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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: 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 Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections …

Abbas Uses U.N. Speech to Praise Terrorists As ‘Our Hero Martyrs’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for his policies toward the Palestinians, calling them an “assault on international law,” and rejected Washington as a mediator of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

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: 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.

Freed Palestinian prisoner Palestinian Yehiye Sinwar, a founder of Hamas' military wing, talks during a rally in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. Sinwar, a founder of Hamas' military wing, served almost 25 years of four life sentences he was given for his role in the abduction …

CRC Chief Meets Hamas Terror Leader in Gaza

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross met with Hamas’s hardline Gaza Strip chief Tuesday as he began a three-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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Netanyahu Says Does Not Want ‘Escalation’ in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he was not seeking an “escalation” in the Gaza Strip after his government moved to reduce electricity supplies to the Hamas-run enclave.

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas delivers a speech to mark the eighth anniversary of the death of the late leader Yasser Arafat, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 11, 2012.

No Meeting With Israel PM Netanyahu in Moscow: Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Tuesday that an aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had suggested delaying a proposed meeting between the two leaders in Moscow on Friday.

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

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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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

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.

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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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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Photobombed: Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands At Paris Climate Summit

The Palestinian “wave of terror” has escalated so much over the past two months that some fear a third intifada is on the brink of breaking out. At least 20 Israelis have been killed while some 96 Palestinian attackers have died in the process of carrying out or attempting attacks.