Entries by Middle East Media Research Institute

Hamas Official Ghazi Hamad: ‘We Will Repeat The October 7 Attack, Time And Again, Until Israel Is Annihilated’

Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 10923 Ghazi Hamad of the Hamas political bureau said in an October 24, 2023 show on LBC TV (Lebanon) that Hamas is prepared to repeat the October 7 “Al-Aqsa Flood” Operation time and again until Israel is annihilated. He added that Palestinians are willing to pay the price and that they are “proud […]

HAMAS OFFICIALS: Iran Has Given Our Organizations $ Billions, Paying For ‘Every Weapon’ And Funding Our Jihad

Over the past few years, MEMRI has translated top officials from Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), and even the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) talking openly about how Iran is funding their organizations’ military activity. MEMRI has compiled these clips into a video exposing these leaders discussing the weapons, funding, training, and […]

UAE Al-Arab Daily: Hamas, A Muslim Brotherhood Faction, Seeks To Topple Arab Countries And Revive The Caliphate

Palestine, United Arab Emirates | Special Dispatch No. 10919 Following the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel, Yemeni journalist Hani Salem Mashour wrote in his October 17, 2023 column in the London-based UAE Al-Arab daily, titled “Hamas Is Not Palestine,” that the aim of Hamas, like that of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) movement to which it belongs and of the other […]

With Its October 7 Attack, Hamas Foolishly Repeated The Mistake Made By Al-Qaeda On September 11

Egypt, Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 10916 In an October 19 article in the London-based daily Al-Arab, Egyptian Journalist Hesham Al-Nagar lambasted Hamas for its October 7 terror attack in southern Israel, stating that, like other jihadist terror organizations, it behaved “foolishly and rashly” and carried out “reckless military adventures” to gain a momentary victory, without considering the cost in […]

For Hamas Leadership, Beheading Is A Recommended Practice

Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 10904 The horrors carried out by Hamas murderers in communities in southern Israel on October 7, 2023 included the beheading of adults and children. Confronted with harsh reactions to their atrocities, the Hamas leadership denied that the perpetrators were the organization’s own men whom they had proudly sent on a mission to kill […]

Apocalypse Two: The Wars In 2006 And 2023

Palestine | MEMRI Daily Brief No. 534 The Arab street was mesmerized by this steadfastness against Israel, by the new weapons and tactics, by the unexpected losses among the Israelis. The Arab masses cheered the heroes and the martyrs as a wave of enthusiasm and popularity engulfed the “Resistance” fighters. Many authoritarian Arab regimes were frightened by this […]

Egyptian-American Political Analyst Magdi Khalil: Hamas Is An ISIS-Like Terrorist Organization That Uses Palestinian Civilians As Human Shields

Egyptian-American political analyst Magdi Khalil said in an October 14, 2023 show on Russia Today TV that Hamas is a terrorist organization similar to ISIS, while Israel does its utmost to protect Gaza civilians. He said that Hamas uses Gaza’s civilians as human shields, living in building above ground, while its fighters and leadership take […]

Qatar Enables Hamas’ War Against Israel

The Qatar-Hamas alliance goes back years. Qatar has financed Hamas’ military buildup and harbored its leaders, who live in Doha to this day. Qatar is also enabling Hamas’ current war against Israel, launched with a large-scale surprise attack on October 7, 2023 in which over 1,300 Israelis were killed, over 100 were abducted, including women, […]

A ‘Wonderful’ New Fatwa Permits Killing Israelis Wherever They May Be – In Palestine, Israel, or Abroad

 Dr. Mahmoud Al-Shajrawi of the Palestine Scholars Association in the Diaspora said on an October 9, 2023 show on Al-Quds Al-Youm TV (Palestinian Islamic Jihad – Gaza) that his organization issued a “wonderful” fatwa stating that it is permissible to kill Israelis wherever they may be, whether it is in the West Bank, within […]

The Hamas Einsatzgruppen Attack – October 7, 2023

Palestine | MEMRI Daily Brief No. 531 On a Shabbat morning and a religious holiday, on October 7, Hamas operatives invaded Israel and carried out a Hamas Einsatzgruppen attack.[1] This war should not to be compared to the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when Israel was surprised by invading armies of Arab states. Hamas’s operatives cannot also not be compared […]

KARAGANOV: ‘If Strikes Are Carried Out On Russian Territory Retaliatory Strikes Will Follow On U.S. Territory’

“‘Only A Madman Sitting In The White House Who Hates His Own Country’ Would Risk Condemning ‘Philadelphia, Boston, Or Los Angeles’ To ‘Nuclear Fire.’” — Sergey Karaganov, honorary chairman of the Presidium of Russia’s Council on Foreign and Defense Policy. On September 26, 2023, renowned Russian academic Sergey Karaganov, who is honorary chairman of the […]

Russian And Ukrainian Reactions To The Pope’s Statements About ‘The Enlightened Russian Empire’ And ‘The Great Mother Russia’

On August 25, 2023, during a video call with participants at the Russian Youth Day in St. Petersburg, Pope Francis said: “You are heirs of the great Russia, the great Russia of the saints, of kings, the great Russia of Peter the Great, of Catherine II, that great, enlightened Russian empire, of so much culture, […]

Brown Future: Migration Flows And The Law Of Unintended Consequences

The report is horrible to contemplate. A major Western human rights organization reports that Saudi border troops may have killed hundreds of Ethiopian migrants attempting to enter the Kingdom’s borders from Yemen.[1] Whatever the details or context of this particular case turn out to be, the upshot is that here was a country that would defend […]

Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergey Naryshkin: Man Was Made In God’s Image, But The West Aims To Replace Him With ‘Transgenders’, ‘Biomechanoids’

At an August 15, 2023 speech at the 2023 Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS), Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergey Naryshkin said that mankind was created in God’s image, but that the West aims to replace God with “transgenders” and “biomechanoids.” Criticizing senior EU diplomat Josep Borrell, Naryshkin said that Europe is “unpleasant” and […]

VIDEO: Iran Has Enough Uranium To Produce 15 Nuclear Bombs

Iranian political analyst Emad Abshenas discussed his country’s nuclear program on an August 12, 2023 show on Asharq News (Saudi Arabia). He said that before the nuclear deal was signed, Iran had enough uranium to produce 20 nuclear bombs and it now has enough uranium to produce 10-15 bombs if it only wanted to. Abshenas […]