Tag: Yahya Sinwar

Supporters of the Jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia shout religious slogans while holding Al-Qaeda-affiliated flags to counter a demonstration by thousands of people against militias in the eastern city of Benghazi on September 21, 2012. Thousands of Libyans rallied against militias in the tense city of Benghazi, drowning out a protest …

Senior Jihadist in Gaza Turns Himself in to Hamas Forces

TEL AVIV — Hamas was handed a significant victory this week in its fight against the Salafist jihadists in the Gaza Strip after one of their most senior members turned himself over to Hamas security forces.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Hamas Conspiracy Theory Claims Israel Planning to Invade Gaza Within Days

TEL AVIV — Hamas and the other armed factions active in the Gaza Strip have warned citizens to prepare for an Israeli incursion into the territory which could come as soon as the next few days, according to senior sources in the Palestinian organizations who spoke to the London-based international Saudi publication Al Hayat.

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Hamas: Iran Has Pledged ‘All Capabilities’ To Help Us Fight Israel

TEL AVIV — A top Hamas official said Monday that a senior Iranian official gave him his word that all of Iran’s military might would be available to help the Gaza-based group fight Israel and take over Jerusalem, according to a report in the Times of Israel.

A Palestinian protester stands amid burning tires during clashes with Israeli security forces on a street leading to Duma village, on August 1, 2015, following a demonstration in reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler burnt to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West …

Top Hamas Official Calls For ‘Day Of Blood’ On Friday

A top Hamas official on Thursday urged the Palestinians to turn Friday into a “day of blood” and riots against Israeli security forces, in protest against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Israel National News reported, citing additional sources.

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Hamas Terror Chief: Our Weapons Belong to All Palestinians

TEL AVIV — Hamas is treating the issue of reconciliation with the Fatah movement and the Palestinian Authority as a strategic one, according to the organization’s Gaza chief, Yahya Sinwar, who added during a meeting with unions in Gaza that divisions will not be allowed to continue.

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Hamas Chief Doubles Down on Refusal to Disarm Under Unity Deal

Yahya Sinwar, the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, stated on Tuesday that the group’s military capability is better than ever, and reiterated that it will not disarm as part of a reconciliation deal with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party.

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 …

CRC Chief Meets Hamas Terror Leader in Gaza

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross met with Hamas’s hardline Gaza Strip chief Tuesday as he began a three-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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Arab Analyst: Hamas Has Returned to the Iran Axis

TEL AVIV — Palestinian journalist Abed al-Bary Atwan, editor-in-chief of the electronic publication Al Rai Al Youm, which maintains positive connections with senior Hamas figures and senior Iranian officials, has written an analysis in response to comments from Hamas’ leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, about Iran’s support for Hamas, saying that Hamas has decided on a political position, returning to the axis of resistance led by Iran.

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 …

Hamas Leader Heads to Egypt for Rare Talks

Hamas’s newly chosen leader in the Gaza Strip on Sunday traveled to Cairo for talks with Egyptian security officials, in the first high-level meeting between the sides in months, a Hamas official said.

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 …

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.”