Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades In Hebron Threatens Suicide Attacks Across Israel

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November 6, 2023

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As the war led by Hamas and the Palestinian factions against Israel in the Gaza Strip continues, following the October 7, 2023 merciless attack by Hamas on Israeli army bases and communities, the spokesman of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades in Hebron announced his group’s intention to join the fight against Israel and perpetrate suicide attacks on its territory. A statement issued on November 5, 2023, by the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade[1]that belongs to the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, which is the military wing of the Fatah organization, said that Abu Al-Rae’d Jandal, the spokesman for the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigades and the “military units,” declared the following:[2]

“The West Bank will not stand idly by; our brigades will set the entire country on fire – in every place and alleyway. Suicide attacks are on the brigades’ tables. The decision to carry them out will be made in accordance with the assessments of the operatives of our resistance who will determine the time and the place.

“The occupation will see the flames of fire in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jaffa, and in every place. It never anticipated that “the falcons of the brigades” would reach it.”

On its Telegram channel, the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade shared a poster of the charred remains of buses with the text, “Suicide attacks are on the table.”[3]

The Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade Telegram channel was opened on October 12, 2023, and as of this writing it had 1,240 followers. On the day it first appeared, the brigade posted a message urging “the multitudes of our brave Palestinian people, residents of the West Bank,” to unite and rise up to help the residents of Gaza. According to the post, the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade belongs to the Al-Asefa Army that is commanded by the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades.[4]

A statement posted by the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade on October 13, 2023, declares that additional groups that are active in the Hebron area, such as the Beit Ummar Brigade, the Sa’ir Martyrs’ Brigade, and the Bani Na’im Brigade, among others, are under the command of the Khalil Al-Rahman Brigade and cooperate in a joint operations room.[5]

 

[1] Khalil Al-Rahman is another Arabic name for Hebron.

[2] Telegram, November 5, 2023.

[3] Telegram, November 5, 2023.

[4] Telegram, October 12, 2023.

[5] Telegram, October 13, 2023.


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