Hamas official: Netanyahu should read history

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar unfazed by Netanyahu and Liberman’s threats to use force against Hamas.Elad Benari, 10/15/2018, 6:07 AM

Hamas official: Abbas wants an Israeli operation in Gaza

Mahmoud al-Zahar accuses PA chairman of favoring an Israeli operation in Gaza for his own political interests.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/1/2018, 12:03 AM

Hamas official: We benefit from the lull in the fighting

Hamas official says negotiations on ceasefire have resulted in several achievements.Dalit Halevi, 8/22/2018, 5:44 AM

Hamas leader: Our blood will go to Jerusalem

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar: "March of the Return" processions shows the Palestinian decision will remain in our hands.Dalit Halevi, 5/4/2018, 5:09 AM

Hamas leader threatens to attack 'settlements'

Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar: If Israel attacks Gaza, we'll attack the settlements inside Israel.Dalit Halevi, 4/9/2018, 6:16 AM

Hamas leader to U.S.: We will shut down your embassy

Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar says the group will shut down the U.S. embassy in Israel once it “liberates Palestine”.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2017, 5:46 AM

Hamas: We will liberate Palestine from 'filthy occupation'

Senior Hamas member vows the group will continue the resistance against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/13/2017, 6:15 AM

Hamas terrorists 'crawling through the tunnels'

Hamas threatens Israel, says it is prepared to liberate "Palestinian land".Dalit Halevi, 4/21/2017, 4:46 AM

Hamas leader: We want Palestine in its entirety

Hamas's Mahmoud Al-Zahar calls to remove Jews "from the land they occupied in 1948".Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2017, 4:13 AM

Hamas to Liberman: Thanks, but no thanks

Hamas leader rejects Liberman’s offer for airport, seaport, and industrial zone in Gaza if Hamas stops tunnels and rocket fire.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 10:43 PM

Hamas: Arab Peace Initiative 'threatens Palestinian interests'

Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar calls on Arab countries to stop promoting the Arab Peace Initiative and worry about the Palestinians first.Dalit Halevi, 6/17/2016, 5:46 AM

Hamas slams 'Arafat the coward'

Despite Cairo talks to unify Palestinian factions, Hamas heats up rivalry by attacking Fatah founder for fleeing battle with IDF in 1968.Dalit Halevi, 5/22/2016, 9:47 PM

'If Liberman is a real man, let him approach Gaza'

Hamas leader challenges incoming Defense Minister over his vow to assassinate Hamas heads if soldiers' bodies aren't returned.Orli Harari, 5/21/2016, 8:34 PM

Hamas leader: We will remove the Jews from our land

Hamas's Mahmoud Al-Zahar vows to remove all the Jews from “Palestine”.Dalit Halevi, 2/14/2016, 5:58 AM

Hamas, Turkey heads meet as Israel, Turkey grow closer

Hamas head Khaled Mashal meets with Turkish President Erdogan in Istanbul today.Matt Wanderman, 12/19/2015, 8:12 PM

Hamas: Judea-Samaria the geographic key for 'freeing Palestine'

Hamas leader says current intifada will prepare the groundwork for 'liberation of Palestine,' as previous ones 'freed Gaza.'Dalit Halevy, 12/7/2015, 8:11 AM

Hamas Orders Suicide Bombings in Jerusalem

Hamas issues new orders for an escalation in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, while Fatah says it can 'blow up buses in Tel Aviv.'Ari Yashar, 10/19/2015, 12:40 PM

Hamas: '1948 and 1967 are Temporary Borders'

Senior Hamas member Mahmoud al-Zahar makes clear that his group considers all of Israel to be Palestinian territory.Dalit Halevi, 10/16/2015, 4:16 AM

Hamas Threatens to Hang Abbas

Leading Hamas official makes not-so-subtle threat on PA leadership, saying 'their fate is execution by hanging' for security cooperation.Dalit Halevy, 9/19/2015, 9:19 PM

Hamas Threatens to 'Burn' Israel

Senior Hamas politburo official vows 'awful punishment' for Duma arson while hinting at new intifada, demands Israel rebuild Gaza.Dalit Halevy, 8/7/2015, 2:45 PM

Senior Hamas Official: Abbas Has No Legitimacy to Lead PA

In latest direct challenge, Mahmoud al-Zahar accuses Abbas of treachery for cooperating with IDF, as Hamas-Fatah tensions increase.Dalit Halevi, 4/12/2015, 12:51 AM

Hamas Official Calls to Overthrow Abbas

Hamas encourages takeover of the PA, claims Israel sent reps to Gaza for ceasefire talks.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 4/3/2015, 3:27 PM

Hamas Leader on Iran: They Can Liberate 'Palestine'

Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar defends his group's relations with Iran, says Tehran believes "in our ideology".Elad Benari, 3/16/2015, 5:45 AM

Hamas Denies Qatar Cut its Funding Over Egypt

Hamas denies newspaper report that Qatar has informed Hamas that it would be temporarily halting its financial support.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2014, 4:42 AM

Hamas Leader: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar condemns resolution setting a deadline for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/28/2014, 6:29 AM

Senior Hamas Leader: Arafat Gave Us Weapons for Attacks

Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar reveals that in 2000, former PA Chairman provided weapons for Hamas.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2014, 5:46 AM

Hamas Leader: We Plan to Carry Out Terror from Judea and Samaria

Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar says the movement will use any means available to terrorize Israelis.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 1:16 AM

Hamas Official Declares Intifada in Jerusalem

Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar says PA forces 'suppress intifada against Israeli aggression,' calls Jerusalem violence 'the solution.'Tova Dvorin, 10/25/2014, 10:19 PM

Hamas and Hezbollah 'Unity' in Clandestine Beirut Meeting

In unofficial meeting senior official from Gaza and Hezbollah leaders come together - as Israel hatred overcomes differences.Ari Yashar, 10/15/2014, 12:46 PM

Hamas: from West Bank, We Can Destroy Israel Quickly

If it could transfer some forces to Judea and Samaria, says a leader, Hamas would finish Israel with lightning speed.Arutz Sheva, 10/5/2014, 8:05 PM

Hamas Official: We'll Build Our Seaport without Permission

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Zahar declares that the group will build a seaport and airport in Gaza, even without permission.Dalit Halevi, 8/27/2014, 2:15 AM

Israeli Airstrike Hits Home of Senior Hamas Leader

Israel hits empty Gaza home of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar and several other senior Hamas officials.Elad Benari, 7/16/2014, 2:42 AM

Hamas Leader: We Can Bomb Any City in Israel

Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar threatens Israel, claims the organization has rockets that can hit any city.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 6/25/2014, 3:13 AM

Egypt Wants to Revoke Hamas Leader's Citizenship

Egypt working to revoke the citizenship of Mahmoud al-Zahar, whose Hamas movement was declared a terrorist group.Elad Benari, 5/20/2014, 3:12 AM

Hamas Insists on Retaining Military Control in Unity Government

Gaza denies reports of a merger with PA police forces in another declaration that Hamas will rule a unity government.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 10:28 AM

Hamas Leader Says Abbas Is 'Lying' About Unity Govt.

Hamas co-founder denies his group will recognize Israel's existence or put its terror army under PA control, calls Abbas 'very weak.'Ari Yashar, 4/29/2014, 10:39 PM

Al-Zahar Blasts European 'Hypocrisy' on Hamas

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud Al-Zahar equates Zionists to Nazis, Hamas to the Maquis; and adds 1,300 years to the exile...Gabe Kahn, 5/17/2012, 2:20 PM

Hamas Leader in Iran: Our Resistance Won't Change

Hamas leader al-Zahar visits Iran, says the “principles and strategy of the Palestinian Islamic resistance will not change.”Elad Benari, 3/16/2012, 6:16 AM

Hamas: PA-Israel Security Cooperation Blocking Unity Deal

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar slammed PA officials saying their continued security cooperation with Israel is a bar to reconciliation Gabe Kahn., 3/9/2012, 3:35 PM

Senior Hamas Leader Undecided on Attacking Israel Over Iran

Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar sends different signals when asked whether Hamas will attack Israel if it attacks Iran.Elad Benari, 3/8/2012, 6:14 AM

Senior Hamas Leader Slams Agreement with Fatah

Senior Hamas official Mahmud al-Zahar says agreement with Fatah is a mistake and that no one inside Hamas was consulted.Elad Benari, 2/14/2012, 7:53 AM

Hamas' Co-Founder Contradicts Himself: Armed Struggle Continues

Hamas’ co-founder, Mahmoud al-Zahar: Hamas will continue the armed struggle. Popular protests are ineffective.Elad Benari, 1/3/2012, 6:45 AM

Hamas Co-Founder Confirms: We'll Focus on Popular Protests

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud a-Zahar: We'll focus on Arab Spring-style protests, but won't give up our weapons completely.Elad Benari, 12/26/2011, 5:14 AM

Hamas Co-Founder: Abbas Not Serious About Reconciliation

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud Al Zahar says PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is not serious about reconciliation.Gabe Kahn., 11/30/2011, 9:51 PM

Hamas Looks to Cairo for New Headquarters

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar says Hamas may relocate its Damascus headquarters to Cairo due to the widespread unrest in Syria.Gabe Kahn., 9/9/2011, 4:11 PM

Hamas Complains Abbas Obstructing Unity Government

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar accused PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas of delaying unity in favor of his statehood bid at the UN in SeptemberGabe Kahn., 7/8/2011, 5:06 PM

Hamas Leaders Continue to Quarrel

Hamas' al-Zahar says Mashaal had "no right" to say Hamas would allow negotiations with Israel. Mashaal associate: al-Zahar has no right to comment.Elad Benari, 5/25/2011, 4:15 AM

Hamas Founders Amid Lover's Quarrel

Hamas co-founders Khaled Mashaal and Mahmoud al-Zahar don't agree on PA talks with Israel; "resistance the only option," al Zahar says.Gabe Kahn., 5/18/2011, 8:52 PM

Hamas Admits 'Peace Accord' is a Prelude to War

Mahmoud Zahar says Hamas will never recognize Israel as that would "cancel the right of the next generation to liberate the land."Gabe Kahn., 5/11/2011, 7:26 PM

Al-Zahar: Bring Egyptian Army Back to Sinai

Hamas leader calls on Egypt to bring back army forces to the Sinai Peninsula, despite it being contrary to the agreements with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/15/2011, 5:16 AM

Hamas Chief: China, India to Replace Failing US as Superpowers

Mahmoud A-Zahar, Hamas head in Gaza, told WABC Radio that US empire will fall because of its immorality, open sexuality and political injustice.Hillel Fendel, 2/14/2011, 3:02 PM

Senior Hamas Member Attacks Western Values

Mahmoud al-Zahar attacks western values, defends Islamization of Gaza, and calls for the annihilation of the State of Israel through jihad.Elad Benari, 11/3/2010, 3:20 AM