Financing Terrorism

Funding terrorism: Yasser Arafat ordered financial aid funds transferred to the Palestinian Authority by the international community, as well as tax money transferred by Israel, to be used to purchase significant amounts of arms and ammunition

Funding terrorism: Yasser Arafat ordered financial aid funds transferred to the Palestinian Authority by the international community, as well as tax money transferred by Israel, to be used to purchase significant amounts of arms and ammunition. Some of these arms and ammunition were provided to Palestinian terrorist groups. The information came from the Israel Security
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Hamas launches “Al-Aqsa,” an experimental TV channel

On January 7, 2006, Hamas launched its experimental TV channel, “Al-Aqsa” (also the name of its radio station). Hamas places great importance on its war to capture the hearts and minds of the Palestinian people and other target audiences in the Middle East and all over the globe. For that reason, Hamas invests large resources,
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The fight against Hezbollah’s inciting broadcasts: the French authorities reject Al-Manar’s request to allow the resumption of its broadcasts in France

France’s Conseil d’État (a legal body assisting the French government with legal advice) decided to reject an appeal submitted by the Lebanese Communication Group—Al-Manar (i.e., the operators of Hezbollah’s television channel) to revoke the decision of the Supreme Audiovisual Council (December 17, 2004). The decision bans the station’s broadcasts in France (AFP, January 6, 2006).
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The Palestinian Islamic Jihad Internet infrastructure and its Internet Webhosts

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) is a terrorist organization specializing in planning and carrying out suicide bombing attacks in Israeli cities. For the past year, sponsored and supported by Iran and Syria, it has operated non-stop to sabotage the lull in the fighting and to escalate the violence in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian confrontation. Since the
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Palestinian terrorist organizations and “charitable societies” identified with them make extensive use of the Arab Bank for transferring funds (Volume 2)

The following selection of documents deals with the transfer of funds by the Arab Bank to Palestinian terrorist organizations (Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad) and to “charitable societies” identified with them.
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Palestinian Terrorism Organizations Use the Arab Bank to Channel Money into terrorism

The Arab Bank is a private banking institution with head offices in Jordan. It is one of the largest banks in the Arab world and has many branches in the Palestinian Authority (PA)- administered territories. It is the preferred channel of many Palestinian terrorist organizations, particularly Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, for the transfer
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