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 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 Israel deal

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 liberated Al-Aqsa

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: '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 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 at Turkish conference to 'liberate J'lem'

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 the media

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

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

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 Banned from 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

Hamas Demands Release of Hunger-Strikers

Israel "arrests and kills our sons and our brothers", says Hamas's Haniyeh as he demands the release of hunger-striking prisoners.Elad Benari, 6/15/2015, 4:44 AM

Dore Gold: Hamas Cannot Be a Peace Partner

Gold rules out peace talks with Hamas - which is still linked to PA - over their jihadism, acceptance of Al Qaeda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2015, 5:31 PM

Haniyeh: Hamas Will Continue 'Armed Resistance'

"Hamas negotiates with the enemy with arms, not talks," declares deputy Hamas leader.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/17/2015, 11:20 PM

Hamas: No Palestinian State Without Gaza

Haniyeh demands Gaza be part of peace talks and Jerusalem be part of 'Palestine,' as Hamas official denies ceasefire negotiation reports.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/6/2015, 3:17 PM

Most Palestinians Support Violence Against Israel

74% of Palestinian Arabs support Hamas's terror tactics against Israel; survey also reveals Hamas-Fatah support split.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2015, 3:52 PM