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HAMAS LEADER Ismail Haniyeh gestures during a news conference in Gaza City earlier this month

New Hamas policy document is an attempt to deceive the world

The jihad to liberate Palestine will remain a legitimate right, duty, and honor for all members of our people and our Muslim nation.’

Mahmoud Zahar

Hamas says new document 'not a substitute for founding charter'

On Sunday, Netanyahu symbolically tossed Hamas's "hateful document" into a waste paper bin and said the group was trying to fool the world.

The son of senior Hamas militant Mazen Fuqaha sits on the shoulders of Hamas Gaza Chief Yehya Al-Sin

Analysis: The new Hamas charter - No moderation here

Hamas hopes that by showing the world a more moderate face – and having the world accept that fiction – it will be able to maneuver out of its current bind.


Turkish woman detained for tweeting photo of herself stepping on Koran

Woman, who told police she was an atheist, posted photo to her Twitter account and angered the Ankara mayor.

Yousef Haj Yihya

Gag order lifted: Suspect arrested in murder of Taibe school principal

Police say Wahal Kayak charged into a teacher’s meeting at the school and gunned down the principal.

Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Inching closer to nuclear agreement, P5+1 aim to tackle any Iran bomb 'sneak-out' risk

West keen to prevent Tehran becoming latent nuclear power and seek wider inspections to detect any nuclear diversions.


Avoid dangerous infection from touching fresh, raw fish

Being stabbed with fins, scales, or gills can cause the pathogens to enter the bloodstream.

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