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News Analysis: Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’

Few analysts, and certainly few Israelis, have suggested that Hamas may actually be rethinking its strategy merely because it has joined what are meant to be nonviolent mass protests and has name-checked the heroes of peaceful civil disobedience. “It’s [...]
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Though Deadly, Gaza Protests Draw Attention and Enthusiasm

But that leaves its soldiers aiming rifles at unarmed people. “What the Israelis are defending is not lives. They’re defending a fence,” Mr. Munayyer said. “That’s not the standard when it comes to the use of lethal force — [...]
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7 Killed in Gaza as Palestinian Protesters Face Off With Israeli Soldiers

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
Israeli news outlets reported that Palestinians had built an ancient war machine — a trebuchet, or slingshot-like catapult — to hurl heavy stones or even burning tires at the Israeli side. The reports included photos of the trebuchet [...]
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After Gaza Clash, Israel and Palestinians Fight With Videos and Words

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
Israel’s defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, ruled out participation in any commission of inquiry, telling Army Radio on Sunday that the Israeli military “did what had to be done.” He added, “I think that all of our troops deserve [...]
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Israeli Military Kills 15 Palestinians in Confrontations on Gaza Border

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
Before the larger clashes broke out, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported that a Palestinian man, a farmer, was killed near the border zone early Friday by Israeli artillery fire — one of the 15 it reported dead later in [...]
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With Gaza in Financial Crisis, Fears That ‘an Explosion’s Coming’

2 months ago | 0 comment
Hopes Raised, Then Dashed Last year, the Palestinian Authority’s president, Mahmoud Abbas, ratcheted up the pressure on Hamas, stopping its payments for fuel for Gaza’s power station and to Israel for electrical transmission into [...]
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ISIS Declares War on Hamas, and Gaza Families Disown Sons in Sinai

3 months ago | 0 comment
It urges attacks on Hamas’s members, courts and security positions, as well as on Shiites and Christians in Gaza, according to the Washington-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors Islamic State propaganda. Tensions have long [...]
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Palestinian Factions, Fatah and Hamas, Move Toward Reconciliation in Gaza

7 months ago | 0 comment
Mr. Hamdallah promised that his first priority was easing Gazans’ suffering, which has deepened because of repeated wars with Israel since the Hamas takeover and under a dual Israeli-Egyptian blockade. “I realize that the situation [...]
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Gaza power cuts: When fuel runs out, ‘babies will die’

11 months ago | 0 comment
Gaza power cuts: When fuel runs out, 'babies will die' Gaza’s doctors fear inevitable patient deaths if fuel reserves are depleted by end of June. If the electricity is cut, most of the babies on mechanical ventilation will die [...]
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Gaza Dating Site Matches Widows to Men Seeking 2nd (or 3rd) Wife

11 months ago | 0 comment
Its founder knows his demographic well: residents of the religiously conservative Gaza Strip, with its culture of resistance. Some 1,400 men have been killed in the three wars with Israel since 2008, leaving many widows who would like [...]