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Hamas abiding by Israel truce but ready for war

Hamas abiding by Israel truce but ready for war

GAZA CITY – The Hamas is observing a truce with Israel but is also ready for a resumption of hostilities, a spokesman for the group’s armed wing warned on Saturday.
“There is a truce in effect in the field. It is real if Israel stops its aggression and ends it’s siege. But if there is any Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip we will respond strongly,” said a masked spokesman for Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades who identified himself as Abu Obeideh.
Speaking at a press conference

Hamas still committed to Israel truce: Zahar

GAZA CITY: Hamas remains committed to its truce with Israel, a senior leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement, Mahmud Zahar, said on Friday, despite the increase in rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
“We declare our commitment to respecting the truce between us and the occupier,” Zahar told a gathering in the Gaza town of Khan Yunis. “Despite the sacrifices, we announce that we continue to respect the truce,” said Zahar, who is considered the most influential Hamas leader in

Hamas marks 23rd anniversary with Gaza rally

GAZA CITY: Members of Hamas fanned out across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, draping the Islamist movement’s flag across buildings ahead of a mass rally to celebrate their 23rd anniversary.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians were expected at the celebration being held in Gaza City’s Kateeba Square, where an enormous replica of Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock mosque, with its famous golden dome, was being erected.
Large pictures of Hamas leaders, including the group’s assassinated

Fatah meets for talks on Israel, Hamas

RAMALLAH: Senior members of Fatah, the party of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, met on Wednesday to discuss issues from peace talks with Israel to reconciliation with Hamas.
The representatives from Fatah’s Revolutionary Council gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah from early morning for a day of talks on domestic and international political affairs.
Abbas was during the day expected to deliver “a very important address on the developments in the political