Hamas

An exceptional statement on the first anniversary of the disengagement

In an exceptional statement on the first anniversary of the disengagement, Hamas government spokesman Ghazi Hamad criticized anarchy and corruption in the Gaza Strip, blaming Palestinian society and no, as usual, the Israeli “occupation.” He also criticized rocket attacks against Israel, which he said did more harm than good, and said the Palestinians had to
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Thwarted Palestinian terrorist organizations attempts to perpetrate suicide bombing attacks and abduct Israelis during the war in Lebanon

In the course of the war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Israeli security forces thwarted suicide bombing attacks and attempts to abduct soldiers and civilians to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners. Some of these terrorist attacks were thwarted shortly before their planned execution.
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For the first time, the Russian government released a list of what it considers to be 17 Islamic terrorist organizations, outlawed in Russia.

The list does not include the two most prominent Middle Eastern terrorist organizations, Hezbollah and Hamas, as the Russian government claims that they constitute no threat to Russian security, thus ignoring Hamas’s ideological association with and propaganda support of the Chechen separatists.
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Ayman al-Zawahiri, Bin Laden’s deputy, released a video tape portraying the ongoing conflicts in Lebanon and in the Palestinian Authority as a “campaign waged by Crusaders and Zionists against Muslims”, and issued a warning to Israel.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Bin Laden’s deputy, appeared in a video tape released to the Al-Jazeera TV station (July 27), addressing for the first time the ongoing conflicts in Lebanon and in the Palestinian Authority. The tape shows Al-Zawahiri giving a speech against the backdrop of the burning World Trade Center, a reminder of Al-Qaeda’s September 11
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Shamil Basayev, leader of the Chechen separatists was killed by the Russian security forces

Shamil Basayev, leader of the Chechen separatists and responsible for the Beslan school massacre, was killed by the Russian security forces.His organization is identified with Al-Qaeda and the global jihad. Hamas identifies with and is inspired by Chechen separatist ideology.
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The Hamas civilian infrastructure in PA territories

During Operation Summer Rains the IDF has carried out intensive activities against more than 40 institutions and offices belonging to Hamas’s civilian infrastructure (da’wah) in Judea and Samaria. Materials have been confiscated from those offices and institutions that are outlawed by Israel, including Hamas documents, materials inciting hatred and violence, and documents dealing with the
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