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Ismail Haniya


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December 2008: 'Israeli airstrikes against Hamas facilities in Gaza continued for a second day on Sunday and the death toll rose to more than 280 as Israel retaliated for rocket fire from the area with its most severe campaign against Palestinian militants in decades....The leader of the Hamas government in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, said in a statement that “Palestine has never witnessed an uglier massacre.”'

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/29/world/middleeast/29mideast.html

June 2006: The vote would decide whether to support a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 boundaries, presumably existing alongside Israel — whose right to exist Hamas has refused to recognize....The Hamas prime minister, Ismail Haniya, urged Mr. Abbas in a letter on Friday and in a three-hour meeting in Gaza late Saturday night, to abandon the referendum as a divisive mechanism...

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/12/world/middleeast/12mideast.html

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Organization Executive (past or present) Hamas Organization Jun 12, 2006

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Dec 28, 2008 Israeli Attacks in Gaza Strip Continue for Second Day

QUOTE: Israeli airstrikes against Hamas facilities in Gaza continued for a second day on Sunday and the death toll rose to more than 280....A military operation had been forecast and demanded by Israeli officials for weeks, ever since a rocky cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fully collapsed a week ago, leading again to rocket attacks in large numbers against Israel and isolated Israeli operations here.

New York Times
Sep 03, 2006 Palestinian Teachers Begin New School Year on Strike

QUOTE: Most Palestinian schoolteachers went on strike on Saturday, the first day of the school year, in the latest protest over wages for Palestinian government employees who have gone largely unpaid for nearly six months.

New York Times
Jun 12, 2006 Hamas Vows to Block Vote on Proposed State

QUOTE: The militant faction Hamas announced its intent on Sunday to block a July 26 referendum called for by Mahmoud Abbas....The vote would decide whether to support a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 boundaries, presumably existing alongside Israel — whose right to exist Hamas has refused to recognize.

New York Times