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New Hamas leader says it is getting aid again from Iran

Leader of Hamas in Gaza Yahya Sinwar attends a gathering in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis on July 22, 2017. (AFP Photo/Said Khatib) August 29, 2017 Hamas' new leader in the Gaza Strip said Monday his group has repaired relations with Iran after a five-year rift and is using its [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Palestine|

Iran voices support for Hamas and positions of Ismail Haniyeh

Image of Ismail Haniyeh [Ashraf Amra/Apaimages] August 9, 2017 A senior international affairs adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has voiced support for Hamas and the positions of Ismail Haniyeh, the movement’s leader, Shehab.ps reported on Monday. Ali Akbar Velayati made his comments as a Hamas delegation visited Tehran as official guests to take part [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Palestine|

New page of relations between Hamas, Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (photo credit:ATTA KENARE / AFP) By Kafah Zaboun August 8, 2017 Hamas has agreed with Tehran to “open a new chapter in bilateral relations to confront common threats,” according to a statement issued by the movement on Monday. A delegation from Hamas, which arrived in Iran last week [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|Palestine|

Senior Hamas delegation arrives in Tehran

Senior Hamas representative, Izzat al-Reshiq. MEM. August 7, 2017 A four-member senior delegation from the Palestinian Islamic Movement (Hamas) arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Friday to take part in the swearing in ceremony of newly elected President Hassan Rouhani. Palestinian media sources reported a statement by Hamas confirming that the delegation [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Palestine|

Will Iran-Hamas rapprochement increase Islamic Republic’s proxies in the region?

Former Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniyeh gestures as he delivers a speech in front of portraits of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at a rally in Tehran, February 11, 2012 (AP) Track Persia- July 30, 2017 The Iranian regime has used  Shi'i branch of Islam [...]

By |July 30th, 2017|Palestine|

Iran threatens to aim missiles at Palestinians that will miss and hit Israel

Credit: Hossein Velayati via Wikimedia Commons July 3, 2017 The Islamic Republic of Iran has modified its anti-Israel rhetoric in the last two days to reflect the poor performance of the country's ballistic missiles, media monitors are reporting. Iranian forces launched seven ground-to-ground missiles at targets of the Islamic State Group in Syria [...]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Isreal, Palestine|

Rapprochement meetings in Lebanon between Hamas, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh gestures before delivering a farewell speech for his former position as a Hamas government Prime Minister, in Gaza City June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem May 30, 2017 Iran is holding meetings with Hamas and will allegedly resume its financial support for the organization, Palestinian sources said on Tuesday. [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Lebanon, Palestine|

Regional wars, Iranian influence, Palestine…Riyadh summit’s major challenges

US President Donald Trump dances with a sword as he arrives to a welcome ceremony by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Caroline Akoum May 22, 2017 In addition to choosing Saudi Arabia as the first stop in [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|North America, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Following new policy, has Tehran lost faith in Hamas?

Khaled Mashal, former head of the Hamas political bureau, in the eyes of Persian press May 8, 2017 Controversy erupted regarding the real intentions of Hamas following the release of its new manifesto on May 1. Hamas, through the new policy document, has rebranded itself as an Islamic national liberation movement. The new [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Palestine|

The Iranian media’s interest in Palestine has declined

Image of Iranian newspapers [V/Flickr] Adnan Abu Amer Mar 29, 2017 Iran has cut the expenses of its media offices in Palestine and has not paid debts of $3 million to local television production companies for the hire of equipment and satellite time; some of these companies have worked with the Iranians for up [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Palestine|