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Khaled Mashal

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Mashaal: Hamas staying in Damascus

Hamas chief Khalid Mashaal on Saturday tried to put an end to speculation about Hamas leaving the Syrian capital Damascus, saying they had no such intentions. Mashaal highlighted that some individual Hamas members have left Syria “for social reasons” which have nothing to do with what is going on in Syria. Ma’an News Agency, Palestine Click … Continue reading

‘If Abbas embraces Hamas, he is walking away from peace’

Israel slammed the Palestinian deal paving the way for Hamas to join the PLO on Thursday, with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s spokesman Mark Regev saying that if Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas “embraces Hamas, if he walks toward Hamas, he is walking away from peace.” Jerusalem Post, Israel Click here for the full story

Growing tensions between Hamas and Syrian regime

The London-based al Hayat newspaper reported on Wednesday that the relations between the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” and the Syrian authorities have been severely strained over the first’s position regarding the Syrian uprising. Al Bawaba, Jordan Click here for the full story  

Interview: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: ‘Hamas agreed to non-violence, pre-67 borders’

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal agreed in the context of reconciliation with Fatah that resistance to Israel must be non-violent and a Palestinian state should be based on the1967 borders, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said. Euronews, European Union

Hamas to focus on popular resistance: Meshaal

Hamas is looking to focus its energies on popular resistance without giving up its right to wage armed struggle against Israel, the Islamist movement’s leader Khaled Meshaal told AFP in an interview. “Every people has the right to fight against occupation in every way, with weapons or otherwise. But at the moment, we want to cooperate … Continue reading

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Interview: Dr. Einat Wilf, Israeli MP, Chair of the ‘Independence’ faction

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