Articles tagged with: Israel

Mahmoud Abu Awad
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on : Sunday, 31 Aug, 2014

Movement across Gaza crossings remain slow: official

Gaza, Asharq Al-Awsat—Movement across Gaza’s main border crossings with Egypt and Israel remain slow despite indications of possible changes being enforced following the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal that ended almost fifty days of war in the enclave, officials told Asharq Al-Awsat. Palestinian officials in Gaza and the West Bank overseeing border crossing activity denied that there have been any tangible changes to movement across the borders, rejecting recent media reports cl...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Saturday, 30 Aug, 2014

Abbas devises plan for independent Palestinian state: official

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has prepared a "three-stage contingency" plan to secure the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, high-level Palestinian sources told Asharq Al-Awsat. The move comes following an agreement between the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas leadership in Doha. The Palestinian Authority, led by Fatah, and Hamas—which is in control of the Gaza Strip—have increasingly unified their stance...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 28 Aug, 2014

From the Spotlight to the Shadows

Ramallah,Asharq Al-Awsat—After five failed attempts on his life, the military commander of Hamas’s Al-Qassam Brigades, Mohammed Deif—known as “Abu Khaled”—h...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 28 Aug, 2014

Palestinians seek comprehensive deal with Israel: Fatah official

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian Authority is set to use the permanent ceasefire deal with Israel recently reached in Cairo to secure a comprehensive deal leading to...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 27 Aug, 2014

Gaza ceasefire takes hold as focus turns to longer term

Gaza and Jerusalem, Reuters—A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza appeared to be holding early on Wednesday as the...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 26 Aug, 2014

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Gaza and Jerusalem, Reuters—A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect on Tuesday and jo...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014

Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

Cairo, AP—Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel and Hamas to return to indirect talks after seven weeks of fighting punct...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 22 Aug, 2014

Gunmen execute 18 alleged collaborators in Gaza; Israel launches air strikes

Gaza and Jerusalem, Reuters—Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israeli forces killed three Ha...

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Sawsan Abu-Husain
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on : Thursday, 21 Aug, 2014

Israel broke the ceasefire: Hamas deputy leader

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamas deputy leader Musa Abu-Marzuq accused Tel Aviv of deceiving the international community on Tuesday, following the breakdown of the fragile truce ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 20 Aug, 2014

Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief

Gaza and Jerusalem, Reuters—An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assas...

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