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Car bomb wounds Hamas official in Lebanon

Car bomb wounds Hamas official in Lebanon

An official in the Palestinian movement Hamas was wounded in a car bomb blast in southern Lebanon on Sunday, military and medical sources told AFP.

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

The Israeli air force hit the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Wednesday lightly wounding three people, after Palestinians fired at southern Israel, the military and Gaza security officials said.

Palestinians miss major reconciliation deadline

Palestinians miss major reconciliation deadline

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have missed a major deadline in their reconciliation bid by failing to transfer power in the Gaza Strip, with the rivals on Monday trading accusations of blame.

Palestinian reconciliation hits 'obstacles' on deadline: Fatah

Palestinian reconciliation hits 'obstacles' on deadline: Fatah

A planned handover of power in Gaza from Hamas to the Palestinian Authority under a landmark reconciliation accord hit "obstacles" on Sunday's deadline to do so, a top official said.

Gaza death toll rises to four after protests and airstrikes

Gaza death toll rises to four after protests and airstrikes

Four people have died in the Gaza Strip from Israeli gunfire and airstrikes, a health ministry official said Saturday, following a day of clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces over Jerusalem.

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising against Israel

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising against Israel

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, elected the group's overall leader in May, urged Palestinians, Muslims and Arabs to hold rallies against the US decision on Friday, calling it a "day of rage".

Death toll from strike on Gaza tunnel rises to 12

Death toll from strike on Gaza tunnel rises to 12

Both Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the dominant group in Gaza that had said earlier it lost two people in the tunnel collapse, have sworn to retaliate.

Hamas hands over border crossings to Palestinian Authority

Hamas hands over border crossings to Palestinian Authority

The handover signalled that Hamas remained committed to a deal that would eventually see it give up full control of the Gaza Strip and bring an end to a 10-year rift with rivals Fatah.

Six militants killed as Israel destroys Gaza tunnel

Six militants killed as Israel destroys Gaza tunnel

A source for the Islamic Jihad group said Arafat Abu Marshould, head of the faction's armed wing in central Gaza, was killed along with a senior associate and two other gunmen.

US Ambassador to United Nations : Qatar does not fund Hamas

US Ambassador to United Nations : Qatar does not fund Hamas

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is correcting comments she made before Congress this summer, now saying the State of Qatar ‘does not fund Hamas movement.

Hamas security chief hurt in Gaza car bombing

Hamas security chief hurt in Gaza car bombing

The fate of the Hamas security forces after it transfers power to Fatah in the Palestinian territory is one of the most delicate issues facing the reconciliation process.

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.