Gaza siege

Haniyeh meets the UN envoy to Middle East

Head of the political bureau of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, hosted the United Nations envoy to the Middle East, Nikolay Miladonv, in his office Monday in Gaza City. The meeting was attended by the head of the Hamas political bureau in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, his deputy, Khalil al-Hayya, a member of …

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Haniyeh heads Hamas delegation to Egypt

The head of Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh  along with a high-profile delegation from Hamas has heft the Gaza Strip, heading to Egypt to meet Egyptian officials. The delegation will discuss different issues including the joint relations and ways of improving them,  as well as  discussing possible means to ease …

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Hamas leader in Gaza meets Red Cross head

Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip, Yahia Sinwar met on Tuesday in his office with the head of the international committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer . Sinwar discussed several issues with his guest including the bitter human conditions experienced by the Palestinian people wherever they are based whether inside the …

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Khudari asks UN to establish Gaza emergency fund

  GAZA, (PIC) +- MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, asked the UN to launch Gaza emergency fund in order to overcome the deterioration of the humanitarian conditions in the blockaded Gaza Strip due to the decade-long Israeli siege on the coastal enclave and the …

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Haniyeh meets a delegation of freed Ex- detainees

The head of the Political Bureau of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, met Sunday a delegation of the Ex- detainees who were deported to Gaza  in the 2011 swap deal. They discussed many key issues ; Jerusalem , the great victory achieved by the Jerusalemites and the consequences of this victory. Haniyeh …

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Al Sinwar: Joint work promotes the national project

The head of the Political Bureau of Hamas, Yahya Al Sinwar, stressed the importance of the joint work among  all Palestinian factions  to promote the national project  and  achieve  its goals. During his meeting with senior writers and analysts in his office, Al Sinwar reiterated  Tuesday that Hamas is exerting …

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2 Gaza fishermen arrested, boat seized by Israeli occupation navy

GAZA, (PIC) +- The Israeli navy on Friday morning arrested two Palestinian fishermen and confiscated their boat as they sat sail off Beit Lahiya shore, north of Gaza. Israeli gunboats attacked the Palestinian fishermen Sadam and Udai al-Sultan as they sailed within the six-nautical-mile authorized zone, before they arrested them …

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Palestinians call on UNRWA to intervene to end power crisis

GAZA, (PIC) +- Dozens of Palestinian refugees closed on Monday UNRWA’s headquarters in Gaza city in protest at the Israeli siege and the worsening electricity crisis. During a sit-in organized in front of UNRWA’s headquarters, Palestinians called on the Agency to shoulder its responsibilities toward refugees in light of the …

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A guide to the Gaza Strip

  From Israel’s occupation to a decade of siege, here is all you need to know about ‘the world’s largest open-air prison’. The Israeli siege on Gaza has devastated Gaza’s economy and led to what the UN has called the ‘de-development’ of the territory [EPA] The Gaza Strip, home to …

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Israeli targets resistance sites across Gaza Strip

GAZA, (PIC) +- Israeli fighter jets have carried out multiple airstrikes overnight on a number of resistance sites throughout the Gaza Strip. According to the PIC field reporter, several of the early Tuesday raids targeted Bader site belonging to the Ezzedeen al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas Movement, located …

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