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Hamas: Abbas Wants a Gaza War

A senior Hamas official on Sunday accused Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas of fomenting violence in the region and pushing Israel toward a new war in the Gaza Strip.

In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Palestinian demonstrators take cover during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, revered by Jews …

Hamas: Time to Prep for Rule Without Abbas

TEL AVIV — Fatah criticized the Hamas terrorist group on Wednesday after spokespeople for Gaza’s Hamas rulers said that Palestinians should be preparing for life after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and that the PA has finished its historic role.

PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Authorities Execute Three Men In Gaza Strip: Official

GAZA CITY (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) – Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip executed three men for murder on Tuesday, the attorney general said, signalling more could follow despite appeals from the United Nations for a halt.

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Palestinian Hamas policmen march with their police dogs along a street in Gaza City on April 24, 2013.

Hamas Plans to Publicly Execute Convicted Criminals in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY – Authorities in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip are planning to carry out a series of public executions, the attorney general in the Palestinian enclave said on Sunday. Islamist movement Hamas has carried out previous executions in Gaza, although

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Netanyahu Rejects French Peace Initiative, Offers to Meet Abbas

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a multilateral French peace initiative as he met his French counterpart on Monday, offering instead to hold direct talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Paris.

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France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he arrives for the opening of the UN conference on climate change, on November 30, 2015 at Le Bourget, on the outskirts of the French capital Paris.

Hamas Calls For Palestinian Elections 10 Years On

GAZA CITY (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) –  Islamist movement Hamas on Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the legislative election it won in 2006 with a call for new parliamentary and presidential polls in the Palestinian territories. At a news conference, senior

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