Hamas hails North Korean threat after top Israeli cited ‘pact of evil’

Hamas hails North Korean threat after top Israeli cited ‘pact of evil’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2017 Hamas has offered its gratitude to North Korea for issuing a threat against Israel. On April 29, North Korea’s Defense Ministry threatened Israel after Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told the Hebrew-language Walla! news site in an interview called out the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for his ties with […]

Hamas blames Israel for assassination; Terrorist killed by gun with silencer

Hamas blames Israel for assassination; Terrorist killed by gun with silencer

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 Hamas has blamed Israel for the assassination of one of its top terror operatives. Mazan Faqha was shot and killed on March 24 near his home in Gaza. The shooter used a silencer, and fired four bullets, killing Faqha on the spot, Arutz Sheva reported. Following Faqha’s death, Hamas released […]

Egypt to Hamas: Hand over terror suspects before talks on improving relations

Egypt to Hamas: Hand over terror suspects before talks on improving relations

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2017 Egypt is demanding that Hamas turn 20 terror suspects before entering into talks on improving relations between the two sides. Egypt provided a list of 20 suspected Islamic State of Iraq and Levant-affiliated (ISIL) terrorists it wants Hamas to hand over. Cairo has rejected Hamas’s offer to hand over […]

Hamas praises ‘heroic’ truck attack in Jerusalem, calls for more

Hamas praises ‘heroic’ truck attack in Jerusalem, calls for more

by WorldTribune Staff, January 9, 2017 Hamas hailed the jihadist who carried out a deadly truck attack in Jerusalem on Jan. 8 as “heroic” and called for continued terror attacks in Israel. “These attacks will continue and any attempt to stop the intifada is doomed to failure,” an official Hamas statement said. Hamas also handed […]

Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing, allows import of cars into Gaza for first time in 3 years

Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing, allows import of cars into Gaza for first time in 3 years

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2016 Egypt has for the first time under President Abdul Fatah Sisi allowed the import of cars to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing. “This is the first time Egypt has permitted the import of new cars since the President Mohammed Morsi era,” a Palestinian official told The […]

Poll finds most Palestinians oppose ‘peace process’, prefer armed intifada

Poll finds most Palestinians oppose ‘peace process’, prefer armed intifada

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2016 More than half of Palestinians favor an armed intifada against Israel as opposed to a two state solution, according to a new poll. The poll, which was conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, found 65 percent of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza, Judea and Samaria have […]

Qatar warns blockade of Gaza could spur ISIL recruitment

Qatar warns blockade of Gaza could spur ISIL recruitment

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2016 Israel’s naval blockade and internal tension between Palestinian factions could make the Gaza Strip an easy “launching pad” for recruiters from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), a Qatari official said. Foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said in an interview in Doha on Nov. 27 that […]

Law to silence loudspeakers booming the Muslim call to worship across Israel sparks furor

Law to silence loudspeakers booming the Muslim call to worship across Israel sparks furor

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2016 Israel is “playing with fire” with a proposed law to prevent mosques from broadcasting the Muslim call to prayer via loudspeakers, Hamas leader Khaled Masha’al said. Masha’al joined the Palestinian National and Islamic Forces – an umbrella organization which includes the various factions within the Palestinian Authority – in […]

Report: Abbas fails in reconciliation bid with Hamas, tensions with Egypt rise

Report: Abbas fails in reconciliation bid with Hamas, tensions with Egypt rise

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas failed in his attempt to reconcile with Hamas and to resolve inflamed tensions with Egypt, a report said. An Oct. 27 meeting between Abbas and top Hamas leaders in Qatar made no progress toward ending the long-running split between the PA and Hamas, […]

World Vision fires 120 Palestinian workers in Gaza after report funds were diverted

World Vision fires 120 Palestinian workers in Gaza after report funds were diverted

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2016 The contracts of 120 Palestinian employees of World Vision in the Gaza Strip were canceled after Israel’s recent arrest of the head of the non-governmental organization (NGO) for diverting millions of the charity’s funds to Hamas. “They informed 120 employees from World Vision in Gaza they were officially canceling […]

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