Hamas this week marks 10 years since taking power in Gaza with the Palestinian enclave at risk of conflict and facing electricity blackouts, poverty and Israel's blockade
Ismail Haniya, a known pragmatist within the Hamas, is expected to remain in the Gaza Strip unlike his predecessor
While the new document does not amount to recognition of Israel as demanded by the international community, Hamas officials say, it formally softens its stance in a few key areas
The party leadership is to publish a supplementary charter at a conference in Qatar on Monday, May 1
Islamist movement Hamas accuses Israeli intelligence agency Mossad of being behind the killing of Mazen Faqha
Yahya Sinwar succeeds Ismail Haniya, who is seen by many observers as the most likely successor to Hamas's current exiled leader Khaled Meshaal
Two Hamas posts were targeted by Israeli tank fire, a Palestinian security source says, while air strikes later hit targets in northern Gaza, sending a column of black smoke into the air
The agreement between the top Palestinian parties comes after 3 days of reconciliation talks in Moscow
Hamas militants hack into soldiers' smartphones by pretending to be attractive women on Facebook
Hamas mengatakan ada banyak 'kejutan' untuk Israel selama Ramadan.
Ban tells the Security Council that addressing the situation at the holy sites is key to quelling tensions, and that he is very concerned by incitement from both sides
Israel demolishes the homes of two Palestinians behind attacks and sealed off a room in another, the army says
The rioting follows 3 attacks in recent days that have killed 4 Israelis and wounded several others, including a two-year-old child
The five near-simultaneous blasts come amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory's rulers and extremist opponents
Hamas, a rival of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, is engaged in indirect contacts with Israel over a long-term truce in exchange for an easing of the Jewish state's blockade of Gaza
Hamas: 'No one told us anything about any decision to change and no one consulted with us about any change in the unity government. Fatah acted on its own in all regards.'
(UPDATED) Earlier the same court sentences Morsi to life in prison on charges of spying for the Palestinian Hamas movement, Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah, and Iran
Nine months after the end of the conflict, Israel reveals the findings of the investigation into the conduct of its forces and that of the Hamas militants it was fighting
The Palestinians call on Israel to also join the global court, which was set up in 2002 to try crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide
Hamas was founded in 1987 shortly after the start of the first Palestinian intifada, or uprising, and was inspired by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood
Israel welcomes the decision as a 'moral victory' but the Palestinians accused the lawsuit of being politically motivated and vowed to appeal
A UN statement condemns the assault, saying security forces had not provided enough security ahead of the planned protest
Hamas, which was first blacklisted by the EU in 2001, says the decision to appeal was 'immoral'
The Palestinians presents a request to the United Nations on Friday to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move firmly opposed by Israel and the United States
'A democratic, stable and developed Turkey is a source of power for all Muslims,' says Khaled Meshaal in an address to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) annual congress
(UPDATED) The decision to remove Hamas from the terrorism blacklist is based on technical grounds and does 'not imply any substantive assessment of the question of the classification of Hamas as a terrorist group'
It is the second such deadly incident in 3 months, prompting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately order an increase in police presence across the city
Ban: 'Leaders on both sides must overcome their differences and dispense with the unilateral initiatives that serve only to fuel mistrust and polarization'
US Secretary of State John Kerry and 30 of his counterparts join UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who is seeking a record $1.6 billion (1.3 billion euros) in aid to rebuild Gaza
The gathering came more than three months after the government was sworn in following a landmark reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas
Netanyahu: 'In my UN General Assembly speech and in all of my meetings I will represent the citizens of Israel and will – on their behalf – refute the slander and lies directed at our country'
'The future proposed by the Israeli government for the Palestinian people is at best isolated ghettos for Palestinians on fragmented lands. At worst it will be a most abhorrent form of apartheid'
Senior Hamas official Mousa Abu Marzouk and Fatah's head of delegation, Azam al-Ahmad, confirmed that an agreement had been reached
The Palestinian delegation, which includes rival factions Hamas and president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, will remain in Cairo this week to discuss resolving their own disputes
(UPDATED) Amer Abu Eisha and Marwan Qawasmeh, whom Israel had accused of carrying out the kidnapping and murder, were killed "in exchange of fire" in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, the army said
An Israeli army statement said that a mortar round struck the Eshkol region, which borders the Gaza Strip
'There is a national unity government; talk of a parallel government is totally against reality,' says Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal
Deputy foreign minister Tzahi Hanegbi: 'There are chances that Hamas will restart its routine of violence, this is a possibility we can't ignore'
The United Nations and international rights groups have condemned Israel for numerous attacks which resulted in heavy civilian casualties
50 days of deadly fighting between Israel and Gaza militants ended on August 26 with an open-ended truce agreement
(UPDATED) The threat draws an angry reaction from Hamas, denouncing the president's allegations as 'baseless' and raising fresh questions over the future of a fragile intra-Palestinian unity deal
Once a symbol of Palestinian hopes for statehood, the Yasser Arafat International Airport has become a constant reminder that Gaza is largely cut off from the outside world
It would be wise to look beyond the battles, contextualize democratic Israel and the fundamentalist Hamas that seems to be heading into the abyss of superstition and fundamentalism
The spokesman for Al-Quds Brigades delivers a speech praising backers Iran and allies Hezbollah and declaring the militants would 'redouble efforts' to rearm
Millions in and around the war-torn enclave enjoyed a welcome day of peace during which there were no strikes on Gaza, nor Palestinian rockets fired at Israel
(UPDATED) The Palestinians say it is a 'permanent' truce, while a senior Israeli official describes it as 'unconditional and unlimited in time.'
(UPDATED) Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas is expected to give more details in a speech at 4:00 pm GMT (12:00 am Philippine time)
The Jewish state also comes under fire in the north, where at least one rocket was fired from Lebanon
Netanyahu also adds a veiled warning to neighboring Lebanon and Syria after overnight rocket fire into Israel
At least 2,103 Palestinians and 68 people on the Israeli side, all but 4 of them soldiers, have been killed since July 8