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Hamas announcement confirm renewed tunnel operations against Israel

Hamas tunnels

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Less than a month after its 50-day war, Hamas acknowledged renewed tunnel operations against Israel. Hamas said it oversaw attack tunnel operations in the Gaza Strip. On Sept. 18, Hamas reported the death of […]

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Iran-backed Islamic Jihad building new Gaza tunnels ‘for the next battle’

Islamic Jihad takes an Al-Jazeera reporter on a tour of one of its new tunnels.

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — The Iranian-sponsored Islamic Jihad has begun digging tunnels in the aftermath of the war with Israel. Jihad’s military wing said it was constructing an unspecified number of tunnels in the Gaza Strip. The Al […]

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Massive manhunt leads to arrest of Hamas commander in abduction of Jewish teens

A poster shows murdered Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Sha'ar and Naftali Fraenkel.

Special to WorldTribune.com JERUSALEM — Israel has reported progress in the search for the Palestinian killers of three Jewish teenagers. Authorities said a Palestinian was arrested on charges of leading a Hamas-aligned cell that abducted and killed three Jewish students […]

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Israel charges Iran, Qatar, Turkey renewing aid to Hamas: ‘Where is the world?’

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has been tracking renewed foreign assistance to the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip. Officials said Iran, Qatar and Turkey were arranging to renew civilian and military aid to Hamas and its Palestinian […]

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Israel: Hamas is once again building rockets, digging tunnels

Entrance to a tunnel linking Gaza and Israel.  /Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has determined that Hamas renewed rocket production and tunnel construction in the Gaza Strip. A senior official said Hamas launched a rearmament effort in wake of the 50-day war with Israel. The official […]

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Assassination attempts on Hamas leaders spurred by their crackdown

Abdul Satar Qassem

Special to WorldTribune.com RAMALLAH — Leading Hamas politicians have been targeted in the Fatah-ruled West Bank. Palestinian sources said suspected Fatah gunmen have attacked leading Hamas politicians in the West Bank. They said the Fatah campaign marked a response to […]

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Hama rocket said to kill 13-year-old Egyptian girl in the Sinai

Rockets fired from Gaza Strip

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Egypt has been concerned over the prospect of rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Security sources reported a stream of rocket attacks from the neighboring Gaza Strip during the 50-day Hamas war with Israel. […]

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Israel Law Center seeks war crimes probe of Hamas leader Masha’al

Khaled Masha'al

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — A leading legal group has targeted Hamas chief Khaled Masha’al for alleged war crimes. The Israel Law Center has submitted a request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for an investigation of Masha’al. The […]

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From Iron Dome to ‘Iron Spade’: Israeli contractors tasked with countering Hamas attack tunnels

Hamas tunnel.

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has selected two defense majors to develop a solution to Hamas and Hizbullah attack tunnels. Officials said the Defense Ministry has assigned two defense contractors to develop a comprehensive system that would detect […]

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Egypt: Hamas built underground rocket sites in Sinai, anticipating Israeli invasion

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Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Egypt has determined that Hamas and its Palestinian allies established rocket launch sites in the northeastern section of the Sinai Peninsula. Egyptian security sources said Hamas and Palestinian militias in the Gaza Strip have developed […]

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