Hamas tells Israeli reporter Amira Hass to leave Gaza

An Israeli reporter who arrived in Gaza on a boat said on Monday that Hamas has told her to leave the territory for security reasons. Award-winning reporter Amira Hass writes for Ha'aretz and is known for her sympathetic coverage of the Palestinians. Hass spoke on Monday from a border crossing between Gaza and Israel. She arrived in Gaza on a boat manned by pro-Palestinian activists on November 8. She said that she had hoped to stay in Gaza until January. A Hamas spokesman was unavailable for comment.