Gaza's Hamas rulers have been hit by the worst economic crisis since seizing the territory seven years ago and face growing discontent, even among core supporters, because there's no sign of relief from a blockade enforced not only by Israel but also by a suddenly hostile Egypt.Saturday, 15 March, 2014, 4:33am
Hamas leaders said they had hanged two Palestinians found guilty of spying for Israel over a decade, making them the first to be executed since the end of a month-long amnesty for informants in April.
Sixteen Palestinians have been executed in Gaza for spying since Hamas seized the territory in 2007.22 Jun 2013 - 8:44pm
Sunray Cave Sun Hei took an early hit in their AFC Cup campaign as they went down 1-0 to New Radiant of the Maldives at National Stadium in Male last night.6 Mar 2013 - 3:38am
Victory has never smelled so sweet - or at least that's what they would have you believe at the shop selling Gaza's newest fragrance named M75 after a long-range Hamas rocket.
It's a bold move by the Stay Stylish shop in Gaza City's upscale Rimal neighbourhood, but one that store owner Abu Ahmed expects to pay dividends.12 Dec 2012 - 3:38am
Germany expels four Syrian embassy staff11 Dec 2012 - 4:54am
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Hamas political chief Khaled Mashaal made his first visit to the Gaza Strip on Friday, after Palestinians there fought Israel in an eight-day conflict last month.7 Dec 2012 - 8:16pm
Hamas has emerged from battle with the triumphal sense of a hard-won game change: by stopping its offensive when it did, Israel's hardline government seems to have grudgingly accepted that the Islamic militant group cannot soon be dislodged from power in Gaza.24 Nov 2012 - 4:46am
Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza’s first day of calm under an Egyptian-brokered truce on Thursday, as Israeli officials flew to Cairo for talks on easing a blockade on the battered Palestinian territory.23 Nov 2012 - 3:52pm
The unprecedented killing of two cameramen from Gaza's Hamas television station in a targeted missile strike this week raised questions about whom Israel considers to be militant operatives, and thus legitimate targets.23 Nov 2012 - 2:56am
Masked gunmen publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel at a large Gaza City intersection, before dragging one of the corpses through the streets in a motorcycle convoy.
People screamed: "Spy! Spy!" as the corpse was dragged by. A mob formed around the other five bodies, stomping and spitting on the remains.22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am
Iran has supplied Hamas in Gaza with the technology to "quickly" produce longer-range missiles on their own without needing direct shipments, said a report yesterday that quoted the head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard.22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am
The United States and Britain on Sunday warned about the risks of Israel expanding its air assault on the Gaza Strip into a ground war, while vigorously defending the Jewish state’s right to protect itself against rocket attacks.19 Nov 2012 - 1:10pm
The Israeli army said Sunday it has killed a senior Hamas operative in Gaza who was responsible for the movement’s rocket operations.
An army spokesman identified the Palestinian as Yehia Bia, who was killed in one of the northern neighbourhoods of Gaza City that experienced the brunt of Israeli attacks on Sunday.19 Nov 2012 - 1:40am
Israeli air strikes yesterday killed 18 Palestinians in the bloodiest day so far of its massive air campaign on the Gaza Strip, as diplomatic efforts to broker a truce intensified.
With Egypt at the centre of efforts to broker a ceasefire, Palestinian officials said it was possible a deal would be reached "today or tomorrow".19 Nov 2012 - 5:03am