Hamas' Weak Political Standing

(Ynet News) Alex Fishman - Hamas doesn't currently have a patron in the Arab world. The Muslim Brotherhood is weak in the region: they're being chased out of Egypt; Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have outlawed them. On Saturday, at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Turkey, Iran (terrorism's patron in Gaza) was "deplored (for its) interference in the internal affairs of the states of the region...and its continued support for terrorism." Iranian President Hassan Rouhani left the summit before its conclusion. Egypt has strengthened its grip on Gaza and won't tolerate any violence on Hamas' part in the near future. Moreover, Hamas' military rehabilitation is so far only partial.

2016-04-19 00:00:00

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