Mashaal elected as int’l Hamas head

Former Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal has been elected as the next head of the Palestinian Islamist group’s office abroad, announced a spokesman. The 64-year-old Mashaal was chief of the Hamas…

Hamas reelects Sinwar as Gaza chief

After an unexpectedly tight race, Yahya Sinwar has been re-elected to head Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Balloting for Hamas leadership is supposed to be held every 4 years, although…

No clear win in Hamas elections

Secret Hamas leadership elections have reportedly ended in a deadlock between current chief Yahya Sinwar and his leading rival Nizar Awadallah. While the terror group has yet to make an…

Memorial for missing fallen IDF soldiers held

Israel is prepared for any scenario and will cause Lebanon to shudder if Hezbollah draws the IDF into war. Speaking at an official memorial ceremony for fallen Israeli soldiers whose…

Nasrallah slams IDF drill, threatens war

Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel against intimidation and warned any attack would be reciprocated. “We are not looking for a confrontation but we don’t leave the blood of…

Syria claims to down IDF missiles

The Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) issued a statement claiming that the country’s air defenses intercepted “Israeli aggression” over the capital, Damascus, as part of a heightened campaign against Iranian targets…

IDF holds Lightning Storm drill

The Israeli Defense Forces have wrapped up their latest mass exercise codenamed "Lightning Storm" conducted along the northern border with Lebanon. According to a statement from the Israeli military, part…

Palestinians endorse Russian vaccine

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has approved Russia’s coronavirus vaccine for use. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh informed his cabinet during a session in Ramallah that, "The Health ministry signed an…

Hamas leader tests positive for coronavirus

The leader of the Islamist Hamas organization, Yahya Al-Sinwar, has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the terror group’s spokesman Hazem Qassem, the 58-year-old Sinwar is “following the advice of…

COGAT: Israel ensures aid to Gaza

The IDF Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) has rejected allegations that Israel is doing anything other than its utmost to enable international assistance of medical and health…