Hamas tells Israel, ‘No Hope’

By SHOSHANA BRYEN, AMERICAN THINKER— Sometimes it is braggadocio. Sometimes it is the last rhetorical shot before making a political change previously thought impossible.  But sometimes, just sometimes, it is truth as the teller sees it. Hamas released a video for Israel’s 66th anniversary, entitled “No Hope,” (a play on Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, or…

PA, Hamas announce unity government against Israel

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Palestinian officials have confirmed that rival leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have agreed to form a national unity government within the “next five weeks.” Following talks in Gaza City on Tuesday evening between officials of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and Hamas, an agreement was reached…

US aid to Palestinian forces may assist Hamas

By DAVID BEDEIN— On February 5, the reconstituted US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa held a subcommittee hearing on the subject of “Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: Threatening Peace Prospects.” Two senior expert witnesses from The Washington Institute for Near East Policy testified and expressed optimism that US-trained Palestinian Security Forces, affiliated with…