Category

Hamas

16 House Republicans urge Twitter CEO to ban Hamas

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

(June 18, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Sixteen U.S. lawmakers have called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to remove “all content promoting terrorist activity” from the social media platform, and to ban “senior Hamas officials and associates from Twitter who radicalize individuals to incite violence against Israelis.” In a letter to the San Francisco-based social media … Read More

IAF strikes underground Hamas target after Palestinians fire rocket into Israel

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Israeli aircraft hit a Hamas underground facility in the Gaza Strip early Thursday after a rocket fired at southern Israel was shot down in the first such attack since Israel and terror groups in the coastal enclave fought a vicious two-day battle last month. The Israel Defense Forces said its fighter jets bombed “underground terror infrastructure … Read More

Hamas claims it tried to attack Iron Dome system

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hamas attempted to fire rockets at Iron Dome missile defense batteries during the recent escalation of tension between Israel and the Gaza Strip in May, a commander in the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades known as Abu Maaz told the organization’s Al Qassam website on Tuesday. The commander told Al Qassam that the rockets Hamas utilized in … Read More

Hamas music video celebrates murder of Jews

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

(May 29, 2019 / PMW) The same day that Hamas official Fathi Hammad promised to “slaughter, exterminate and annihilate” Israel, Hamas TV broadcast a music video on May 15 promising to “blow up” Tel Aviv and showing the staged stabbing of a religious Jew by a masked Palestinian: “We have not yet drawn weapons, and … Read More

Hamas initiates online fundraising campaign to encourage youth to resist

Friday, May 24, 2019

Lebanon’s Mayadeen TV aired a report in March about an online campaign in Gaza to encourage support for the “resistance,” namely Hamas. The reporter, Lana Shahin, said that the campaign, which was launched by Hamas’s military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, strives to use modern and secure methods, and briefly discussed the Brigades’ cryptocurrency campaign A man … Read More

Feds: New Jersey man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters

Thursday, May 23, 2019

A 20-year-old New Jersey man sought to aid the Hamas terror group and threatened to “shoot everybody” at an unspecified pro-Israel demonstration, federal authorities said Wednesday. Jonathan Xie was charged with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, making false statements and transmitting a threat in interstate commerce. The material support carries … Read More

2 East Jerusalem men charged with planning Tel Aviv beach shooting for Hamas

Monday, May 13, 2019

Two East Jerusalem residents were charged on Sunday for allegedly planning to carry out a shooting attack in Tel Aviv on behalf of the Hamas terror group. According to the indictments filed at the Jerusalem District Court, 23-year-old Adam Muslemani and 27-year-old Mahmoud Abed al-Latif befriended each other in 2017, while serving time at Nafha … Read More

Responding to Gaza events, Saudis tweet in support of Israel, against Hamas

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

(May 7, 2019 / MEMRI) The latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza sparked many reactions from Saudis on Twitter. Noteworthy among these responses were tweets, some by prominent intellectuals and journalists, siding with Israel and expressing hope for its safety and victory, while attacking Hamas and its policy, in particular its firing of … Read More

The Latest: Israel says Gaza civilians slain by Hamas rocket

Sunday, May 5, 2019

The Israeli military says an errant Palestinian rocket that misfired — not an Israeli airstrike — caused the death of a pregnant Palestinian mother and her 14-month-old girl in the Gaza Strip. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus on Sunday disputed the Gaza Health Ministry’s statement that an Israeli strike killed the Palestinian woman, 37, … Read More