Tag Archive for hamas

The ‘Curse’: So far 1 Hamas terrorist dead in Gaza terror-tunnel collapse

Arab media speculates the Hamas terror-tunnel may have collapsed after the IDF detected it and “employed special technological measures to make it collapse.

By  Daniel Siryoti

 

At least one Hamas operative was killed Sunday and seven others sustained moderate-to-serious injuries when a terror tunnel collapsed in northern Gaza.

Khalil Muhammad of the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas was killed in the collasp of a terror-tunnel in Gaza. – Photo: Hamas

According to Palestinian media, the incident took place east of Beit Lahiya. Local rescue services rushed the injured to a hospital in the Strip and shortly thereafter Hamas’ Interior Ministry confirmed that one of its operatives had died in the incident. Continue Reading »

Palestinian leaders rush to Beirut confab over UAE peace-deal with Israel

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, scheduled to visit Beirut for the first time in 27 years, will join the other intransigent Palestinian group leaders to participate in a conference called by rival Palestinian kleptocrat Mahmoud  Abbas, to tackle ‘calamitous’ UAE peace deal with Israel.

By i24NEWS, Ynet

 

Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh returned to Beirut for the first time in 27 years, a spokesperson for the terror group said on Tuesday.

His visit was suddenly canceled Monday night before being put back on the agenda on Tuesday morning.

The current leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar (L) and the senior Political Leader of Hamas and formerly one of two disputed Prime Ministers of the Palestinian National Authority, Ismaïl Haniyeh (R) – Photo: AFP/Archives

From Beirut, Haniyeh was to participate by video conference in a meeting Thursday headed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya channel reported. Continue Reading »

Hamas naval commander suspected of working for Israel extricated by IDF

Palestinian media reported on Saturday of a senior Hamas naval commander who, with the assistance of the IDF, fled Gaza with a military laptop, surveillance equipment and assorted “classified documents.”

By i24NEWS

 

A senior commander in the armed wing of the Gaza-based Hamas terror group fled the enclave over suspicions he was recruited as an informant by the Israeli security services, Palestinian media reported on Saturday.

‘Hamas Justice’: Terror squad prepares to implement extrajudicial verdict to 3 Palestinians found guilty of collaborating with Israel. – Photo: Twitter

The reports didn’t identify the operative, other than specifying that he served as a commander with the naval division of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Continue Reading »

IDF retaliates, shells multiple Hamas posts in Gaza

In retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel from Palestinian terror enclave, the IDF attacked Hamas military posts and infrastructure.

By Elad Benari, Canada

 

IDF aircraft and tanks on Friday evening struck military posts and infrastructure used for underground activity by the Hamas terrorist organization in northern Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

The statement added the attacks were carried out in retaliation for the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory earlier in the evening.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening, color Red sirens were sounded in Sderot, the Gaza envelope and the Shaar Hanegev region. Continue Reading »

Israel confiscates $4 million that Iran sent to Hamas

Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett signed an order to seize $4 million transferred from Iran to Hamas, saying, “We will pursue anyone who harms us, in order to make killing Israelis an unprofitable business.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday signed an order to seize $4 million transferred from Iran to Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

The money is intended to develop Hamas terrorist infrastructure in Gaza, including the production of weapons and payment to the organization’s terrorists, and originates from the Iranian government working against the State of Israel.

Israel’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett – Screenshot: Twitter @naftalibennett

The order signed today by the defense minister is directed against a Gaza money exchange company which is owned by Gaza businessman Zuhir Shamalah and his family. Continue Reading »

Israel: Hamas ‘unilaterally agrees’ to halt explosive-balloons, rocket attacks

“Tonight and the coming weekend will serve as a test of stability,” an Israeli Defense official said, adding that if the quiet is preserved, Israel will extend the Gaza fishing zone to 15 nautical miles for their fishing boats and restore 500 work permits for Gaza’s businessmen to enter Israel.

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

Will peace and quiet return to Israel’s south? A defense official on Thursday night said Hamas intends to cease launching incendiary devices from Gaza at the country’s southern communities.

“Hamas has delivered messages to Israel, whereby it has decided to unilaterally stop launching [incendiary and explosives-laden] balloons and rockets at Israel,” the official said. Continue Reading »

Palestinian leaders livid after EU conditions aid on ending ties with terror groups

Palestinian leaders unite sending protest letters to European Union officials, claiming groups like Hamas are merely political parties not terror organizations, noting the EU stipulation nullifies their national “struggle against Israeli occupation,” demanding continued EU funding without restrictions.

By  Eldad Beck

 

The Palestinian Authority has launched a broad public political campaign to convince the European Union to rescind its decision to prohibit monetary aid to PA-affiliated organizations and institutions if it doesn’t sever all ties with terrorist groups.

“The national Palestinian campaign to reject conditional funding” has picked up steam in recent weeks, after the EU, for the first time, introduced a fundamental change to the financial aid contracts Palestinian bodies are required to sign, whereby any cooperation with terrorist organizations will result in the unilateral cessation of funding by the EU. Continue Reading »

Israeli ‘peace partners’ honor 55 years of attacks on Israel with ‘suicide belts’

WATCH: Amid ongoing row with rival Hamas, in Ramallah Fatah celebrates their 55th anniversary of its first attack on Israel by firing shots in the air and holding a parade of Palestinian terrorists donning fake suicide vests.

By i24NEWS

 

Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Ramallah, the West Bank seat of the Mahmoud Abbas-led Palestinian Authority, to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the first attack on Israel launched by the terrorist Fatah movement.

A dozen masked men brandishing assault rifles spearheaded the march, firing several rounds in the air. Some also donned fake suicide vests, as a nod to the group’s past attacks on Israel. Continue Reading »

IDF chief speaks on objectives for Israel’s next major war

Analysis: IDF Chief of Staff’s speech contained specific warnings, not only to Israelis, but also threats aimed at Hamas, Hezbollah, Lebanon and even Iran, in an attempt to convey that in the next conflict that Israel is forced into will include intense, devastating fire.

By Gal Perl Finkel

 

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday that the Israeli army is preparing vigorously for a military campaign.

His lecture at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya seemed to be aimed at both the ears of Israeli citizens and the ears of Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas.

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IDF destroys Hamas weapons production site with Qatari Envoy nextdoor

Following rocket fire from Gaza last night, the IDF retaliated, destroying a Hamas weapons production site in the northern Gaza Strip, even though the Qatari Envoy to Gaza was in the hotel next door.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Several Palestinians were lightly injured after IDF fighter jets attacked a Hamas weapons production site in the northern Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian media.

According to the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper, the Qatari Envoy to Gaza Muhammad al-Emadi was in a hotel right next to the site of the attack. Al-Emadi arrived to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

In addition, the Gaza fishing range has been reduced to 10 nautical miles Thursday morning, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Major General Kamil Abu Rukun, announced. Continue Reading »

Report: Hamas working hard to get Corbyn elected as PM of UK

The “We support Jeremy Corbyn” Facebook page with about 72,000 followers is operated by Hamas operatives and supporters from Gaza to London, including one Walid Abu Rouk, a resident of Khan Younis.

By  Eldad Beck , Israel Hayom Staff

 

The Hamas terrorist organization has been working to help Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the British Labour party, win Thursday’s general election in the United Kingdom, the Israel-based Tazpit Press Service reported on Monday.

Hezbollah flag behind Jeremy Corbyn at a protest in 2012. – Photo by Samuel Hardy

According to TPS, one of the largest and most important of the Corbyn support organizations across the world – the “We support Jeremy Corbyn” Facebook page, with some 72,000 followers – is operated by Hamas operatives in Gaza and London. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Israel, Hamas making significant effort in peace talks

Israel’s TV13 News reports the Egyptian-brokered peace talks between Israel and Hamas, the Gaza enclave’s ruling radical Islamic terror group, is progressing towards a ‘long-term cease fire’.
– PM Netanyahu reminds Hamas that they will be held accountable for any attack emanating from the Palestinian enclave.

By i24NEWS

 

“Significant progress” has been made in Egyptian-brokered peace talks between Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas group, Israel’s Channel 13 News reported on Sunday based on Palestinian sources.

There are still issues in dispute as negotiations continue, while Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh is expected to meet top intelligence officials in Cairo Monday.

Gaza offshore seaport-airport is part of the ‘peace plan’.-

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Hamas rejects PA autocrat, Mahmoud Abbas’ conditions for elections

A Lebanese newspaper affiliated with the Hezbollah terrorist organization reports Hamas and the Islamic Jihad terror groups, both centered in Gaza, are not interested in holding elections based on the dictates of the PLO & Fatah leader, Mahmoud Abbas.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Gaza factions rejected a new document proposed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas regarding elections, due to conditions which they found unacceptable.

According to the Lebanese Al Akhbar newspaper, which is affiliated with the Hezbollah terror group, the document calls for elections to the “legislative” council to be held prior to the elections for the position of chairman and prior to a meeting between the various factions. Continue Reading »

Twitter acquiesces to Congressional threats, closes Hamas/Hezbollah accounts

All Hamas-affiliated Twitter accounts in Arabic, French, English and Spanish were suspended with no prior notice, just as the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Manar TV claimed that most of its Twitter accounts were closed.

By TZVI JOFFRE, JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

 

Twitter has suspended all Hamas-affiliated accounts, according to media reports.

The move came at the same time as the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Manar TV claimed that most of its Twitter accounts had been suspended by the platform on Saturday.

The move “appeared” to be Twitter yielding to “political pressure” after a bipartisan group of US lawmakers accused Twitter last week of violating US law in allowing content from US-designated terrorist groups to appear on the micro-blogging site. Continue Reading »

Saudi Arabia arrests 60 Hamas terrorists, confiscate money, property

Lebanese daily reports Saudi authorities have arrested dozens of Hamas members, confiscated their computers, documents, money, property, and banned activities by companies & organizations suspected of illegally laundering money for the Palestinian terrorist organization.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen reoprted that Saudi Arabia’s internal security forces have arrested over 60 people identified as members of the Hamas terror group.

The report, which Al Mayadeen attributed to “Palestinian sources,” noted that some of those arrested are Hamas parliamentarians who live in Gaza.

It also noted that the Saudi security forces had raided the Hamas members’ Saudi Arabia offices, confiscating computers and documents. Continue Reading »