Tag: Abu Baker al-Maqdesi

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 Dozens of Gaza Jihadists After Islamic State Execution Video

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces recently set out on a large-scale operation of arrests against Islamic State-aligned operatives, especially those belonging to the Salafist sect, in wake of a video clip released by Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State.