Entries by Middle East Media Research Institute

Hamas Leaders: Our Goal Is Establishment Of Global Islamic Caliphate, Not Just Liberation Of Palestine

Palestinian Authority | Special Dispatch No. 11009 While Hamas presents itself as a Palestinian movement whose goal is to eliminate Israel and establish an independent Palestinian state stretching from the River to the Sea, this movement is also part of the global Muslim Brotherhood (MB), whose ultimate goal and vision is the establishment of a worldwide Islamic caliphate. […]

U.S. CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad: I Was Happy To See The People Of Gaza Break The Siege On October 7

Nihad Awad, the executive director of CAIR spoke at the American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) convention in Chicago on November 24, 2023, saying that he was happy to see the people of Gaza “break the siege” on October 7. He said that the people of Gaza have the right to self-defense, while Israel does not […]

Delaware Imam: Allah Will One Day Turn America Into Palestine

Palestine, United States | Special Dispatch No. 10994 Delaware imam Shadeed Muhammad said in an October 27, 2023 Friday sermon at the Rawdah Islamic Center in Delaware that Allah has destroyed nations in the past that were doing the same thing that Israel, America, and Europe are doing now. He said that Allah hasn’t turned America into Palestine yet, […]

Iranian Regime Officials Praise Iran’s Proxies In The Palestinian Resistance And The October 7 Massacres, Call For Eradication Of Israel

Iran, Palestine | Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1729 Introduction Officials in the Iranian regime have been openly praising Hamas, Iran’s Palestinian proxy in the resistance axis, for its success in its October 7, 2023 invasion of southern Israel and massacre of over 1,200 civilians there, which Hamas dubbed the “Al-Aqsa Flood” operation. Three days after the scope of […]

Former Grand Mufti Of Egypt, ‘The Destruction Of Israel Will Lead To A Battle In Which The Muslims Will Defeat America And Russia’

Former Grand Mufti of Egypt Sheikh Dr. Ali Gomaa posted a video on his YouTube channel on November 11, 2023, in which he claimed that the destruction of Israel will lead to the battle of Gog and Magog. He said that with “divine intervention” described by the Prophet Muhammad, Jesus will descend and kill Gog […]

After Gaza, The Great Sorting Begins

Palestine | MEMRI Daily Brief No. 545 As the Hamas-Israel War of 2023 entered its second month, there is some clarity in the region amidst much uncertainty.  There are some things that are very different and some which are strikingly similar. Certainly, for Israel, the attack launched on October 7th, 2023 and the slaughter by Hamas of over […]

Top Hamas Official Ahmad Bahr And Palestinian Freedom Movement Secretary-General Khaled Abu Hilal Killed In IDF Gaza Airstrikes

Bahr Prayed For Killing Every American And Jew ‘To The Last One,’ Glorified Martyrdom; Abu Hilal Called On Palestinians Abroad To ‘Target Every Infidel Zionist’ – Clips From The MEMRI TV Archive Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 10964 On November 17, 2023, Palestinian sources reported that Hamas official Ahmad Bahr was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza.[1] Bahr, […]

VIDEO: Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei’s 1998 Tehran Meeting With Hamas Founder Ahmad Yassin

Khamenei Tells Yassin: “We Are The Enemies Of The Zionists… This Cancerous Growth… And We Will Fight Them’; ‘We Are Proud Of You, You Are A Source of Honor For Islam.” On November 9, 2023, a month after Hamas invaded southern Israel and massacred over 1,200 Israeli civilians on October 7, the office of Iranian […]

On X at Least Ten U.S. Designated Terrorists Incite Hatred and Violence Following Hamas Attack On Israel

Since October 7, 2023, when Hamas launched an attack on Israel, much has been made about Hamas and its supporters’ exploitation of social media to further their violent aims. Indeed, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and X, formerly Twitter, have banned accounts linked to Hamas, as well as removed hundreds – if not thousands – of […]

Article In Qatari Daily: Israel’s Demise Is A Divine Promise

Qatar | Special Dispatch No. 10940 In an October 20, 2023 article in the Qatari daily Al-Arab, journalist Mansour Al-Mutlaq wrote that “what is happening in Palestine” (i.e., Hamas’ October 7, 2023 large-scale terrorist attack on Israel and the war that broke out in its wake) is the fulfillment of Allah’s words in Surah 17 of the Quran. Some […]

How To Rescue The American Hostages As Quickly As Possible

Qatar, Palestine | MEMRI Daily Brief No. 539 In the so-called negotiations to free the hostages held by Hamas in Gaza, Qatar is serving Hamas. In fact, Qatar is Hamas and is not an honest broker. The hostages guarantee Hamas members’ lives; thus, they aren’t interested in releasing Israeli hostages, just Americans – and Russians, who will be freed […]

Iranian Poll Asks: ‘Is It Time For The Cancerous Tumor That Is The Zionist Regime To Disappear From The Face Of The Earth?’ Poll Lists Only Two Possible Answers: ‘Yes’ And ‘Definitely’

Iranian Daytime Show Conducts Viewer Poll: ‘Is It Time For The Cancerous Tumor That Is The Zionist Regime To Disappear From The Face Of The Earth?’ Poll Lists Only Two Possible Answers: ‘Yes’ And ‘Definitely’ Source: Channel 1 (Iran) Iranian TV host Maryam Ghasemi presented the results of a viewer poll taken on a Channel 1 […]

Incitement To Jihad And Terrorism Against Israel In West Bank

Since launching the war against Israel on October 7, 2023, Hamas has kept up an ongoing incitement campaign calling on the people of the West Bank to aid Gaza by opening up their own front against Israel. On October 12, 2023, for example, Hamas official Husam Badran urged all those with weapons in the West […]

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Death To America Is Not Just A Slogan, It Is A Policy

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a November 1, 2023 address that aired on Channel 1 (Iran) that “death to America” is not just a slogan, it’s a policy. He continued to say that Western countries could not “make excuses” for anti-Israel and anti-American protests in England, France, Italy, and the U.S., and […]

Article In Qatari Daily ‘Al-Sharq’: Arabs Must Punish West For Supporting Israel By Imposing Oil Embargo On It

Qatar | Special Dispatch No. 10926 In an October 31, 2023 article in the Qatari daily Al-Sharq, journalist Rabi’a bin Sabbah Al-Kuwari called to punish the U.S. and Europe for supporting Israel by imposing an oil embargo on them, stating that oil a weapon “more powerful than military weapons.” It should be mentioned that, in the same issue, Al-Sharq published an […]