Hamas Return Ticket to Damascus Won’t Come Cheap

The Cradle’s Palestine Correspondent The Palestinian resistance movement’s complicated relationship with Syria is headed for a reset, but it won’t be on their terms. On 21 June, two unnamed Hamas sources told Reuters that the Palestinian resistance movement had decided to restore ties with Damascus following a decade-long rift after Hamas expressed support for the Syrian opposition. The…

Hamas Moves to Reinstate Ties with Syria in a Bid to End Feud

The Cradle Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with Head of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh in 2006. (Photo Credit: SANA/AP) The expected conciliation reportedly comes in light of Israel’s growing push to normalize ties with Arab states A decade after the unanimous decision by the leadership of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas to leave its base in…

Bashar al-Jaafari: “Syria has Achieved a Great Victory”

Al Mayadeen The Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister sees that Syria has achieved a great victory against terrorism, despite the fact that the war is not over yet. The past decade for Syria has been one of terrorism and fire, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Bashar al-Jaafari told Al Mayadeen on Wednesday. “One cannot talk about the end…

Hamas Won More From Latest Fight With Israel Than Everyone Thinks

Tim Korso Rockets are launched from Gaza city, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, in response to an Israeli air strike on a 12-storey building in the city, towards the coastal city of Tel Aviv, on May 11, 2021 The Gaza-based militant group fired more than 3,000 rockets at Israel over 10 days during hostilities…

Syria Has Not Re-established Relations with Hamas

7 June، 2019 Damascus, SANA A media source has refuted as “baseless” all rumors and statements about the return of any relation with Hamas movement. “The stance of Syria on this issue is principled,” the source said, adding: ” This stance, in the past, was built on the fact that Hamas was a resistance movement…

Daesh Advances South of Damascus, Captures Position from Hamas-Affiliated Groups

On October 20, ISIS fighters attacked a position of the pro-Syrian opposition Palestinian armed group Aknaf Bait al-Maqdis east of the Palestine roundabout in the Yarmouk refugee camp south of the Syrian capital, Damascus city according the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq. Amaq reported that ISIS fighters were able to capture the position. ISIS fighters also…

Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Needs Russia’s Backing?

Sputnik-Middle East The Palestinian ambassador to Moscow and the secretary of the Fatah movement’s central committee have spoken to Sputnik about the prospects of settling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in light of the recent agreement reached between two rivaling Palestinian movements. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia could play an active role in securing a dialogue between Israel and Palestine, the…

Peace in Syria for the Benefit of Israël and Turkey?

Thierry Meyssan Everyone expected that the crisis opposing Saudi Arabia and Qatar would facilitate the resurgence of the Riyadh-Damascus-Cairo axis which had dominated the political life of the Arab world until the « Arab Spring ». Nothing of the sort occurred. Perhaps Prince Mohammad ben Salmane still hopes to win in Yemen, and therefore sees…

Terrorist Confesses to Hamas’s Involvement in Terror Activities in Syria

2 October، 2015 Damascus, SANA A Palestinian-Jordanian terrorist affiliated to the “Muslim Brotherhood” admitted to involvement in terror acts and training terrorists in the Palestinian refugee camps and other areas in Syria. Bishr Yousef Ali al-Janoudi stressed that the Palestinian movement Hamas was involved in the terror activities, in confessions aired by the Syrian Television…

Assad : Hamas Has Betrayed Us Repeatedly

An image grab taken from a video shows an opposition fighter firing an rocket propelled grenade (RPG) on August 26, 2013 during clashes with regime forces over the strategic area of Khanasser, situated on the only road linking Aleppo to central Syria. By Elie Chalhoub It is remarkable how much Russia occupies the strategy of…