JERUSALEM—Haunted since last summer’s war in Gaza by Hamas’ success in infiltrating fighters into Israel through tunnels, Israel announced on Thursday the development of the first effective system for detecting tunneling activity at a distance.
An Israel-based law center is petitioning the Department of Justice to pursue charges against top Hamas leaders for committing acts of terror against U.S. citizens and commercial airliners at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport during last summer’s war with the Jewish state, according to a copy of the complaint obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Israel’s military restraint during the conflict in Gaza last summer “unintentionally empowered Hamas” by allowing the terror group to distort international law and secure a public relations victory by exploiting the media, according a task force of retired U.S. generals.
Israel has filed charges against three men allegedly caught in the Sinai Peninsula smuggling weapons material into the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip by boat, according to Israel Hayom.
Hamas claims it captured “one of the most dangerous collaborators with Israel,” a person that the terror group claims has been working with Israeli spy agencies for at least 15 years, according to the Palestinian Ma’an News Agency.
Anti-Israel activists at the University of California, Davis heckled Jewish students and shouted “Allahhu Akbar” at them during a vote last week on a resolution endorsing a boycott of the Jewish state, according to video of the event obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The leader of a secret wing within Hamas said that the Palestinian unity government and its leader Mahmoud Abbas are “part of the siege on the Gaza Strip” and “part of the stumbling blocks on the way to its rehabilitation,” the Times of Israel reports.
Qatari’s foreign minister denied rumors that Qatar will expel the leader of Hamas, the New York Times reports.
Qatar deported Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal, the Times of Israel reports.