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Iranian official: Corruption will annihilate 'Zionist regime'

Iranian official: Corruption will annihilate 'Zionist regime'

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council meets Hamas delegation, predicts Israel will be destroyed due to corruption.Elad Benari, 24/12/2018 04:33
Hamas official: Netanyahu should read history

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, 15/10/2018 06:07
Hamas official: Abbas wants an Israeli operation in Gaza

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, 01/10/2018 00:03
Hamas official: We benefit from the lull in the fighting

Hamas official: We benefit from the lull in the fighting

Hamas official says negotiations on ceasefire have resulted in several achievements.Dalit Halevi, 22/08/2018 05:44
Hamas leader: Our blood will go to Jerusalem

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, 04/05/2018 05:09
Hamas leader threatens to attack 'settlements'

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, 09/04/2018 06:16
Hamas leader to U.S.: We will shut down your embassy

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, 26/12/2017 05:46
Hamas: We will liberate Palestine from 'filthy occupation'

Hamas: We will liberate Palestine from 'filthy occupation'

Senior Hamas member vows the group will continue the resistance against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 13/12/2017 06:15
Hamas terrorists 'crawling through the tunnels'

Hamas terrorists 'crawling through the tunnels'

Hamas threatens Israel, says it is prepared to liberate "Palestinian land".Dalit Halevi, 21/04/2017 04:46
Hamas leader: We want Palestine in its entirety

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, 17/03/2017 04:13
Hamas to Liberman: Thanks, but no thanks

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, 17/02/2017 22:43
Hamas: Arab Peace Initiative is a threat

Hamas: Arab Peace Initiative is a threat

Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar calls on Arab countries to stop promoting the Arab Peace Initiative and worry about the Palestinians first.Dalit Halevi, 17/06/2016 05:46
Hamas slams 'Arafat the coward'

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, 22/05/2016 21:47
'If Liberman is a real man, let him approach Gaza'

'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, 21/05/2016 20:34
Hamas: We will remove the Jews from our land

Hamas: We will remove the Jews from our land

Hamas's Mahmoud Al-Zahar vows to remove all the Jews from “Palestine”.Dalit Halevi, 14/02/2016 05:58
Hamas, Turkey meet as Israel, Turkey grow closer

Hamas, Turkey meet as Israel, Turkey grow closer

Hamas head Khaled Mashal meets with Turkish President Erdogan in Istanbul today.Matt Wanderman, 19/12/2015 20:12
Hamas: Judea-Samaria is key to 'freeing Palestine'

Hamas: Judea-Samaria is key to 'freeing Palestine'

Hamas leader says current intifada will prepare the groundwork for 'liberation of Palestine,' as previous ones 'freed Gaza.'Dalit Halevy, 07/12/2015 08:11
Hamas Orders Suicide Bombings in Jerusalem

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, 19/10/2015 12:40
Hamas: '1948 and 1967 are Temporary Borders'

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, 16/10/2015 04:16
Hamas Threatens to Hang Abbas

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, 19/09/2015 21:19
Hamas Threatens to 'Burn' Israel

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, 07/08/2015 14:45
Hamas Official: Abbas Has No Legitimacy to Lead PA

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, 12/04/2015 00:51
Hamas Official Calls to Overthrow Abbas

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, 03/04/2015 15:27
Hamas Leader on Iran: They Can Liberate Palestine

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, 16/03/2015 05:45
Hamas Denies Qatar Cut its Funding Over Egypt

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, 29/12/2014 04:42
Hamas: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas: 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, 28/12/2014 06:29
Hamas Leader: Arafat Gave Us Weapons for Attacks

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, 21/12/2014 05:46
Hamas: Carry Out Terror from Judea and Samaria

Hamas: 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, 17/11/2014 01:16
Hamas Official Declares Intifada in Jerusalem

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, 25/10/2014 22:19
Hamas and Hezbollah 'Unity' in Beirut Meeting

Hamas and Hezbollah 'Unity' in Beirut Meeting

In unofficial meeting senior official from Gaza and Hezbollah leaders come together - as Israel hatred overcomes differences.Ari Yashar, 15/10/2014 12:46
Hamas: from West Bank, We Can Destroy Israel Fast

Hamas: from West Bank, We Can Destroy Israel Fast

If it could transfer some forces to Judea and Samaria, says a leader, Hamas would finish Israel with lightning speed.Arutz Sheva, 05/10/2014 20:05
Hamas: We'll Build Our Seaport without Permission

Hamas: 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, 27/08/2014 02:15
Israeli Airstrike Hits Home of Senior Hamas Leader

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, 16/07/2014 02:42
Hamas Leader: We Can Bomb Any City in Israel

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, 25/06/2014 03:13
Egypt Wants to Revoke Hamas Leader's Citizenship

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, 20/05/2014 03:12
Hamas Insists on Military Control in Unity Gov't

Hamas Insists on Military Control in Unity Gov't

Gaza denies reports of a merger with PA police forces in another declaration that Hamas will rule a unity government.Tova Dvorin, 04/05/2014 10:28
Hamas Leader Says Abbas 'Lying' About Unity Govt.

Hamas Leader Says Abbas '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, 29/04/2014 22:39
Al-Zahar Blasts European 'Hypocrisy' on Hamas

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, 17/05/2012 14:20
Hamas Leader in Iran: Our Resistance Won't Change

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, 16/03/2012 06:16
PA-Israel Security Cooperation Blocking Unity Deal

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., 09/03/2012 15:35
Hamas Leader Undecided on Attacking Israel

Hamas Leader Undecided on Attacking Israel

Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar sends different signals when asked whether Hamas will attack Israel if it attacks Iran.Elad Benari, 08/03/2012 06:14
Senior Hamas Leader Slams Agreement with Fatah

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, 14/02/2012 07:53
Hamas' Co-Founder: Armed Struggle Continues

Hamas' Co-Founder: Armed Struggle Continues

Hamas’ co-founder, Mahmoud al-Zahar: Hamas will continue the armed struggle. Popular protests are ineffective.Elad Benari, 03/01/2012 06:45
Hamas Co-Founder: We'll Focus on Protests

Hamas Co-Founder: We'll Focus on 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, 26/12/2011 05:14
Al Zahar: Abbas Not Serious About Reconciliation

Al Zahar: Abbas Not Serious About Reconciliation

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud Al Zahar says PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is not serious about reconciliation.Gabe Kahn., 30/11/2011 21:51
Hamas Looks to Cairo for New Headquarters

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., 09/09/2011 16:11
Abbas Obstructing PA Unity?

Abbas Obstructing PA Unity?

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., 08/07/2011 17:06
Hamas Leaders Quarrel Again

Hamas Leaders Quarrel Again

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, 25/05/2011 04:15
Hamas Founders' Lover's Quarrel

Hamas Founders' 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., 18/05/2011 20:52
Hamas: Peace is Prelude to War

Hamas: Peace is 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., 11/05/2011 19:26
'Bring Egyptian Army to Sinai'

'Bring Egyptian Army 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, 15/02/2011 05:16
Hamas Chief Lectures U.S.

Hamas Chief Lectures U.S.

Mahmoud A-Zahar, Hamas head in Gaza, told WABC Radio that US empire will fall because of its immorality, open sexuality and political injustHillel Fendel, 14/02/2011 15:02
Hamas Member Attacks West

Hamas Member Attacks West

Mahmoud al-Zahar attacks western values, defends Islamization of Gaza, and calls for the annihilation of the State of Israel through jihad.Elad Benari, 03/11/2010 03:20