Gaza

Can Hamas walk the fine line between deterrence and escalation?

Hamas and other Palestinian factions in Gaza have launched rockets at Israel in what they call a response to aggression.

Can Hamas walk the fine line between deterrence and escalation?

Opinion

Hamas: Between unity with Fatah and a deal with Israel

Hamas seems to be making more progress on a de-escalation deal with Israel than on reconciliation with Fatah.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas: End to Israel's Gaza blockade 'around the corner'

Hamas and Israel have discussed easing the devastating blockade but not a complete lifting of it.

Hamas: End to Israel's Gaza blockade 'around the corner'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Gaza tensions: Hamas says a truce agreed with Israel

Hamas has told Al Jazeera a truce has been agreed to stop the violence.

Gaza

Israeli attack kills two Hamas members in Gaza

At least 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the start of protests along the Gaza border in March.

Israeli attack kills two Hamas members in Gaza

Opinion

What is behind the Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

Changing regional dynamics have pushed Hamas back into Iran's embrace.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Middle East

Hamas: Kushner and Greenblatt spokespeople for Israeli occupation

Palestinian officials say the US has lost its regional standing and credibility because of its Middle East policies.

Hamas: Kushner and Greenblatt spokespeople for Israeli occupation

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites

Gaza's governing party says protesters have right to continue sending flaming kites that Israel claims have destroyed millions of dollars worth of crops.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN: All-out war narrowly avoided after Israel-Hamas ceasefire

Egyptian-brokered ceasefire appears to be holding after two Palestinians killed in the latest escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel demands end to flaming kites amid reports of ceasefire

Israel reportedly accepted ceasefire deal with Hamas after violent air raids, saying protesters' flaming kites that have burned Israeli land must be stopped.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

Palestinian faction says it has agreed to a ceasefire with Israel to end largest flare-up of violence since 2014 war.

Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

Palestine

Israel launches counterattacks in Gaza amid soaring tensions

Palestinian factions launch biggest assault in years amid soaring frustration over crippling 12-year Israeli siege.

Israel launches counterattacks in Gaza amid soaring tensions

Croatia

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

Croatia top court blocks extradition of a Bosnian man accused of killing Hamas member Mohammed al-Zawari in Tunisia.

Croatia rejects extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer killing

Reporter's Notebook

The bittersweet dream of Gaza's Palestinians

Reopening of Rafah crossing by Egypt seen as only apparent concession after weeks of deadly protests at Israel's fence.

Gaza

Hamas under pressure after Gaza protests fail to bring change

Protests near the Gaza border fence that left more than 100 people dead have brought no relief from Israel's 11-year siege.