Egypt foreign minister: Israeli policies ‘not terrorism’

Egypt foreign minister: Israeli policies ‘not terrorism’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2016 Egypt’s foreign minister said on Aug. 21 that Israel’s policies and actions against Palestinians do not constitute terrorism. “You can look at [the question of Israeli ‘terrorism’] from the perspective of a regime of force, but [looked at from a more traditional understanding of terrorism,] there is no evidence […]

Jerusalem resident indicted for funneling Hamas money to families of terrorists

Jerusalem resident indicted for funneling Hamas money to families of terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 The owner of a chain of women’s clothing stores in Jeruslaem has been indicted with smuggling money from Hamas to families of terrorists in Israel. Prosecutors have charged Saif Al-Din Abed Al-Nabi, 39, a resident of Jerusalem, with smuggling and contacting a foreign agent, according to a report by […]

Hamas calls closing of leaders’ Facebook accounts an act of Israeli terrorism

Hamas calls closing of leaders’ Facebook accounts an act of Israeli terrorism

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2016 The shutting down of its senior leaders’ Facebook pages is an act of Israeli terrorism, Hamas charged. Hamas officials complained that, in the midst of the Gazan election season, Facebook closed the account of one of the terror group’s top leaders, Ismail Radwan, as well as the accounts of […]

Hamas member charged in Israel with diverting World Vision charity funds for military operations

Hamas member charged in Israel with diverting World Vision charity funds for military operations

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 The director of a Christian charity in the Gaza Strip has been arrested and charged with funneling millions in donations meant to ease suffering in Gaza to Hamas for military operations. Israeli investigators arrested Mohammed El-Halabi, a Hamas operative who they say infiltrated the charity World Vision and rose […]

Hizbullah, Hamas blast Saudi delegation’s visit to Israel

Hizbullah, Hamas blast Saudi delegation’s visit to Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 2, 2016 Hizbullah and Hamas had harsh words for a Saudi delegation that visited Jerusalem last week in a sign of the “normalizing of relations” between Saudi Arabia and Israel. A group of Saudi academics and businessmen, led by retired Saudi Gen. Anwar Eshki, arrived last week for an unprecedented visit […]

Facebook sued for $1 billion by victims of Hamas terror attacks

Facebook sued for $1 billion by victims of Hamas terror attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2016 An Israeli rights group has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook on behalf of the families of American victims of Hamas terror attacks. The suit, filed by the Shurat HaDin group with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, argues the social media giant […]

Hamas condemns Saudi’s remarks at ‘Free Iran’ conference in Paris

Hamas condemns Saudi’s remarks at ‘Free Iran’ conference in Paris

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2016 Hamas officials slammed remarks by Saudi Arabia’s ex-intel chief that Hamas is “responsible for the crimes Israel has committed” in the Gaza Strip. “Hamas is responsible for the slaughter in the Gaza Strip following its bad decisions in the past, and the haughtiness it shows by firing useless rockets […]

Turkish ship bearing aid for Palestinians arrives in Ashdod Port, Israel

Turkish ship bearing aid for Palestinians arrives in Ashdod Port, Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2016 Days after re-establishing ties with Israel, Turkey dispatched a shipment of food and medical supplies bound for the Gaza Strip. The Panamanian-registered Lady Leyla cargo ship docked on July 3 at Israel’s southern Ashdod Port, from where Israel will transport the supplies to Gaza. Under the terms of the […]

Ahead of normalization with Israel, Turkey’s Erdogan meets Hamas leader

Ahead of normalization with Israel, Turkey’s Erdogan meets Hamas leader

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Hamas leader Khaled Masha’al on June 24 reportedly to ease tensions amid Turkey’s announcement that it will normalize ties with Israel. Erdogan met with Masha’al in Istanbul to discuss “ways to resolve the disagreements among Palestinians as well as Turkish humanitarian assistance,” […]

Hamas imposes punishing new taxes in Gaza as foreign funding dries up

Hamas imposes punishing new taxes in Gaza as foreign funding dries up

by WorldTribune Staff, June 20, 2016 Hamas is hitting residents of the Gaza Strip with higher taxes as funding from allies such as Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood has plummeted and Egypt has cut the smuggling trade from tunnels. Businessman Hamam al-Yazjji said he is struggling to keep his import business alive as both consumers […]

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