61 days ago
The Tuesday announcement is the latest sign of tension between the Egyptian military and Hamas as well as its parent group, the Muslim Brotherhood, from which Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi...
66 days ago
"The attack in the Sinai peninsula near Egypt's border with Israel and the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip prompted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to sack top military and intelligence officials.
76 days ago
An Israeli military spokesman says the militant Islamic group Hamas has pressured a Palestinian contractor into keeping closed the Gaza side of the only cargo crossing with Israel.
89 days ago
The Gaza Strip's Hamas government and local smugglers are accusing Egypt of flooding cross-border tunnels with sewage water in order to halt a thriving smuggling trade.
93 days ago
In an earlier statement, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry said this was an "unannounced visit of a group related to Hamas," and added that they "will not be received by any Bulgarian institutions.
104 days ago
Palestinians have been deeply divided since Hamas overran Gaza in 2007, ousting forces from the Fatah party, led by the Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in bloody street battles.
111 days ago
Hamas' political leader says that reconciliation talks with the Palestinian militant group's rival Fatah faction are on track and will resume in Egypt on Feb. 9.
115 days ago
The students were dressed in black T-shirts and hats, and some colored their faces painted black, during a ceremony Thursday in a stadium attended by Hamas' prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh.
117 days ago
The Malaysian prime minister is visiting the Gaza Strip, in a political boost for the territory's once internationally isolated rulers from the Islamic militant Hamas.
156 days ago
Hamas has staged new rallies in the West Bank, one day after thousands of its activists turned out for the first marches there by the militant group there in five years.
157 days ago
The Islamic militant group Hamas staged on Thursday its first public demonstration in the West Bank since 2007, illustrating its improving ties with the rival Fatah movement after a five-year rift.
158 days ago
Although Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi comes from the Muslim Brotherhood, the parent movement of Hamas, it has not thrown open the border, fearful of alienating its top aid patron, the U.S.
161 days ago
Israel's prime minister says comments by the leader of Hamas shows that the Palestinian militant group wants to destroy Israel.
163 days ago
The assassination came at a time of heavy Israeli-Palestinian fighting that saw Hamas suicide bombers detonate their explosives inside buses, restaurants and other public places across Israel.
164 days ago
Hamas and Fatah have long been rivals, but their estrangement has intensified since June 2007, when Hamas expelled Fatah from Gaza in a violent coup after winning democratic elections the year...
164 days ago
In recent years, however, Hamas officials have hinted that they could moderate their views in exchange for greater diplomatic influence and an end to the Israel-imposed blockade of the Gaza Strip.
165 days ago
In the meantime, Hamas, which refused to recognize Israel's right to exist, rose in prominence, winning a majority of seats in Palestinian parliamentary elections in 2006.
169 days ago
A senior Hamas official in Gaza says the Islamic militant group's leader is poised to pay his first visit ever to the coastal strip.
172 days ago
And those internal divisions are only likely to deepen now that Hamas has emerged as the stronger Palestinian political force, supported by U.S. allies Egypt, Qatar and Turkey.
173 days ago
While Israeli mediators have said that one condition of the agreement is a halt to Hamas smuggling weapons, a senior Hamas member in Gaza told McClatchy that there was no such agreement.
175 days ago
The price of oil fell Monday as a truce between Israel and the militant group Hamas that stopped fighting in the Gaza Strip appeared to hold despite a confrontation late last week.
175 days ago
The United Nations, the U.S. and other Western governments renounced any dialogue with Hamas after the Islamist group won Palestinian parliamentary elections in 2006.
175 days ago
Last week's cease-fire, which called for Israel to ease its blockade of Gaza, raised questions about whether the isolation of Hamas can continue.
177 days ago
The reminder of Hamas' reliance on Iran for weapons could help smooth a relationship that has been running through a rough patch because of the civil war in Syria, Iran's top ally.
178 days ago
Foreign ministers from the region rushed to Gaza over the past week to show support for Hamas, while the U.S. and Israel grudgingly acknowledged Hamas' central role by conducting indirect talks.