Fatah and Hamas: Reconciliation or divorce?

There are manifold reasons that make it so difficult to effect a compromise between the two movements and they involve every aspect of Palestinian Arab life. They do agree on Israel.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/1/2018, 10:08 PM

Corbyn attended conference with senior Hamas terrorists

Daily Telegraph reveals Labour leader attended conference with Hamas leader Husam Badran who was jailed in Israel over terror.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 12:05 AM

Former Hamas leader: We will trample Balfour Declaration

Khaled Mashaal says Palestinian Arabs will forcefully cancel the 1917 Balfour Declaration.Dalit Halevi, 11/3/2017, 6:06 AM

Former Hamas leader: I am Haniyeh's soldier now

Former Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal says 'he and his brothers' are now Haniyeh's 'loyal soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 9:00 AM

Hamas: chance for Trump to pressure Israel

Leader of Hamas terrorist group calls on US President to pressure Israel to give into Arab demands while ruling out negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/3/2017, 6:14 PM

Mashaal: No negotiations with the 'occupation'

Hamas leader discusses new policy document, says it reflects consensus among group's members.Dalit Halevi, 5/2/2017, 5:05 AM

'We will soon force Israel to release prisoners'

Hamas leader threatens it will 'not be long before Israel is forced to pay the price and release terrorists.'Dalit Halevi, 4/30/2017, 8:35 AM

Mashaal: We're ready to meet Israel's challenge

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal accuses Israel of killing top terrorist Mazen Faqha, vows to defeat it.Elad Benari, 3/28/2017, 4:14 AM

Mashaal: Israel 'playing with fire' in promoting Muezzin Law

Hamas leader says there will be no stability in the region if Israel passes law preventing mosques from using loudspeakers.Dalit Halevi, 11/22/2016, 4:14 AM

Hamas's Mashaal praises Jerusalem terrorist

Hamas leader phones family of Ammunition Hill terrorist, praises him for "defending the Palestinian people".Elad Benari, 10/10/2016, 4:43 AM

Hamas leader confirms he won't seek re-election

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal says he will not run again for the leadership of the terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 9/25/2016, 5:47 AM

Mashaal: The 'siege' will end soon

In recorded speech at Hamas event in Gaza, Khaled Mashaal attempts to send a calming message regarding the Israeli naval blockade.Dalit Halevi, 7/11/2016, 3:10 AM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on Israel deal

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

Report: Hamas head Khaled Mashaal to step down

Khaled Mashaal expected not to campaign in upcoming internal election.Matt Wanderman, 6/15/2016, 9:55 AM

Hamas: Iran has reduced the scope of its aid

Hamas's leader Khaled Mashaal admits Iran is not funding his group as much as in the past, but denies a disconnect between the sides.Dalit Halevi, 3/17/2016, 4:45 AM

Hamas leader urges escalation of 'intifada'

Khaled Mashaal says all Palestinians should join in the current intifada until the "forces of the occupation withdraw".Dalit Halevi, 12/16/2015, 4:16 AM

'2,000 verbal rockets don't compare to a real one'

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal rejects PA diplomatic tactics, calls PA teen terrorists 'the noblest of people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2015, 10:58 AM

Mashaal demands diplomatic war alongside intifada

Hamas leader calls for an integration of 'military action' with policy moves to end 'occupation and Israeli settlement.'Dalit Halevy, 11/6/2015, 8:17 AM

Mashaal: Soldiers's bodies in return for Barghouti

Hamas kingpin wants Fatah arch-terrorist and PFLP's Saadat in exchange for remains of soldiers Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/4/2015, 3:11 PM

Hamas Asks Russia to Stop Israeli 'Aggression'

According to Hamas statement, Khaled Mashaal spoke with Russia's Deputy FM who promised to take action against Israel.Cynthia Blank, 10/18/2015, 11:05 AM

Hamas Chief Urges 'National Unity'

Amid skepticism over Abbas' intentions, Palestinian congress appears to be indefinitely delayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 10:02 PM

Hamas's Mashaal: 'Positive Contacts' With Israel

Hamas politburo chief claims long-term ceasefire talks advancing, same week Jerusalem denies negotiations taking place at all.Uzi Baruch, 8/21/2015, 12:14 PM

Report: Hamas Leader Invited to Visit London

Head of a Hamas-affiliated institution claims Tony Blair invited Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to London to discuss truce with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 8/20/2015, 5:42 AM

Fatah Claims Hamas Agreed to Long-Term Ceasefire

Abbas's Fatah slams Hamas over reported discussions between Tony Blair and Mashaal, says Hamas council agreed to deal with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 8/17/2015, 8:23 AM

Hamas Chief Holds Closed-Door Talks in Turkey

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal visits Ankara for late night closed-talks with local leaders.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2015, 5:14 AM

Hamas Toughens Conditions for Releasing Bodies

Hamas demands release of terrorists from 2014 deal, 63 terrorists rearrested since 2011 for bodies of Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul.Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2015, 11:28 PM

Qatar Denies Expelling Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal

Qatar's Foreign Minister claims Hamas chief Mashaal remains in the country and that relations between Qatar and Egypt are fine.Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2015, 4:40 PM

Hamas Calls United States 'Rude and Racist'

Hamas takes exception with the United States' expression of dissatisfaction over Turkey’s contacts with the group.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2015, 5:01 AM

Report: Qatar Expels Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal

Mashaal, Muslim Brotherhood members given the boot in apparent push by Qatar to repair ties with Egypt; Hamas angrily denies.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 7:18 PM

'We're Fighting the Lawfare Battle Israel Ignores'

Shurat Hadin head tells Arutz Sheva how Abbas, Mashaal and other leaders already under their sights, state is totally dropping the ball.Shimon Cohen, 12/18/2014, 5:16 PM

Mashaal: Reconciliation is 'Not Satisfying'

Hamas-Fatah unity government continues to crumble as Hamas leader says he is dissatisfied with the reconciliation process.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2014, 5:42 AM

Hamas Vows 'Blood-bath' in 'Spontaneous Reaction'

Hamas leader blames Israel for terror, claims Netanyahu's refusal of PA ultimatums is cause of violence.Tova Dvorin, 12/5/2014, 9:40 AM

Mashaal: Deif is Alive - but We Won't Show Proof

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal claims the group has proof that "military leader" Mohammed Deif is alive.Elad Benari, 10/23/2014, 5:16 AM

Mashaal: Disarmament Isn't Open for Negotiations

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal rejects Israel's demand that Gaza be demilitarized, says weapons "are for fighting the occupying enemy."Elad Benari, 9/22/2014, 6:16 AM

Is Qatar Abandoning Hamas?

Whether or not recent rumors of Khaled Mashaal's expulsion are true, Qatar's policy shift could soon leave him out in the cold.Ari Soffer, 9/17/2014, 3:57 PM

Hamas Denies Qatar Expelling Leader Khaled Mashaal

Gaza terror group denies reports that international pressure lead terror sponsor Qatar to expel Mashaal.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 9/17/2014, 10:03 AM

Hamas: We'll Turn Israel into a Western Liability

War criminal Mashaal believes Israeli leaders should be sued in the Hague International Court.Dalit Halevy, Gil Ronen, 9/13/2014, 9:34 PM

Mashaal: No Direct Talks with the 'Occupier'

Hamas’s exiled leader says direct negotiations with Israel are not on the agenda.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/13/2014, 1:04 AM

Mashaal Trying to Cool Tensions with Abbas

Hamas leader trying to cool tensions with the PA, after its chairman threatens unity government is on the brink of collapse.Dalit Halevi, 9/8/2014, 3:15 AM

Abbas Slams 'Smuggling Weapons Not Against Israel'

Report leaks details of Abbas berating Mashaal in Qatar over Hamas coup attempt against PA, Mashaal denying 'Israeli lie.'Ari Yashar, 9/1/2014, 6:40 PM

Abbas Blames Hamas for Delaying Ceasefire

PA chief says the casualties of the Gaza war could have been avoided if Hamas had only agreed to a ceasefire early on.Arutz Sheva, 8/31/2014, 9:25 PM

Mashaal: Israeli Op 'a Holocaust Double Hitler's'

Hamas leader rejects disarmament demand, claims a Gaza victory that 'dazzled the world.'Ben Shaul, Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 9:48 PM

To Win Or Not To Win; This Is The Question!

And who did win - did anybody?Dr. Avi Perry, 8/28/2014, 4:48 PM

Report: Mashaal Sees Ceasefire as 'Failure'

Not all Hamas terror chiefs think that the terror group "won" Operation Protective Edge.Moshe Cohen, 8/28/2014, 8:03 AM

Report: Israel Ready to Accept 'Open-Ended' Truce

Egypt still waiting on Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to respond to offer, which would last for minimum of one month.Ari Soffer, 8/25/2014, 11:08 AM

Mashaal Threatens Terror in Judea and Samaria

Hamas leader declares that his group will not only continue attacking Israel from Gaza, but will also launch attacks from Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 8/25/2014, 6:15 AM

Abbas, Mashaal Call on UN to 'End the Occupation'

PA and Hamas leaders urge the United Nations to draw up a "timetable" for “the Israeli occupation to end.”Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2014, 1:40 AM

Abbas and Mashaal Hold Second Meeting in Qatar

Palestinian Authority and Hamas leaders hold second meeting in as many days, as Hamas reportedly backtracks on talks rejection.Ari Soffer and AFP, 8/22/2014, 3:42 PM

Report: Abbas Forces Mashaal Back to Truce Talks

Sources say Abbas threatened Hamas with 'divorce' in heated Qatar meeting; Mashaal complies and calls for 'return to indirect talks.'Ari Yashar, 8/22/2014, 10:17 AM

Phone Call from Mashaal Exposed Deif's Location?

Reports in Lebanon say Khaled Mashaal wanted Mohammmed Deif's opinion on ceasefire and called him, giving away his location.Gil Ronen, 8/21/2014, 10:22 PM

Fatah Source: Qatar Pushed Hamas Back to War

Hamas reportedly tried to get Qatar involved in truce talks; when Egypt refused Qatar ordered Mashaal to reject truce or be expelled.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 8:02 AM

An Open Letter to the Jew-haters

Jew-haters confirm Goebbel's observation: When you tell a lie a thousand times you start believing it yourself.Dr. Avi Perry, 8/17/2014, 9:53 PM

Mashaal: We Fight the Occupiers, Not the Jews

Hamas leader says he is willing to co-exist with anyone, including Jews, but not with "the occupiers".Elad Benari, 7/29/2014, 5:15 AM

Hamas Inches Closer to Cease-Fire

Khaled Mashaal invited to Cairo for cease-fire talks, expresses support as long as 'conditions' are met.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2014, 9:06 AM

Report: Mashaal, Abbas to Discuss Truce in Gaza

PA, Hamas leaders to meet over possible truce. But will the meeting change Hamas's commitment to escalation?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2014, 11:50 PM

Iranian Leader Encourages Hamas Against Israel

Khaled Mashaal speaks to Iranian Parliament leader Ali Larijani before ground offensive begins, asks entire Arab world to join in.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2014, 9:50 AM

Mashaal: Israeli Operation Doomed to Fail

Hamas chief declares that Israel's ground operation in Gaza is destined to fail.Elad Benari, 7/18/2014, 4:42 AM