A controversial New York Times columnist is pushing back on accusations that he tried to block his novel from being published in Israel but failed to explicitly reject the charge that he said he would donate his royalties to Hamas if the book was published.
New Hamas textbooks introduced into schools this fall describe the Torah and Talmud as fabrications and labels Zionism a racist movement. The new textbooks also fail to recognize Israel or mention the Oslo Accords. Israel Hayom reports.
Turkey has reportedly donated $850,000 in aid to Palestinians in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, according to Turkish media reports.
Hamas leaders confessed on Monday that they had been planning to kidnap Israelis using a recently discovered tunnel system burrowed deep beneath the Israeli-Gaza border, according to reports.
Hamas political bureau chief Khaled Mashaal will arrive in Tehran Monday night for an official visit with Iranian leaders, Israel Hayom reports:
Israel displayed on Sunday what it called a Palestinian “terror tunnel” running into its territory from the Gaza Strip and said it was subsequently freezing the transfer of building material to the enclave.
JERUSALEM—Hamas and Hezbollah have lost most of their support within their own constituencies, which now regard them as a greater threat to their societies than Israel, according to extensive monitoring of social networks in Gaza and Lebanon.
GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas is struggling to meet its payroll in the Gaza Strip, where income from taxes has been badly hit since neighboring Egypt started destroying a network of tunnels used to smuggle food, fuel and weapons into the Islamist-run enclave.
The Egyptian military says that it is prepared to launch strikes in the Gaza Strip if Palestinian militants continue attacks troops stationed in the contentious Sinai region, according to reports.
A controversy is brewing in the Gaza Strip over the Pepsi Company’s controversial ties to Palestinian sports teams and a stadium that likely doubled as a launching pad for terrorist rockets.