Amnesty International says Israel, Hamas both guilty of war crimes

GAZA, May 24 (UPI) -- Amnesty International says Israel and Hamas committed war crimes and violated other international humanitarian laws during Israeli attacks on Gaza last year.
Morsi calls leaders to discuss Gaza crisis

Morsi calls leaders to discuss Gaza crisis

CAIRO, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called Thursday for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to discuss Israeli attacks on Gaza.
Israeli assault in Gaza kills Hamas leader

Israeli assault in Gaza kills Hamas leader

GAZA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Israel said strikes in Gaza Wednesday, including one in which a top Hamas official was killed, are part of a campaign against Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza.

Egypt tries mediating Israel-Gaza truce

BEERSHEBA, Israel, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Egyptian intelligence officials were trying to defuse the escalating violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants, Haaretz reported Sunday night.

Meshal stepping down as Hamas leader

HEBRON, West Bank, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal has decided against running for re-election after 16 years in the post, the militant Palestinian group said.
Hamas denies plans to stop attacks

Hamas denies plans to stop attacks

JERUSALEM, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Palestinian Hamas leaders denied a report that exiled leader Khaled Mashaal ordered the party's armed wing to stop attacks against Israel.
Abbas hints at early Palestinian elections

Abbas hints at early Palestinian elections

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he will call for elections if negotiations with Hamas militants don't produce results soon.

Gaza militants to avenge Israeli attack

JERUSALEM, April 28 (UPI) -- Palestinian militants said Monday they would exact revenge against the "Zionist enemy" in response to an Israeli attack on a house in Gaza.

Hamas preparing for Israeli counterattack

GAZA, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Hamas has begun evacuating its Gaza offices and security sites in preparation for an anticipated counterattack from Israeli forces for a recent rocket attack.

Peres: Israel, Hamas in 'war of nerves'

JERUSALEM, June 2 (UPI) -- Hamas is not gaining any ground, despite the perception the Palestinian party is trying to create, Israel's vice prime minister said Saturday.

Palestinian factions to stage peace talks

CAIRO, May 27 (UPI) -- The Egyptian government has convinced several Palestinian factions, including Hamas, to begin talks aimed at limiting the widespread violence in the Mideast.

Gaza cease-fire shattered

GAZA, April 24 (UPI) -- Israeli Defense Forces officials said a barrage of rockets and mortar from the Gaza Strip Tuesday was intended to divert them from a Hamas kidnapping scheme.

Egypt proposes unified Palestinian force

JERUSALEM, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Egypt is lobbying Palestinians to form a force made up of members of all Palestinian factions, to try to resolve the crisis in the Palestinian Authority.

Shooting kills children of Fatah leader

GAZA, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Gunmen in Gaza shot and killed three sons of an intelligence officer linked to the Palestinian party Fatah, police said Monday.

Hamas not to recognize Israel

GAZA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S.-educated professor is the choice of Hamas and the Fatah to be the Palestinian Authority's next prime minister but Hamas still won't recognize Israel.