Month: July 2014

Mashaal: We Fight the Occupiers, Not the Jews
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Mashaal: We Fight the Occupiers, Not the Jews

Hamas is willing to live together with Jews but not with “the occupiers”, its leader Khaled Mashaal said Sunday.   Speaking with Charlie Rose of CBS News, Mashaal said, “We are not fanatics. We are not fundamentalists. We do not actually fight the Jews because they are Jews, per se. […]

Hezbollah Can Fire Rockets ‘Nonstop’ at Israel
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Hezbollah Can Fire Rockets ‘Nonstop’ at Israel

Iranian officials are closely studying the progress of Operation Protective Edge, in light of concern over Israel airstrikes on its nuclear facilities and its ongoing quest to destroy Israel.   Hossein Salami G’anshin, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, said in this context that the war in Gaza is an […]

Turkish Group Plans ‘Flotilla II’ to Gaza
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Turkish Group Plans ‘Flotilla II’ to Gaza

The Turkish organization IHH is currently organizing a “Freedom Flotilla II”, four years after the 2010 flotilla to Gaza which ended in the raid on the Mavi Marmara, the Middle East Monitor website reports.   The website cited comments by IHH chairman Bulent Yildrim, who said the second flotilla will […]

Egyptian Army Destroys 13 Hamas Terror Tunnels
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Egyptian Army Destroys 13 Hamas Terror Tunnels

Egypt’s army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to Gaza, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to, according to AFP.   In April, an Egyptian court outlawed Hamas, much like it banned the Muslim Brotherhood earlier this year, and ordered […]

Hamas Losing Palestinian Arab Support in Gaza
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Hamas Losing Palestinian Arab Support in Gaza

Hamas’s war against Israel is not only losing militarily, but losing popular support for the Islamist group in Gaza as well, according to a study released last week.    A Washington Institute study published during the first week of the operation polled 450 Gazans between June 15-17 – before Operation […]

Fatah Declares ‘Open War’ on Israel
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Fatah Declares ‘Open War’ on Israel

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, the so-called “military wing” of Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement, has declared an “open war” against the “Zionist enemy.”   In a recorded message dated July 23, three terrorists from the organization announced that the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade will not sit idly by […]