Khaled Meshaal - updates

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Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

May 06, 2017 - 9:07 PM

Ismail Haniya a known pragmatist within the Hamas is expected to remain in the Gaza Strip unlike his predecessor

YAHYA SINWAR. This file photo taken on October 21, 2011 shows Hamas leader Ismail Haniya (L) and freed Palestinian prisoner Yahya Sinwar (R), a founder of Hamas' military wing, waving as supporters celebrate the release of hundreds of prisoners following a swap with captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip. File photo by Said Khatib/AFP

Hamas eases stance on Israel with new policy document

May 02, 2017 - 7:51 AM

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

NEW POLICY. The exiled Chief of Hamas' Political Bureau Khaled Meshaal (L) speaks during conference in the Qatari capital, Doha on May 1, 2017. Karim Jaafar/AFP

Hamas chief lauds Turkey as 'source of power' for Muslims

Dec 27, 2014 - 10:13 PM

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

File photo of Khaled Meshaal from AFP

Hamas denies running 'shadow government' in Gaza

Sep 13, 2014 - 10:32 AM

There is a national unity government; talk of a parallel government is totally against reality says Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal

TUNISIA, Tunis : Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal arrive for a meeting with Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki at the Carthage presidential palace on the outskirts of Tunis on September 12, 2014. Salah Habibi/AFP

Israel in deadly Gaza air raids, Egypt in new truce plan

Aug 26, 2014 - 8:26 AM

The Jewish state also comes under fire in the north where at least one rocket was fired from Lebanon

ANOTHER HIT. Smoke rises after Israeli air strikes on Gaza City, 25 August 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Netanyahu: Gaza operation to last as long as it takes

Aug 24, 2014 - 6:32 PM

Netanyahu also adds a veiled warning to neighboring Lebanon and Syria after overnight rocket fire into Israel

Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. File photo by Gali Tibbon/Agence France-Presse

Israel, Palestinians extend Gaza truce by 24 hours

Aug 19, 2014 - 7:49 AM

News of the last minute extension came from Cairo where Egyptian mediators have been pushing both sides to put a decisive end to weeks of bloodshed in Gaza

ALL THAT'S LEFT. Palestinians leave their destroyed neighborhood to take shelter in a United Nations school for the night in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on August 18, 2014. Thomas Coex/AFP

All quiet on day two of Gaza truce as Cairo talks continue

Aug 12, 2014 - 10:32 AM

The enclave was quiet following days of Egyptian brokered mediation to stem violence which has killed 1 940 Palestinians and 67 on the Israeli side since July 8

AND THEN SILENCE. Palestinians sit in a makeshift tent next the rubble of the destroyed Al-Nada towers in Beit Lahia town in the northern Gaza Strip, 11 August 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Fresh 72-hour truce begins in Gaza

Aug 11, 2014 - 7:17 AM

UPDATED The agreement which began at 00:01 am 2101 GMT on Sunday August 10 clinched days of frantic mediation to stem a firestorm of violence that has killed 1 939 Palestinians and 67 on the Israeli side since July 8

BEFORE THE LULL. Smoke rises after Israeli air strikes in Al-Zaitun neighborhood in the east of Gaza City, 10 August 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Israel says missing soldier dead; Gaza toll rises

Aug 03, 2014 - 9:07 AM

UPDATED Both Israel and Hamas vow to continue their bloody 26 day confrontation in Gaza shunning efforts to broker an end to the bloodshed which has claimed more than 1 700 lives

Gaza toll passes 1,280 on day 23 of Israeli assault

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:04 PM

UPDATED The latest violence saw 6 members of the same family 3 of them children killed when an Israeli shell hit the Tuffah neighborhood in northeastern Gaza City

HIT. Smoke rises from Tuffah neighborhood after Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza City, 29 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Deadly shelling hits UN school as Hamas mulls truce

Jul 30, 2014 - 7:19 AM

UPDATED The bloodshed comes as a top level Palestinian delegation including Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders prepare to head to Cairo to discuss a new proposal for a temporary humanitarian ceasefire

HIT. Smoke rises from Tuffah neighborhood after Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza City, 29 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Israeli ministers to weigh Kerry truce plan on Friday

Jul 25, 2014 - 9:49 AM

If Hamas accepts the American proposal it is not impossible that there could be an Israeli decision to accept it also an unnamed senior Israeli source is quoted as saying

UNDER ATTACK. Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Al Shejaeiya neighborhood during a military operation in eastern Gaza City, 22 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

World pushes for truce as Israel batters Gaza

Jul 22, 2014 - 12:14 AM

UPDATED Washington urges Israel to take greater steps to prevent innocent casualties and UN chief Ban Ki moon appeals for the violence to stop now as it emerged most of the dead were civilians

AFTERMATH. Palestinians inspect a destroyed house after Israeli air strike in the Gaza City, 21 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Bloody Sunday as 100 Gazans, 13 Israeli soldiers killed

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:47 AM

Late Sunday the armed wing of Hamas claims it has kidnapped an Israeli soldier

RUSH TO SAFETY. Palestinian rescuers evacuate a body following an Israeli military offensive on the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border, which has left more than 50 people dead in a blistering bombardment which began overnight, medics said on July 20, 2014. Mohammed Abed/AFP

Peace efforts gather pace as Gaza death toll soars

Jul 20, 2014 - 11:04 PM

Officials to hold ceasefire talks in an effort to end growing bloodshed

CHILDREN-VICTIMS. The Palestinian father of 4-year old Ghassim and 6-year-old Emad Elwan kisses the body of one of them during their funeral in the east of Gaza City, on July 19, 2014. Photo by Mohammed Saber/EPA

Gaza's Shejaiya: a moonscape strewn with bodies

Jul 20, 2014 - 9:33 PM

Inside Gaza s Shejaiya district are scenes of absolute devastation – and bodies lying in the streets – after a night of non stop Israeli tank fire

RUSH TO SAFETY. Palestinian rescuers evacuate a body following an Israeli military offensive on the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border, which has left more than 50 people dead in a blistering bombardment which began overnight, medics said on July 20, 2014. Mohammed Abed/AFP

Israel intensifies Gaza assault ahead of diplomatic drive

Jul 20, 2014 - 2:16 PM

Diplomatic efforts to seek a truce are set to intensify Sunday with the arrival of Ban in the region to help Israelis and Palestinians end the violence and find a way forward

AIR ASSAULT. Israeli strikes seen in the east of Gaza strip along the border between Israel and Gaza City on, 20 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Abbas, Hamas chief hold first talks since unity deal

May 05, 2014 - 6:22 PM

The two leaders are expected to discuss the reconciliation agreement and how to implement it