Fresh fears EU may take Hamas off its terror list

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 29, 2016

A recommendation by a legal adviser to the European Court of Justice that Hamas should be removed from the EU's list of terror organisations has caused concern that the court will stand by a previous ruling to do so.


B’Tselem activist avoids calling Hamas a terror group

By Daniel Sugarman, September 6, 2016

A spokesperson for Israeli NGO B’Tselem repeatedly refused to categorise Hamas as a terrorist organisation during an interview with a Jewish TV Channel.


Fears of Hamas comeback via the ballot box

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 1, 2016

A month and a half before they are due to take place, the local elections in the West Bank and Gaza are already prompting a showdown between Fatah and Hamas.

Elections for the Palestinian presidency and parliament have not taken place for over a decade, and the local elections are the only form of representative democracy in the territories.


We subsidise mass murder

By Melanie Phillips, August 19, 2016

The claim by Israel's Shin Bet security service that a senior aid worker in Gaza diverted millions in aid money to Hamas caused shock and amazement around the world.


Global donors warned over 'Hamas-funding' charities

By Anshel Pfeffer, August 11, 2016

Allegations of senior aid workers funding and supporting Hamas's military operations are only the tip of the iceberg, according to the former head of Israel's domestic intelligence agency, Avi Dichter.

Mr Dichter, now a Likud MK, said international donors were "hideously naïve" if they thought their cash was not being handed over to terrorist organisations, and many aid agencies "know very wel


WATCH: Hamas propaganda video shows how great life is in Gaza

August 8, 2016

This Hamas propaganda video shows how great life is in Gaza. The signs in Arabic read "Thank you, Hamas."


Hamas lashes out as IDF detects terror tunnels

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 12, 2016

A fragile calm was restored around the Gaza Strip last weekend after a series of attacks and counter-attacks between Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian groups.

Israel claimed that the Palestinians fired on IDF forces to prevent operations to uncover and destroy Hamas-built tunnels leading from Gaza to Israel.


IDF discovers second Hamas terror tunnel in one month

By JC Reporter, May 5, 2016

The IDF has found a tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

The discovery is the second such tunnel discovered by Israeli forces in a month.


IDF discovers Hamas tunnel under Gaza border into Israel

By Josh Jackman, April 18, 2016

The Israeli army has uncovered and destroyed a Hamas tunnel which stretched from Gaza into southern Israel.

The 20km-long underground passageway reached 30 or 40 yards into Israel before its demolition this morning.

The IDF would not reveal its exact location, though it is understood to be near Kibbutz Holit, about 8km from both the southern border of Gaza and Egypt.


Hamas in overtures to Egypt

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 23, 2016

Hamas appears to be trying to rebuild its ties with Egypt. Following meetings between senior leaders of the Gaza terror group and Egyptian officials last week, Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk said they had "opened a new page and dialogue among friends". The Egyptian media reported, however, that the meetings had failed.