Qassam Brigades


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Noun1.Qassam Brigades - the military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement - a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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The weapons of the resistance are a red line that is non-debatable," Khalil Al Hayya, deputy head of Hamas in Gaza, told a press conference, referring to the Qassam Brigades.
The sources said that Israeli planes struck the Badir site of the Izzidin Al Qassam Brigades in southern Gaza, a metal workshop as well as another site for Al Qassam Brigades in Beit Lahia north of the Strip causing material damage but not human injuries, according to Jordan News Agency (Petra).
Ibrahim al-Madhoun, a writer who is close to Hamas, said the killing highlighted the changes that have occurred in Gaza since Yehya Sinwar became the effective defense minister and representative of the Qassam Brigades in Hamas' governing structure.
Al Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing, says it captured an Israeli soldier by the name Shaul Aron late on Sunday, but Ron Prosor, Israel's ambassador to the UN, dismissed the claim, saying that "those rumours were untrue".
Palestinian sources said that Israeli planes struck the Badir site of the Izzidin Al Qassam Brigades in southern Gaza.
Last month, one Qassam Brigades member was killed and six were injured after an explosion went off during a "training session in bomb-making" near Rafah, near the Egyptian border.
Al Qassam Brigades bombed multiple #Israeli targets with 527 projectiles including Tel Aviv since the start of operation".
Hamas's armed wing, the Izz Al Deen Al Qassam Brigades, said a total of four vehicles packed with explosives attacked Kerem Shalom and three exploded.
This fabricated tale that aims to distort the honourable and holy struggle of the Qassam Brigades will not in any way affect the comprehensive revenge plan that the leaders of the Qassam Brigades have formed for vengeance from the Zionist enemy.
The three included at least one of the men most wanted by Israel, Abdel Fatah Satari, the deputy commander of the Qassam Brigades.
The weapons of the resistance are a red line that is non-debatable," Khalil al-Hayya, deputy head of Hamas in Gaza, told a press conference, referring to the Qassam Brigades.
The movement's Gaza chief Ismail Haniyeh Feb 5 said the Qassam Brigades were preparing "for any future clashes with the Zionist enemy", including by building tunnels on the border with Israel.