Hamas

Hamas is a terrorist organization that primarily targets Israeli civilians. Their goal is to destroy Israel and replace Jewish sovereignty over any part of the land with radical Islamist rule. After Israel unilaterally withdrew from the Gaza strip, Hamas won control of the territory. Since 2006, Hamas has consistently used Gaza as a launch pad for rocket and mortar attacks against Israel. In 2014, Israel discovered Hamas was digging tunnels beneath the Gazan border. Hamas uses the Palestinian people living in Gaza as human shields, diverting money and resources meant for civilians in order to support terror. While Hamas prepares for the next war by stockpiling thousands of rockets and digging new tunnels in Gaza, the organization is also working to gain control of the West Bank.

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Hamas chief threatens Israel over ventilators for coronavirus patients

The head of Hamas in Gaza warned Israel if more ventilators for coronavirus patients were not brought into the Palestinian enclave then his terror group will “take them by force.”

“If ventilators are not brought into , we’ll take them by force from Israel and stop the breathing of 6 million Israelis,” said Yahya Sinwar, according to Hebrew media…

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US slaps new sanctions on Iran amid renewed rocket attacks in Iraq

The State Department on Wednesday announced it is slapping new sanctions on Iran as renewed rocket attacks have been launched at U.S. forces in Iraq by what are believed to be Tehran-backed militias.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the sanctions will target nine entities and three individuals “who have engaged in activity…

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Pompeo chides Iran’s Khamenei as Tehran alleges coronavirus outbreak a bio-attack

Iran’s Supreme Leader claims there is ‘some evidence’ that coronavirus outbreak is in fact a bio-attack
An allegation of human involvement behind the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic sparked a Twitter feud Friday between Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei and US State Secretary Mike Pompeo.
Praising the Iranian military for taking on the COVID-19…

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New US State Dept report blasts Iran’s Rouhani for antisemitism

NEW YORK – The US State Department on Wednesday criticized Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for stoking an anti-Jewish conspiracy theory that suggests Jews control the West.“In May, President Rouhani implied Jewish control over various Western interests, saying that speeches by foreign officials criticizing Iran were ‘written by Zionists word for…

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US army translator accused of sharing secrets with Hezbollah

A US army translator was recently arrested in a US army base in Iraq after being accused of giving highly sensitive classified information to a Lebanese citizen close to the Hezbollah terrorist group.The information that she is accused of transmitting allegedly contains, “sensitive national defense information, including the names of individuals…

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Far-right extremists killed at least 38 in US in 2019, ADL says

White supremacists and other far-right extremists killed at least 38 people in the US in 2019, the sixth deadliest year for violence by all domestic extremists since 1970, according to a report issued Wednesday by a group that fights anti-Semitism.

The Anti-Defamation League counted a total of 42 domestic extremism-related slayings last year. The…

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Palestinian Islamic Jihad bombards South after clash near Gaza border

The IDF began attacking terror targets in the Gaza Strip in response to over 21 rockets were fired towards southern Israel communities on Sunday in several rocket barrages after Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) threatened to avenge the death of a terrorist by the IDF after he tried to plant explosives along the Gaza border fence.

The IDF…

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Devices found in missiles, Yemen drones link Iran to attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small instrument inside the drones that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry and those in the arsenal of Yemen’s Houthi rebels match components recovered in downed Iranian drones in Afghanistan and Iraq, two reports say.

These gyroscopes have only been found inside drones manufactured by Iran,…

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3 Palestinian terrorists killed at Gaza border after attacking troops

The IDF said its soldiers killed three Palestinian terrorists who crossed the Gaza security fence and threw an explosive device at troops on Tuesday.

The army said troops fired on three suspects who crossed the security fence and “hurled a grenade or an explosive device” at the soldiers. There was no immediate comment from Gaza authorities.

The…

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Barkat asks US to sanction Turkey after report of Hamas assassination plot

Likud MK Nir Barkat on Wednesday asked US Ambassador David Friedman for Washington to apply strict sanctions on Turkey in light of a newspaper report that said Turkish authorities are allowing Hamas terrorists to plan attacks on Israel from their territory, including a past plot to assassinate him.

Barkat said in a statement that he had spoken…

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after three rockets fired at Israel

(December 8, 2019 / JNS) Israeli aircraft struck military camps and a naval base belonging to Hamas in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, hours after three rockets were fired at Israel from the coastal enclave, according to an AP report.

Israel announced on Saturday evening that its Iron Dome air-defense system had intercepted all three rockets.

No…

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Hamas set to renew Gaza border protests despite talks with Israel

Hamas has called on the Gaza Strip residents to come out in droves for a demonstration against Israel on Friday as March of Return protests expected to be renewed after a three-week hiatus.

On Tuesday, leaflets published by the terror group began circulationg among the residents of the coastal enclave. The leaflets appear to be violent in nature,…

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Eyeing economic benefits, Hamas wants deal with Israel, IDF believes

Hamas’s leadership in the Gaza Strip, under Yahya Sinwar and Ismail Haniyeh, is currently aiming for an arrangement that will ensure calm with Israel, in order to generate economic progress that will improve the situation in the Palestinian territory, Jerusalem believes.

The Israel Defense Forces have assessed that senior figures in the terror…

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Netanyahu, Knesset mark 25 years of peace between Israel and neighboring Jordan

(November 11, 2019 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday marked 25 years of a peace agreement between Israel and Jordan.

“We have an outstanding interest in keeping the peace agreement due to the fact that we have our longest border with Jordan and given the short distance from the border to the Mediterranean Sea,” he said at…

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Hamas leader threatens to rain rockets on Tel Aviv ‘for six months’

(November 5, 2019 / JNS) Yahya Sinwar, Hamas leader in Gaza, warned Israel on Monday that the terrorist organization could turn its cities into “ghost towns” and has enough rockets to fire on Tel Aviv “for six months in a row,” reported Ynet.

“We have heard the threats Israeli leaders made towards us, but we will still make them curse the day…

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CN Traveler readers vote Israel one of 20 top countries

Readers’ Choice Awards ranks Israel 15th on a list of countries to visit, and rates four Jerusalem hotels among the best in the Middle East.

Israel ranks 15th in “Top 20 Countries in the World: Readers’ Choice Awards 2019,” released October 7 by Condé Nast Traveler.

Some 600,000 readers submitted comments for the 2019 awards.

Four Jerusalem…

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Iran ‘deserves credit’ for ‘building our strength’ says Hamas chief

(November 6, 2019 / JNS) Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar admitted on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran was responsible for “building the strength” of the Palestinian terrorist organization by supplying it with both weapons and funding.

Speaking to a youth gathering in Gaza, Sinwar said Iran deserved “the greatest credit for…

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Rare protest against ‘Hamas murderers’ erupts in Gaza

A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services.

Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza last Friday. According to the family, the security…