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Sunday, August 31, 2003

Israel routing HAMAS

from Arutz Sheva
Ynet (Yedioth Ahronoth) lists the four targets of recent Israeli offensives in Gaza:

Aug. 20 - Hamas senior Ismail Abu Shanab and two bodyguards.
Aug. 24 - Hamas operations officer Ahmed Shitawi and three other Hamas terrorists.
Aug. 26 - failed attempt on the life of Hamas terrorist and Kassam rocket manufacturer Haled Masoud.
Aug. 28 - Hamas explosives expert Hamdi Kalah.

One person was killed accidentally in these attacks, and PA sources claim that a 9-year-old girl was killed yesterday by IDF fire.

Israel's intelligence services have received 32 specific warnings of possible terrorist attacks, including bombings, soldier-abductions, and shootings. Police are on alert throughout the country, particularly in Jerusalem and the north. IDF sources arrested eight terrorists in the Hevron area last night.

Did you see CNN's eulogy of the late Ismail Abu Shanab? Headlined as "the public face of Hamas and one of the Islamic group's founding leaders," the article says "he led Hamas through two intifadas and countless other battles. He was considered by some a moderate . . "

A founding leader of Hamas? What's moderate about that? From Article 13 of the Hamas charter, which, as a founding leader, Shanab must have helped to compose:
"(Peace) Initiatives, the so-called peaceful solutions, and the international conferences to resolve the Palestinian problem, are all contrary to the beliefs of the Islamic Resistance Movement."
From Article 32:
World Zionism and Imperialist forces have been attempting, with smart moves, and considered planning, to push the Arab countries, one after another, out of the circle of conflict with Zionism in order, ultimately, to isolate the Palestinian People...

Hamas is calling upon the Arab and Islamic peoples to act seriously and tirelessly in order to frustrate that dreadful scheme and to make the masses aware of the danger of coping out of the circle of struggle with Zionism. Today it is Palestine and tomorrow it may be another country or countries. For Zionist scheming has no end, and after Palestine they will covet expansion from the Nile to the Euphrates. Only when they have completed digesting the area on which they will have laid their hand, they will look forward to more expansion, etc. Their scheme has been laid out in theProtocols of the Elders of Zion, and their present (conduct) is the best proof of what is said there."

Leaving the circle of conflict with Israel is a major act of treason and it will bring curse on its perpetrators."
Hamas makes war on infants and toddlers and rabbis and grandmothers. What Jews they do not kill, they seek to terrorize into abandoning Israel, the only sanctuary for Jews in the world. It is utterly disgraceful that CNN would legitimize, much less glorify, such a man and his cohorts.