Mahmoud al-Zahar

Hamas: Abbas Wants a Gaza War

A senior Hamas official on Sunday accused Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas of fomenting violence in the region and pushing Israel toward a new war in the Gaza Strip.

In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Palestinian demonstrators take cover during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, revered by Jews …

EXCLUSIVE – Source: Some Hamas Officials Oppose New Charter, Fear Rift With Iran

The government in Gaza is still heavily divided over the new Hamas charter despite Hamas’s declaration of celebrations for the announcement of its new document in which the group appeared to have recognized a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders and stated that Hamas is not a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood but a national Palestinian liberation movement.

hamas