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Sunday, October 28, 2012

King of Bahrain reportedly coming to Gaza - is UNRWA legitimizing Hamas rule?

This story comes from Islamic Jihad's Palestine Today, which is generally a pretty good news source considering it is run by terrorists and their supporters.

Informed sources in the northern Sinai said that notice has been given to plan for Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, to visit the Gaza Strip, this coming week.

The sources confirmed the King will fly from Bahrain in Arish Airport International, and then transfer via helicopter to the city of Rafah, 40 kilometers from the airport, and then will cross into the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing amid heavy Egyptian and Bahraini security forces.

The sources pointed out that it is expected that the king of Bahrain to provide some financial aid and grants to the Gaza Strip, during his visit.

The visit was arranged by UNRWA and Khalifa is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh.
If UNRWA is facilitating a visit between a head of state and the head of Hamas, that means that the UN is officially recognizing Hamas - a terror group that just today asserted that there is no room for Israel in the Middle East - as the official political leadership of Gaza, and it would be a slap in the face of the PA.

An Egyptian paper verifies that the king is arriving, but doesn't mention UNRWA.

We'll find out this week if the UNRWA story is true.