PLO backs Hamas, slams US for sanctions on senior terrorist

Senior Fatah diplomat who received lung transplant in US blasts US over blacklisting of Hamas terrorist, calls for 'national unity'.David Rosenberg, 2/1/2018, 4:41 PM

Hamas 'undeterred' by US terror designation

Terror group blasts US decision to impose sanctions on Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh as 'failed attempt to pressure the resistance.'AFP, 1/31/2018, 8:22 PM

US adds Hamas leader to list of global terrorists

US government imposes sanctions on terror leader Ismail Haniyeh. Secretary of State: 'An important step in denying resources for terror.'Tal Polon, 1/31/2018, 6:55 PM

Hamas demands formal end to peace process

Hamas leader proposes to preempt Israel and US by announcing end of peace process and cessation of all normalization with Israel.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2018, 9:22 PM

Hamas leader: Israel doesn't exist

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh calls on Arab world to create strategy to fight US, promises to fight to the end the US recognition of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/23/2017, 11:00 PM

Rouhani urges Palestinian unity after Jerusalem recognition

Iranian President speaks with Hamas leader, says resistance will defeat “U.S.-Zionist plan” to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 12/12/2017, 6:15 AM

Hamas: Violence will sweep the region

Hamas leader warns against US recognition of J'lem, as Abbas reportedly intends to declare US no longer relevant in peace process.Dalit Halevy, 12/6/2017, 4:57 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

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

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

Hamas leader ready to reconcile with Fatah

Ismail Haniyeh returns to Gaza, says Hamas is ready for direct talks with rival Fatah.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2017, 4:36 AM

Abbas and Haniyeh speak amid reconciliation efforts

PA chairman and Hamas leader speak for the first time in nearly a year.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2017, 5:06 AM

Report: Hamas willing to start talks with Fatah

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh meets Egyptian officials, say the organization is willing to begin reconciliation talks with longtime rival.Elad Benari, 9/12/2017, 5:39 AM

Hamas leader visits Egypt

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh travels to Egypt as Hamas seeks to improve relations with Cairo.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2017, 6:37 AM

Regev: Liberman should apologize for Haniyeh still being alive

Culture and Sport Minister reiterates her objection to removal of metal detectors from Temple Mount, plays down Liberman criticism.Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2017, 6:17 AM

Hamas admits Israel gives full religious freedom to Muslims

While condemning security measures on Temple Mount, Arab terror group accidentally admits Israel has protected religious freedom of Muslims.Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2017, 11:50 AM

Hamas thanks Iran for its support

In his first speech since being elected Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh thanks Iran for supporting the Al-Qassam Brigades.Dalit Halevi, 7/6/2017, 3:37 AM

'I haven't noticed that you assassinated Haniyeh today...'

Yisrael Beytenu party attacks Jewish Home in Knesset plenum. Bennett: 'Turn your militancy on Hamas in Gaza, not religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 7:27 PM

Haniyeh supports hunger-striking terrorists

New Hamas leader says the freedom of hunger-striking terrorists is a national duty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2017, 2:05 AM

Former Hamas leader: I am Haniyeh's soldier now

Former Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal says 'he and his brothers' are now Haniyeh's 'loyal soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 9:00 AM

'Hamas elected a new leader - time for promise?'

IDF spokesman tweets in response to Hamas elections.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 7:20 AM

Ex-Gaza chief elected leader of Hamas

Terrorist Ismail Haniyeh becomes first Gazan Hamas leader since Hamas founder's assassination in 2004.AFP, 5/7/2017, 12:17 AM

Hamas to announce new leadership

Ismail Haniyeh likely to be named new Hamas head, replacing Khaled Mashaal.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2017, 5:42 AM

Liberman: A new policy against Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel has changed its way of fighting Hamas since he assumed office, said Iran is source of security threats.Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 4:37 PM

Hamas blasts 'Muezzin Law'

Deputy Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh warns the Muezzin Law will face "stiff resistance".Elad Benari, Canada, 3/10/2017, 10:31 PM

Hamas seeks warmer relations with Egypt

A senior Hamas military delegation visited Cairo in an attempt to reach security understandings and open the Rafah border crossing.Dalit Halevi, 2/14/2017, 10:09 AM

Haniyeh hails 'new page' in Hamas-Egypt relations

Deputy Hamas leader declares that Hamas has opened a new page with Egypt, following several years of tension.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2017, 2:06 AM

Hamas's Haniyeh returns to Gaza

Senior Hamas terrorist leader returns to Gaza after a visit to Cairo in a bid to improve relations with Egypt.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/27/2017, 10:55 PM

'Bring our boys home now'

Parents of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul attend opening of new Knesset caucus to bring sons home, demand all parties act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 4:50 PM

Hamas leader visits Egypt in a bid to improve ties

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh arrives in Cairo for talks with senior Egyptian officials.Elad Benari, 1/24/2017, 4:03 AM

Qatar pays for Gaza's electricity

Emir of Qatar orders a payment of $12 million to solve the constant electricity blackouts in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2017, 4:06 AM

Turkey agrees to help Gaza with electricity crisis

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says Turkey has agreed to his request to send fuel for Gaza's sole power plant.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2017, 1:48 AM

Hamas: PA doesn't represent the Palestinian people

Senior Hamas official says Ramallah government lost legitimacy, parliament debates reinstating Hamas government.Dalit Halevi, 10/25/2016, 8:46 AM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on the deal with Israel

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

Haniyeh: One day we'll pray at the liberated Al-Aqsa Mosque

Deputy Hamas leader says the group has the capabilities to thwart any diplomatic initiatives.Dalit Halevi, 6/7/2016, 6:44 AM

Haniyeh: We won't give up on a Gaza seaport

Deputy Hamas leader makes clear the group will not back down from its demand that a seaport be established in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 6/6/2016, 6:12 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Like manna from heaven - for Israel's detractors

Any allusion that Israel is somehow comparable to Nazi Germany is not criticism. It is a blood libel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/3/2016, 3:26 PM

Haniyeh: The 'intifada' changed the balance of power

Hamas deputy leader says wave of violence is a key factor in changing the balance of power between the Palestinian people and Israel.Dalit Halevi, 4/13/2016, 3:13 AM

Hamas: Terror wave shows 'Palestinian culture'

In speech before thousands in Gaza, Haniyeh says the current intifada is 'the greatest strategic change in recent years.'Dalit Halevi, 2/29/2016, 8:38 PM

Haniyeh: Nothing can stop the 'intifada'

Hamas leader welcomes release of hunger striking terrorist, says it is proof that the "occupation" can be defeated.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/26/2016, 11:17 PM

Hamas claims to have captured Israeli tunnel monitoring vehicle

Hamas's Ismail Haniyeh claims the group captured an underground vehicle with cameras and sensors to monitor tunnels.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/19/2016, 10:07 PM

Haniyeh headlines Turkish conference to 'liberate Jerusalem'

Despite rapprochement talks with Israel, Ankara hosts Hamas head at event calling for 'armed struggle' to conquer Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2016, 7:29 AM

Haniyeh confirms: We are building tunnels

Hamas deputy leader confirms his group is rebuilding its terrorist infrastructure and preparing for war with Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 10:17 PM

Hamas deputy leader praises media for supporting the 'intifada'

Hamas' deputy leader Ismail Haniyeh encourages Palestinian Arab media to play a major role in strengthening terror wave.Dalit Halevi, 1/25/2016, 5:14 AM

Haniyeh: We won't back down from 'Palestine'

Senior Hamas terrorist encourages continuation of terrorist attacks in Israel, praises Tel Aviv terrorist as a hero.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2016, 6:14 AM

Hamas's Haniyeh says 'intifada' changed the 'equation'

Deputy Hamas leader again praises current terror wave against Israelis.Dalit Halevi, 11/30/2015, 6:16 AM

Hamas: First Judea and Samaria, then the rest of 'Palestine'

Deputy Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh outlines what he sees as the goals of the current "intifada".Dalit Halevi, 11/16/2015, 6:43 AM

Haniyeh: No one can stop this intifada

Hamas leader stresses that all Palestinian Arabs are united and that no one can stop the latest violent uprising.Ben Ariel, 10/26/2015, 1:15 AM

Hamas Jeers: 'We Won the Media War'

Hamas leaders Haniyeh and Badran praise Palestinian media for inciting terrorism and manipulating events, saying, 'the occupation lost.'Dalit Halevy, 10/21/2015, 1:26 PM

Hamas Vows 'The Intifada Has Only Begun'

Haniyeh, in recorded speech played in Istanbul, says 'tsunami' of Arab terror cuts off path of negotiations for false peace.Dalit Halevy, 10/17/2015, 11:25 PM

Haniyeh Calls on Gazans to 'Join the Intifada'

Hamas chief calls to 'increase the intifada,' vows 'Gaza will fulfill its role and is ready for confrontation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2015, 2:34 PM

Hamas: All of Israel is Ours

Ismail Haniyeh threatens entire Jewish state with 'punishment' for 'taking Palestinian land,' hours before Temple Mount riot.Dalit Halevi, 9/29/2015, 8:04 AM

Hamas Threatens Egypt Over Gaza 'Moat'

Haniyeh lashes out at Egyptian project to create water border barrier, warning 'we will do our duty against those besieging Gaza.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 3:34 PM

Haniyeh's Sisters Denied Entry to Gaza for Son's Wedding

As part of policy placing pressure on Hamas to free captive Israelis, IDF denies entry to Gaza for relatives of Hamas leader.Yedidyah Ben-Or, 8/20/2015, 3:57 PM

Haniyeh Demands Release of 54 Terrorists

Hamas leader demands release of terrorists rearrested since Shalit deal in order to start talks to free Israeli civilian captives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2015, 2:13 PM

Haniyeh: Israel Assured Us It Won't Attack

Israel has said it will not launch another war in Gaza, Hamas chief says; hints at reconstruction deal.Gil Ronen, 7/6/2015, 8:25 AM

Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Ismail Haniyeh asserts Hamas has recuperated since Gaza war and is more than ready to answer any threats from Israel.Cynthia Blank, 7/1/2015, 1:41 PM