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With Hezbollah ensconced in Lebanon and Syria, Hamas controlling Gaza, and a weak Hashemite monarchy in Jordan, the West Bank is the final remaining outpost for Iran

THE NATIONAL INTEREST Will Iran Soon Control the West Bank? Sean Durns September 18, 2022 The Islamic Republic of Iran, Henry Kissinger once remarked, must decide whether it is a nation or a cause. But the regime’s choice has been … Continue reading

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“The IDF learned that Islamic Jihad commanders wanted the terrorists to use the tunnel, but the terrorists in the field were too scared”

JERUSALEM POST Islamic Jihad wanted to infiltrate Israel through tunnels in Breaking Dawn Walla August 18, 2022 The Islamic Jihad was preparing to carry out operations that included infiltrating into Israeli territory during Operation Breaking Dawn which led to a high … Continue reading

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Hamas helpfully suggests media lie about Gazan provication with Israel; when is challenged, policy changed

ASSOCIATED PRESS Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage Tia Goldenberg and Joseph Krauss August 9, 2022 Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers issued sweeping new restrictions on journalists after the recent conflict there, but then rescinded them, a group … Continue reading

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“Hamas does not invite P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas to visit. But it does tolerate another rival: Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which is fully funded, armed and guided by Iran’s rulers”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The ‘forever war’ against the West Clifford D. May August 11, 2022 …PIJ [Palestinian Islamic Jihad], however, cannot abide even a temporary détente. Israeli intelligence learned that the group was preparing terrorist attacks not … Continue reading

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Israelis or Palestinians: Who’s More Tolerant?

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“Footage shared on social media shows 62-year-old Bassam al-Saadi, who has bounced in and out of Israeli prisons for at least two decades, being dragged on the ground by Israeli forces in Jenin. Israel fears this might trigger a reaction from Gaza”

HAARETZ With Islamic Jihad Leader’s Arrest, Israel Stops West Bank Threat but Risks Another in Gaza Amos Harel August 2, 2022 Islamic Jihad returned to the headlines Tuesday when Bassam al-Saadi, the head of the organization in the Jenin area, … Continue reading

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Why are so many Gaza residents killing themselves?

GATESTONE Palestinians Commit Suicide as Their Leaders Live in Hotels and Villas Khaled Abu Toameh August 3, 2022 It has been 15 years since the Islamist Hamas group seized control of the Gaza Strip, home to some two million Palestinians. … Continue reading

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As Ankara mends fences with pro-Western Arab governments and Israel, Hamas could become collateral damage and may be expelled from Turkey

FOUNDATION FOR DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACIES Turkey’s wooing of Israel may lead to Hamas ouster Enia Krivine May 25, 2022 Turkey’s foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, visited Israel this week, a sign that Israel and Turkey may be on a path to … Continue reading

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Kate Winslet narrates new film about deaths of Gazan children during last May’s conflict with Israel, “tells Jewish News she was not told it was a ‘pro-resistance’ project”, didn’t “fact-check” her script

JEWISH NEWS Kate Winslet misled over Gaza conflict documentary Richard Ferrer May 11, 2022 Kate Winslet has clarified to Jewish News her involvement in a new film on the Israel-Palestinian conflict released this week, whose co-director is closely linked to … Continue reading

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“Tens of thousands of Palestinians dispersed peacefully on Friday afternoon after prayers in Jerusalem. The hundreds who clashed with police earlier, by contrast, had come to fight”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Just look at their feet: The ‘defenders’ of Al-Aqsa are desecrating it David Horovitz April 17, 2022 …And as with Hamas in Gaza, while ostensibly guarding their religion and its third-holiest shrine, the rioters were actually dishonoring … Continue reading

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