Egypt claims it stopped Israeli invasion of Gaza Strip

Special to RAMALLAH — Egypt has reported success in its effort to stop Israel’s plan to invade the Gaza Strip. Egypt’s ambassador to the Palestinian Authority said the military regime in Cairo blocked a major Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip earlier this month. Egyptian ambassador Yasser Othman said his government warned Israel not […]

Hamas targets Israel with Grad rockets smuggled from Libya

Special to GAZA CITY — The Hamas regime, a week after its prisoner exchange, has resumed rocket fire toward Israel. Palestinian gunners fired at least three extended-range BM-21 Grad rockets that reached the southern Israeli city of Ashdod. Officials said the Chinese-origin rockets hit an open area outside the city on late Oct. 26 […]

Iran’s IRGC providing Hizbullah networks in Lebanon a telecommunications upgrade

Special to LONDON — Iran is overseeing an effort to enhance Hizbullah’s telecommunications network in Lebanon. Western diplomatic sources said Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is financing and supervising a program to modernize Hizbullah telecommunications and data networks in Lebanon. They said IRGC has sent engineers and technicians to Beirut and southern Lebanon […]

Hamas said to be getting weapons from Libya with ‘virtually no restrictions’

Hamas said to be getting weapons from Libya with ‘virtually no restrictions’

Special to LONDON — Libya has in effect become the main arms supplier of Hamas. Western intelligence sources said the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip has received a huge amount of missiles, rockets and other weapons from Libya since June. They said the weapons taken from the military warehouses of the former regime […]

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