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Hamas rejects US envoy’s demand to recognise Israel

Islamic Hamas movement rejected Thursday the demands of the U.S. Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt to accept the requirements of the International Quartet for Peace in the region.

Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Hamas has agreed to talks with the rival Fatah movement to form a unity government and hold general elections in the Palestinian territories.

Israeli banks complicit in settlement expansion – HRW

A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank by providing loans and mortgages for construction there.

Hamas chief heads to Egypt in sign of Gaza’s improving ties

The Hamas militant group says its top leader is heading to Cairo to discuss renewed cooperation with Egyptian authorities.

Netanyahu asks ICRC to help return soldiers’ remains from Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Wednesday for the International Committee of the Red Cross to help return civilians and the bodies of soldiers held in Gaza as he met the organisation's head.

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday, officials said, in what was seen as a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.

Four Palestinians wounded in Israel airstrikes on Gaza

At least four Palestinians have been wounded, one of them seriously, after Israel carried out airstrikes on Hamas locations in Gaza.

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

An Israeli official said Israel’s air force struck Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, injuring three Palestinians.

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