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Hamas says reached deal with Palestinian rival Fatah

CAIRO: Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation, Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said in a statement on Thursday without providing further details.A Hamas official told Reuters that details are expected to be released at a ...

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Hamas and Fatah 'reach agreement' at Cairo talks

The Palestinian group Hamas says it has reached an agreement with rival group Fatah, ending a decade-long rift. Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, said details of the deal would be released later on Thursday. Fatah has not commented. Egypt ...

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Palestinian rivals Hamas, Fatah start unity talks in Cairo

CAIRO: Unity talks between rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Islamist group Hamas in Cairo began on an optimistic note on Tuesday, with a top Hamas delegate saying he was “full of hope” for a roadmap to reconciliation.The Western-backed mainstream Fatah ...

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Israel strikes Hamas post after Gaza rocket fire

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said on Sunday it destroyed an outpost belonging to the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Gaza militants fired a rocket toward Israel.The rocket set off air raid sirens in southern Israel ...

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Hamas arrests suspected militant leader in Gaza

GAZA CITY/JERUSALEM: Hamas police detained a suspected militant leader in Gaza on Saturday, a security source said, the latest in a series of arrests of those accused of supporting Daesh’s ideology.“This morning, security forces arrested Nour Issa, 27, who is ...

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Hamas appoints military chief Al-Aruri as deputy leader

GAZA CITY: Hamas has appointed as its deputy leader a military official accused of organizing multiple deadly attacks against Israelis, an official said on Thursday.“Salah Al-Aruri was elected deputy to (Hamas leader) Ismail Haniya,” an official in the movement said, ...

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Fatah and Hamas: a decade of strained relations

GAZA CITY: Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.Hamas controls the narrow Mediterranean Gaza enclave of the Palestinian territories, while Fatah is based ...

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