Tag Archive for Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades

Cleared for Publication: Officer From Elite IDF Unit Killed Deep Inside Gaza

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement, “During IDF special forces’ operational activity in Gaza, an exchange of fire broke out, during which an IDF officer was killed and an additional IDF officer was moderately injured.”
– The commander of the Al-Qassam Brigades, 6 other terrorists killed and 7 were wounded during the military operation.

By Elad Benari


An IDF soldier from an elite unit was killed on Sunday night during an operation in the Gaza Strip.

Another soldier was injured and evacuated to the Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva. Their families have been notified.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement, “During IDF special forces’ operational activity in Gaza, an exchange of fire broke out, during which an IDF officer was killed and an additional IDF officer was moderately injured.”

The statement called on residents of the Gaza envelope to listen to the instructions in their communities and obey the instructions issued by the Home Front Command. Continue Reading »

Palestinian charged with attempting to smuggle diving equipment to Hamas

A Gaza merchant charged with attempting to illegally smuggle diving equipment to Hamas’ military wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades via the Kerem Shalom checkpoint to Gaza.

By Yoel Domb


Gaza merchant was charged Sunday with an attempt to illegally smuggle diving equipment through Kerem Shalom checkpoint to an armed wing of Hamas. The indictment stated that he tried to smuggle diving equipment into the Gaza strip illegally and to sell it to the military wing of Hamas and that he transferred large quantities of sports equipment to the Hamas military wing.

Three months ago the Kerem Shalom checkpoint security guards managed to foil the large smuggling attempt. Continue Reading »

Egypt Disqualified by Hamas as Mediator After Court Rules Qassam Brigades Terrorist Group

Hamas spokesman attacks Egyptian decision to blacklist Qassam Brigades as terrorist organization, claiming the ruling only ‘serves the Zionist occupation’.

By Reuters


After an Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization, a source close to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades said the decision ruled Egypt out as a mediator between Israel and the Palestinians.

Abbas and Sisi – Photo: AFP

Sisi said on Saturday that Egypt faces a tough, prolonged campaign against militancy. “(It) will be difficult, strong, evil, and will take a long time,” he said in comments broadcast on state television after meeting top military officers. Continue Reading »

J’Post Exclusive: Hamas bomb Fatah officials’ homes & cars then fake ISIS declaration of responsibility



Western intelligence source reveals: Hamas military branch conducted November 7th explosions & were not discussed with Hamas political branch.




A Western intelligence source speaking exclusively to The Jerusalem Post on Thursday revealed that it was Hamas that bombed homes and vehicles belonging to Fatah officials in Gaza last Friday, and made sure to forge a false claim of responsibility by the Islamic State in Gaza.
A man walks past a damaged door of a Fatah official's home after an explosion in Gaza City November 7, 2014 - Photo By: REUTERS

A man walks past a damaged door of a Fatah official’s home after an explosion in Gaza City November 7, 2014 – Photo By: REUTERS

The source also revealed that the incident – that caused damage but no injuries – was conducted by Hamas’s military branch, the Izz ad-Din al-Kassam Brigades without a prior “heads-up” to the political leaders of Hamas. Continue Reading »

Photo Album of Camouflage & Guns: Hamas’ terrorist summer-camp for teens is open


Embedding another year of military indoctrination of Gaza’s teenage population, Hamas’ official terror summer-camp set to host some 100,000 children this summer.

By Ynetnews


Hamas in Gaza Strip showcased Thursday their annual summer-camp for Gaza children, inviting journalists to take pictures of the different activities offered to the strip’s youths.

Photo: AP

Photo: AP

However, instead of classrooms and swimming lessons, the camp boasts military training facilities and uniform-clad children and teens.

The terror camp will host roughly 100,000 children aged 12-16 for seven days a week, three hours a day, Al-Monitor reported. The kids don camouflage fatigues and green berets, and are instructed by some forty members of Hamas’ military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Continue Reading »

6 Hamas terrorists in Gaza killed when tunnel collapsed


Tunnel collapses on 12 Hamas terrorists from its military wing involved in ‘resistance activity’ by  ‘accidental explosion’, leaving half dead according to Hamas official.



GAZA CITY – An explosion killed six members of Izzadine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, in a tunnel under the Israeli border Thursday, Palestinian officials said.

Hamas tunnel in Rafah, Gaza (Photo: EPA)

Hamas tunnel in Rafah, Gaza – Photo: EPA

“Five martyrs were killed in a resistance activity in Saghira neighborhood” in eastern Gaza City, the local Hamas information office said, without elaborating. Later a Hamas official confirmed six men had been killed.

A security source told AFP the “accidental explosion” happened “inside of an Al-Qassam Brigades tunnel, which collapsed on some 12 members.”

Eyewitnesses reported a large explosion near the border with Israel, but the IDF told AFP they had no knowledge of the incident. Continue Reading »

IDF discovers Hamas terrorist tunnel near Gaza security fence


Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, announced they were successful in repairing the tunnel that the IDF exposed several months ago.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy


The IDF discovered a terror tunnel on Thursday near the Gaza Strip border fence, it was cleared for publication. However, Hamas denied the announcement, saying the army found an “old” tunnel.

The terror tunnel that was exposed (Photo: Roee Idan)

The terror tunnel that was exposed – Photo: Roee Idan

In a press conference on Thursday evening, Hamas’ military, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, claimed that they were able to fix a tunnel that was exposed several months ago, parts of which were destroyed by the IDF. Continue Reading »

Hamas promises Gaza rockets will land in northern Israel


Before Israel televised their captured advanced rockets bound for Gaza, Hamas’ armed wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigade said bloodshed will not end until ‘owners of Palestine recover their rights.’



GAZA – Hamas’ armed wing threatened Monday to shoot rockets that would reach northern Israel during its next confrontation with the IDF.

M75 monument

Members of Hamas’s armed wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, stand in front of M-75 monument at the al-Jalaa square on March 10, 2014 in Gaza City. – Photo: AFP photo/Mahmud Hams

During the 2012 Operation Pillar of Defense, Gaza terror organizations for the first time fired rockets that reached Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Continue Reading »