Hamas 'Prepares for Imminent War' With Israel in Gaza
[Haaretz] The Gazoo strip is preparing for confrontation with Israel within the next few days, the London-based Arabic daily Al Hayat reported on Sunday. According to the report, Paleostinian factions, Hamas, one of the armed feet of the Moslem Brüderbund millipede, being chief among them, assess the chances of war with Israel "at 95 percent" and assume it could erupt within hours or days.
Sources that have met with Yahya Sinwar, Hamas' political leader in Gazoo, say that Paleostinian factions believe that Israel will use a training exercise planned on the southern front to open a military operation against Hamas. The report further said that the military wing of Hamas has declared a state of high alert, evacuating sites and headquarters and even deploying road blocks accross the Strip.
Political and human rights
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activists in Gazoo told Haaretz that the atmosphere in the Strip is very grim in light of the humanitarian crisis, some of which involves the non-implementation of the reconciliation agreement between Hamas and the Paleostinian Authority and mutual recriminations between the PA and Hamas over the freeze in talks.
Still, it seems the report of an impending military clash within days is exaggerated, and is part of an attempt by Hamas to ratchet up international discussion over the severe humanitarian situation in the Strip and the lack of progress toward reconciliation. It is widely believed that Israel will not initiate war with Hamas without real escalation in the south, such as a surge in rocket fire at southern communities.
Posted by: Fred 2018-02-05