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“One has to give Hamas credit for being clear, honest and consistent about its goal of destroying Israel”

GATESTONE What is Really Uniting the Palestinians? by Bassam Tawil October 15, 2017 Buoyed by the “reconciliation” agreement reached with President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority (PA), Hamas has announced that it seeks to unite all Palestinians in the fight against … Continue reading

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“Sunday’s surprise announcement that Hamas had dissolved its administrative committee in Gaza and agreed to reconciliation is unlikely to defy the precedent”

THE ATLANTIC The Doomed Palestinian Reconciliation Plan by Grant Rumley September 17, 2017 Of the demands Palestinians often make of their leaders, reconciliation between their two largest political factions perennially tops the list. Fatah, which controls the Palestinian Authority (PA) … Continue reading

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Palestinian authorities in West Bank and Gaza Strip “using police state tactics to silence critical media and arbitrarily block people’s access to information”

GATESTONE Palestinians: Taking Journalists Hostage by Khaled Abu Toameh August 23, 2017 Palestinian journalists have once again fallen victim to the continuing power struggle between the Palestinian Authority (PA), which has jurisdiction over parts of the West Bank, and Hamas, … Continue reading

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EU Court of Justice reverses earlier decision: Hamas now back on terror list

TIMES OF ISRAEL EU top court rules Hamas to stay on its list of terror groups by Raphael Ahren July 26, 2017 The Court of Justice of the European Union on Wednesday decided to keep Hamas on the EU blacklist … Continue reading

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“Gaza Strip residents describe their new reality: sleepless nights, beaches closed due to toxic sewage, and rising food prices; even fresh water is in short supply”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Starved of power, Gaza’s Palestinians buckle under an oppressive heatwave by Dov Lieber July 4, 2017 …Depending on what neighborhood one lives in, say the interviewees, the average Gazan enjoys either 4 to 6 or 2 to … Continue reading

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“Abbas’s war on the Hamas…smacks of hypocrisy and is accompanied by a smear campaign against Israel”

GATESTONE Abbas’s Lies and Palestinian Child Victims by Bassam Tawil June 30, 2017 Palestinian children are the latest victims of the power struggle between the two rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas. PA President Mahmoud Abbas has … Continue reading

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Nikki Haley to UN: “This Security Council must stand up to condemn Hamas’ terror”

JEWISH PRESS US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley: Hamas is Causing Gaza’s Problems, Not Israel By Hana Levi Julian June 21, 2017 U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that Israel isn’t … Continue reading

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