Israel arrested a major Hamas figure earlier this month as he attempted to infiltrateÂ the country via the Allenby Bridge crossing, the Shin Bet security service revealedÂ Thursday afternoon. Mahmoud Toameh, a “top-ranking overseas operative of Hamas,” gave the security agency a wealth of details about the activities of the radical Islamic group during his interrogation, it said, including itsÂ funding sources, international activities and activities inside Israel. Notably, he revealed that Hamas paysÂ hundreds of young Israeli Arab citizens to harass Jews seeking to enter the Temple Mount area
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Unfortunately,Â even the “no” vote argument was framed as anti-Israel: EoZ
Is water wet? Is this worthy of ‘debate’ at Oxford?
Khaled Abu Toameh:
At university campuses in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, they are hailed as heroes campaigning for Palestinian rights.Â But in Ramallah, ironically, activists belonging to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions [BDS] movement are seen by the Palestinian Authority [PA] as trouble-makers and law-breakers.