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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Khaled Meshal: Any unity between Fatah and Hamas must be based on Jihad

From The Australian:
HAMAS political leader Khaled Meshaal yesterday praised the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia and expressed the hope that they would pave the way for a more militant stance towards Israel.

The Damascus-based Hamas leader urged that his organisation and the secular Fatah Party unite on the basis of jihad towards Israel.

"The first step (towards liberating Jerusalem) is refusal to negotiate with Israel and to establish a new, reconciled Palestinian position based on jihad."
I'm sure he means the peaceful, internal kind of Jihad.