hamas agreed to U.N. brokered “humanitarian” pause

Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered “humanitarian” pause to their 9-day-long battle, offering the most encouraging sign yet that the fierce fighting could come to an end. Israel’s bombardment of Gaza has killed more than 200 Palestinians, … read more

Homes of senior Hamas leaders targets by Israel

Israel on Wednesday intensified air attacks on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip following a failed Egyptian cease-fire effort, targeting the homes of four senior leaders of the Islamic militant movement. It also told tens of thousands of residents to … read more

Israel will exert “great force” against Gaza’s Hamas

Israel’s leader says the country will exert “great force” against Gaza’s Hamas rulers after the Islamic militants rejected a truce agreement. Israel halted its fire for six hours Tuesday after accepting an Egyptian truce proposal. But with Hamas continuing to … read more

Palestinian rocket fire persists after Israel agrees to Gaza truce

Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel on Tuesday after it agreed to an Egyptian proposal to end the week-old Gaza conflict, and a Hamas leader said the Islamist group was still undecided on whether to accept the ceasefire. Under the … read more