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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.

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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.

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Photos: Islamic State Punishes Rogue Tribe in the Sinai By Burning Its Drugs

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula published photos of Wilyat Sinai, the jihadist organization’s Egyptian branch, burning large amounts of drug plants grown by the Sawarkeh tribe, many of whose members fill key roles in the terrorist organization.

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.

Palestinian Hamas security forces deploy on the Palestinian side of the border with Egypt in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, April 21, 2016. Hamas has deployed forces along the Egyptian-Gaza border to counter Cairo's concerns it is aiding militants from the Islamic State group in Egypt's lawless Sinai Peninsula. (AP …

Hamas Terrorist’s Son Executes Hamas Member in Islamic State Video

TEL AVIV — Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State organization, has released a video in which it accuses Hamas of betraying Islam and fighting against jihadists in the Gaza Strip, escalating the ongoing propaganda war between the two terrorist groups.

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Graphic Photos: Islamic State Severs Hand of Accused Thief in Sinai

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State terror organization has published what it claims are photos of Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of IS, purporting to show how the murderous group is forcing sharia law over those who live in their areas of control in Sinai, despite the war being waged against them by the Egyptian army.

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Hamas Prevents Large Islamic State Attack on Its Members

TEL AVIV — Jihadist organizations affiliated with the Islamic State are refusing to give the Hamas terrorist group a rest in the Gaza Strip, as an informed Hamas source in the enclave told Breitbart Jerusalem that the Hamas movement’s security forces arrested six jihadists in the last two days who are residents of Khan Younis and Rafah in the south of the Strip.

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Hamas Attempting to Negotiate with Islamic State Sympathizers in Gaza Amid Arrest Campaign

TEL AVIV — The Hamas movement has continued its campaign of arrests in recent days against jihadists in the Gaza Strip that began after the death of a Hamas security officer in a suicide blast that occurred when he detained a Gazan jihadist who was trying to escape to Sinai to fight in the ranks of Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State.

Palestinian Hamas actors dressed up as suicide bombers, one of Hamas (L) and the other of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, in a play depicting them planning the attack on the Israeli port in Ashdood in front of a painting of former Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, a burning Star …

Six Hamas Jihadists Arrested Attempting To Join Islamic State in Sinai

TEL AVIV — Hamas authorities arrested six members of the group’s military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, a few days ago as they sought to infiltrate Sinai through the tunnels connecting Gaza to the Peninsula in order to join Islamic State fighters there, a Hamas official told Breitbart Jerusalem.