Hamas announces Qatar-brokered deal to avoid escalation with Israel. Hamas announced Monday that, through Qatari mediation, a deal had been reached to avoid an escalation and restore calm along the border with Israel after several weeks of high tensions.
"After a round of talks, mediated by the Qatari representative, Mohammed al-Emadi, an understanding has been reached to avoid an escalation and stabilize the situation. In Gaza, suicides are a political message. Are four suicides in one week in the Gaza Strip – bringing the total to 12 since the beginning of the year – a coincidence or part of a phenomenon?
In Gaza this is a political question, and the answers one hears are divided according to party affiliation and the split in Palestinian self-rule. To Hamas, the claim that it’s a phenomenon and that it’s on the increase sounds like vilification by its rivals and ill-wishers, particularly Fatah – an attempt to undeservingly pin the blame on it. Meanwhile Hamas’ critics and opponents, even if they agree that the root of the problem lies with Israel’s military and bureaucratic measures, which have strangled Gaza’s economy and turned the Strip into a huge prison, cut off from the world, nevertheless believe that Hamas, having been in power for 13 years and often boasting of its achievements, shares part of the blame for the fact that young people have lost their taste for life.
Get breaking news and analyses delivered to your inbox Click here. Israeli annexation plan is 'declaration of war': Hamas. GAZA CITY, Palestine Hamas on Thursday said Palestinian resistance groups consider the Israeli plan to annex large areas of the occupied West Bank as a "declaration of war against the Palestinian people.
" Abu Obeida, spokesman for the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the group's military wing, pledged in a video message that they will remain a "loyal guard in defending the Palestinian people and their lands and holy sites. " As July 1, the date announced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare Israel's sovereignty over the West Bank and Jordan Valley, approaches, the area has entered a state of uncertainty.
To save himself, Netanyahu is going to war with Gaza. Even as Israel becomes chronically unable to form a government, the ‘Gaza consensus’ — the endless pounding of the strip into oblivion — persists.
It could tip the scales in Netanyahu’s favor. Palestinians evacuate the wounded from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City on November 12, 2019. Earlier in the day an Israeli air strike killed Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta. (Fadi Fahd/Flash90) Hamas hails decision of EU court to remove it from world blacklist. The Islamic Palestinian movement, Hamas, hailed on Friday a European court decision to remove it from the world’s terrorist list, a statement confirms.
Hamas spokesman, Hazim Qassim, declared in the statement that the decision “is positive and a right step in the right direction.” Qassim added “we hope that this decision will lead to completely remove the name of the movement from any unjust list.” Meanwhile, he insisted that “resisting the Israeli occupation is legal according to the international conventions and laws.” He stressed that “classifying Hamas or any of the Palestinian resistance factions as terrorist organisations is completely unjust and not fair for the legal struggle of the Palestinian people against the occupation.” 'We're not leaving': Gaza marks Great March of Return anniversary. Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied at the Israel-Gaza fence to mark the first anniversary of the Great March of Return protests, facing off against Israeli tanks and troops massed on the fortified perimeter.
Israeli forces on Saturday used live rounds, rubber bullets and tear gas on the protesters, killing two 17-year-old boys, and wounding at least 207 people, according to Gaza's health ministry. Hamas announces Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel. Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, said it reached an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after an exchange of fire, but explosions in the enclave could still be heard early Tuesday.
"Egyptian efforts succeeded with a ceasefire between the occupation and the resistance factions," Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said. Israel had yet to comment. The reported truce comes shortly after multiple rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Monday evening, according to a joint statement issued by Gaza's armed groups, in response to Israeli air strikes that pounded Hamas positions across the Palestinian territory. Gaza: raid israeliani colpiscono oltre 100 obiettivi Hamas. Leggi dopo commenta.
Electronicintifada. Striscia di Gaza, quali interessi economici? — L'Indro. La recente apertura di Hamas all’Anp sembra essere uno dei più significativi passi verso l’attenuarsi del conflitto nella Striscia di Gaza negli ultimi anni.
Fra le principali motivazioni che hanno spinto Hamas a cercare di mediare con Abu Mazen, Presidente dell’Autorità Nazionale Palestinese, ci sono quelle legate allo stato catastrofico in cui si è trovata la Striscia, dopo la stretta sulle risorse alimentari ed energetiche che ha costretto la popolazione a condizioni di vita precarie. Oltre le vicende politiche e belliche che riguardano questo lembo di terra, quello che spesso manca nell’analisi è l’elemento economico. Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war.
Palestinian officials said at least three people, including two militants, were killed by Israeli fire and nine were wounded, and an Israeli airstrike destroyed the ruling Hamas group’s TV station. In Israel, the national rescue service said at least 20 people were wounded, including a 19-year-old soldier and a 60-year-old woman who were in critical condition. The fighting cast doubt over recent understandings brokered by Egypt and U.N. officials to reduce tensions. Just a day earlier, Israel’s prime minister had defended those understandings, saying he was doing everything possible to avoid another war. Sinwar: The wall of Gaza siege started to collapse - وكالة شهاب للأنباء. Ministry of health : 233 Palestinians killed since Great Return March started - وكالة شهاب للأنباء. C'è un'intesa tra Israele e Hamas su Gaza.
Israele e Hamas hanno trovato un’intesa per ridurre le violenze e le tensioni che proseguivano da mesi nella Striscia di Gaza, territorio controllato proprio dai palestinesi radicali di Hamas. Il piano – mediato dall’Egitto, finanziato dal Qatar e avviato alla fine del mese scorso – prevede l’arrivo nella Striscia di gasolio per azionare un secondo generatore nell’unica centrale elettrica di Gaza, e di soldi per pagare gli stipendi dei dipendenti pubblici impiegati da Hamas.
L’obiettivo è quello di fermare la pericolosa escalation di tensione a cui si stava assistendo nella Striscia, e che rischiava di provocare una nuova guerra tra Israele e Hamas: negli ultimi mesi gli scontri al confine e i bombardamenti su Gaza avevano provocato la morte di 170 palestinesi, mentre molti territori sul lato israeliano erano stati danneggiati dal lancio di oggetti e razzi provenienti dalla Striscia.
Who will save Gaza? The international donor group for Palestine, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), will meet in New York at the end of September to discuss the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip. It will be the first such meeting to be attended by Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Brig. Gen. (res.) Kamil Abu Rukon as well as Minister for Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi. It was planned a few months ago as a routine gathering but in light of the American cut in assistance to the UNRWA, it has become an emergency meeting to find financial alternatives.
Palestinian reconciliation: Regional and international efforts await Fatah’s approval. The current developments in the Palestinian arena have opened the door for three intersecting trajectories related to the Gaza Strip and reconciliation with the Palestinian Authority — as well as Israel. These trajectories revolve around Palestinian reconciliation with Egyptian support, ending the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip and the issue of Israeli troops captured in Gaza. While there is limited information available surrounding the matter of the captive soldiers, developments on the reconciliation question are somewhat clearer, despite the range of actors across the region who are involved in this process.
Hamas reveals details of Egyptian reconciliation proposal. How Israel and Egypt are coordinating on Gaza. Abbas’ sanctions on Gaza could soon become Israel’s war. The Palestinian Authority’s attempts to destroy Gaza’s economy could end up dragging Israel into military conflict. By Elhanan Miller Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas seen upon his release from a hospital in Ramallah in the West Bank on May 28, 2018. (Flash90) While the Israeli government struggles to solve the problem of “burning kites” being sent from the Gaza Strip, it appears that the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah has found a more effective way to harm Hamas’ funding: causing damage to banks and hindering the transfer of funds to Strip. Gaza, soldati israeliani aprono il fuoco sui palestinesi: 4 morti e almeno 525 feriti.
Gaza violence calms after overnight air strikes. Gaza's streets were filled with morning shoppers and children went to class, and schools opened as usual in Israeli towns near the border a day after the worst flare-up in violence since the 2014 Gaza war. Late on Tuesday, Islamic Jihad and Hamas said they had agreed to a ceasefire, and vowed to stop firing mortars and rockets if Israel also halted its bombardment of the Gaza Strip. Early on Wednesday, Israel reportedly hit 25 Hamas targets on the Gaza Strip. Israeli ministers have made contradictory statements about the ceasefire, and the security cabinet is scheduled to convene on Wednesday night to discuss the situation. READ MORE►'Gaza is fed up': Palestinians to send out boats defying siege But there have been no reports of further fighting as both sides appeared to back away from a slide towards a new war after weeks of violence along the border.
Israel strikes Gaza after heaviest mortar barrage in years. Image copyright Israeli prime minister's office Israel has attacked militant sites in Gaza after coming under the heaviest barrage of mortar and rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave in years. The Israeli army said air strikes hit 35 targets, including a cross-border tunnel, belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad - Gaza's main militant groups.
In Israel, an empty kindergarten was hit when militants fired more than 30 mortars earlier in the day. Gaza protests: All the latest updates. For more than four months, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have protested along the fence with Israel demanding their right to return to the homes and land their families were expelled from 70 years ago. The Great March of Return rallies culminated on May 15 to mark what Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or Catastrophe - a reference to the forced removal of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and villages to clear the way for Israel's establishment in 1948.
The mass Friday demonstrations have since continued. Mattanza Gaza. I nomi dei 55 palestinesi assassinati dal regime di Tel Aviv - La mia Gaza - L'Antidiplomatico. Gaza protests: All the latest updates. Samantha comizzoli: LETTERA AL TG5. Abbas' decision to ban official travel to Gaza sparks controversy. Middle East News – the latest from Al Jazeera. #Gaza: via Crucis palestinese. La marcia per il ritorno dei profughi palestinesi si trasforma in una via Crucis nel venerdì di passione. Si chiamavano prevalentemente Mohammad ed erano sicuramente islamici le quindici vittime messe in croce con la tecnologia dei droni che sparavano lacrimogeni dall’alto, mentre tiratori scelti di Tsahal da terra hanno colpito a morte e ferito quei corpi ammassati sul confine che riproponevano una protesta contro omicidi più antichi.
Era il 1976, proprio il 30 marzo, quando sei palestinesi disarmati che aderivano alla prima manifestazione intitolata al ‘Giorno della terra’ contro la decisione israeliana di espropriare cospicue aree della Cisgiordania, vennero centrati mortalmente anch’essi da proiettili. Questa trama omicida ripetuta in tante, troppe circostanze, ha avuto oggi l’ennesimo copione stragista. Will Hamas' Gaza chief resign? Hamas: Rami Hamdallah convoy attack suspects killed in Gaza. Two suspects in the bomb attack on the Palestinian prime ministers's convoy in the Gaza Strip have been killed in a security operation, according to the Hamas-led government's interior ministry. Two members of Hamas security forces were also killed during Thursday's operation aimed at arresting the main suspect in last week's attack on the motorcade of Rami Hamdallah, Gaza officials said. They said the suspect, Anas Abu Khousa, and an accomplice, Abdul Hadi al-Ashab, sustained critical injuries during the operation and later died of their wounds.
Khousa and Ashab reportedly resisted arrest and exchanged fire with the authorities. Several security guards of Hamdallah were wounded during the March 13 explosion, which occurred during his visit to Gaza to open a water-treatment facility. Hamas 'prepares for imminent war' with Israel in Gaza. Interview with Dr Ibrahim Al-Yazouri, a founder of Hamas. Living conditions in Gaza 'more and more wretched' over past decade, UN finds. Titled. Believing in hope even when it lies. How Gaza's only escape turned deadly. Hamas chief leaves Gaza for Cairo to discuss relations with Egypt.
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As power crisis deepens, PA cuts electricity payments to Gaza. Israel, The West Bank and Gaza Travel Warning. Will assassination lead to war? Hamas aims to improve international image with new program. Election of new Hamas Gaza Strip leader increases fears of confrontation. Yahya Sinwar elected as new head of Hamas politburo in Gaza.
Fatah and Hamas to form unity government. Hamas Islamic Resistance - Hamas documents Israeli, PA violations against Palestinians in November. At Rafah border. Abbas Rival Dahlan Plans Comeback Through Gaza Restoration. Has Israel’s defense minister given up on toppling Hamas? Has Israel’s defense minister given up on toppling Hamas? Hamas leader speaks out after controversy. The war over Fatah leadership has begun. Ap: i leaders e il sacrificio dei bambini. The mistakes of Hamas and the need for recalibration. Turkish President Erdoğan meets Hamas leader Mashal in Istanbul - DIPLOMACY. What is it Like to Live in a Refugee Camp in Gaza - Palestine Chronicle.
Palestinians don't attack Israeli soldiers in pursuit of 'economic peace' Hamas names new intelligence chief, sidesteps agreement with Fatah. 10 anni dal Disimpegno da Gaza, per i coloni israeliani è il primo e ultimo ritiro. Hamas caught between Tehran and Riyadh. Hamas concludes first-ever military training camp for girls. Exclusive: Hamas Official Discusses Decline of Iranian Support. Hamas Islamic Resistance - Hamas: Abbas leads a conspiracy to strangulate Gaza.
Israel's control of the airspace and the territorial waters of the Gaza Strip. Erdogan and Meshal Meet in Istanbul as Israel, Turkey Move Toward Reconciliation - Middle East News - Haaretz - Israeli News Source Haaretz.com. Hamas visit to Cairo could signal rapprochement: Experts. Hamas members arrested in Jerusalem bus bombing case. Margine Protettivo 2014.