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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV — Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

A vehicle damaged in the explosion that went off near Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy is seen in the northern Gaza city of Beit Hanoun on March 13, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Abed)

PA Team Heading to Gaza to Investigate Attempted Assassination of Palestinian Prime Minister

TEL AVIV — A security delegation from the Palestinian Authority is set to arrive in the Gaza Strip at the orders of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in order to follow the investigation into an explosion that recently targeted a convoy that included the prime minister and intelligence chief Majed Faraj, a Palestinian source from the Interior Ministry said.

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.

Islamic State Propaganda Photos Show Jihadists Acting in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.

Israeli soldiers patrol near the Israeli Gaza border, Monday June 08, 2009. Israeli troops battled Palestinian gunmen early Monday in a flare-up of violence along the tense frontier between Israel and Hamas-controlled Gaza. A group of around 10 gunmen were trying to cross the border fence into Israel when they …

Hamas Taking Steps to Plot Israeli Independence Day Border Chaos

TEL AVIV — Hamas has demanded that other jihadist Palestinian organizations prevent any attempts to carry out attacks in the border area with Israel in order to avoid harming the chances of leading thousands of Palestinians to the border fence in a protest planned as part of events marking the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, a senior official in one of the jihadist Palestinian organizations told Breitbart Jerusalem.

Palestinian demonstrators holding a national flag throw stones towards Israeli troops during clashes that followed protests against a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo …

Report: Hamas Prepping to Storm Israeli Border with Protesters Next Month

TEL AVIV — Hamas is planning a number of provocations ahead of Israel’s upcoming Independence Day next month set to include thousands of Palestinians, including the elderly, women and children going out to protest, according to a report Thursday in the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth.

A Palestinian militant from the Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, poses with his weapon while waiting for the arrival of Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on December 7, 2012. Meshaal is making his first-ever visit to the Gaza Strip amid tight security for …

Hamas Arrests Gaza Jihadists for Attack on Egyptian Army

TEL AVIV — Security forces from Hamas, the terrorist organization that rules the Gaza Strip, have arrested four jihadists in recent days suspected of being involved in an attack perpetrated by the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State against the 101st Brigade of the Egyptian army, an attack for which IS’ offshoot in Sinai claimed responsibility.

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.

Report: Two Houthi Prisoners in Yemen Admit They Were Trained by Hezbollah

TEL AVIV — A militant with the Iran-supported Houthi militia in Yemen has reportedly admitted that he and others were given weapons training and ideological courses by the Lebanese organization Hezbollah before being sent to the front to fight in Yemen by Houthi leaders.

Supporters of the Jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia shout religious slogans while holding Al-Qaeda-affiliated flags to counter a demonstration by thousands of people against militias in the eastern city of Benghazi on September 21, 2012. Thousands of Libyans rallied against militias in the tense city of Benghazi, drowning out a protest …

Senior Jihadist in Gaza Turns Himself in to Hamas Forces

TEL AVIV — Hamas was handed a significant victory this week in its fight against the Salafist jihadists in the Gaza Strip after one of their most senior members turned himself over to Hamas security forces.

Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a protest against the Israeli police raid on Jerusalem's al-Aksa mosque in Khan Yunis. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Jihadist: Hamas Wave of Arrests Follows Islamic State Attack in Sinai

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces have stepped up their pursuit of Islamic State operatives and supporters as well as other Salafist jihadists in the Gaza Strip, even while a Hamas delegation is visiting in Egypt led by politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh, a senior Gaza jihadist affiliated with IS ideology told Breitbart Jerusalem.

Backdropped by a mosque minaret Palestinians watch the funeral of Mohammed Al Amma, 17, in the West Bank village of Beit Ummar, near Hebron, Saturday, June 28, 2008. Al Amma was shot and killed by Israel troops during clashes in the village early Saturday morning, Palestinian medical sources said. (AP …

Prominent Cleric Suspended, Fined for Criticizing Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian Authority’s religion ministry has stopped the work of Muhammad Abahreh, the preacher of the biggest mosque of Jenin in the northern West Bank, after he accused the leadership of the PA of treachery against the Palestinians in his sermon last Friday.

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

Photos Show Former Hamas Members Who Were Killed Fighting for Islamic State

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State has released photos over the Telegram chat application of jihadists who took part in an attack against Egyptian army headquarters, where the terrorist organization says the military operation of the Egyptian army is run against Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of IS.

PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas: Time to Prep for Rule Without Abbas

TEL AVIV — Fatah criticized the Hamas terrorist group on Wednesday after spokespeople for Gaza’s Hamas rulers said that Palestinians should be preparing for life after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and that the PA has finished its historic role.

“Madonna and Child” by Spanish painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, oil on canvas, circa between 1655 and 1660. This well-loved depiction of the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus hangs in the Pitti Palace Gallery in Florence, Italy. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Lebanese Court Orders Muslims to Learn Quran Verses About Virgin Mary

TEL AVIV — In a highly unusual ruling, a judge in Lebanon has ordered three Muslim men to learn passages from the Quran by heart that praise and glorify the Virgin Mary after they were found guilty of insulting the religious figure, according to a report by the Al Arabiya television network.

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Intel Source: Arab States Fed Up with Abbas Opposing Trump

TEL AVIV — Arab countries have started taking action to communicate to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that the Palestinians can’t continue to complicate the Arab world and its relations with the U.S., an Arab intelligence official told Breitbart Jerusalem.