Ismail Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, is abruptly pleading for negotiations from a swank hotel in Qatar as the group’s hold over the Gaza Strip erodes and terrorists continue to surrender.
Haniyeh said in a broadcast address that Hamas is willing to engage in conversation with Israel with the hope that future discussions might get the Palestinian territory in order in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
Reports show the Hamas hierarchy is affluent and secure in Doha, Qatar, and has an estimated net worth of $11 billion.
Reports indicate that Qatar, among other sources, has provided financial assistance to the senior Hamas leadership.
Beginning in 2021, Biden has sent $730 million into UNRWA, an institution that acts as a front for Hamas.
The Likud Party’s Israeli foreign minister, Eli Cohen, expressed gratitude to Switzerland for cutting ties with the United Nations “refugee agency” (UNRWA), which is linked to Hamas and employs several Hamas militants in Gaza.
Even though the Gaza Strip’s Palestinian population is frantically trying to meet necessities in the wake of Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7, the senior leadership of Hamas is allegedly enjoying a lavish lifestyle in a haven distant from the coastal Palestinian enclave of Gaza, for which they assertedly have been engaged in the conflict. Of Gaza’s more than 2 million residents, the vast majority are living in abject poverty.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel vowed never to repeat the mistake of Oslo—the 1993 “peace” accord in which Israel gave up control of Gaza and portions of Judea and Samaria in exchange for nothing. He made it very plain that a Palestinian terror state was not an option.
Dozens of terrorists were captured in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Defense Forces and the Shin Bet security agency. They were then taken to Shin Bet and the IDF 504 intelligence unit for further interrogation.
Israeli Defense Forces soldiers found firearms inside a facility that had been utilized by terrorists from Hamas while conducting operations near the Kamal Adwan Hospital. After being taken to a “hospital” with weapons in their possession, more than 70 terrorists eventually surrendered.
Flyers offering rewards of thousands of dollars were distributed throughout Gaza by the IDF, who are seeking verifiable information on the whereabouts of Hamas officials.