Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad Clash in Gaza

“Three Hamas operatives were wounded in a fight with Islamic Jihad loyalists in Gaza City. The scuffle broke out as the sides continue to fight for control of one of the city’s mosques. Palestinian sources report that Hamas men arrived at the Islamic Jihad-affiliated mosque on Tuesday evening and sought to take control of it.” (Jerusalem Post)

For a background on Hamas-PIJ relations see Matthew Levitt’s article from The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Hamas and Islamic Jihad Clash over ‘Media Jihad’


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