Hamas Leader: Bless Whoever Kidnapped the Youths

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal denies his group is behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, but welcomes the abduction.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 6/24/2014, 12:13 AM

Hamas and Iran Continuing to Get Closer

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal meets deputy Iranian minister as sides continue rapprochement.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 5/23/2014, 3:15 AM

Hamas Leader: Unity Or Not, Resistance Will Continue

Hamas-Fatah unity pact "does not mean an end to our resistance against the invaders", says Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, 5/21/2014, 4:44 AM

Hamas Tells Muslims Not to Visit Jerusalem

Hamas rejects religious edict made in Jordan allowing Muslims outside of Arab lands to visit 'occupation,' slams prospect of normalization.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 7:44 AM

Abbas and Mashaal to Meet in Qatar

Hamas and Fatah continue to hold talks on the implementation of the unity pact signed between the sides recently.Dalit Halevi, 5/5/2014, 1:16 AM

Hamas Pursues 'Lawfare' Alongside Jihad

Hamas leader Mashaal says 'we have no history or future other than jihad,' adds international courts and UN to list of battle grounds.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/1/2014, 9:30 PM

Mashaal: Suicide is our 'Life'

Hamas leader says a suicide terror campaign against Israel is around the corner.Dalit Halevy, 3/16/2014, 8:22 PM

Rivals Abbas and Mashaal Hold Rare Telephone Call

Hamas leader telephones Abbas who assures him that he's not backing down of his demands from Israel.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 5:44 AM

Hamas Leader to Visit Tehran

Khaled Mashaal, the head of Hamas’s political bureau, will visit Iran soon after two years of tense relations.Elad Benari, 10/11/2013, 5:15 AM

Mashaal: Stop Peace Talks, Start Armed Struggle

Hamas leader calls for an end to PA peace talks with Israel and for an armed struggle to “liberate Jerusalem”.Elad Benari, 10/10/2013, 5:16 AM

Turkish PM's Office Denies Hamas Claim He'll Visit Gaza in July

Hamas has announced that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Gaza July 5-6 -- but Erdogan flatly denies it.Chana Ya'ar, 6/27/2013, 3:34 PM

Hamas's Mashaal: Assad Refused to Accept Political Solution

Hamas left Syria because Assad refused to consider a political solution to the conflict in the country, says leader Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2013, 12:08 AM

Syrian Regime Slams Hamas's Mashaal for Breaking with Damascus

A Syrian regime newspaper slams Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal for breaking with Damascus, says he's given up on resistance.Elad Benari, 4/4/2013, 6:44 AM

Hamas Leader Meshaal Re-Elected For New Term

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal was re-elected as head of the Islamic terrorist movement after a meeting in Cairo late on Monday.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/2/2013, 4:43 AM

Hamas Denies Discussing Two-State Solution, End to Conflict

Hamas has denied a report the terrorist organization has expressed support for a two-state solution to end the Arab- Israeli conflict. Chana Ya'ar, 1/31/2013, 11:03 AM

Report: Hamas Agrees to Two-State Solution

Newspaper report indicates Hamas’s political chief Mashaal told Jordan's King to inform Obama his group accepts the "two-state solution."Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 6:42 AM

Mashaal Meets Jordan's King to Discuss Reconciliation with Fatah

"The international community must respect Palestinian need to end division," Hamas chief tells Jordan's King in Amman.Elad Benari, 1/29/2013, 6:46 AM

Netanyahu Criticizes Abbas, Livni Criticizes Netanyahu

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu condemns Abbas for meeting with Mashaal. Livni condemns Netanyahu for condemning Abbas.Elad Benari, 1/11/2013, 2:45 AM

Hamas Preparing for War against Abbas, Reports Sunday Times

Hamas is preparing to duplicate its 2007 civil war in Gaza and has instructed terror cells to get ready for a military coup to oust Abbas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 11:38 AM

Netanyahu Should Retire from Politics, Says Mashaal

"May you destroy the home of Netanyahu," Hamas chief Mashaal tells students at the Islamic University of Gaza.Elad Benari, 12/10/2012, 4:12 AM

Bibi: Why Doesn’t Abbas Condemn Hamas’ Threat to Destroy Us?

Mashaal has revealed Hamas’ real face, says Netanyahu, while Abbas hides behind him by not condemning remarks to destroy Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/9/2012, 2:13 PM

Expulsion-Backer Livni: Bibi Strengthens Hamas

Tzipi Livni, who backed the expulsion of Jews from Gaza in 2005, now blames Netanyahu for negotiating with Hamas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/9/2012, 1:15 PM

Mofaz: Israel Should Have Eliminated Mashaal

"Israel missed an opportunity to eliminate the head of the serpent," says Kadima chairman about Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, 12/9/2012, 6:16 AM

Mashaal: We Won't Cede an Inch of 'Palestine'

"Palestine is our land and nation from the (Mediterranean) sea to the (Jordan) river, from north to south," says Hamas chief in Gaza.Elad Benari, 12/9/2012, 3:55 AM

Mashaal in Gaza: Tomorrow Ramallah, then Jerusalem

"Today is Gaza. Tomorrow will be Ramallah and after that Jerusalem,” says Hamas chief during first ever visit to Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/7/2012, 8:25 PM

Hamas's Mashaal to Visit Gaza Next Week

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal is to make his first-ever visit to Gaza at the end of next week, say officials.Elad Benari, 11/29/2012, 4:45 AM

Hamas Not Behind Tel Aviv Attack, Claims Mashaal

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal tells CNN he would accept a Palestinian state but would not recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 5:12 AM

Hamas Declares Victory, Gaza Celebrates

Mashaal: 'Israel has failed in all its goals.' Gazans fire into the air and chant victory slogans.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2012, 10:15 PM

Hamas Leader: Israel Bluffing; ‘I Dare You to Invade’

Hamas’ leader Khaled Mashaal charges an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza is a bluff. “If you wanted to launch it, you would have done it.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/20/2012, 2:02 PM

Morsi Condemns Israel Over Sudan Attack

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, condemns "Israeli aggression against Sudan."Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 9:04 PM

Mashaal Speaks at Conference in Doha

Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal is quoted by the foreign press while speaking at a conference in Doha.Scott Krane, 10/12/2012, 3:43 PM

Syrian Television Attacks Hamas' Mashaal

Syria's official television launches a scathing attack against Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 2:40 AM

Hamas' Mashaal Won't Seek Re-election

Hamas' politburo chief, Khaled Mashaal, will remain in Hamas but will not run for re-election as leader.Elad Benari, 9/24/2012, 5:44 AM

Moroccan Leaders Apologize for Inviting Jew to Gathering

Morocco’s leading political party apologized for inviting a Jew to a political gathering; has not apologized for inviting Hamas leader. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/26/2012, 1:21 PM

Morsi Meets Mashaal, Stresses Support for 'Palestinians'

Egypt's new Islamist president Morsi met senior Hamas officials and pledged his support for the "struggle of the Palestinian nation".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2012, 1:34 AM

Murdered Hamas Official Buried in Jordan

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal attends the burial of a senior member of Hamas who was killed this week in Damascus.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/30/2012, 12:34 AM

Fatah, Hamas Still Don't Agree on Unity Government

More than a year after the unity deal in Cairo, Fatah and Hamas still can't form a unity government.Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 6:45 AM

Shalit Effect Felt in Hamas Elections

Terrorists freed in Shalit deal fared well in the group's internal elections.Gil Ronen, 5/29/2012, 10:40 AM

Hamas to Olmert: Talk to Us for Fewer Prisoners

Hamas reportedly offered former PM Ehud Olmert to release fewer prisoners for Gilad Shalit in exchange for strategic dialogue.Elad Benari, 5/4/2012, 6:13 AM

Fatah-Hamas Meeting Shows Doha Deal Going Nowhere

A meeting between Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal and Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmed to jump-start unity yielded no fruit.Gabe Kahn, 5/3/2012, 1:53 PM

Report: Olmert Secretly Spoke with Hamas' Mashaal

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal conducted secret communications with former PM Ehud Olmert, offered Shalit for a few terrorists.Elad Benari, 5/3/2012, 1:11 AM

Hamas Won't Honor Peace Accords With Israel

The Hamas politburo's number two reaffirmed the terror movement has no intention of honoring peace agreements struck with IsraelGabe Kahn, 4/20/2012, 1:44 PM

Abbas: Hamas Unity Deal 'Frozen'

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said unity with Hamas is going nowhere; and issued 'demands' for financial support to the Arab League.Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 4:31 PM

Mashaal in Turkey: Israel Used Gaza to Test Iron Dome

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal meets Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan. blames Israel for using excuses to attack Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/17/2012, 12:03 AM

Fatah-Hamas Unity? Not This Year

Both Fatah and Hamas politburo members say Hamas' Gaza leadership are obstructing the implementation of a unity deal agreed on in Qatar.Gabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 3:02 PM

Hamas Leadership Left Syria, Deputy Leader Confirms

Hamas' No. 2 confirms that the terror group has left Syria because of protest crackdown.Elad Benari, 2/27/2012, 5:14 AM

Hamas Denies Sabotaging Cairo Unity Talks

The feud between Hamas and Fatah proceeds apace in Cairo as acrimony over 'new demands' boils to the surface.Gabe Kahn., 2/24/2012, 12:17 PM

Hamas Bait and Switch in Cairo

Hamas reneged on a deal to form a unity government with Fatah and demanded new terms in Cairo.Gabe Kahn., 2/23/2012, 6:22 PM

Abbas in Cairo for Hamas Talks

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal are in Cairo as the formation of a unity government remains uncertain.Gabe Kahn., 2/22/2012, 8:17 PM

Senior Hamas Leader Slams Agreement with Fatah

Senior Hamas official Mahmud al-Zahar says agreement with Fatah is a mistake and that no one inside Hamas was consulted.Elad Benari, 2/14/2012, 7:53 AM

Hamas Moves Headquarters to Qatar

In direct contradiction to a statement earlier this month, Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal is quietly moving his headquarters to Qatar.Chana Ya'ar, 2/11/2012, 9:28 PM

Hamas Will 'Never Recognize Israel”

Gaza de facto Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, says the terrorist group will “never recognize Israel" and "the resistance will continue."Chana Ya'ar, 2/11/2012, 8:04 PM

Analysis: Unity Agreement Dividing Hamas

Hamas leaders in Gaza are at odds with the terror group's politburo over unity with Fatah in a conflict that could split the movement.Gabe Kahn., 2/9/2012, 3:58 PM

New PA Government to be Presented in 11 Days

Mahmoud Abbas met U.S. Secretary of State and UN Secretary General and informed them of agreement with Hamas.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2012, 1:02 PM

Hamas Backs Proposal to Have Abbas Head Interim Gov't

Hamas endorses Qatar's proposal that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas serve as prime minister in an interim unity government.Elad Benari, 2/6/2012, 4:02 AM

Fatah-Hamas Meeting in Qatar

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meeting Sunday with Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal in Qatar.Chana Ya'ar, 2/5/2012, 9:34 AM

Is Hamas Preparing to Break Away from Iran?

Report: A new camp within Hamas is calling for the terror group to disassociate itself from Iran.Elad Benari, 2/2/2012, 2:15 AM