All posts tagged Hamas

‘There’ll always be a hole in our hearts’

THE rockets have stopped, but the tears continue. 

What lies behind the latest Hamas attacks?

It would appear that Israel is on the brink of full-scale war against Hamas again, writes Rebecca Davis. But, why now?

Australian Jewish leaders condemn Hamas attacks

JEWISH community leaders in Australia have condemned a barrage of Hamas rocket attacks against civilians in central Israel this week. 

Violence flares on Temple Mount

Tensions in Jerusalem rose sharply on Tuesday, after violent Palestinian protests on the Temple Mount involved a firebomb attack on an Israel police post.

Seventy years on: recognising reality

Recognising a Palestinian state in these circumstances would therefore not help to end the conflict with Israel, but would almost certainly inaugurate a new and bloodier phase of that conflict.

Two soldiers killed as terror attacks spike

Three Israeli families where in mourning this week, after a sharp spike in terror attacks in the West Bank that killed two soldiers and a baby.

UN fails to condemn Hamas

A UNITED States-sponsored resolution condemning Hamas garnered a 87-57 majority in the UN General Assembly, but fell nine votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to be adopted. The resolution,

Gaza ceasefire holds for now

Life on Israel’s southern border is back to normal after last week’s rocket barrage, but Hamas is already threatening to strike again.

Ceasefire brings end to rocket bombardment

Palestinian terror groups in Gaza have reportedly agreed to commit to a ceasefire of hostilities that have seen more than 400 rockets bombard southern Israel in a 25-hour period.

Hamas and PA clash over Israel talks

Palestinian politics has been turned on its head, with Hamas deep in negotiations with Israel and the moderate Palestinian Authority furious about the process.