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UNRWA Inadvertently acknowledges there’s a Hamas leader on its payroll

Dr. Suhail al-Hindi is a man of many titles. He’s been the chairman of the Association of Palestinian Workers of UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near...

UNRWA announced the suspension of Dr. Suhail al-Hindi, chairman of the UNRWA staff union...

Suspension of Suhail al-Hindi 1.   Chris Guinness, UNRWA spokesman in the Gaza Strip, stated that the agency had decided to suspend Suhail al-Hindi from his position. He said that in view of an internal investigation...

Elections to the Hamas Political Bureau in the Gaza Strip: Overview and Significance

Overview 1.   Elections were recently held for Hamas' political bureau in the Gaza Strip, the highest leadership institution in Gaza. Several thousand voters participated, electing 15 members. Yahya al-Sinwarwas chosen to head the new political...

[Heavy cost of Israeli “quiet for quiet”] Lebanese President Aoun’s Public Embrace of Hezbollah

"When it grew to be a large-scale military force with permanent infrastructure and an organized command and control structure, it became Israel's most significant military threat in the area, thus leading to the paradoxical strategic inflection point:...

Palestinian minister warns of ‘Israeli attempts to destroy Al-Aqsa

Palestinian Minister of Waqf (Islamic endowment) and Religious Affairs Sheikh Yousif Ideis has warned "of the ongoing attempts by the (Israeli) occupation authorities" to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem through the daily...