Friday, June 14, 2024


Israel ready to free hundreds of Palestinians: Report

Israel has agreed to release between 700 and 800 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for 40 hostages still held by Hamas, officials familiar with the matter have claimed. If successful, the swap would be part of a potential US-brokered ceasefire deal in the Gaza Strip that has so far killed more than 32,000 Palestinians.

Israel opposes return of displaced Palestinians to northern Gaza ‘without conditions’: Report

The Israeli delegation in Qatar refused to withdraw army forces from the Gaza Strip and repatriate displaced Palestinians to their homes in northern Gaza “without conditions”, an Israeli media outlet has reported.

Relatives of Hamas-held hostages ask Biden to press Netanyahu for deal to free them

Nearly 600 relatives of the 81 Israeli hostages held in the Gaza Strip have signed a letter to US President Joe Biden expressing their frustration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of ongoing captive negotiations, urging him to press the Israeli premier and all other parties to reach an agreement to secure the hostages' release.

Hamas: Israel intensifying civilian attacks to get concessions in truce talks

Hamas official Osama Hamdan has cautioned Israel continues to target civilian areas in the Gaza Strip to strengthen its hand in truce talks

US says Israel killed ‘Hamas number 3’ Marwan Issa

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has become the first government official outside Israel to confirm reports that Tel Aviv has killed Marwan Issa, the third-highest-ranking military commander of Hamas.

Hamas says war not confined to Gaza

The Palestinian movement Hamas says Israel has come to face an “extensive front” far greater than the Gaza Strip and that the field battle is not confined to the besieged enclave.

Israel, Hamas “nowhere near a deal” over Gaza: Qatar

Qatar’s foreign ministry spokesperson Majed Al-Ansari has declared that a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas is not imminent.

Hamas leader calls for immediate halt to Gaza war ahead of Ramadan

Head of the politburo of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has urged immediate action across the Muslim world to force an end to the war in Gaza in the days remaining to the holy month of Ramadan.

US pier plan to deliver aid to Gaza ‘step in right direction’: Hamas

A spokesperson for the Palestinian group Hamas has told Al Jazeera that the US plan to build a temporary port off Gaza's coast to deliver humanitarian aid to the besieged enclave “is a step in the right direction”.

Gaza ceasefire negotiations end with ‘no substantial answer or solution’

Palestinian group Hamas announced its delegation has left Egypt but talks on a ceasefire in the besieged Gaza Strip will continue next week until an agreement is reached with Israel. The Palestinian group added Tel Aviv has “thwarted” mediators’ bids to broker a deal before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

IRGC Quds Force commander: Resistance front can still surprise Zionists

The commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Brigadier General Esmail Qa'ani, has suggested that the regional resistance front can still face the Israeli regime with more surprises by fielding more of its capabilities.

Hamas says will not surrender to political pressure, machinations amid Gaza war

A senior Hamas official has stated the Palestinian movement will not yield to political pressure in ceasefire talks with Israel, stressing that Tel Aviv and Washington will not be able to compensate for their loss in the ongoing war on the besieged Gaza Strip through trickery and machinations.

Hamas officials arrive in Egypt for truce talks, no sign of Israel

Hamas officials have arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo for talks on securing a truce in the Gaza war after a US official indicated that Tel Aviv had endorsed a framework for a temporary ceasefire and exchange of Israeli hostages and Palestinian prisoners.

Israelis rally against Netanyahu’s government, demand release of Hamas-held hostages

Israeli police detained many protesters Saturday for rioting as demonstrators closed Tel Aviv's Begin Street during a downtown rally to demand the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip.

Israel ‘more or less’ accepts framework agreement for Gaza ceasefire: US

The United States claims Israel has essentially endorsed a framework for a proposed Gaza ceasefire and a captive release deal, and it is now up to the Palestinian group Hamas to agree to it.

7 Israeli captives killed in Gaza bombing: Hamas

The military wing of the Palestinian group Hamas has claimed seven more captives held in the Gaza Strip have died as a result of Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave.

Hamas says Gaza ceasefire agreement with Israel still not close

A senior official with the Palestinian group Hamas has dampened hopes of an immediate ceasefire deal with Israel. Basem Naim, the head of political and international relations for Hamas, stated there was still a long way to go before an agreement could be secured.

Hamas says Israel, US won’t make gains in Gaza via political deals

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has stated that Tel Aviv and Washington will not achieve through political deals what they failed to accomplish on the field in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Hamas says Gaza truce proposal not meeting Palestinian group’s demands

Hamas has announced that leaked proposals for a halt in fighting in the Gaza Strip do not meet its demands, after US President Joe Biden suggested that a ceasefire may be agreed upon in the next few days.

Hamas studying Gaza truce proposals as Israel continues bombing campaign: Al Jazeera

Hamas is studying a framework proposal put forward by Israel, the United States, Qatar and Egypt in French capital Paris for a truce and prisoner exchange in the Gaza Strip, Al Jazeera reported on Tuesday.

History will not erase US disgraceful complicity in Gaza crimes: Hamas

The Palestinian movement of Hamas has stressed that history will not erase administration of United States President Joe Biden's disgraceful complicity in the Israeli regime's ongoing genocidal war against the Gaza Strip.

Biden aide says US, Israel, Egypt and Qatar agreed on ‘basic contours’ of captive deal

The United States, Egypt, Qatar and Israel have come to an understanding of "basic contours" of a hostage agreement for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has stated.

Hamas warns of further escalation if Israel restricts Al-Aqsa Mosque entry during Ramadan

The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has warned of new escalations if Israel goes ahead with a plan to restrict Muslims praying in the Al-Aqsa Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan.

Over 1,500 Israelis killed, More than 14k injured in Gaza conflict: Security institute

At least 1,508 Israelis have been killed and 14,341 others injured since the outbreak of the Gaza conflict o n Oct. 7, an Israeli security institute has reported.

Hamas says media coverage of Gaza war part of fight against Israel

A senior official of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has praised media’s role in defeating Israel’s narrative of the Gaza war, stressing that media coverage is part of the fight against the regime.

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