Hamas Is Establishing a Presence in Lebanon with Hizbullah's Backing

(Israel Hayom) Yoav Limor - In the last year, Hamas has been expediting efforts to gain a foothold in Lebanon, mainly in the Palestinian refugee camps in Tyre and Sidon. This activity is taking place under the leadership of Saleh al-Arouri - in charge of the foreign activity of Hamas' military wing - who seeks to establish an additional front against Israel that can readily be activated in the event of an escalation in Gaza or Judea and Samaria. Arouri and his men have recruited hundreds of Palestinians and trained them to fire rockets, as well as to prepare and lay explosive charges, with a view to employing these forces in the future.

2023-03-16 00:00:00

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