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|Israel, 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|

Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009. REUTERS Feb 22, 2017 Iran’s Supreme Leader called on Palestinians on Tuesday to pursue an uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a "cancerous tumor" that should be [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Israel, Palestine|

Tehran conference in support of Intifada to revive Palestine: Hamas spokesman

Sami Abu-Zuhri. (AFP/Getty Images) Feb 21, 2017 Spokesman for the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) Sami Abu Zuhri says that Tehran’s international conference on supporting Intifada will revive the issue of Palestine. The Palestinian Information Center reported on Tuesday that a delegation comprising the Hamas leaders will attend the international conference on supporting [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Palestine|

Hamas says seeking to bolster ties with Iran

January 30, 2017 Speaking during a visit to Algeria, Sami Abu Zuhri said Hamas is keen on building strong relations with all Arab and Islamic states, including Iran. “Efforts and contacts are underway to boost relations with Iran and we hope we will achieve something positive,” he said. He, however, declined to elaborate about these [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Palestine|