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Former UNRWA official:

'Haniyeh was a teacher in one of our schools'

Former UNRWA official acknowledges that Hamas leader was a teacher in UNRWA school, claims Western countries "corrupted" the UNRWA curricula.

'Haniyeh was a teacher in one of our schools'

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Fatah official: US aid to Gaza should be supervised

Fatah secretary in Cyprus: The US is complying with "genocide" in Gaza, the American President is a liar to the bone.

Fatah official: US aid to Gaza should be supervised

Fatah official:

'Holocaust was because Jews planned to take Germany'

Yasser Abu Sido, an official with PA chairman's Fatah faction, says in TV interview that while he is not a "fan of Hitler," the Holocaust was committed for "obvious reasons."

'Holocaust was because Jews planned to take Germany'

South Africa:

MP threatens 'bloodbath' if city given to 'Zionists'

MP Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam of the National Freedom Party said in a parliamentary debate that 'we will not allow you to make this a Jewish state!'

MP threatens 'bloodbath' if city given to 'Zionists'

Jordanian MP admits:

'Jordan benefits from peace agreements with Israel'

First Deputy Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament says cancelling the agreements with Israel would be illogical.

'Jordan benefits from peace agreements with Israel'

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Hamas official: We've been planning massacre for 2 years

Senior Hamas official Ali Baraka describes terror group's preparations for Simchat Torah massacre in video translated by MEMRI.

Hamas official: We've been planning massacre for 2 years

Report:

Iran earned billions by kidnapping Americans

According to MEMRI, Iran has generated a massive windfall of up to $15.7 billion for illegally seizing American hostages

Iran earned billions by kidnapping Americans

Former Lebanese lawmaker:

'I suspect Zionists were behind Quran burnings in Europe'

Former Lebanese cabinet member claims "Zionists" seek to "denigrate the image of Islam," to cause strife, and to destroy societies.

'I suspect Zionists were behind Quran burnings in Europe'

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'Death to America!' at protest outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran

Protesters demonstrating outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran call for expulsion of Swedish Ambassador to Iran.

'Death to America!' at protest outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran

Lebanese military analyst:

'Lebanese army and Hezbollah are prepared for war with Israel'

Lebanese military analyst Abdul Rahman Chehaitli: Israel should not underestimate the Lebanese army.

'Lebanese army and Hezbollah are prepared for war with Israel'

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Lebanon TV talk show deteriorates into brawl

Former Lebanese Environment Minister and journalist exchange blows during discussion on US sanctions.

Lebanon TV talk show deteriorates into brawl

Hezbollah-affiliated cleric:

'Israel's very existence is an act of war against Lebanon'

Lebanese cleric who is affiliated with Hezbollah says in TV interview that war with Israel can bring Lebanon out of its political crisis.

'Israel's very existence is an act of war against Lebanon'

Hamas official:

'May Allah bring annihilation upon the Jews'

Watch: In Friday sermon, Hamas official refers to Jews as "filthy animals" and "brothers of apes and pigs".

'May Allah bring annihilation upon the Jews'

Former Jordanian minister:

'Israel is becoming a Jewish ISIS'

Former Jordanian Interior Minister lashes out at Israel, says Jordan should stockpile ammunition to fight Israeli threat.

'Israel is becoming a Jewish ISIS'

Iranian cleric:

'Six million Jews were not killed in the Holocaust'

Cleric affiliated with Khamenei says in sermon: Maybe 60, six, or 50 Jews were killed in the Holocaust.

'Six million Jews were not killed in the Holocaust'

Iran's First Lady: Mothers, wives must encourage 'martyrdom'

Wife of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says 'resistance' wouldn't be possible if wives and mothers of murderers didn't give their approval.

Iran's First Lady: Mothers, wives must encourage 'martyrdom'

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IRGC Commander-in-Chief threatens Charlie Hebdo

IRGC Commander-in-Chief General Hossein Salami warns satirical magazine after Khamenei cartoons.

IRGC Commander-in-Chief threatens Charlie Hebdo

Al-Jazeera: Islamic Jihad successfully 'fighting off' 'settlers'

A local commander describes an attack dating back to January, 2022, in which one yeshiva student was murdered and several others injured.

Al-Jazeera: Islamic Jihad successfully 'fighting off' 'settlers'

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Lebanese 'fortune teller': Israel to disappear in 2023-2024

The 'professional fortune teller' had to revise his prediction since last time he had announced Israel would meet its end in 2022.

Lebanese 'fortune teller': Israel to disappear in 2023-2024

Watch: Iranian leader blasts US for 'destroying' women's rights

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei claims the West is engaging in hypocrisy when it blames his country for women's rights abuses.

Watch: Iranian leader blasts US for 'destroying' women's rights

Watch: Angry Iranians protest against impending executions

The mother of one of the inmates says her son is being implicated for killing someone in a different part of the country.

Watch: Angry Iranians protest against impending executions

Watch: Iranian video ad depicts Trump assassination

An IRGC-affiliated Telegram channel shares animated video depicting the assassination of former President Trump.

Watch: Iranian video ad depicts Trump assassination

Top Fatah official:

'Israelis can leave by sea or by wading into a sea of blood'

Fatah Central Committee member threatens Israel, says settler "scum" should "think about leaving".

'Israelis can leave by sea or by wading into a sea of blood'

Watch: Hamas simulates attack on IDF base, kidnapping soldiers

Gaza militants aired the video in a propaganda campaign aimed at instilling fear in Israeli troops.

Watch: Hamas simulates attack on IDF base, kidnapping soldiers

PA chairman Abbas:

'I do not endorse armed resistance, for now'

PA chairman says in TV interview that he is a proponent of "peaceful resistance" but may change his mind at "any moment."

'I do not endorse armed resistance, for now'

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Hezbollah TV lauds terrorist eliminated by Israel

Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV lauds Palestinian Arab terrorist who was eliminated days after murdering IDF soldier.

Hezbollah TV lauds terrorist eliminated by Israel

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Hezbollah TV reporter taunts Israeli soldiers at border

A reporter for Al-Manar TV reports while standing on the Lebanon-Israel border, a few meters away from several Israeli soldiers.

Hezbollah TV reporter taunts Israeli soldiers at border

Tlaib in TV interview:

'Israel has an apartheid system, two-state solution won't work'

Rep. Rashida Tlaib lashes out at Israel, says the US must change its policies towards it.

'Israel has an apartheid system, two-state solution won't work'

Watch: Taliban spokesman refuses to rule out ties with Israel

When the Al Jazeera host presses the spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Naeem retorts that the media is trying to create problems where none exist.

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Lebanese ministers throw rocks across Israel border

TV report in Lebanon shows two cabinet ministers throwing rocks across the Israeli border.

Lebanese ministers throw rocks across Israel border

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Iranian TV displays military's latest drone exercises

Iranian military boasts it has 150 drones, including “elimination” drones.

Iranian TV displays military's latest drone exercises

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Abbas adviser defends his '50 holocausts' comment

Mahmoud Al-Habbash, adviser to PA chairman, claims that Israeli leaders Abbas because he is defending his people.

Abbas adviser defends his '50 holocausts' comment

Palestinian analyst: Gulf States may get obliterated by Iran

A commentator on 'Palestine Today' in Gaza says the Gulf States may suffer a 'similar fait to Ukraine' for mending ties with Israel.

Palestinian analyst: Gulf States may get obliterated by Iran

Watch: Bride and groom welcomed by gunfire in Arab town

How does an Arab couple celebrate a traditional wedding in a PA town?

Watch: Bride and groom welcomed by gunfire in Arab town

Iran airs lecture by official claiming Hitler had Jewish origins

In International Quds Day speech official also claims Israel harvests organs of abducted Muslim children for rich Westerners.

Iran airs lecture by official claiming Hitler had Jewish origins

Top PA official:

'Arab world hasn't really benefited from Abraham Accords'

PA cabinet leader: What has the Arab world gained from the Abraham Accords, really? There is no real benefit to them.

'Arab world hasn't really benefited from Abraham Accords'

Houthi expert:

'Our missiles and drones will reach Tel Aviv and Eilat Port'

Yemeni military expert warns that Houthi missiles and drones can hit targets in Israel.

'Our missiles and drones will reach Tel Aviv and Eilat Port'

Houthi official:

'The UAE is a Jewish settlement'

Watch: Houthi Health Minister claims the affairs of the UAE are managed by the Jews.

'The UAE is a Jewish settlement'

Watch: Iranian commander says Saudis are actually Jews

Head of IRGC navy claims the Saudis are not really Muslims, but actually Jews.

Watch: Iranian commander says Saudis are actually Jews

Watch: Iranian politician criticizes Khamenei

Iranian politician Mostafa Tajzadeh criticizes foreign policy of Iran’s Supreme Leader.

Watch: Iranian politician criticizes Khamenei

Watch: Fatah member calls Israel a 'ghoulish beast'

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki says Palestinian Arabs are an "army in the belly of a ghoulish, US-backed beast".

Watch: Fatah member calls Israel a 'ghoulish beast'

Hamas allows children to simulate 'liberation' of Al-Aqsa

Military exhibition held in Gaza allows teens and students to view Hamas weapons and simulate “liberation” of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Hamas allows children to simulate 'liberation' of Al-Aqsa

Watch: Gaza children sing 'Palestine is ours'

On anniversary of Balfour Declaration, children in Gaza kindergarten sing: We are your owners, oh Palestine.

Watch: Gaza children sing 'Palestine is ours'

Fatah official: Israelis are messengers of instability

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki lashes out at Israel: They are messengers of instability, we are messengers of peace.

Fatah official: Israelis are messengers of instability

Pakistan's ambassador to China: Taliban would welcome help

Pakistani Ambassador to China says he's certain the Taliban would welcome China and Pakistan's economic assistance.

Pakistan's ambassador to China: Taliban would welcome help

Watch: Iranian militia airs 'ISIS Made in America' ad

Pro-Iran Iraqi militia's TV channel airs a video presenting U.S. soldier directing an ISIS execution.

Watch: Iranian militia airs 'ISIS Made in America' ad

Iranian political analyst: America behind 9/11, world terrorism

Iranian political analyst and editor-in-chief of the Iran Diplomatic lays the claim that the U.S. government is behind world terror.

Iranian political analyst: America behind 9/11, world terrorism

'Iran is capable of producing a nuclear bomb'

Former Iranian diplomat says Iran does not seek to produce a nuclear bomb, but is capable of doing so if it wants.

'Iran is capable of producing a nuclear bomb'

PA Prime Minister: Israel's purpose - serving the West

PA Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh claimed there was 'no connection between Israelis and the Jews, descendants of the Khazars.'

PA Prime Minister: Israel's purpose - serving the West

Watch: Teens undergo training at Hamas and Islamic Jihad camps

Footage shows campers in Hamas and Islamic Jihad summer camps for teens in Gaza undergoing military-style training.

Watch: Teens undergo training at Hamas and Islamic Jihad camps

Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East'

Former Iranian Ambassador to Mexico accused 'Zionists of wanting to rule from Nile to Euphrates' and 'celebrating killing 70,000 Iranians.'

Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East'

Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Chairman of Lebanon's National Liberal Party says he doesn't seek war with Israel, slams Hezbollah for using Lebanon as launch pin.

Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Hamas official: 'Massacring the enemy - a national duty'

Hamas MP and member of Board of Trustees of the International Union of Muslim Scholars urges Muslims to kill all the Jews.

Hamas official: 'Massacring the enemy - a national duty'

PA Prime Minister: No proof Jewish Temple ever existed

Mohammad Shtayyeh says Israel has conducted a 'number of digs' but no evidence of Temple uncovered.

PA Prime Minister: No proof Jewish Temple ever existed

Watch: Houthis open fundraising campaign to bomb Tel Aviv

See how Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists in Yemen are collecting money to help Hamas bomb civilian centers in the heart of Israel.

Watch: Houthis open fundraising campaign to bomb Tel Aviv

Islamist activist: Jordan capable of destroying Israel

Jordanian Hizb ut-Tahrir activist says the Jordanian army is capable of 'liberating Palestine', evicting 'occupiers' from Europe, US.

Islamist activist: Jordan capable of destroying Israel

Iranian cleric: 'Religious gang' must go

Iranian religious leader who's made headlines by speaking to an Israeli news channel, called for removal of Islamist regime.

Iranian cleric: 'Religious gang' must go

Hezbollah official in Iraq: Jews trying to control the world

Hizbullah Brigades spokesman quotes 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion', alleging that Jews are trying to control the US & entire world.

Hezbollah official in Iraq: Jews trying to control the world

Arab-Israeli columnist calls for co-existence in column

While calling for "building bridges," columnist places all the blame on the "extremism in Jewish society" and the current government.

Arab-Israeli columnist calls for co-existence in column

IRGC commander: 'Zionist entity' exposed its vulnerability

IRGC Commander-in-Chief Hossein Salami once again threatens Israel and the US.

IRGC commander: 'Zionist entity' exposed its vulnerability