Middle East

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

A confluence of interests between Egypt, the UAE and Hamas are paving the way for the exiled strongman's return.

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

Middle East

Gaza's 'Game of Thrones'

The rumored return of exiled leader Mohammed Dahlan is part of an Israeli-backed plan to stifle resistance in Strip.

Gaza's 'Game of Thrones': A fight to defeat resistance

Middle East

PA pushes 6,000 Gaza civil servants to retire

Palestinian Authority forces thousands in Gaza into early retirement in latest move to apply pressure on Hamas.

PA pushes 6,000 Gaza civil servants to retire

Middle East

Israeli army targets Gaza after rocket fire

No casualties after Israel targets at least three areas in the Hamas-run territory, according to Palestinian officials.

Israel bombs Gaza after rocket fire

GCC

What do Israel and Saudi Arabia have in common?

The Saudis publicly adopted Israel's definition of Hamas as a "terror organisation" rather than a resistance movement.

Israel hopes GCC rift will 'intensify Hamas' isolation'

Inside Story

Is Palestinian reconciliation possible?

Hamas has been at odds with rival political party Fatah and the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank.

Hamas

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

The resistance movement's options in the post-Gulf crisis period seem to be extremely limited.

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

Opinion

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?

The movement sees its military capability as its only deterrent against Israeli aggression and expansion.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Social media

Arab world tweets: Hamas is resistance, not terrorism

Social media fires back following recent statements by Saudi FM characterising Hamas as a 'terrorist organisation'.

Arab world tweets: Hamas is resistance, not terrorism

Middle East

How Israel is exploiting the GCC-Qatar crisis

The Qatar-Gulf crisis has given Israel an opportunity to normalise its presence in the region, analysts say.

Will the GCC crisis undermine the Palestinian cause?

Politics

Qatari FM: For Arabs, Hamas is a resistance movement

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani affirms that Qatar's support is for Palestinian people and not Hamas.

Qatari FM: For Arabs, Hamas is a resistance movement

Hamas

Qatar FM: Hamas in Doha to facilitate Palestinian unity

Sheikh Mohammed says Hamas political leaders have a presence in country to promote Palestinian 'reconciliation'.

Qatar FM: Hamas in Doha to facilitate Palestinian unity

Middle East

Saudi FM: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Brotherhood

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir lays down several steps for restoration of ties with Arab allies.

Saudi FM: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Brotherhood

Middle East

Hamas decries Trump's terror allegation

Trump's comments linking Hamas to 'terrorism' show his 'complete bias' towards Israel, says the group's spokesman.

Hamas decries Trump's terror allegation

Middle East

Three sentenced to death over Hamas commander's killing

Two suspects sentenced to death by hanging while a third suspect is to face a firing squad, Gaza court decides.

Three sentenced to death over killing of Mazen Faqha