Posts tagged as Hamas

Palestine’s DFLP Rejects Reconciliation on Israel’s Terms

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) rejects long-term reconciliation with Israel on the terms of the latter, member of the organization’s political bureau Ali Faisal told on Thursday. According to media reports, Israelis and Palestinians are continuing to discuss a draft long-term solution to the problem of the refugees Strip, proposed by the UN and Egypt. “Long-term reconciliation in accordance with Israeli conditions is unacceptable, because Israel…

Israel says air defense sirens near Gaza a false alarm

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Israeli military sounded air defense sirens near the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in what it later said was a mistake. “This was a false alarm,” the military said on Twitter. Israel uses sirens to warn of rocket or mortar launches by militants in Islamist Hamas-controlled Palestinian enclave. The incident comes as Hamas and Israel considered Egyptian- and U.N.-proposed ideas for calming a more than three-month-long surge in confrontations along…

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians near border as Gaza buries dead

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Israeli forces shot dead two more Palestinians on Tuesday, although protests were quieter than the previous day. It appeared that many protesters had gone to mourning tents rather than back to the scene of Monday’s…