Nearly 89 percent of Palestinians support Hamas and other terrorists firing rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israeli civilians, according to a new poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion (PCPO).
JERUSALEM—Israel’s Shin Bet security service today reported the uncovering of a plot by Hamas to oust the Palestinian Authority (PA) from control of the West Bank in an armed uprising.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during an appearance on “Face the Nation” that the tumult in Gaza would not subside anytime soon and that Hamas, not Israel, was responsible for the deaths of Palestinian civilians.
JERUSALEM—Soldiers searching for three Israeli students kidnapped on the West Bank 10 days ago have uncovered 10 workshops for manufacturing explosive devices and scores of hidden tunnels, according to army spokesmen, but there is still no sign of the kidnap victims.
JERUSALEM—As the search for three kidnapped Israeli youths enters its sixth day, Israeli security forces are cracking down on Hamas in an effort to break the back of the militant organization.
Some 300 Palestinians have been detained thus far, the bulk of them Hamas operatives and parliamentarians according to Israeli spokesmen.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is more sympathetic to Hamas than he lets on publicly and has admitted that much of his public rhetoric is a ploy “to trick the Americans,” according to private conversations recounted by Hamas’ former spokesman.
House lawmakers are currently pushing a resolution to classify the newly formed Palestinian unity government as a foreign terrorist organization and cut off U.S. aid following the formation of a new ruling body that includes the terror group Hamas, according to a copy of the draft resolution obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
In the wake of the United States’ quick decision to recognize the Palestinian Authority’s new unity government based on a partnership with a Hamas group that remains committed to the complete obliteration of Israel, Times of Israel editor David Horovitz has outlined twelve ways that the Obama administration has failed its ally Israel.
The terror group Hamas says that it will continue its “armed resistance” against Israel and Jewish people “in all of its forms” until Israel is destroyed, according to a statement by one of the terror group’s top officials.