'By end of 2018' - PA plans first new elections in a decade

Following Hamas-Fatah rapprochement, PA plans first elections since 2007.AFP, Wednesday, 9:41 PM

Disagreements emerge between Hamas and Fatah

Meeting in Cairo for new round of reconciliation talks, Fatah and Hamas disagree on key issues.Dalit Halevi, Wednesday, 5:13 AM

Family of missing soldier: Government's negligence revealed

Hadar Goldin's family slams government response that Cabinet's decision to deny visits to Hamas prisoners not implemented.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:36 PM

Hamas: Hezbollah isn't a terrorist organization

Hamas rejects Arab League resolution labelling Hezbollah a terrorist organization, says Arab world should support "Palestinian struggle".Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:14 AM

UN envoy warns against 'devastating' conflict in Gaza

UN's Middle East envoy backs Fatah-Hamas reconciliation, warns of conflict in Gaza if reconciliation fails.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 4:35 AM

'Time for UN to take on Hamas kidnappers'

Israeli Ambassador to UN joins family of Israeli man taken captive by Hamas terror organization, calls on UN to force Hamas to set him free.David Rosenberg, Monday, 7:36 PM

PA factions to meet in Cairo

Palestinian political factions to gather in Cairo to push ahead with reconciliation efforts.Ben Ariel, Monday, 5:44 AM

'Response to Israeli 'crime' will be coordinated with Hamas'

Islamic Jihad official says the organization plans to respond to Israeli blowing up of terror tunnel.Dalit Halevi, 11/17/2017, 6:07 AM

Hamas: Mossad behind elimination of drone expert in Tunisia

Terror group claims Israel killed its drone expert last year, with the help of 'other security officials.'Mordechai Sones, 11/16/2017, 2:06 PM

EU emphasizes 'continuing support' for PA-Hamas reconciliation

'We expect all Palestinian factions to work together in good faith and to refrain from any irresponsible actions or rhetoric.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 10:35 AM

Hamas spokesman: We will never recognize Israel

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri: Resistance is part of our culture.Dalit Halevi, 11/16/2017, 6:13 AM

Preparations complete for opening of Rafah crossing

PA may delay opening of crossing to Egypt due to disagreement with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 11/15/2017, 5:45 AM

Hamas official: The Oslo Accords are dead

Hamas's Mousa Abu Marzouk declares Oslo Accords dead, says current arrangements have nothing to do with Oslo.Dalit Halevi, 11/13/2017, 4:05 AM

First pineapple farm opens in Gaza

Fruit chosen for low water needs as Gaza suffers from water crisis under Hamas misrule.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017, 11:55 AM

Hamas blasts security coordination with 'Zionist enemy'

Hamas criticizes PA for resuming security coordination with Israel, says it is the "greatest danger" to the Palestinian people.Elad Benari, 11/10/2017, 6:13 AM

Watch: Hundreds pray at Western Wall for IDF soldiers' return

Mass prayer event held at Western Wall, calling for return of slain IDF soldiers Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin from Hamas captivity.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2017, 6:38 PM

PA Police Chief: Hamas must disarm

PA police head in Judea and Samaria says reconciliation deal can only work if Hamas disarms, gives ups guns and rockets.AFP, 11/8/2017, 5:33 PM

PA leader: Controlling Gaza is difficult

Rami Hamdallah, head of the PA government, says bringing Gaza back under the control of the PA is proving difficult.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2017, 5:03 AM

COGAT head: Hamas is selling Gaza residents out to Iran

COGAT head Yoav Mordehai says Hamas is 'proud' of its similarity to Hezbollah, sells Gazan civilians in exchange for Iranian money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2017, 3:05 PM

'Gaza won't get terrorists' bodies back for free'

PM says Israel will continue to hold terrorists' bodies, demands return of slain IDF soldiers. 'We're not giving something for nothing.'David Rosenberg, 11/6/2017, 12:31 PM

Hamas: Israel 'strengthening our will'

Hamas and Islamic Jihad defiant after Israel says it located bodies of five terrorists killed in terrorist tunnel explosion.Elad Benari, 11/6/2017, 5:05 AM

IDF recovers bodies of 5 terrorists from Gaza terror tunnel

After far-left NGO, Hamas regime demand return of dead terrorists' bodies, IDF seizes terrorists' remains from terror tunnel.David Rosenberg, 11/5/2017, 6:48 PM

'Returning terrorists' bodies is immoral'

Family of missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul says returning terrorists' bodies is an 'immoral' concession until Hamas returns soldiers' bodies.Orly Harari, 11/4/2017, 7:30 PM

'Hamas can be prevented from retrieving terrorists' bodies'

Defense Ministry denies report A-G Mandelblit against IDF's refusal to allow Hamas to retrieve bodies of terrorists from collapsed tunnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2017, 11:53 AM

Navy uses 'smart sonar' to combat Hamas commandos

New 'Simba' sonar system can tell difference between terrorist infiltrator at sea and civilian swimmers and marine life.Gary Willig, 11/3/2017, 9:57 AM

Former Hamas leader: We will trample Balfour Declaration

Khaled Mashaal says Palestinian Arabs will forcefully cancel the 1917 Balfour Declaration.Dalit Halevi, 11/3/2017, 6:06 AM

Greenblatt: Palestinian government must recognize Israel

Trump's special envoy welcomes PA deployment to Gaza crossing points, reiterates that unity government must disarm and recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 11/2/2017, 11:09 PM

'This is an opportunity to bring my brother home'

Twin of slain soldier whose body is being held by Hamas calls to pressure terror organization until it returns his brother's body.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 8:03 PM

IDF blocks Hamas efforts to retrieve terrorists from tunnel

IDF refuses to allow Hamas to collect the bodies of terrorists killed after Israel bombed terror tunnel on Monday.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 6:25 PM

'Humanitarian aid for Hamas - only if they return our sons'

Family of murdered IDF soldier insists government condition humanitarian aid to Hamas on return of slain IDF soldiers' bodies.Chana Roberts, 11/2/2017, 3:41 PM

Nasrallah speaks to Haniyeh after terror tunnel bombing

Hezbollah leader offers condolences to Ismail Haniyeh for deaths of Hamas terrorists in tunnel bombed by Israel.Elad Benari, 11/2/2017, 5:14 AM

'Islamic Jihad looking to retaliate for destruction of tunnel'

Officer in Southern Command says terror group embarrassed by destruction of terror tunnel, death of senior terrorist, looks to strike back.Kobi Finkler, 11/1/2017, 5:29 PM

'Hamas established Iranian emirate in Gaza'

Saudi daily Al-Riyadh publishes critical article of Hamas, described as Iran's execution contractor who established Iranian emirate in Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 12:52 PM

Hamas airs new video of Gilad Shalit in captivity

Six years after kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit was released, Hamas publicizes previously unseen video of Shalit in captivity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 11:05 AM

Haniyeh: Disarming would be a 'betrayal to the cause'

Hamas leader rules out the possibility of disarming, says the goal is "liberation of Palestine".Elad Benari, 11/1/2017, 6:46 AM

'Israel will not apologize for killing terrorists'

Education Minister unaffected by criticism of his response to death of Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists in destruction of terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 3:25 PM

Abbas: Hamas ministers will recognize Israel

PA chairman hosts former Israeli MKs, claims he won't appoint Hamas ministers to unity government unless they openly recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2017, 2:05 AM

Hamas security chief: Deal with Fatah still on

Hamas official who was wounded in car bombing says reconciliation with Fatah remains on track despite the attempt on his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 6:35 AM

Haniyeh blames Israel for attempt on Hamas official's life

Hamas leader says Israel behind attempt to eliminate Tawfiq Abu Naim, the deputy head of Gaza's security forces.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/27/2017, 10:03 PM

Senior Hamas official survives assassination attempt

Hamas official survives assassination attempt, reports blame internal conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2017, 2:54 PM

Fatah-Hamas talks hit a snag

Hamas refuses to hand over Gaza land authority to Fatah, rejects the demand to dismantle the militias.Dalit Halevi, 10/27/2017, 4:46 AM

Hamas leader: Our differences with Iran are history

Deputy Hamas leader Salah al-Aruri says group and Iran have set aside their past differences.Elad Benari, 10/25/2017, 6:13 AM

Abbas rules out militias in Gaza

PA chairman says reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas must lead to a single authority with one law and one army.Elad Benari, 10/25/2017, 3:43 AM

Hamas threatens to bomb Tel Aviv

Hamas leader in Gaza: We can strike Israel for 51 minutes at the same level that we attacked Tel Aviv in 51 days.Dalit Halevi, 10/25/2017, 12:08 AM

Qatar to fund new PA headquarters in Gaza

Qatar seeks to bolster reconciliation agreement between PA and Hamas terrorist organization.AFP, 10/24/2017, 7:04 PM

Fatah official: Hamas does not have to give up 'resistance'

Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub says reconciliation agreement does not require either Hamas or Fatah to end violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2017, 6:30 PM

Thousands of army gloves intercepted en route to Gaza

Thousands of pairs of tactical military gloves destined for Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip seized at Kerem Shalom crossing.David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 11:42 AM

Jordan's King backs Fatah-Hamas deal

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation will help in pushing forward Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 5:43 AM

UN envoy condemns Hamas

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov blasts Hamas leaders for their statements against Israel.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 1:13 AM

'Make life miserable for Hamas leaders'

Former Mossad official: When Gaza 'royal family' is not allowed to receive treatment in Israeli hospitals, Hamas will release hostages.Shimon Cohen, 10/22/2017, 7:43 PM

Deputy Hamas leader: We will never cut ties with Iran

Salah al-Aruri stresses his group will not agree to conditions set by Israel.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 6:31 AM

Hamas ignores Israel, sends delegation to Iran

High-ranking Hamas delegation, headed by Salah al-Aruri, visits Iran to discuss reconciliation with Fatah.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2017, 10:47 PM

Hamas to Trump: We want to wipe out Israel, not recognize it

Terror group denounces Trump administration demand that Hamas disarm, recognize Israel. 'No one can disarm Hamas.'David Rosenberg, 10/20/2017, 8:03 AM

State Department: Greenblatt's statement is nothing new

State Department spokeswoman: Any Palestinian government must commit to non-violence and recognize Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2017, 3:39 AM

'Reconciliation agreement is pact to destroy Israel'

Reconciliation agreement between Hamas, Fatah will bring Hamas into Judea and Samaria, says Middle East expert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 8:10 PM

'We won't negotiate with terrorists in disguise'

Netanyahu blasts Hamas-PLO unity, lauds Trump administration for demanding Hamas recognize Israel and disarm itself.David Rosenberg, 10/19/2017, 6:44 PM

Hamas slams Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt

Terror organization blasts US Envoy Jason Greenblatt after he says Hamas must disarm, abide by Quartet decisions, recognize Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 6:11 PM