ISMAIL HANIYEH

  • Fatah party stages first rally in Gaza since 2007 January 4, 2013

    Gaza City: The Fatah party of Westernbacked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas staged a massive rally on January 4 in the Gaza Strip, the first such gathering in the territory since the Islamist Hamas group took control there in 2007 and a reflection of the warming ties between the two rival...
  • Israel hits Hamas govt buildings, reservists mobilised November 17, 2012

    Gaza: Israeli aircraft bombed Hamas government buildings in Gaza on Saturday, including the prime minister's office, after Israel's cabinet authorised the mobilisation of up to 75,000 reservists, preparing for a possible ground invasion. Israeli planes shattered the office building of Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh where he had met on...
  • Israel takes Palestine minister in custody May 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The Middle East has been rocked with more violence as Israeli forces entered the city of Nablus, and took into custody, the Palestinian Education Minister, Naser alShaer. Israel has been mounting air strikes daily in the Gaza Strip in response to the rocket attacks by militants. The latest Israeli...
  • British envoy to meet Palestinian PM April 5, 2007

    Jerusalem; A British envoy will meet Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas on Thursday to discuss efforts to free an abducted journalist, a British diplomat said, despite a European Union boycott of the group. BBC correspondent Alan Johnston was abducted from his car on March 12, and has been held...