Tag: Khaled Mashaal

Hamas Calls United States ‘Rude and Racist’
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Hamas Calls United States ‘Rude and Racist’

The United States last week expressed its dissatisfaction over Turkey’s contacts with Hamas, and the terror group took exception.   State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in her daily press briefing on Thursday that Washington’s position on Hamas has not changed and classified the group as a “designated foreign terrorist […]

Mashaal: Disarmament Isn’t Open for Negotiations
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Mashaal: Disarmament Isn’t Open for Negotiations

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal on Sunday asserted that the group’s weapons are for use only against Israel, Bloomberg reported.   Speaking at a conference in Doha, Qatar, Mashaal ruled out Israeli demands for disarmament in Gaza.   “The subject of the resistance’s weapons isn’t open for negotiations,” Mashaal said, adding, […]

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. […]

Hamas Inches Closer to Cease-Fire with Egypt Invitation
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Hamas Inches Closer to Cease-Fire with Egypt Invitation

Hamas has received an “invitation” for cease-fire talks in Cairo on Sunday, the terror group announced, and would consider participating in the Egypt-brokered initiative – under certain conditions.    Hamas “received an invitation, through mediators, for a delegation headed by (chief-in-exile) Khaled Meshaal to visit Cairo and discuss the Egyptian […]

Mashaal: Israeli Operation Doomed to Fail
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Mashaal: Israeli Operation Doomed to Fail

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal said on Thursday night that Israel’s ground operation in Gaza was destined to fail, in remarks to AFP in the Qatari capital.   “What the occupier Israel failed to achieve through its air and sea raids, it will not be able to achieve with a ground […]