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Palestinian municipal elections have taken place over the weekend for the first time since 2012, with ballots cast to elect 145 local councils. The elections went ahead in the West Bank after disagreement between Fatah and Hamas, the ruling administrative body in the Gaza Strip, resulting in Fatah running virtually...

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Israeli defense officials have warned that Hamas is planning a terrorist attack in the West Bank to avenge the killing of one of its former masterminds and convicted terrorist Mazen Faqha, who was murdered in March in what Hamas claims was a Mossad operation, the Hebrew daily Israel Hayom reported...

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The ongoing terror ties of Qatar, most recently evidenced by its hosting of Hamas’s release of the terror organization’s new political document, make it a problematic ally for the United States, Jonathan Schanzer and Kate Havard wrote Thursday in Newsweek. Schanzer, a former U.S. Treasury Department official and currently Senior...

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Hamas will engage in “resistance” in order “to liberate the rest of Palestine and the territories of 1948″ with “no negotiations,” a co-founder of the terrorist group Hamas asserted, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. Mahmoud al-Zahar, still a top official of Hamas, made his comments at a press conference...

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Hamas has announced a new leader of its Qatar-based wing, in a significant win for the Gaza-based faction of the group. Ismail Haniyeh, Hamas’ former leader in the Gaza Strip, will replace Hamas’ current leader Khaled Mashaal who lives in exile in Qatar, after he completed the maximum two terms...

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A new document outlining the principles of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas “is unlikely to represent any profound change in Hamas’s true position toward Israel,” The New York Times reported Monday, citing unnamed experts. The Times noted that in addition to recently selecting “hardliner” Yahya Sinwar to head the group...

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A Tunisian engineer who worked for Hamas before being assassinated last December was the architect of the terrorist group’s “air force,” a Hamas spokesman said in an al-Jazeera program broadcast on Sunday. Hamas engineer Mohamad Zawari was “one of the leaders of the military wing that oversaw the ‘Ababil’ unmanned drone program,” the...

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The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas on Sunday expressed its appreciation for North Korea’s threat to inflict “merciless” punishment upon Israel. Hamas appreciates North Korea statement in which it supported the Palestinian's struggle and rejected the continuation of occupation — د. سامي أبو زهري (@DSZuhri) April 30, 2017 “Hamas appreciates North Korea...

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Who Cares About History? Three news items this week were rooted in efforts to rewrite history at Israel’s expense. On Monday, the Hamas-linked Palestinian Information Center mocked Israelis participating in “so-called ‘Holocaust remembrance’” and called Tel Aviv a “settlement.” In less than 140 Arabic characters, the tweet denied the past of a city...

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A top Hamas official warned Wednesday that if Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas continues pressuring the Gaza-based terrorist group to submit to the PA, “it’s going to explode in his face and in all directions,” news agencies reported. Responding to Abbas’ threatened funding cuts to Gaza, including a plan to stop subsidizing the enclave’s electricity...

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