Haniyeh re-elected as chief of Palestinian group Hamas

GAZA CITY: Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as leader of the Palestinian group Hamas which rules the Gaza Strip and has fought multiple violent conflicts with Israel. Haniyeh has been Hamas chief since 2017 and controls the group’s political activities

UN launches investigation into whether Israel, Hamas committed crimes

GENEVA: The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed to launch an international investigation into alleged crimes committed during the 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. The independent investigation will have a broad mandate to look into all alleged

Qatar pledges $500m for Gaza reconstruction

DOHA: Qatar will provide $500 million to help rebuild the besieged Gaza Strip, the foreign minister said, following a ceasefire that ended the worst fighting in years between Israel and Palestinian armed groups. “Qatar announces $500 million in support for

UN humanitarian chief visits Gaza, presses both sides over ceasefire

GAZA CITY: The top UN aid official in the region visited the rubble-strewn areas of Gaza hit by airstrikes during fighting between Israel and Hamas, and appealed to both sides to observe a ceasefire as aid teams assess the damage.

Israel and Hamas both claim victory as ceasefire holds

JERUSALEM: Israel and Hamas both claimed victory after their forces ended 11 days of fighting, but humanitarian officials warned that the damage to Gaza would take years to rebuild. After working behind the scenes for days to reach a truce,

Palestine ceasefire

After eleven days of Israeli aggression, a ceasefire has been reached to stop the blistering attacks in Palestine which have caused immense damage to civilian lives and property. The announcement of the truce between Israel and Israel was a sigh

Israel-Palestinian ceasefire comes into force after 11 days of fighting

CAIRO: A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the movement that controls the Gaza Strip, came into force early on Friday after 11 days of deadly fighting that pounded the Palestinian enclave and forced countless Israelis to seek shelter from rockets.

Hamas unleashes fresh barrage of rocket fire towards Israel

JERUSALEM: Israel faced an escalating conflict as it scrambled to quell riots between Arabs and Jews on its own streets after days of deadly fire against Palestinians in Gaza. Despite diplomatic efforts to ease the crisis, which US President Joe

Dozens dead as Israel, Hamas escalate aerial bombardments

JERUSALEM: Hostilities escalated between Israel and Hamas, raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel, with Israel carrying out multiple air strikes in Gaza and the militant group firing rockets at Tel Aviv.

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

JERUSALEM: Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza, killing a number of militants and civilians, while militants barraged southern Israel with hundreds of rockets, killing two Israeli citizens. A 12-storey building in Gaza where several top Hamas commanders had offices collapsed