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Special Dispatch No. 11390 - MEMRI President Yigal Carmon: How To Rescue All The Hostages Quickly By Pressuring Hamas's Patron Qatar - 06/10/24

Qatar is Hamas And Hamas is Qatar There are around 120 Israeli hostages still held captive in Gaza. In November 2023, MEMRI President and Founder Yigal Carmon published two articles about how to rescue the hostages as quickly as possible. In order to save the hostages, we must first set the record straight. Qatar is not an honest broker. It has been playing a deadly double game with the U.S. and the West for many years. As far as Hamas is concerned, Qatar built it up from a small, weak Gaza ...

Special Dispatch No. 11389 - Senior Al-Jazeera Presenter: Moral Hamas Did Not Booby-Trap The Hostages - 06/10/24

Following the June 8, 2024 operation in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, in which Israeli special forces rescued four hostages who had been taken captive by Hamas on October 7, 2023, various reports in the Qatari media and responses by Qatari media figures echoed Hamas's narratives, further demonstrating Qatar's solidarity with the Hamas terror group despite its role as a mediator in Hamas' negotiations with Israel. 1 A prominent example are tweets shared by Jamal Rayyan, a senior presenter ...

No. 11146 - Hamas Official Ghazi Hamad On Ceasefire Talks: The Ball Is In The Israelis' Court, They Need To Respond To The Egyptian-Qatari Proposal, Which Hamas Has Accepted; President Abbas Is An Obstacle To National Unity - 06/02/24

Ghazi Hamad, a member of Hamas's political bureau and its negotiations team spoke about ceasefire talks with Israel in a June 2, 2024 interview with MBC Misr TV (Egypt). He said that Hamas's goal in the talks was to stop the war and achieve a permanent ceasefire, while Israel was seeking a prisoner exchange deal. Hamad detailed the articles of the Egyptian-Qatari draft agreement that Hamas has agreed to, which were a permanent ceasefire, complete Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, the ...

Special Announcements No. 1483 - MEMRI Needs Your Support Today: Fighting Extremism And Antisemitism For 25 Years, Exposing Hamas And Its Supporters In The West – Donate Today To Our Summer Campaign - 05/31/24

Dear Friend, For the past quarter of a century, MEMRI has been providing vital research, primary source translations, and original analysis to the governments of the U.S. and its allies, and to their counterterrorism officials, law enforcement agencies, militaries, and other authorities, assisting them in tackling threats and facing adversaries. We work with news organizations and media to inform their understanding of the complexities of issues and developments in all these countries, and ...

Special Dispatch No. 11343 - Palestinian Journalist: In Negotiations With Israel, Hamas Leader In Gaza Yahya Sinwar Prioritizes His Personal Interests Over The Welfare Of The Gazans, Even At The Cost Of 'Destroying All That Is Palestinian' - 05/22/24

In a series of columns on the Saudi news website Elaph and in the London-based Emirati daily Al - Arab, Palestinian journalist Abd Al-Bari Fayyad pointedly criticized the stubbornness displayed by Hamas, and especially by its leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, in the negotiations for the release of the Israeli hostages. Noting that this stubbornness thwarts any possibility of reaching an agreement and thereby deepens the suffering of the Gazans, Fayyad added that Sinwar is ignoring the dire ...

No. 11083 - Former Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil: No Arab Country Wants Hamas To Win The War; Lebanon Does Not Stand To Win Anything From Attacking Israel - 05/08/24

Former Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said in a May 8, 2024 interview that aired on Russia Today TV that none of the Arab countries wishes for Hamas to win the war. He would not achieve any of its objectives by participating in this "half-war" and attacking Israel. In addition, Bassil said that Hizbullah did not decide to enter the war, nor would it decide when the war ends, because that decision will be left to Israel and Hamas. Gebran Bassil: "To be honest, none of the Arab countries ...

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1751 - Al-Jazeera Arabic: The Qatari-Owned TV Channel That Promotes Islamist Terrorism Worldwide – UPDATED - 05/06/24

Preface On April 1, 2024, the Israeli Knesset approved a law giving Israel's prime minister and communications minister powers to prevent foreign news networks from operating in Israel if they are deemed to be harming national security. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to shut down the Qatar-funded Al-Jazeera channel's operations in Israel, calling it a "terror channel," and Israel Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi said it would be shut down because it acts as "a propaganda arm of ...

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No. 11050 - Dr. Majed Al-Ansari, Spokesman Of The Qatari Ministry Of Foreign Affairs: Israel Had Complete Oversight Over Our Aid To Gaza; The Same People Who Accuse Us Of Supporting Hamas Came To Doha To Ask That We Continue Sending Money To Gaza - 04/27/24

Dr. Majed Al-Ansari, spokesman of the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in an April 27, 2024 interview with Kan11 TV (Israel) that Israel had complete oversight and vetting of the Qatari aid to Gaza. He elaborated that the aid is not the reason for the lack of peace and security in the region, but it is the "result of the lack of commitment to peace on both sides." Al-Ansari said that at times, the very same Israeli officials that came to Doha in order to facilitate increased aid to Gaza ...

No. 11002 - Hamas Senior Official Osama Hamdan: Our Terms Are That First, The Aggression Must End; Second, IDF Must Completely Withdraw From Gaza Strip; Third, Displaced People Should Return To Their Homes And Reconstruction Should Begin; Then, Fourth – Prisoner Exchange - 04/04/24

Hamas senior official Osama Hamdan detailed in an April 4, 2024 statement aired on Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar) Hamas's terms for a ceasefire with Israel. He said that Hamas demands an end to the "aggression," a complete Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, allowing the displaced Gazans to return, and immediate reconstruction. Hamdan said that this was conveyed to the Egyptian and Qatari mediators. Osama Hamdan: "Late last night, our brothers, the mediators from Egypt and Qatar, were informed ...

Special Dispatch No. 11251 - Jordanian Regime Furious With Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood: They Are Acting To Foment Chaos In Kingdom In Service Of Iran - 04/04/24

Since Hamas' October 7, 2023 terror attack, and against the backdrop of the war in Gaza, which has been ongoing for six months, Jordan has seen a surge in popular support for Hamas and hostility towards Israel, which are expressed in many anti-Israel demonstrations and in explicit calls to confront it and wage jihad against it. 1 Recently there has been an increase in the size and intensity of these demonstrations, which are organized primarily by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Jordan. The ...

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