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Special Dispatch No. 11080 - Moroccan Journalist: Hamas Has Become Sacred In Morocco; The Silencing Of Its Critics In This Country Is Oppression Of Thought - 01/17/24

In an article he published on December 2, 2023 in the online daily Hespress.com, Zouhir Louassini, a Moroccan journalist living in Italy, condemned the "brutal attack" waged by Moroccan supporters of political Islam against anyone in the country who dares to criticize Hamas and its methods of fighting Israel. Louassini referred specifically to the fierce attacks and slander, and even accusations of treason and heresy, that were recently directed in public discourse, in demonstrations and on ...

MEMRI Daily Brief No. 563 - Why Do The U.S. And Israel Tolerate Qatar's Blatant Anti-U.S. And Anti-Israel Policies? - 01/16/24

Introduction Two developments with dangerous and even explosive repercussions for the standing and interests of both the U.S. and Israel in the Middle East occurred in the last few days. 1. The U.S. has extended its presence at Qatar's Al-Udeid airbase – CENTCOM's main airbase in the region – for another 10 years 1 : In recent weeks, there has been criticism of Qatar for its sponsoring of terrorism, causing President Biden and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to maintain ambiguity about the ...

Yigal Carmon

Special Dispatch No. 11049 - Hamas In Their Own Words Since The October 7 Attack - 12/28/23

... chief Ismail Haniyeh watch ing the coverage of Hamas ' s invasion of southern Israel on Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar) was posted on various social media outlets ... be noted that in the October 7, 2023, during the Hamas invasion of southern Israel, Hamas kidnapped an estimated 150 prisoners, many of whom ... , foreign laborers, and Israeli civilians in the area. Qasem acknowledged Turkey ' s role in mediating their release. Hisham Qasem: " Turkey and Hamas discussed the ...

Special Dispatch No. 11006 - Poem In Qatari 'Al-Sharq' Daily Calls On Gazans, Muslims To Wage Jihad And Restore Islamic Rule Throughout The World - 12/07/23

On November 25, 2023, against the backdrop of the Qatar-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza war, the Qatari daily Al-Sharq published an inciting poem titled "O Glorious Gaza, Rise Up" by Osama Al-Agha, an Arabic teacher in a Doha elementary school. The poem urges the people of Gaza and the Muslims at large to rise up and wage jihad in order to "crush the Zionists on the battlefield," liberate the Al-Aqsa mosque and restore Islamic rule throughout the world. The poet also addresses ...

MEMRI Daily Brief No. 548 - A Nobel Prize For Terror And Other Absurdities - 11/30/23

It is anyone's guess how exactly or when the Hamas-Israel War in Gaza will actually end. There is great external pressure on Israel to stop its response to Hamas's October 7 invasion. There is also a great internal pressure on the Israeli government by the Israeli people to continue fighting. Winners and losers are subjective categories and especially so in dynamic, conflict-ridden situations but, leaving aside the two immediate belligerents we can certainly judge who or what – at this ...

Amb. Alberto M. Fernandez

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1723 - As Hamas Visits Its 'Closest Friend' Moscow, Questions Surround Russia's Knowledge Of, Involvement In October 7 Hamas Attack: A Review Of Russia-Hamas Ties and Strategic Relationship - 11/08/23

Introduction Hamas's surprise October 7, 2023 terror attack, in which over 1,400 were brutally murdered and another 241 (at last count) taken hostage, will go down in infamy. As Hamas leader abroad Khaled Mashal boasted on October 26 on Egypt's Sada Elbalad TV, the Russians told him that this attack would be taught in military academies. 1 In the immediate aftermath of the attack, everyone, including military experts on TV, were quick to comment on its primitivity, pointing to the use of ...

Steven Stalinsky, Ph.D.

Special Dispatch No. 10943 - Senior Hamas Official Osama Hamdan: If We Could Turn Back Time, We Would Carry Out The October 7 Attack On Israel All Over Again - 11/07/23

In an interview with Lebanese journalist Marlene Khalifeh, senior Hamas official Osama Hamdan said that his organization's October 7, 2023 attack on southern Israel was part of its strategy to put an end to Arab countries' normalization with Israel. Stating that if there was a way to turn back time, Hamas would carry out the attack again, he added that the only hostages Hamas was holding in Gaza were Israeli solders and that the civilians had been captured by other elements with "confidence" in ...

MEMRI Daily Brief No. 536 - Qatar – Enabler Of Islamist Terrorism And A Dishonest Broker - 11/01/23

Hamas political bureau head Isma'il Haniya with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Aal Thani (Source: qudspress.com) A few days ago, Qatari Ambassador to Washington Meshal Aal Thani, the brother of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Aal Thani, published an article in the Wall Street Journal claiming that Qatar is an honest broker that is a victim of a campaign of disinformation. Is that so? What any vegetable seller in the Arab world knows, most Westerners, including their governments at the ...

Yigal Carmon

No. 10588 - Mosab Hassan Yousef, Son Of Senior Hamas Leader In The West Bank: Hamas Leader In Gaza Yahya Sinwar Once Beheaded A Man Using A Bathroom Sink, Now He Hides Under Al-Shifa Hospital And Uses Patients As Human Shields - 10/30/23

Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of Hamas leader in the West Bank Sheikh Hassan Yousef, said in an October 30, 2023 video that he posted on the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) that Hamas is evil and that Israel cannot afford to give it what it wants. He said that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar orchestrated the October 7 attack in order to take Israeli hostages so he could "blackmail" Israel and the international community into releasing 5,000 terrorists. He said that Sinwar had once ...

Special Dispatch No. 10875 - 'Al-Akhbar' Daily: U.S. Working With Egypt, Qatar To Broker Release Of Civilian Hostages In Return For Humanitarian Aid; Hamas: Not All Hostages Are In Our Hands; Long Ceasefire Is Needed - 10/16/23

Amid the ongoing fighting between Isael and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, which broke out following Hamas' October 7 deadly attack on Israeli localities near the Gaza border, Ibrahim Al-Amin, editor of the pro-Hizbullah Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar , wrote that the U.S. is holding talks with Egypt and Qatar in a bid to advance a deal for the release of civilian hostages. Under this deal all the civilians held by Hamas, including ones with American and other non-Israeli citizenship, as well as Gazans ...

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