Eyeing economic benefits, Hamas wants deal with Israel, IDF believes

Monday, December 2, 2019

Hamas’s leadership in the Gaza Strip, under Yahya Sinwar and Ismail Haniyeh, is currently aiming for an arrangement that will ensure calm with Israel, in order to generate economic progress that will improve the situation in the Palestinian territory, Jerusalem believes. The Israel Defense Forces have assessed that senior figures in the terror group, the … Read More

Netanyahu, Knesset mark 25 years of peace between Israel and neighboring Jordan

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

(November 11, 2019 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday marked 25 years of a peace agreement between Israel and Jordan. “We have an outstanding interest in keeping the peace agreement due to the fact that we have our longest border with Jordan and given the short distance from the border to the … Read More

Hamas leader threatens to rain rockets on Tel Aviv ‘for six months’

Thursday, November 7, 2019

(November 5, 2019 / JNS) Yahya Sinwar, Hamas leader in Gaza, warned Israel on Monday that the terrorist organization could turn its cities into “ghost towns” and has enough rockets to fire on Tel Aviv “for six months in a row,” reported Ynet. “We have heard the threats Israeli leaders made towards us, but we … Read More

CN Traveler readers vote Israel one of 20 top countries

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Readers’ Choice Awards ranks Israel 15th on a list of countries to visit, and rates four Jerusalem hotels among the best in the Middle East. Israel ranks 15th in “Top 20 Countries in the World: Readers’ Choice Awards 2019,” released October 7 by Condé Nast Traveler. Some 600,000 readers submitted comments for the 2019 awards. … Read More

Iran ‘deserves credit’ for ‘building our strength’ says Hamas chief

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

(November 6, 2019 / JNS) Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar admitted on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran was responsible for “building the strength” of the Palestinian terrorist organization by supplying it with both weapons and funding. Speaking to a youth gathering in Gaza, Sinwar said Iran deserved “the greatest credit … Read More

Rare protest against ‘Hamas murderers’ erupts in Gaza

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services. Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza last Friday. … Read More

‘We’ll turn Israeli cities into ghost towns,’ Hamas leader warns

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If Blue and White leader Benny Gantz “dares” to order a “foolish operation” against the resistance movement in the Gaza Strip, he will “rue the day he was born,” leader of the Hamas in Gaza Yahya Sinwar declared on Monday. Sinwar was speaking in response to remarks Gantz made about a possible military response to … Read More

Israel pounds Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket barrage

Monday, November 4, 2019

(November 3, 2019 / JNS) Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday after Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets at Israel from the coastal enclave. The Israeli strikes targeted training compounds, weapons manufacturing and storage sites, and underground infrastructure, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The IDF said it … Read More