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Gaza-based Hamas leader who became Palestinian prime minister in 2006. Still viewed by Hamas as PM, despite ongoing rift with Fatah.
Haniyeh said that the "return to calm is possible and depends on the commitment of the occupation to a complete ceasefire."
The Palestinian Prisoners and Liberties Committee announced Saturday that a first group of security prisoners will begin a hunger strike starting tomorrow.
The Hamas leader said that his movement was not being required to pay a “political price” for the lifting of the blockade on the Gaza Strip.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a speech on Eid al-Adha and spoke of the situation in the Gaza Strip. “There will be no political price for humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.”
By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a brief visit on Sunday to Egypt.
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the delegation had been invited to Egypt “to consult about the latest developments related to Palestinian and regional affairs.” He did not elaborate.
By ADAM RASGON
“We hold the criminal Zionist enemy directly responsible for this crime,” the Kassam Brigades said in a statement.
US is first country outside Israel to make such a move, cutting off all assets under US jurisdiction
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
In mid-October, Hamas and its rival Fatah signed an agreement in Cairo to advance reconciliation efforts. However, the efforts have not yet reached fruition.
"We will knock down Trump's decision. No superpower is capable of offering Jerusalem to Israel, there is no Israel that it should have a capital named Jerusalem."
Speaking in Gaza, Haniyeh called on all Palestinian factions, and all Muslim states to unite against the "US declaration of war."
Hamas chief in the Strip Ismail Haniyeh tells the Palestinian people that talks underway to solve the rift between Hamas and Fatah are really meant to stop Israel from "swallowing up the West Bank."
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
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