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European Court Reverses Designation of Hamas as a Terrorist Organization

Strains between Israel and parts of Europe intensified on Wednesday when the European Union’s second-highest court reversed the bloc’s designation of the militant Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization.

18 Dec 2014, business.mega.mu

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 3 Top Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip

Israeli airstrikes killed three top commanders of Hamas’s armed wing in Gaza on Thursday, dealing the most significant blow to the group’s military leadership in six weeks of fighting.

24 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

Talks on Ending Gaza War 'Difficult', But Truce Holds

Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume.

13 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

Israel Withdraws Troops, 72-Hour Gaza Truce Begins

Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and started a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas mediated by Egypt as a first step towards negotiations on a more enduring end to the month-old war.

05 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

At Least 40 Dead in Israeli Shelling in Gaza Strip: Hospital

Israeli shelling near the southern Gaza town of Rafah killed at least 40 people on Friday, the local hospital said, as a ceasefire that went into effect only hours earlier crumbled.

01 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

Israel Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

Stepping up its offensive in Gaza, Israel has mobilised another 16,000 reservists to widen its 24-day military campaign against Hamas militants that has claimed more than 1,360 Palestinian lives, mostly civilians.

31 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Netanyahu Warns Israel to Prepare for Long Gaza Conflict, as at Least 10 More Are Killed

Israel will press its air and ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, preparing his country for a longer and bloodier campaign and dashing hopes that the three-week-old conflict would end soon.

29 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

U.N. Security Council Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire in Gaza

With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.

28 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

At Least 16 Killed in Attack on Gaza School, Sparking Massive Protests in West Bank

GAZA CITY — It was one of the worst scenes so far in a war that has put civilians in the cross hairs.

25 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Israel Accepts Egyptian Proposal for Cease-Fire; Hamas Rejects It

Israel has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas. But with the militant group rejecting the gesture outright, there may be little hope of seeing an end to the near constant exchange of fire that has so far killed more than 190 Palestinians in Gaza.

16 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Thousands of Palestinians Flee Northern Gaza Strip

Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of an offensive against Hamas that has killed more than 160 people.

14 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

More Rockets Into Israel After Israeli Troops Enter Gaza

Hamas continued to launch rockets into Israel today -- even after the Israeli military said ground troops entered northern Gaza to take out a number of missile launch sites.

13 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu