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.
Sudan has played a key role in arming Hamas militants with sophisticated Iranian-made rockets, experts said. The Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) principal objective in Gaza was to rid Palestinian terrorists of sophisticated Iranian-produced rockets that are capable of striking deep into Israel’s heartland, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
As rockets fired by government-sponsored Palestinian terrorists rained down on Israeli citizens Tuesday, the liberal fringe group J Street maintained via Twitter that the only thing Palestinians want is peace.
Just a day after an al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group in Egypt murdered an Israeli citizen near the porous border region, Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip continued to wage a Hamas-endorsed war on Southern Israel, sparking concerns that Hamas is regressing back to its terrorist roots.
An official at a State Department-sponsored school in Jordan defended her right to post an anti-Semitic rant in the comments section of a website that aims to combat anti-Semitism, a move that has stoked concerns about the school’s curriculum.