The Palestinian Arena

Arab Anger Over Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Visit to Washington

Palestinians and several Arab countries are worried about next week’s anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Joe Biden in Washington, as well as Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress.
Hamas fears that Netanyahu will receive political support and arms from the U.S. during his visit, enabling him to continue the war in the Gaza Strip.

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Why is the Hamas leadership hiding the news of Muhammad Deif’s death?

The Hamas leadership continues to downplay Israel’s achievements in the ongoing conflict, specifically hiding the news of Muhammad Deif’s death, a significant intelligence and operational success for the Shin Bet and the IDF. The battle for public perception continues as Hamas perpetuates the “myth of victory” from October 7, while Israel systematically eliminates those responsible for the massacre in Israeli settlements near Gaza.

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Muhammad Sinwar: The Possible Successor to Muhammad Deif

Senior security officials in Israel are increasingly confident that Muhammad Deif was killed in the recent Israeli Air Force attack on Khan Yunis. Reports suggest that Hamas is attempting to conceal his fate. Within the Hamas movement, Muhammad Sinwar, brother of Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, is already being considered as the potential successor to Deif.

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President Bidens Speech Putting Pressure on Israel Instead of Hamas

President Biden’s speech on the war in the Gaza Strip focuses pressure on Israel instead of Hamas, reflecting an acceptance of Hamas’s continued rule in Gaza and a failure to address the threat posed by Hezbollah to northern settlements.
Hamas claims to view the speech positively but maintains the same conditions for a hostage release deal and ceasefire.

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Yahya Sinwar Rubs His Hands with Pleasure at the Controversy in Israel

Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, is satisfied with the increasing internal divisions in Israeli society and the war cabinet.
The internal disputes in Israel, which are tearing the society apart and echoing the days before October 7th, are seen by Hamas as one of the significant outcomes of their brutal attack on Israel.

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The PA’s Return to the Gaza Strip: Impractical and Unwanted

The prospect of the PA returning to control the Gaza Strip is not practical. The Palestinian public does not support this idea, accusing the PA of corruption and acting as an executor for the Israeli security system.
The PA has already lost security control in northern Samaria and lacks the capability to manage the Gaza Strip or confront Hamas’ military wing.

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Hamas’s Negotiation Strategy

The Hamas movement employs a sophisticated negotiation technique aimed at extracting concessions from Israel, known as the Salami method.
Despite seven months of conflict, Israel has yet to achieve its war objectives. However, it must remain resolute in its efforts until Hamas’s rule is dismantled.

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Arab Anger Over Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Visit to Washington

Palestinians and several Arab countries are worried about next week’s anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Joe Biden in Washington, as well as Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress.
Hamas fears that Netanyahu will receive political support and arms from the U.S. during his visit, enabling him to continue the war in the Gaza Strip.

Read More >>

Why is the Hamas leadership hiding the news of Muhammad Deif’s death?

The Hamas leadership continues to downplay Israel’s achievements in the ongoing conflict, specifically hiding the news of Muhammad Deif’s death, a significant intelligence and operational success for the Shin Bet and the IDF. The battle for public perception continues as Hamas perpetuates the “myth of victory” from October 7, while Israel systematically eliminates those responsible for the massacre in Israeli settlements near Gaza.

Read More >>

Muhammad Sinwar: The Possible Successor to Muhammad Deif

Senior security officials in Israel are increasingly confident that Muhammad Deif was killed in the recent Israeli Air Force attack on Khan Yunis. Reports suggest that Hamas is attempting to conceal his fate. Within the Hamas movement, Muhammad Sinwar, brother of Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, is already being considered as the potential successor to Deif.

Read More >>

President Bidens Speech Putting Pressure on Israel Instead of Hamas

President Biden’s speech on the war in the Gaza Strip focuses pressure on Israel instead of Hamas, reflecting an acceptance of Hamas’s continued rule in Gaza and a failure to address the threat posed by Hezbollah to northern settlements.
Hamas claims to view the speech positively but maintains the same conditions for a hostage release deal and ceasefire.

Read More >>

Yahya Sinwar Rubs His Hands with Pleasure at the Controversy in Israel

Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, is satisfied with the increasing internal divisions in Israeli society and the war cabinet.
The internal disputes in Israel, which are tearing the society apart and echoing the days before October 7th, are seen by Hamas as one of the significant outcomes of their brutal attack on Israel.

Read More >>

The PA’s Return to the Gaza Strip: Impractical and Unwanted

The prospect of the PA returning to control the Gaza Strip is not practical. The Palestinian public does not support this idea, accusing the PA of corruption and acting as an executor for the Israeli security system.
The PA has already lost security control in northern Samaria and lacks the capability to manage the Gaza Strip or confront Hamas’ military wing.

Read More >>

Hamas’s Negotiation Strategy

The Hamas movement employs a sophisticated negotiation technique aimed at extracting concessions from Israel, known as the Salami method.
Despite seven months of conflict, Israel has yet to achieve its war objectives. However, it must remain resolute in its efforts until Hamas’s rule is dismantled.

Read More >>