Posts Tagged ‘hamas’

Egypt president meets Hamas PM

July 27th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi discusses “solutions” to the blockade of Gaza at talks with the head of the Hamas-led government, Ismail Haniya.
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Two wars for Israel, at least

July 27th, 2012 Comments off
So if you read statements by Israeli terrorist leaders, they basically would like a war on Iran, a war on Syria, and other wars on Hizbullah and Hamas.  Does Israel want a beverage with that?

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Hamas entrenched in Gaza after 5 years of rule

June 23rd, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian security police officers secure the main beach as people bathe in the Mediterranean sea in Gaza City, Friday, June 22, 2012. In five years, the Islamist group Hamas has established a functioning but authoritarian and highly entrenched statelet with a strong Islamic flavor in Gaza. Having come to power as a "clean" alternative to corrupt secular rivals, the Palestinian Islamists have lost much of that luster among Gazans who are even poorer and even more despondent now. It's an embarrassment for their parent group, the Muslim Brotherhood, as it vies for power in a tense electoral standoff in neighboring Egypt. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)In five years of rule in the Gaza Strip, Hamas has established a functioning, authoritarian mini-state with a strong Islamic flavor, so firmly in control that nothing short of an unlikely Israeli military takeover seems capable of dislodging the militants.

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Pro-Hamas students holed up on West Bank campus

May 23rd, 2012 Comments off

In a picture made Sunday, May 20, 2012, Palestinian student members of Hamas hold posters with Arabic slogans and Palestinian flags during a protest against the arrests of Hamas members in Bir Zeit University near the West Bank town of Ramallah. Hamas student activists say they are being harassed by Mahmoud Abbas' security forces, despite new attempts by the Palestinian president and his Islamic militant rivals to end five years of separate governments Abbas in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza. The Arabic posters read, " No to political arrest among university students," "No to political arrest," and "We will continue protest until stop political arrest."(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)At 26, Saed Qasrawi is among the oldest students at Bir Zeit University in the West Bank.

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May 12th, 2012 Comments off
Hamas says it will not go to war for Iran” unless it receives large cash payments.  

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Lethal Aid

May 2nd, 2012 Comments off
The walkie-talkies are almost certainly part of the “non-lethal aid” that the Americans have said they are funnelling to the FSA via Turkey. But what the FSA needs is lethal equipment.”  Would the Economist ever say that “what Hamas needs is lethal equipment”? Ever?

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Fuel arrives in Gaza after deal

April 4th, 2012 Comments off

Fuel from Israel arrives in the Gaza Strip as a result of a deal between the territory’s Hamas-led government and the rival Palestinian Authority.
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Hamas ‘will not be drawn into’ any Iran-Israel conflict

March 8th, 2012 Comments off

Hamas will not be drawn into any conflict between Israel and Iran, a senior official of the Palestinian Islamist movement which rules Gaza said on Wednesday.
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Hamas denies being Iran’s proxy

March 7th, 2012 Comments off

Leaders of the Palestinian Islamist movement, Hamas, say they will not help Iran militarily in any conflict between Israel and the Islamic Republic.
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AP Interview: Hamas out of Syria, leader says (AP)

February 26th, 2012 Comments off

AP – The Hamas leadership has left its longtime base in Syria because of the regime’s crackdown on opponents there, the No. 2 in the Islamic militant movement said in an interview Sunday at his new home on the outskirts of Cairo.
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