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Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 486 - Rising Inter-Arab Tensions: Saudi Arabia and Egypt versus Syria and Iran Part II – Egypt Trades Accusations with Hamas, Syria, Iran - 02/24/09

The ongoing conflict between Hamas and Fatah has put a strain on Hamas–Egypt relations. Egypt is at loggerheads with Hamas over its refusal to hold early elections to the presidency and Legislative Council, its withdrawal from the Palestinian national dialogue talks in Cairo, and its ongoing rocket attacks on Israel. Also provocative to Egypt were recent statements by Hamas leaders, who condemned Egypt for failing to open the Rafah border. 1 In response, Egypt accused Hamas of preventing ...

L. Azuri

Special Dispatch No. 2219 - Hamas Leaders: 'The Gaza Victory Has Paved the Way to Jerusalem, Haifa, Jaffa, the Negev, and the West Bank'; PA Should 'Join What Your People Has Chosen - Jihad and Resistance'; 'We Will Continue Fighting Until the Occupation is Defeated on Palestinian Soil' - 02/04/09

Hamas officials, headed by Hamas political bureau chief Khaled Mash'al, are contending that Hamas' victory in Gaza has paved the way to Jaffa and Haifa, and are calling on the Palestinian Authority to join the jihad and the resistance. Following are excerpts from statements by Hamas leaders: Mash'al: "The Resistance Entered Every Home, and Has Become an Ideal Among the Arab Nation and Worldwide" "What happened in Gaza was the first real serious war fought by our people on their territory, and ...

Special Dispatch No. 2184 - Editor of the Egyptian Government Daily Al-Gumhouriyya: Hamas, Syria, Iran – The New Axis of Evil - 01/29/09

... have been trying to distort… " When it was mediating the negotiations for a calm ( tahdia ) , Egypt believed that the ... Iran's and Syria's support for Hamas , everyone must know that in Hamas's conflict with Israel, it was Egypt that was ... – they remain arrogant. The Palestinians did indeed elect Hamas ; however, Hamas did not make Palestinian wellbeing its top priority ... the most intensive trade relations with Israel... Qatar was the first country to sell Israel more natural gas than Egypt, and ...

Special Dispatch No. 2096 - Muhammad 'Ali Ibrahim, Egyptian MP and Editor of Government Newspaper: Syria is a Vassal of Iran and Qatar - 10/30/08

On October 13, 2008 , the Kuwaiti daily Al-Rai published a statement by Syrian Prime Minister Muhammad Naji 'Utri harshly critical of Egypt . 1 In response, 'Ali Ibrahim, Egyptian MP and editor of the Egyptian daily Al-Gomhouriyya, published an article against 'Utri, in which he depicted Syria as a vassal of Iran and Qatar and blamed it for the current situation in Lebanon . Ibrahim went on to accuse Syria of sowing strife among the Palestinians and of helping to spread the Shi'a in Sunni ...

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 458 - In Wake of Tahdiah Agreement, Escalation in Hamas-Fatah Conflict and in Fatah's Position Vis-à-vis Israel - 08/04/08

Introduction Under the tahdiah agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, which went into effect on June 19, 2008, the Palestinians agreed to stop the rocket attacks on Israel in exchange for a cessation of Israel's military activity in Gaza. It was also agreed that there would be negotiations for opening the Rafah crossing, with the participation of Palestinian Authority, Hamas and E.U. representatives. i The agreement was the result of prolonged negotiations, during which both sides ...

C. Jacob

Special Dispatch No. 1921 - Syrian President Assad: Syria's Contacts with Israel Are Aimed at Establishing Common Ground for Negotiations - 06/16/08

... told the editor-in-chief of the Qatari daily Al-Watan, Ahmad Ali, that Turkey was mediating contacts between Syria and Israel, and that efforts were ... be part of the same strategic axis as Iran, Hizbullah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad than to recover the Golan Heights. The ... gained from its ties with Iran, Hizbullah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad for a few hills." 3 1 Al-Watan (Qatar), April 27, 2008. 2 IRNA (Iran), April ...

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 288 - The Middle East Crisis - Local, Regional, and Global; Conventional and Nuclear - 07/21/06

"Only now it is beginning. The day of rejoicing for the peoples of the region is drawing near... The world is on the brink of great changes, and the Muslims' victory over the aggressors is imminent." Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, IRNA, July 18, 2006 The current crisis in the Middle East has been brewing for months on two different levels - nuclear and conventional - and in three arenas: local, regional, and global. No matter whether the crisis continues and expands or is stopped and ...

Yigal Carmon

Special Reports No. 15 - Abu Mazen: A Political Profile - 04/29/03

Table of Contents The Struggle Against Israel The Armed Struggle and the Intifada Conflict with Israel in the '1948 Territories' Intra-Palestinian Relations Ideological Aspects Political Power Struggle Handling the Palestinian Opposition Factions Dialogue and Agreement Enforcing Majority Opinion The Need for Reform in the Palestinian Authority The Political Process Permanent Status Issues Jerusalem The Right of Return Previous Peace Efforts The Oslo Accords The Beilin-Abu Mazen Agreement The ...

Y. Yehoshua

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