Khaled Mashaal

Hamas Warns of Surprises With More Gaza Riots

Defiant Hamas leaders warned Sunday that Palestinians would continue their protests along the Gaza fence, vowing to go beyond the barrier next time and promising fresh surprises for Israel.

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Iran Tries to Reconcile Syria and Hamas, Rebuilding Alliance

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran is working to restore a lost link in its network of alliances in the Middle East, trying to bring Hamas fully back into the fold after the Palestinian militant group had a bitter fall-out with Iranian ally Syria over that country’s civil war.

A Palestinian supporter of the secular Fatah movement takes a picture with his mobile phone through his party's flags during a huge gathering in Gaza city, 12 November 2007, to mark the anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat. Hamas police killed six people in Gaza City today as hundreds …

New Hamas Leader Vows ‘Liberation of Jerusalem’ in Extremist Speech

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh on Wednesday, in his first speech as head of the terror group’s political bureau, hailed an era of new relations with Cairo that would ease the blockade of Gaza, and made clear that Hamas has not changed its goal of liberating all of historic Palestine.

Ismail Haniyeh

New Hamas Chief: We Will Liberate All Palestine

TEL AVIV – The newly elected leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip said on Wednesday that the terror group will not stop attacking Israel until “the liberation of all of Palestine.”

Freed Palestinian prisoner Palestinian Yehiye Sinwar, a founder of Hamas' military wing, talks during a rally in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. Sinwar, a founder of Hamas' military wing, served almost 25 years of four life sentences he was given for his role in the abduction …

PICTURES: Kids at Hamas Summer Camps Learn to Shoot at Israelis

TEL AVIV – A chilling picture of Hamas-run “summer camps” has emerged from the Gaza Strip showing children as young as three-years-old joining terror training recreations designed “to liberate Palestine from the Zionist occupation.”


Iran: We Still Fund Hamas, Fighting Israel Is Our Principled Policy

TEL AVIV – Tehran rebutted a Hamas official’s claim that the terror group has not received money from Iran since 2009, saying it continues to fund Hamas because fighting Israel is Iran’s “principled policy.”  Speaking at his weekly press conference

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World View: Russia Faces Economic Cliff on Monday, January 12

Russia is on a long-term holiday that started two weeks ago and ends on Monday, January 12. At that time, the banks and the stock exchange will reopen, and it’s feared that both the ruble and the Moscow stock exchange will fall sharply.

Russia expects major losses from S&P action