Hamas denies Mubarak claim it sent militants to Egypt in 2011
Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas on Saturday denied an allegation by Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak that it infiltrated hundreds of men across the border during the 2011 uprising.
Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire
A ceasefire announced by Hamas held Sunday after the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, reducing fears of a wider conflict for now.
Israel says it destroyed Hamas undersea tunnel
An Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip destroyed a Hamas tunnel giving frogmen unseen access to the sea from their base, the Israeli army said Sunday. Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus told reporters that the tunnel, the first of its kind discovered by Israeli intelligence, was hit on June 3 in the north of the…
Hamas leader heads to Cairo ahead of Gaza protests
The head of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington's controversial Jerusalem embassy move.
Car bomb wounds Hamas official in south Lebanon
An official of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas was wounded on Sunday in a car bomb blast in Lebanon's southern port city of Sidon.Hamas's Lebanon branch named the wounded man as its "staff member" Mohammed Hamdan.
Israel warns Gaza militants against revenge attack
An Israeli general has warned Palestinian militants against carrying out attacks in revenge for the blowing up of a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into the Jewish state last month.
Fatah and Hamas: a decade of strained relations
Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.
Qatar 'hacking' revives Gulf tensions
The alleged hack on Qatar's state news agency may have lasted just four hours, but the impact on already tense ties between Gulf rivals could last a lot longer.
Israel tank fire hits Hamas post in response to gunfire
Israeli tank fire hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip on Sunday after gunfire from the Palestinian enclave struck a military vehicle, with no injuries reported on either side, officials said.