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  8/3/2014, Av 7, 5774

Hamas Vows to Carry on Fighting Israel

Hamas vowed Saturday to continue its fight against Israel that has cost more than 1,670 Palestinian lives until the Islamist terrorist group has achieved its objectives.

"We will continue our resistance till we achieve our goals," Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum told AFP, shortly after a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in which he claimed to have dealt a "significant blow" to the Islamist movement since the conflict broke out on July 8.

"Netanyahu was confused, which shows he's facing a real crisis," Barhum said.