“Credibility and response to criticism that the Hamas leader is outside Gaza.” A CNN editor explains the repercussions of the killing of Ismail Haniyeh’s sons.

(CNN)—International Diplomatic Editor Cast a Net CNNNick Robertson, highlights the repercussions 3 sons of the head of the Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, were killed In an Israeli raid in the Gaza Strip and what this means for the movement’s critics and those who say that the Hamas leader is out of touch with the course of events in the Strip.

“What Hamas is saying right now is that losing these three guys (Ismail Haniyeh’s sons) is basically no different than losing any other Palestinian in Gaza,” Robertson said. “They are the same. So, they say this will make them more consistent. But still, As far as we know, they seem to be sticking to their demands Disruption of ceasefire and hostage negotiations “At the present time, which is the return of displaced Palestinians from southern Gaza to its north, if Hamas shows more flexibility on this issue, perhaps an agreement can be reached sooner.”

He continued, saying: “It now seems that the killing of Ismail Haniyeh’s three sons and three or four of his grandchildren is something that may be explosive in the current environment. However, I think there are several ways to look at this as well, because some people in Gaza criticize Hamas for Hiding in its tunnelsAnd not bearing the brunt of the strikes coming from Israel, which led to the death of more than 33 thousand people.

He added: “Some Palestinians in Gaza say: Look, Hamas is hiding in its tunnels, and there are also critics.” Ismail Haniyeh Those who say: You are the leader of Hamas, you are the head of the political bureau, but you are outside Gaza. You don’t feel the war in the same way that we do. Early in the war, people talked about the tensions between that Hamas political process abroad and that at home. “So, when Ismail Haniyeh’s three sons are killed in an Israeli airstrike, it gives him more credibility and more legitimacy inside Gaza, but I think that’s debatable and in essence, he (Ismail Haniyeh) paid a heavy personal price.”

Haniyeh had issued a statement from the Qatari capital, Doha, in which he said: The killings will only strengthen Hamas’ resolve and pledged never to give in or surrender, adding: “Anyone who thinks that targeting my children during negotiations before reaching an agreement will force Hamas to… Retracting its demands is delusional.”

Hamas stated that the three sons of Ismail Haniyeh who were killed were: Hazem, Amir, and Muhammad, in addition to the killing of 4 of his grandchildren: Khaled, Razan, Mona, and Amal.

The Israeli army announced that it had killed 3 of Haniyeh’s sons, claiming that they “were carrying out terrorist activity.” The army and the Shin Bet said in a statement: “Earlier today (Wednesday), under the direction of the Israeli army and Shin Bet intelligence, an Israeli Air Force plane bombed 3 Military operatives from Hamas were carrying out terrorist activity in the central Gaza Strip,” he claimed.

Network could not CNN To independently confirm the Israeli army’s allegations that Haniyeh’s sons were members of the military wing of Hamas.

ظهرت في الأصل على arabic.cnn.com

Leave a Comment