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Members of the Al-Qassam Brigades take part in a military festival organized by Hamas to honor the dead Palestinians who were killed by the Israeli army in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, in Gaza City, on October 4, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90

Latest Hamas terror infrastructure ‘the most dangerous in recent years’

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The large-scale Hamas terror plot uncovered by the Shin Bet intelligence agency and broken up in recent weeks is “the most dangerous tactical-operational infrastructure I recall in recent years,” a senior former Israel Defense...
U.S. House of Representatives building and the East Portico of the U.S. Capitol. Credit: Flickr.

Bipartisan lawmakers endorse bill to thwart funding Hamas via cryptocurrency

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A bill aimed to cut off funding of the Hamas terror group that rules the Gaza Strip was endorsed on Wednesday by the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus. The Hamas International Financing Prevention Act would create sanctions...
A Palestinian stands on a truck loaded with bags of cement after entering the southern Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah on May 23, 2016. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/ Flash90.

Qatar, Egypt agree to supply fuel, basic building materials to Gaza Strip

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Qatar and Egypt have signed agreements “to supply fuel and basic building materials for the Gaza Strip,” Qatar’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi made the announcement during...
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, at the annual J Street Conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 28, 2019. Credit: Michael Brochstein/Split Stone Media.

J Street joins anti-Israel groups in support of Gaza amendment to defense bill

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J Street has joined with several dozen largely anti-Israel groups, including some that support the BDS movement, in calling for the U.S. Senate to adopt the Gaza amendment as part of the 2022 National...
From left to right: Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul, Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed. The bodies of IDF soldiers Goldin and Shaul, and live Israeli civilians Mengistu and al-Sayed, are being held by Hamas in Gaza. Credit: Montage of courtesy photos by JCPA.

Hamas: If Israel doesn’t meet our demands, its captives won’t see the light of...

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Deputy Hamas chief in Gaza Khalil al-Hayya told Al-Jazeera on Monday that if Israel doesn’t pay the price of an alleged prisoner-exchange deal in the making, “its captives won’t see the light of day.” Al-Hayya’s interview with...
IDF Artillery Corps seen firing into Gaza near the Israeli border on May 20, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Report: Israel complied with laws of war, minimized casualties during Gaza conflict

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A new report from JINSA, a Jewish security think tank, finds that the Israel Defense Forces complied with the laws of war and even went to great lengths to minimize civilian casualties during the...
Palestinian laborers with work permits arrive at an Israeli checkpoint to receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot in a temporary medical facility on March 9, 2021 in Jerusalem. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israel to allow 3,000 more work permits for Palestinians from Gaza Strip

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Israel announced on Wednesday that it is issuing work permits for 3,000 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to enter the country, bringing the total to 10,000. COGAT, the Israeli defense body that controls Palestinian civil...
IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz attend a Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee meeting at the Knesset on Oct. 19, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Gantz, IDF approve addition of 4,000 Palestinians to Population Registry

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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz directed Maj. Gen. Ghassan Alyan, the Israel Defense Forces’ Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), to approve the registration of some 4,000 Palestinians to the Palestinian Population...
Palestinians receive financial aid from Qatar at a post office in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Oct. 6, 2020. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Qatar restarts cash payments to Palestinians in Gaza, using UN credit cards

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Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip began receiving payments on Thursday after Israel agreed to a new distribution system that includes the involvement of the United Nations. Qatari envoy Mohammed al-Emadi said that payments of...
A view of the Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli side of the border on Aug. 9, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Thousands of Gazans apply for work in Israel as border restrictions ease

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Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza applied on Wednesday to get permits to work in Israel. “There is no work in the Gaza Strip,” said Fathi Abu Nur, a 40-year-old unemployed man, told AFP. Israel has resumed allowing...