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Hamas lashes out as IDF detects terror tunnels

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 12, 2016

A fragile calm was restored around the Gaza Strip last weekend after a series of attacks and counter-attacks between Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian groups.

Israel claimed that the Palestinians fired on IDF forces to prevent operations to uncover and destroy Hamas-built tunnels leading from Gaza to Israel.

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IDF discovers second Hamas terror tunnel in one month

By JC Reporter, May 5, 2016

The IDF has found a tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

The discovery is the second such tunnel discovered by Israeli forces in a month.

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IDF discovers Hamas tunnel under Gaza border into Israel

By Josh Jackman, April 18, 2016

The Israeli army has uncovered and destroyed a Hamas tunnel which stretched from Gaza into southern Israel.

The 20km-long underground passageway reached 30 or 40 yards into Israel before its demolition this morning.

The IDF would not reveal its exact location, though it is understood to be near Kibbutz Holit, about 8km from both the southern border of Gaza and Egypt.

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Hamas in overtures to Egypt

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 23, 2016

Hamas appears to be trying to rebuild its ties with Egypt. Following meetings between senior leaders of the Gaza terror group and Egyptian officials last week, Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk said they had "opened a new page and dialogue among friends". The Egyptian media reported, however, that the meetings had failed.

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Hamas and Fatah in talks

By Anshel Pfeffer, February 4, 2016

Having signed three reconciliation agreements that were never implemented, the two main Palestinian movements, Fatah and Hamas, are meeting this weekend once again in an attempt to bridge their differences.

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Fresh knife attack in Hebron Hills as Hamas leader arrested

By Sandy Rashty, October 20, 2015

An Israeli soldier has been stabbed in the West Bank.

The soldier, who is said to be lightly injured, was attacked while patrolling in the southern Hebron Hills this morning.

According to reports, his attacker was shot and killed by Israel Defence Forces soldiers.

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Hamas takes Mossad spy dolphin into custody

By Naomi Firsht, August 19, 2015

Hamas claims it has captured a dolphin that was spying for Israel.

The terrorist group claimed that the dolphin, found off the Gaza coast, was equipped with “spying equipment” including cameras.

The Israeli Navy does have a fleet of “Dolphin-class” submarines, but the Army Radio report made it clear Hamas was referring to a mammal.

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WATCH: Hamas: we had IDF chief of staff in crosshairs

July 20, 2015

Hamas has released a video which they say shows former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz in the crosshairs of the group's militants.

The video was released to mark one year since Operation Protective Edge -

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Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn: Why I called Hamas our friends

July 14, 2015

MP Jeremy Corbyn has explained why he described Hamas and Hezbollah as “friends” during a parliamentary meeting on the Middle East.

The Labour leadership candidate said he had used the term in a "collective way" but insisted he does not agree with what either organisation does.

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Dozens of activists being held in the West Bank

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 9, 2015

Large arrest operations carried out by Israel and the Palestinian Authority show that while there is no diplomatic process ongoing between the two sides, security co-ordination is still functioning.

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