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Ismail Haniya new leader of Hamas

Hamas said its former chief in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, was elected overall head of the Palestinian group, succeeding Khaled Meshaal.

Israel continues to deny ‘eyes and ears’ access to its territory

Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian "propaganda".

Israel denies MEPs access to Gaza Strip

5 EU parliamentarians slam Israeli refusal to allow them to enter Gaza, demand lifting of blockade on Hamas-run territory.

Hardliner Yahya Sinwar replaces Ismail Haniyeh as leader of Hamas

Sinwar spent 22 years in Israel after being sentenced to life in 1989 for murdering Palestinian collaborators with Israel.

Writer Abbad Yahya afraid to go home amid uproar over novel

The Palestinian writer is accused of including "sexual terms" in a provocative work that takes aim at taboo issues such as fanaticism, religious extremism and homosexuality.

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