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Hamas Hawks Tighten Grip over Politbureau

Hamas Hawks Tighten Grip over Politbureau

Ramallah – The Hamas Movement published on Monday the names of some of its newly elected political bureau members, highlighting an increase in the presence of figures from its military wing, Al-Qassam Brigades. Days after the election of Ismail Haniyeh as the new...
Opinion: Egypt and Hamas

Opinion: Egypt and Hamas

It is worth reexamining the reaction of Hamas and some of its allies to an Egyptian court’s decision last week to designate the Islamist group’s military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, as a terrorist organization. Ultimately, this is simply a legal decision; the case...
From the Spotlight to the Shadows

From the Spotlight to the Shadows

Ramallah,Asharq Al-Awsat—After five failed attempts on his life, the military commander of Hamas’s Al-Qassam Brigades, Mohammed Deif—known as “Abu Khaled”—has become a legendary figure in the eyes of fellow Palestinians, who see in him the de facto minister of...
Hamas execute ex-spokesman Ayman Taha: source

Hamas execute ex-spokesman Ayman Taha: source

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamas is responsible for the death of ex-spokesman Ayman Taha, a Palestinian security source told Asharq Al-Awsat. Taha’s body was dumped in front of Al-Shifa hospital in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, eyewitnesses reported. A Palestinian...