Hamas daily in Gaza publishes special edition calling for resumption of bombing attacks, marking wave of suicide bombings that devastated Israel before the construction of the security barrier that brought the carnage to a halt.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Mustafa al-Sawwaf, a columnist for the Hamas Al-Risalah daily, called for the renewal of suicide bombings against Israelis.
The article was printed as part of a special edition marking the 22nd anniversary of a series of suicide bombings in 1996.
In his article, which was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), al-Sawwaf asked, “Are we about to see actions similar to those carried out by the imprisoned commander Hassan Salameh?”
“Will we witness suicide attacks that will redeem the reputation of the quality attacks that shook the Zionist entity and can cause the leaders of the occupation – who call for the field execution of Palestinians – to think again? Continue Reading »
Former chief prosecutor warns PA that Hamas could face investigation for rocket fire & suicide bombings against Israeli civilians, should Palestinians accept war crimes court’s jurisdiction.
By AP, The Media Line
A former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday Palestinians should proceed with caution as they consider pursuing war crimes against Israel.
The Hague, International Criminal Court. – Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons
Since winning upgraded status at the United Nations in 2012, the Palestinians have threatened to turn to the ICC to press charges against Israel at the world’s first permanent war crimes court if peace efforts fail. Continue Reading »
Hamas leader says at an event in Qatar, a Palestinian suicide terror campaign against Israel is just around the corner.
Hamas head Khaled Mashaal said on Saturday that there is no solution to the Palestinian problem, except through renewal of the spirit of jihad and self-sacrifice for Allah. He stressed that this would happen “soon.”
Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal – Reuters
Mashaal spoke at an event in Qatar, dedicated to the memory of Palestinians who were killed in terror attacks against Israel, whose remains were recently transferred by Israel to the Palestinian Authority (PA).
Mashaal noted that the residents of Gaza, the “West Bank,” the “1948 areas,” Jerusalem and the diaspora are one nation with a single common strategy, which is jihad and struggle. Continue Reading »
Hamas is winning int’l sympathy as a result of alleged civilian deaths, although some were caused by its own misfired rockets.
Hamas is winning international sympathy as a result of alleged civilian deaths, some caused by its own misfired rockets.
Mainstream media has emphasized the number of alleged civilian deaths in Gaza the past several days, after believing and headlining a story that the visiting Egyptian prime minister kissed the head of a dead boy, allegedly killed by Israel.
Watchdog sites and Arutz Sheva exposed the fact that that the boy died after one of Hamas’ own rockets misfired and exploded in Gaza. Continue Reading »
Qassam Brigade message to the IDF: “Go forth, brave one, to your death.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Hamas’s armed wing on Saturday night released a Hebrew-language video warning that it would renew its deadly suicide bombing campaign in Israel.
Reads: Wait for us soon – screen-shot
Introduced with a message “from the Palestinian nation to the Zionists,” the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades video added “We have missed the suicide [bombs]… wait for us soon in stores, buses and cafes.”
In broken Hebrew with Arabic translations, the video added: “Don’t sleep, because soon we will come to you in your sleep.”
The organization singled out IDF soldiers, taunting them to enter the Gaza Strip and warning that the move would result in their deaths. Continue Reading »
Israeli military court rules that Hamas member Ibrahim Hamad is guilty of ordering terror attacks which murdered 46 Israelis.
An Israeli military court ruled on Wednesday that Ibrahim Hamad, the former commander of Hamas’ military wing in the Palestinian Authority-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria, is guilty of the murder of 46 Israelis.
Ibrahim Hamad in court - Photo: Reuters
According to a report on Channel 2 News, Hamad was convicted of involvement in a series of suicide terror attacks. These include an attack at the Sheffield Club in Rishon Letzion which killed six Israelis, a suicide attack at Café Moment in Jerusalem which killed 12 people, an attack at the Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall in Jerusalem and an attack at the cafeteria of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Continue Reading »