Support for Hamas replaced by quiet resentment from Gaza businessmen, property owners

Support for Hamas replaced by quiet resentment from Gaza businessmen, property owners

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Hamas has met resistance in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said Gazan businessmen were reducing cooperation with Hamas and its Palestinian militia allies in wake of the 50-day war with Israel in July and August 2014. The sources said Gazan merchants and property owners were avoiding engagement with the […]

Hamas suppressing wartime dissent, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters

Hamas suppressing wartime dissent, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Hamas has been shooting Palestinians to quell unrest in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said Hamas has been killing Palestinians suspected of sparking protests amid the war with Israel. They said more than 50 people have been killed, most of them accused of spying for Israel. “Everybody is terrified […]

Hamas still firing rockets from sites on Israeli military’s list of banned targets

Hamas still firing rockets from sites on Israeli military’s list of banned targets

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s military has formed a list of banned targets of Hamas and its Palestinian militia allies in the Gaza Strip. Military sources said the Israel Air Force and Army drafted a joint list of sites that contain rockets and enemy forces immune from attack. They said the sites were […]