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IDF: Hamas Shifting Focus to Defense Terror Tunnels

Hamas appears to be changing its tunnel strategy, shifting from a focus on border-crossing attack routes to more internal defense structures, as Israel steps up work on its underground barrier surrounding the Gaza Strip, according to IDF assessments on Wednesday.

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Bedouin Tribes In Sinai Accuse Hamas of Aiding Islamic State

TEL AVIV – Bedouin tribes fighting in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula against the Islamic State group have warned Hamas against continued support for IS in Sinai. The tribes accused Hamas of allowing fighters out of the Gaza Strip to join IS’ ranks through smuggling tunnels that connect Gaza to the Sinai while providing sanctuary to IS members.

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Egypt Rankled by Hamas’s Burgeoning Ties to Islamic State

The Times of Israel reports: Cairo is fuming over increasing cooperation between the Palestinian terror group Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, and Islamic State-affiliated forces in the neighboring Sinai Peninsula, The Times of Israel has learned, despite attempts in

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Israel Lifts Gaza Cement Import Ban

Israel said late Sunday it was lifting a ban imposed last month on private imports of cement to the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.

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Israel Vows To Press On With Anti-Tunnel Operations Amid Gaza Tensions

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli officials said Saturday they would continue operations to uncover and destroy cross-border attack tunnels in the Gaza Strip over the coming weeks, even as Israel and Hamas sought to calm tensions along the frontier.