Saying Berlin caved to Zionist and American pressure, Iran slammed Germany’s ban on Hezbollah’s activities saying, “The German government must face the negative consequences of its decision in the fight against real terrorist groups in the region.”
By Elad Benari
Iran on Friday slammed Germany’s ban on the activities of the Hezbollah terrorist organization on its soil, saying it would face consequences for its decision to “give in to Israeli and US pressure.”
In a statement quoted by AFP, Iran’s foreign ministry said the ban ignores “realities in West Asia”.
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Addressing Hizbollah’s activities in Central, South America, the US Secretary of State praised Colombia, Honduras, and Guatemala for designating the Iran-backed Hizbollah as a terrorist organization.
By Elad Benari
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday praised Colombia, Honduras and Guatemala which designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.
In a post on Twitter, Pompeo wrote that Hezbollah “and other transnational terrorist groups remain active in the region. The US continues to rally international support to counter these threats.”
Mike Pompeo speaking to rally outside the US Capitol. – Photo: Wikimedia,Mark Taylor
The three countries designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in the context of the regional anti-terrorism conference currently being held in the Colombian capital of Bogota. Continue Reading »
Turkey’s Spokesman for the AK Party of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warns the U.S. that if it declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, it ‘would damage Middle East democracy.’
By Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff
The White House said on Tuesday U.S. President Donald Trump was working to declare the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, a step that would bring sanctions against Egypt’s oldest Islamist movement.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi asked Trump to make the designation, which Egypt has already done, in a private meeting during an April 9 visit to Washington, a senior U.S. official said, confirming a report in the New York Times. Continue Reading »
The EU General Court rejected Hamas’ assertions presented, rebuffing each argument; bottom line: EU funds earmarked for Hamas will remain frozen.
BY HAGAY HACOHEN
The EU General Court rejected an appeal by the terrorist group Hamas which claimed it is ‘a lawful political movement’ on Wednesday.
In a political move, Hamas demands PA autocrat Abbas resign. – Photo: Twitter / @KhaledAbuToameh
The ruling rejected all the arguments made by Hamas, ensuring the EU funds controlled by the movement will remain frozen.
The decision can be appealed before the EU Court of Justice.
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Hamas, officially categorized a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the European Union, responded viciously at the Saudi paper referring to their delegation visiting Tehran as, “Terrorist Hamas attends the inauguration of the Iranian president.”
Hamas launched a blistering attack against one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent newspapers on Saturday after the pro-government daily Al-Riyadh published a headline that described the Islamist group as a terror organization.
“Terrorist Hamas attends the inauguration of the Iranian president,” the newspaper headlined its story about a delegation from the group’s political bureau who visited Tehran on the weekend for the swearing-in ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani. Continue Reading »
The Palestinian National Fund, established in 1964 by the PLO, manages the terrorist organization’s funds in its campaign to destroy the State of Israel and is used by PA to pay monthly stipends to murdering terrorists in Israeli prisons.
By Gary Willig
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced Thursday afternoon his decision to designate the ‘Palestinian National Fund’ as a terrorist organization, pursuant to his authority to combat terrorism.
The decision to declare the fund as a terrorist organization stems from its continuous and sustained provision of massive support for entities responsible for serious terrorist activity against Israel and Israeli citizens. Continue Reading »
Days after Gulf nations deem Iran-backed group as terrorist organization, Arab League follows suit, with only Iraq and Lebanon expressing ‘reservations’.
By Roi Kais and AFP
Arab League foreign ministers on Friday declared Lebanon’s Shi’ite movement Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, after Sunni-dominated Gulf monarchies adopted the same stance.
Arab League meeting in Cairo – Photo: EPA
Nearly all members of the pan-Arab body supported the decision, but not Lebanon and Iraq which expressed “reservations”, the bloc said in a statement read out at a news conference by Bahraini diplomat Wahid Mubarak Sayar.
The announcement was made at a Cairo summit that raised a number of divisions between member states. Continue Reading »
The court’s updated ruling to list Hamas as terror org comes a month after an Egyptian judge listed the political party’s ‘armed wing’ as a terrorist group.
• A source from Hamas says the group will no longer allow Egypt broker between it and Israel.
An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, judicial and security sources said on Saturday, one month after a judge listed the group’s armed wing as a terrorist group.
Hamas training camp in Gaza.
Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also declared a terrorist group and have repressed systematically since the army ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Mursi, from the presidency in 2013. Continue Reading »