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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV -- Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

Lebanese Court Orders Muslims to Learn Quran Verses About Virgin Mary

Lebanese Court Orders Muslims to Learn Quran Verses About Virgin Mary

TEL AVIV -- In a highly unusual ruling, a judge in Lebanon has ordered three Muslim men to learn passages from the Quran by heart that praise and glorify the Virgin Mary after they were found guilty of insulting the religious figure, according to a report by the Al Arabiya television network.

Hamas Conspiracy Theory Claims Israel Planning to Invade Gaza Within Days

Hamas Conspiracy Theory Claims Israel Planning to Invade Gaza Within Days

TEL AVIV -- Hamas and the other armed factions active in the Gaza Strip have warned citizens to prepare for an Israeli incursion into the territory which could come as soon as the next few days, according to senior sources in the Palestinian organizations who spoke to the London-based international Saudi publication Al Hayat.

PHOTOS: Islamic State Beats Syrian Man for Selling Cigarettes

PHOTOS: Islamic State Beats Syrian Man for Selling Cigarettes

TEL AVIV -- Despite its continued weakening position in Syria and near-complete removal from Iraq, the Islamic State terrorist organization has disseminated propaganda photos showing IS police beating a Syrian resident of accused of selling cigarettes.

Murderous Hamas Condemns U.S. for Designating Its Leader a Terrorist

Murderous Hamas Condemns U.S. for Designating Its Leader a Terrorist

TEL AVIV -- Hamas, a murderous terrorist organization committed to Israel’s destruction, condemned on Wednesday the decision by the U.S. State Department to designate Hamas’s politburo leader, Ismail Haniyeh, as a specially designated global terrorist.

Photos: Islamic State Punishes Rogue Tribe in the Sinai By Burning Its Drugs

Photos: Islamic State Punishes Rogue Tribe in the Sinai By Burning Its Drugs

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula published photos of Wilyat Sinai, the jihadist organization's Egyptian branch, burning large amounts of drug plants grown by the Sawarkeh tribe, many of whose members fill key roles in the terrorist organization.

EXCLUSIVE – PLO Member Warns U.S. Sites Could Be Targeted

EXCLUSIVE – PLO Member Warns U.S. Sites Could Be Targeted

American sites in the Palestinian territories have been declared as legitimate targets by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Hani Sawabteh, an official from the group, confirmed to Breitbart Jerusalem.

PLO Member Group Threatens to Attack U.S. Targets in Israel

PLO Member Group Threatens to Attack U.S. Targets in Israel

TEL AVIV -- The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the so-called military wing of the Marxist-oriented Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is threating to attack American targets in Israel and the Palestinian territories - the first time it has publicly done so in decades.

Arab Social Media Celebrates U.N. Anti-Israel Resolution on Jerusalem

Arab Social Media Celebrates U.N. Anti-Israel Resolution on Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Arab world social media was in celebratory mode in the hours following the UN General Assembly’s nonbinding vote seeking to essentially rescind President Donald Trump's declaration recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Reports: Saudi Banks Freeze 1,200 Accounts in Corruption Crackdown

Reports: Saudi Banks Freeze 1,200 Accounts in Corruption Crackdown

TEL AVIV -- Saudi Arabia's central bank and other banks have frozen the accounts of 1200 companies and officials as a widespread crackdown against corruption at the highest levels of the kingdom's leadership continues, reported the Saudi paper Okaz.

Hamas Terror Chief: Our Weapons Belong to All Palestinians

Hamas Terror Chief: Our Weapons Belong to All Palestinians

TEL AVIV -- Hamas is treating the issue of reconciliation with the Fatah movement and the Palestinian Authority as a strategic one, according to the organization's Gaza chief, Yahya Sinwar, who added during a meeting with unions in Gaza that divisions will not be allowed to continue.

Saudis Hail Trump’s Iran Policy Shift

Saudis Hail Trump’s Iran Policy Shift

TEL AVIV -- Media outlets in Saudi Arabia on Saturday praised U.S. President Donald Trump's policy speech on Friday about the nuclear deal with Iran.

Graphic Photos: Islamic State Severs Hand of Accused Thief in Sinai

Graphic Photos: Islamic State Severs Hand of Accused Thief in Sinai

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State terror organization has published what it claims are photos of Wilyat Sinai, the Egyptian branch of IS, purporting to show how the murderous group is forcing sharia law over those who live in their areas of control in Sinai, despite the war being waged against them by the Egyptian army.

EXCLUSIVE – Fatah Official: We Are Preparing to Govern the Gaza Strip

EXCLUSIVE – Fatah Official: We Are Preparing to Govern the Gaza Strip

TEL AVIV -- Fatah Revolutionary Council secretary Fayez Abou Aita told Breitbart Jerusalem in an interview that his movement is preparing to return to power in the Gaza Strip amid progress in Egypt-brokered talks toward reconciliation between the movements of Fatah and the Hamas terrorist group.

Arab Pundits Warn Iran Will Follow In Footsteps Of North Korea

Arab Pundits Warn Iran Will Follow In Footsteps Of North Korea

TEL AVIV -- Arabic social media has been buzzing with commentary on the most recent nuclear test performed by North Korea, with many blaming the situation on the international community's nuclear deal with the Iranian regime.

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Islamic State Executes Alleged Sex Criminal, Beheads ‘Magician’

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Islamic State Executes Alleged Sex Criminal, Beheads ‘Magician’

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State is releasing an increasing number of propaganda photos and reports about the territory of the caliphate and the fulfillment of "the commandments of sharia," apparently in a last-ditch effort to woo supporters around the world and recruit them to its ranks as fierce battle rages in the Raqqa district, where the organization's so-called capital city is located.

Hamas Sees Significant Improvement In Relations With Iran

Hamas Sees Significant Improvement In Relations With Iran

TEL AVIV -- A significant improvement in ties between Hamas and Iran has taken place in recent days with developing contacts between the two sides aiming to increase Iran's financial support for Hamas.

EXCLUSIVE – Al Aqsa Mosque Chief Preacher Warns Temple Mount Tensions Not Over Yet

EXCLUSIVE – Al Aqsa Mosque Chief Preacher Warns Temple Mount Tensions Not Over Yet

TEL AVIV -- Leaders of the Waqf and Muslim figures in Jerusalem are waiting for a report from a special committee of engineers and inspectors commissioned by the Waqf to determine what so-called damages Israel may have caused to the Temple Mount complex during the two weeks Muslim worshippers were absent from the site.

Hamas Police Ban Women from Motorbikes

Hamas Police Ban Women from Motorbikes

TEL AVIV -- It's not unusual to see a Gazan woman riding on the back of a motorbike driven by her male partner or family member. But this sight is expected to disappear due to a decision by Hamas police in the Gaza Strip to forbid women from riding motorbikes with their partners or family members.

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