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  • Hamas to announce new leadership

    04/30/2017 9:42:50 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/5/17 | Ben Ariel
    The new leadership of the Hamas terrorist organization will be announced in the coming days, officials said Sunday, according to AFP. Ismail Haniyeh, until recently head of Hamas in Gaza, said the results of internal elections will be announced "in the coming days". A high-ranking official in Hamas told AFP that the new leadership will be announced before May 15. The official said Haniyeh is likely to be named the new head of the movement, replacing Khaled Mashaal who lives in Doha in exile and has completed the maximum two terms in office. .....
  • Hamas's Haniyeh says 'intifada' changed the 'equation'

    11/29/2015 9:37:58 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/11/15 | Dalit Halevy
    Deputy Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday once again praised the current terror wave against Israelis, which Hamas calls the “Al-Quds Intifada”, referring to it as "the greatest strategic development in the region" in recent years. Speaking at a conference of religious leaders in Gaza, Haniyeh said the “intifada” has "changed the equations for anyone who believed that the time for the intifada was over, because the struggle and the intifada are not over and our people have the power to impose other equations." He added that the intifada succeeded in less than two months in pulling the rug from...
  • Haniyeh: No one can stop this intifada

    10/25/2015 7:22:49 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/10/15 | Ben Ariel
    "No power in the world" can stop the "intifada", Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh declared on Sunday, according to the Maan news agency. Speaking at a demonstration in Beirut, Haniyeh said, "We are ready for political and popular unity at all levels and willing to agree on a united national strategy to protect the intifada, regain Palestinians' rights, and adhere to the inalienable nationalistic principles." He added that national unity was "embodied today by Palestinian people in the field" and should be maintained and deepened at a political level. "No power in the world will succeed in putting out the Al-Quds...
  • 6 Palestinian Protesters Killed on Gaza Border as Haniyeh Hails New 'Intifada'

    10/09/2015 9:23:57 PM PDT · by FourPeas · 6 replies
    Naharanet ^ | 9 Oct 2015 | Naharnet Newsdesk
    Israeli fire killed six Palestinians and wounded scores during clashes Friday near Gaza's border, the first unrest-related deaths there after days of violence in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, medics said. The clashes came as Hamas' chief in Gaza called violence that has hit the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem an intifada, or uprising, and urged further unrest. Ahmed al-Hirbawi, Shadi Dawla, Abed al-Wahidi and Nabil Sharaf, all aged 20, were killed when soldiers responded after youths threw stones at them on the Israel side of their common border east of Khan Yunis, Gaza medics said. Mohammed...
  • Haniya: Our Media Was the River from Which Global Media Drank Information

    09/08/2014 4:38:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 29/8/14
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  • Report: Hamas Leader Haniyeh Hospitalized

    08/27/2014 7:15:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    INN ^ | 8/28/2014, 3:15 AM | Elad Benari
    Ismail Haniyeh, a senior leader of Hamas and formerly its Prime Minister in Gaza, was taken to hospital on Wednesday evening, Channel 2 News reported. There were no details as to what the reason for the hospitalization was, or what his condition is. Senior members of Hamas, however, denied there was anything wrong with Haniyeh. The officials said that reports of the leaders hospitalization were nothing but false rumors.
  • Granddaughter of Hamas PM Dies

    11/27/2013 7:54:09 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/11/13 | Elad Benari
    The one-year-old granddaughter of Hamass Gaza Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, has died, The Associated Press (AP) reported Wednesday. The girl was brought to Israel in grave condition last week, with a serious infection of the digestive tract which affected her nervous system. She was returned to Gaza a day later after Israeli doctors concluded they could not help her. A statement from Haniyeh's office quoted by AP said the girl, named Amal, died at a children's hospital in Gaza. Amal's father wrote on his Facebook page that she had suffered brain damage. Haniyeh's office declined comment on the granddaughter's seeking...
  • Haniyeh: Israel is a 'Cancerous Tumor'

    01/01/2013 1:22:01 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/12/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamas's de-facto Prime Minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, took advantage of an educational conference on Tuesday to attack Israel, Channel 10 News reported. "Israel is a cancerous tumor that must be removed and uprooted," Haniyeh was quoted as having said during an international conference on education. "The hand of the resistance and the jihad fighters has begun to uproot the tumor, and will work to end the occupation of Palestine as a whole. Allah willing, we will break the occupation," Haniyeh said in a speech which was heard by representatives from Egypt, Tunisia and Qatar. He called for Gazan teachers...
  • Hamas to Allow Fatah to Celebrate Anniversary in Gaza

    12/28/2012 1:33:51 PM PST · by haffast
    Arutz Sheva - Israel National News ^ | First Publish: 12/28/2012, 9:31 PM | Elad Benari, Canada
    The Gaza branch of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party said on Friday it will mark its anniversary in the Hamas-ruled enclave after an accord between the two factions, AFP reported. snip During Israels recent Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza, the two factions appeared to be getting closer, announcing they have decided to end infighting. The Palestinian Authority later announced it will release Hamas-affiliated detainees as a goodwill gesture to boost reconciliation efforts. Abbas said earlier this month it was time to seal a reconciliation with Hamas.
  • Haniyeh: Take Hamas Off Lists of Terror Organizations

    12/03/2012 3:10:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/12/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamass Prime Minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, on Sunday called world countries to take Hamas and other Arab terror groups off their lists of designated terrorist organizations, Channel 10 News reported. According to the report, Haniyeh accused Israel of being the greatest terrorist state in the world, saying, It's time to do it (take Hamas off terrorist organization lists ed). Hamas, for example, is a national liberation movement that operates within the boundaries of Palestine. Haniyeh made the remarks during a meeting with a delegation of Europeans. "We have no problem with Jews all over the world and we are...
  • Son of 'Blind Sheikh' Threatens US Embassy Employees (Egypt)

    07/27/2012 4:48:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 15 replies
    Egypt Independent ^ | Friday, July 27, 2012 | Al-Masry Al-Youm
    The son of Omar Abdel Rahman, a Jamaa al-Islamiya leader known as the Blind Sheikh who was convicted of terrorism charges in the US in 1995, threatened to organize a protest at the US Embassy in Cairo and detain the employees inside. Abdallah Abdel Rahmans threat came during a press conference organized by the sheikhs family near the highly fortified American embassy compound on Thursday evening. Abdel Rahman demanded that President Mohamed Morsy intervene for the release of his father as he did in the case of Egyptian journalist Shaimaa Adel who was detained for nearly two weeks for covering...
  • Haniyeh: Israel One Way or Another Responsible for Attack

    08/06/2012 11:44:30 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/8/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamas de-facto Prime Minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, accused Israel on Monday of responsibility for the attack on Sunday that killed 16 Egyptian border guards. Israel is responsible, one way or another, for this attack to embarrass Egypt's leadership and create new problems at the border, in order to ruin efforts to end the [Israeli] siege of the Gaza Strip, Haniyeh claimed during in an interviews with the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa television. We call on Egypt to discuss all issues related to the mutual interests of Egypt and Palestinians, he added. Sundays terror attack began when terrorists attacked two Egyptian army...
  • Haniyeh Criticizes U.S. Aid to Israel

    05/19/2012 3:56:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/5/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamas Prime Minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, criticized on Friday the U.S. decision to provide Israel with aid to purchase additional Iron Dome batteries. According to a report on Kol Yisrael radio, Haniyeh made the comments to pro-Palestinian Authority activists from several Arab and Muslim countries. Haniyeh claimed that providing aid to Israel will encourage it to continue its war crimes. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak that the United States will immediately give Israel $70 million for additional Iron Dome batteries. Washington has already given Israel $205 million for the Iron...
  • Hamas Won't Fight Israel Over Iran, Says Haniyeh

    05/11/2012 12:39:02 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/5/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamas Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh reiterated on Thursday that his organization will not be dragged into war against Israel if the Jewish State decides to attack Iran's nuclear facilities. Hamas is an organization which works in the Palestinian arena and operates in a way that is compatible with the interests of the Palestinians, Haniyeh said in an interview, according to Israels Channel 10 News. Haniyeh stressed that the Islamic Republic did not seek any support from Hamas should Israel decide to attack Iran. Iran did not ask for anything and we think it does not need us, said Haniyeh,...
  • Haniyeh Promises Difficult Days for Israel

    01/09/2012 2:14:04 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/1/12 | Elad Benari
    Hamas Gaza prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh, promised difficult days for Israel on Sunday, AFP reported. Speaking at a rally in the Tunisian capital of Tunis, Haniyeh urged Arab Spring revolutionaries to fight for an independent Palestine. AFP reported that he received an ovation from a crowd of some 5,000 men, women and children, who gathered in a stadium waving PLO, Tunisian and Hamas flags. Israel no longer has allies in Egypt and in Tunisia, we are saying to the Zionist enemies that times have changed and that the time of the Arab Spring, the time of the revolution, of dignity...
  • Erdogan to Haniyeh: Hamas Must Be Part of Negotiations

    01/02/2012 5:38:14 AM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/1/12 | Elad Benari
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Sunday with Hamas Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, in his residence in Istanbul. The visit was part of Haniyehs first official regional tour since Hamas seized power in Gaza in 2007. The tour has already included stops in Egypt and Sudan. According to reports from sources in the Palestinian Authority who were quoted by Channel 10 News, the two leaders discussed during the meeting the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas and plans for rehabilitation of Gaza. One source was quoted by Channel 10 as having said that Erdogan told Haniyeh during the...
  • Hamas' Haniyeh Meets Egypt's Brotherhood Leader

    12/26/2011 11:01:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 1 replies · 1+ views
    INN ^ | 12/27/11 | Elad Benari
    Hamas Gaza Prime Minister takes advantage of his diplomatic tour of Arab countries to meet with the leader of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood. Hamas Gaza Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, took advantage of his diplomatic tour of Arab countries to meet with Egypts Muslim Brotherhood, Channel 10 reported on Monday. Haniyeh, for whom this is the first trip outside Gaza since Hamas seized the coastal enclave from the PLO in a violent putsch in June of 2007, is scheduled to visit Sudan, Qatar, Bahrain, Tunisia, and Turkey. He began in Egypt, Channel 10 reported, where he met with leaders of the Muslim...
  • Hamas Leader Haniyeh: Pray For the End of Israel

    05/15/2011 6:00:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 5/15/11 | Jim Hoft
    Last week Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh told his supporters that Osama Bin Laden was a martyr. Posted by Jim Hoft on Sunday, May 15, 2011, 6:32 PM Last week Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh told his supporters that Osama Bin Laden was a martyr. Today he told his Hamas terrorist followers to pray for the end of Israel. The Jerusalem Post reported, via Weasel Zippers: Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh spoke to Muslim worshipers on Sunday morning, telling them to pray for an end to Israel. Palestinians mark the Nakba with great hope of bringing to an end the Zionist project...
  • As Pro-Palestinian Flotilla Activists Gather in NYC, Jewish Group Urges State Dept. to Probe...

    06/17/2010 3:42:10 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 466+ views
    CNS ^ | June 17, 2010 | Patrick Goodenough
    "As Pro-Palestinian Flotilla Activists Gather in NYC, Jewish Group Urges State Dept. to Probe Links to Terrorism" Thursday, June 17, 2010 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor SNIPPET: "( Tensions in the Middle East over the recent Gaza flotilla incident could surface in New York City on Thursday evening, when a pro-Palestinian group hosts flotilla activists at a public meeting Jewish activists have tried to thwart. An organization called Al-Awda (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition) is holding a meeting in a Brooklyn church featuring a leading official in IHH, the controversial Turkish organization behind the attempt to break Israels...
  • Navy braces for next flotillas

    06/15/2010 4:02:40 AM PDT · by Cindy · 33 replies · 915+ views - JERUSALEM POST ^ | 06/15/2010 04:51 | By YAAKOV KATZ
    SNIPPET: "The navy will operate under the assumption that groups of provocateurs are aboard any future ships that try to break the Israel-imposed sea blockade on the Gaza Strip, Deputy Commander of the Navy Rear-Admiral Rani Ben-Yehuda told The Jerusalem Post on Monday."