Showing posts with label Hamas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hamas. Show all posts

February 11, Hamas says two Israeli hostages killed by air strikes in Gaza


Feb 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Israeli air strikes over the past four days in Gaza have killed two hostages and seriously injured eight others, the armed wing of Hamas announced Sunday on its Telegram channel.

January 27 - CIA chief to meet Egyptian, Israeli counterparts in Europe for Gaza truce talks


Combined images of (from L to R) Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns, Head of Egypt s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel and Head of Israel s Mossad David Barnea

Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns will meet with Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel and Head of Israel’s Mossad David Barnea in Europe in the coming days, according to multiple reports, to seek a truce agreement between Hamas and Israel in Gaza.

January 25 - "They were waiting to get food", Hamas: Israel killed 20 people in Gaza


Jan 25, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Ministry of Health of the Palestinian Islamic group  Hamas  has accused Israel of killing 20 people who were waiting in line at the exit of Gaza City to receive humanitarian aid. 

January 21 - Turkish top diplomat meets Hamas leader Haniyeh to discuss Gaza ceasefire


Immediate establishment of Gaza ceasefire, increasing humanitarian aid, releasing hostages, 2-state solution addressed

Jan 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Turkey's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan met with Hamas’ political bureau chief, Ismail Haniyeh, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.

January 10 – 'The people of Israel do not want war': Israeli First Lady Michal Herzog


Jan 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 In an interview with FRANCE 24, the wife of Israeli President Isaac Herzog reacted to the ongoing war in Gaza and Hamas's October 7 atrocities. 

Expert says U.S. urges Israel to learn from Iraq's lesson in its war on Gaza


Jan 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Just over a week after Oct. 7, while Israel was still reeling from one of the worst security failures in its history, U.S. President Joe Biden landed in Tel Aviv with a warning: Don’t repeat America’s mistakes.

Iran’s IRGC says Oct. 7 attacks on Israel were revenge for Soleimani; Hamas denies


A woman holds a portrait of slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani during a funeral procession carrying the remains of 110 Iranian soldiers recovered from former battlefields of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in Tehran, Iran, on December 17, 2023. (AFP)

Dec 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The spokesman for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that Hamas’ October 7 attacks against Israel were in retaliation for the killing of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, a claim that was quickly denied by the Palestinian group.


Hamas, Islamic Jihad reject giving up power in return for permanent ceasefire


The Palestinian Hamas movement's leader Ismail Haniyeh flashes the victory sign following a speech at a rally during his visit to the southern Lebanese city of Saida on June 26, 2022.

Dec 25, 2023.
Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Hamas and the allied Islamic Jihad have rejected an Egyptian proposal that they relinquish power in the Gaza Strip in return for a permanent ceasefire, two Egyptian security sources told Reuters on Monday.

Egypt seeks to broker Gaza ceasefire as Hamas, Israel assert demands


Israeli soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in this handout picture released on December 18, 2023. Israel Defense Forces

 Dec 21, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The U.S. said "very serious" negotiations were taking place on a new Gaza ceasefire and release of more Israeli hostages, but prospects for a deal remained uncertain as Hamas insisted it would not discuss anything less than a complete end to Israel's offensive in the Palestinian enclave.

Pentagon chief in Israel visit warns Hezbollah of 'wider conflict'


US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin (L) and Israel's Defence Minister Yoav Gallant give a joint press conference in Tel Aviv on December 18, 2023.

Dec 18, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Tel Aviv.

 Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin on Monday urged Iran-backed movement Hezbollah to avoid provoking a "wider conflict" amid near-daily skirmishes along the Israel-Lebanon border since Israel's war with Hamas.

20 Israeli soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'


Dec 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Israeli army announced on Tuesday that 20 soldiers were killed in 'friendly fire,' 13 of which were killed in shooting accidents in Gaza since the start of the ground operation, Anadolu Agency reported.

5.000 Israeli soldiers wounded since start of war in Gaza: Israeli newspaper


Israeli soldiers carry the coffin of Gal Eizenkot, the son of Israeli government s war cabinet minister Gadi Eizenkot, who was killed in battles with Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip, during his funeral in Herzliya, on December 8, 2023.


Dec 9, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot reported that 5,000 Israeli soldiers have been wounded since the start of the war in Gaza, describing the figure as unprecedented in Israeli wars.


Fatah in freefall as Hamas and Israel wage war


Dec 8, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Fatah, the largest Palestinian party, has seen its popularity plunge during the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, from where the Islamists violently ousted rivals Fatah in 2007.

US does not support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza

Dec 6, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


US National Security Council Spokesperson John Kirby on Wednesday said that Washington does not endorse a permanent ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza Strip, claiming that the Palestinian militants could regroup during a truce. 

Israel Said to Set Up Pumps in Gaza For Flooding Hamas Tunnels with Seawater


Dec 5, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Bankrupt of targets to score any victory against Hamas, the ‘Israeli’ regime has readied plans to flood the resistance group’s system of tunnels under the Gaza Strip with water pumped from the Mediterranean Sea, a move in an attempt to destroy its subterranean network of passages and hideaways and driving its fighters above ground, according to a report Monday.

Hamas condemns HRW report on attacks on Gaza's hospitals

Bodies of Palestinians killed by an explosion at the Al-Ahli Arab hospital are seen gathered at Al-Shifa hospital, in Gaza City, central Gaza Strip, Oct. 17, 2023. AP


Nov 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Hamas issued a statement on Monday condemning the initial report issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW) regarding the attacks on hospitals in the Gaza Strip, especially the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital.

42 countries are trying to end the war between Israel and Hamas


Nov 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Delegations from European Union member states, Middle Eastern countries and North African states met on Monday in Barcelona to demand an end to the war between Israel and Hamas. 

Hamas delays hostage release, accuses Israel of breaking truce deal


Protesters hold Palestinian flags and banners in front of Downing Street as they take part in a 'National March For Palestine' in central London on November 25, 2023, calling for a ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Hamas. HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP

Nov 25, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

According to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the entry of aid into northern Gaza and the selection criteria for the Palestinians held in Israeli prisons were the issue.

Israel And Hamas Agree To Four-Day Ceasefire: 50 Hostages In Gaza To Be Released


Nov 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a four-day ceasefire, during which the Palestinian group is set to release dozens of hostages taken on October 7.

Hamas refuses fuel for Shifa hospital, U.S. wants to avoid fighting in hospitals

Nov 12, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel had offered fuel to Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital, which suspended operations after running out of fuel, but that the militants had refused to receive it.