Posts Tagged ‘militant group’

Hamas says militant assassinated in Damascus

June 28th, 2012 Comments off

A senior Hamas leader says one of the Palestinian militant group’s members has been assassinated in Damascus.
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Hamas says it’s holding talks with 5 EU countries

May 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Osama Hamdan, who handles foreign relations for Hamas, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday May 2, 2012. Hamdan said the Islamic militant group has been holding secret political talks with five European Union member states in recent months. He also said that the talks with European government officials focus on the Hamas positions toward Israel and paralyzed Mideast peace efforts. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)The Palestinian Islamist Hamas has been holding secret political talks with five European Union member states in recent months, a senior official in the militant group told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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Israel arrests senior Palestinian

January 19th, 2012 Comments off

The speaker of the Palestinian assembly, who is a member of the Hamas militant group, has been arrested at an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank.
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UN chief urges Hezbollah disarmament (AP)

January 14th, 2012 Comments off

Journalists raise up their hands for questions as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a press conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Ban Ki-moon is in Lebanon for three-day visit to meet with Lebanese official and to attend the opening of a conference on 'reform and Democracy'. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)AP – The U.N. Secretary General says he is “deeply concerned” about the military capacity of the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group and lack of progress in its disarmament.

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Amid bloodshed, Hamas prepares to leave Syria (AP)

December 28th, 2011 Comments off

Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, flashes the victory sign as he visits the leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. The green flags represent the Muslim Brotherhood. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)AP – Alarmed by bloody unrest in Syria, the Hamas militant group has pulled out many of its lower-level cadres from its Damascus headquarters and made contingency plans to move its leadership to locations across the Middle East, senior Hamas members have told The Associated Press.

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Militant Hamas moves to join PLO umbrella (AP)

December 22nd, 2011 Comments off

AP – The Hamas militant group has agreed to join the Palestine Liberation Organization — a key step toward unifying the long-divided Palestinian leadership.
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Gaza militants offer ceasefire as attacks continue (AP)

October 30th, 2011 Comments off

Medics treat a wounded Palestinian militant at Al Najar hospital following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. Israeli aircraft struck at Palestinian militants in Gaza on Saturday who responded with a volley of rockets which rained on southern Israeli towns, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.  (AP Photo/Eyad Baba)AP – A Gaza Strip militant group spearheading a recent campaign of rocket barrages into Israel said Sunday that it was prepared to cease fire if the Israeli military did so as well.

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Gaza abductor says Israeli soldier treated well (AP)

October 22nd, 2011 Comments off

Palestinian fans wave flags during a friendly soccer match between the Palestinian and Japanese women's select team in the West Bank city of Nablus October 22, 2011.  REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini (WEST BANK - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)AP – A leader of the Palestinian militant group that captured the Israeli soldier swapped this week for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners said Saturday that the soldier was treated well during his captivity.

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Israel arrests second mosque arson suspect (Reuters)

October 10th, 2011 Comments off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) talks to the Palestinian ambassador in Colombian, Imad Jadid Nabaa'a, upon his arrival at a military airport in Bogota October 9, 2011. REUTERS/John Vizcaino(COLOMBIA - Tags: POLITICS)Reuters – Israeli police Sunday said they arrested a second suspect following an arson attack on a mosque blamed on a pro-settler militant group, known by its slogan “price tag.”

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Al-Qaida in Iraq vows 100-attack campaign to avenge bin Laden's killing

August 21st, 2011 Comments off

The al-Qaeda militant group in Iraq has announced to carry out a campaign of 100 attacks across the country, starting from the middle of holy Muslim month of Ramadan to take revenge for the killing of
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