Hamas Says It Won't Stop Gaza Weapons Production, Smuggling

(AP-Washington Post) Hamas will not stop arming itself because only a strong arsenal, not negotiations, can extract concessions from Israel, Moussa Abu Marzouk, the No. 2 in the Islamic militant group, told AP on Saturday. However, an Israeli security official said last week that Israel would likely link a significant easing of the blockade to Hamas' willingness to stop smuggling weapons into Gaza and producing them there.

2012-11-26 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive