Hamas Returns to Damascus after a Decade of Betraying Syrians

Arab Souri A delegation of Hamas representatives arrived in Damascus and met with the Syrian president after a decade since leaving the country during which time the Palestinian faction based in Gaza joined hands with Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups to destroy Syria in the Turkish-led Qatari-financed anti-Islamic Muslim Brotherhood color revolutions dubbed the…

Hamas Reveals Syria’s Role in Hosting its Commanders

The Cradle In 2008, Hamas attempted to smuggle 30 drones from Syria into Gaza through Iran In a special documentary released by the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, the group revealed Syria’s role in hosting several of its commanders for drone and missile research and development (R&D). In a 25-minute short film, Hamas narrates the biography of its…

‘Regime Change’ in Hamas and a Return to Syria

The Cradle’s Palestine Correspondent The removal of Khaled Meshaal from power was necessary for normalization with Damascus to occur In mid-September, Palestinian resistance movement Hamas issued a statement indicating that it had restored relations with Syria after ten years of estrangement, effectively ending its self-imposed exile from Damascus. After the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in March 2011, at…

Hamas Announces Restoration of Ties with Syria

The Cradle After being at odds with Syria for ten years, Hamas has officially declared a restoration of ties with Damascus Officials of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas disclosed in a press statement on 15 September that it has officially resumed its relations with Syria after 10 years of tension. According to reports, the German News Agency (DPA)…

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…