Hamas, Islamic Jihad Criticized for Mourning "Murderer" Soleimani

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad leaders have been facing sharp criticism from other Arabs for setting up a mourning tent in Gaza for Qasem Soleimani. They also accused Hamas and PIJ of "disregarding the blood of thousands of Muslims" killed by Soleimani's force and allies in a number of Arab countries. Mohamed Htaibat, a Jordanian professor of Islamic studies, said on Facebook: "Anyone who stands with Iran is standing against Sunnis." Palestinian political analyst Ibrahim Hamami posted on Twitter: "Mourning the murderer Qasem Soleimani represents a moral decline, political suicide, and hostility towards our nation."

2020-01-06 00:00:00

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