Hamas Leader Mashaal: We Accept Palestinian State on ’67 Border With Right to Return (Video)

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal sat down for an interview with Christine Amanpour in Cairo.
After several lies about not targeting innocent civilians, Mashaal told Amanpour that Hamas would accept peace if Israel gave up more land and if Israel allowed all Palestinians to return to Israel.
CNN reported:

The Jerusalem Post reported:

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal declared a position on Palestinian statehood that is nearly identical to that of his Fatah rival, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, in an interview with CNN aired Wednesday.

“I accept a Palestinian state according [to] the 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as the capital, with the right to return,” the Hamas leader told Christine Amanpour in Cairo.

Pushed about his party’s refusal to recognize Israel, Mashaal said such a declaration could only be made once a Palestinian state has been created.

“After this state is established, it decides its standing toward Israel,” the Hamas leader said.

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  • Granny

    Well . . . that makes it clear. He is essentially saying “get the hell in the lifeboats.”

  • greg

    Well it is a good start. Plus Fox news just reported that the truce has lasted 19 hours. Here is hoping that Clintons peace brokering lasts.

  • Time

    Well there you have it.. No intentions otherwise, will they retreat, call peace. Their intentions are clear, to regain what they feel is an injust world. If only we all could just fight our way out of everything we thought we were wronged in life. Sad, very sad..

  • Granny

    #2 November 22, 2012 at 8:16 am
    greg commented:

    Well it is a good start. Plus Fox news just reported that the truce has lasted 19 hours. Here is hoping that Clintons peace brokering lasts.

    A full dozen rockets hit Israel before the “truce” was a single hour old. Truce? What “truce”? The only “truce” that is holding is that Israel isn’t firing back so that Hamas has a chance to reload!

  • So pretty much he’s calling for the slow death of Israel rather than the big boom death

  • greg

    Granny, where are you getting your info from? Jerusalem Post and Israel National News hasn’t reported that…

  • squeaky

    i seem to recall a previous ceasefire that had other related groups continuing to fire. having your cake and eating it too.

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  • BuddyG

    F**k Hamas

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  • paul52

    Guess Hamas wants all the Jews to emigrate to Cyprus or somewhere. How generous of Hamass.

  • bg


    one should not only be careful of what they
    wish for, but fearful of what they demand..


  • NeoKong

    You can never trust an Arab negotiating for peace.
    What did Israel get in return for their last land swap….?

  • bg


    NeoKong #13 November 22, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Obama?? /s/


  • YourMaster

    wtf… right of return makes absolutely no sense …if Palestine is created… the palestinians need to forfeit their right of return to israel and reside in… PALESTINE.

    that is the reason why your getting a palestine state… so the palestine’s can live there…
    why create a palestine state if every palestinian is just going to move straight into israel?

    and there is no way in hell they are getting jerusalem as the capital. *lol*

  • bg


    November 21, 2012

    Iran: We’re taking out Israel’s warplanes

    [Fars News Agency, also run by the Revolutionary Guards, on
    Wednesday published a statement by Gen. Massoud Jazayeri,
    a senior commander of Iran’s armed forces, on what he called
    the defeat of the Americans and Israelis.

    “The historical defeat of the Zionists in the current conflict in Gaza
    is the fourth victory for the resistance front, after the 33-day war
    (with Hezbollah), the 22-day war (Gaza) and the conflict in Syria,
    ” he said. “The importance of the conflict in Gaza is significant, to
    the point that the fake perception of the Israeli might has been
    shattered and any military threat by the Zionists will only result
    in a worldwide mockery.”

    Jazayari warned that Israel’s Iron Dome defense system is incapable
    of defending against the missiles of “the resistance” and that not all
    the military capability of the resistance has entered the war scene.
    “The resistance” refers to Iran, Syria and Hezbollah.]


  • Robert

    Land belongs to whomever can hold it.
    This has been the case throughout history.

  • bg


    Imperial History of the Middle East

    Israel – 1967 – The Six-Day War

    September 19, 2002

    The world’s collective amnesia

    [“The fact that there are these refugees is the direct consequence of
    the act of the Arab states in opposing partition and the Jewish state.
    The Arab states agree upon this policy unanimously and they must
    share in the solution of the problem.”

    – Emile Ghoury, secretary of the Palestinian Arab Higher Committee,
    in an interview with the Beirut Telegraph Sept. 6, 1948.

    “The Arab state which had encouraged the Palestine Arabs to leave their
    homes temporarily in order to be out of the way of the Arab invasion
    armies, have failed to keep their promise to help these refugees.”

    – The Jordanian daily newspaper Falastin, Feb. 19, 1949.

    “Who brought the Palestinians to Lebanon as refugees, suffering now
    from the malign attitude of newspapers and communal leaders, who
    have neither honor nor conscience? Who brought them over in dire
    straits and penniless, after they lost their honor? The Arab states,
    and Lebanon amongst them, did it.”

    – The Beirut Muslim weekly Kul-Shay, Aug. 19, 1951.

    “For the flight and fall of the other villages it is our leaders who are
    responsible because of their dissemination of rumors exaggerating
    Jewish crimes and describing them as atrocities in order to inflame
    the Arabs … By spreading rumors of Jewish atrocities, killings of women
    and children etc., they instilled fear and terror in the hearts of the Arabs
    in Palestine, until they fled leaving their homes and properties to the

    – The Jordanian daily newspaper Al Urdun, April 9, 1953.

    “The 15th May, 1948, arrived … On that day the mufti of Jerusalem
    appealed to the Arabs of Palestine to leave the country, because
    theArab armies were about to enter and fight in their stead.”

    – The Cairo daily Akhbar el Yom, Oct. 12, 1963.]

    Obama – move back – flashback

    bit more of much more here..


  • The Triguy

    Sorry, but Arafat created the ‘right of return’ gimmick so that there would never be a peace deal between the Palestinian people and the state of Israel. Quite simply the right to return means that any Palestinian or ancestor of a Palestinian who lived in any part of what is now Israel has the absolute right to move back into any private property that they claim was once theirs and ask the present owners or tenants to leave without any compensation. Being honest about it, would you do this? It is—as another person has said—just another way to win this war through another means rather than through battle because that hasn’t worked out very well for them in the past.

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  • mg4us

    He not only looks stupid but sounds stupid too. .
    See, children, what in-breeding with goats does to a person?

    Israel’s biggest mistake is trying to negotiate with the unreasonable.

    Will never ever work.

    As someone once said, Life is not like a box of chocolates but rather Jalepenos,
    What you choose today will burn your a$$ tomorrow!

  • SeniorD

    So Hamas will settle for peace if Israel permits all Palestinians Arabs to return home. That outcome has less chance of coming true than the Jupiter planetary system has of becoming moons of Pluto.

  • bg


    The Muslim Brotherhood “Project” (Continued)


    To adopt the Palestinian cause as part of a worldwide Islamic
    plan, with the policy plan and by means of jihad, since it acts
    as the keystone of the renaissance of the Arab world today.


    To provide an Islamic view on all areas, problems and solutions
    relative to the Palestinian question, based on the precepts of Islam.

    To prepare the community of believers for jihad for the liberation
    of Palestine. [One can lead the Ummah to realize the plans of the
    Islamic movement above all if victory is ours], if God wills it.

    To create a modest nucleus of jihad in Palestine, and to nourish it
    in order to maintain the flame that will light the road toward the
    liberation of Palestine, and in order that the Palestinian cause will
    endure until the moment of liberation.


    To collect sufficient funds for the perpetuation of jihad.

    To conduct a study of the situation of Muslims
    and the enemy in occupied Palestine.

    c-Suggested Missions:

    To conduct studies on the Jews, enemies of Muslims, and on the
    oppression inflicted by these enemies on our brothers in occupied
    Palestine, in addition to preaching and publications.

    To fight against the sentiment of capitulation among the Ummah,
    to refuse defeatist solutions, and to show that conciliation with
    the Jews will undermine our Movement and its history.

    To conduct comparative studies on the Crusades
    and Israel, and [the victory that will be that of Islam].

    To create jihadi cells in Palestine, and support them
    in order that they cover all of occupied Palestine.

    To create a link between the moujahadin in
    Palestine and those throughout the Islamic

    To nourish a sentiment of rancor with respect
    to the Jews and refuse all coexistence.]

    bit more of much more at link, in connecting
    links, and scroll thread comments for more..


  • midusdew

    this is BS! after the truce the hamas kept firing on Isreal….

    there is no truce and Isreal knows hamas is addicted to terrorism.

    you can take the cigarette away from their mouth but if you
    leave the pack. it’s not long before he’s smoking again……..

  • UpChuck.Liberals

    I’m making book on how long Gaza will remain. I’m also betting that there is no way on this planet that the Arab fools will not try to get themselves, well others, killed. You don’t deal with mad dogs, you put them down. Anybody with half a functioning brain cell knows that Iran and the Saudis are funding this mess. Barry is worried about losing his well earned Nobel. sarc/

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  • RCH

    Israel Has Bulldozed Homes,Water Wells,Fruit Orchards, Killed American Citizens Protesting This,Committed PIRACY On The High Seas And Killed On These Ships. It Should Not Build Settlements On Palestine Lands. We In America DO-NOT Get The True Facts Of Israel’s Misdeeds. (The Media In America Is all Jewish Run,Totally biased Towards Israel) We In America Are Spoon Fed Lies About Palestine And Their People. Look Up The Land That Was Palestine Land In The Inception Of The Jewish State In 1948. The Ashkenazi Jew Has Taken Land They Agreed Belonged To The Palestine People. People…It Is ALL On The Internet….If Your Not To Lazy To Look For Yourself. The Jewish State Has No Official Constitution And Bends Its Ashkenazi Government And Kills Innocent Women And Children. Rocks Against American Supplied Weapons Of War! No Wonder….America Is Hated By The Muslim World?

  • Economan

    Wow. Who knew terrorist group Hamas and Obama had the same goals…

  • Sarah
  • varon

    Israel should take back all their land,and give nothing up.Thoses that bless Israel will be blessed thoses that curse Israel will be cursed, that is what God told Abraham.

  • Patty

    CBS Incorrectly Claims Hamas Was Elected to Power in Gaza

    One of the recurring myths sometimes repeated about the Gaza Strip’s relationship with Hamas is that the terrorist group gained control through the electoral process. On both the Monday and Tuesday editions of the CBS Evening News, anchor Scott Pelley devoted a brief segment to providing background information on the Gaza Strip. And, on both nights, he erroneously suggested that Hamas came to power through election. (Video below)

    But, in reality, Hamas came to control the Gaza Strip by staging a violent coup in June 2007 overthrowing the rival Fatah party’s executive authority. After Hamas narrowly won the popular vote in the Janaury 2006 parliamentary elections, Mahmoud Abbas of the Fatah party was still the legitimate president for both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. After Hamas overthrew Fatah’s executive authority in the Gaza Strip, Israel and Egypt imposed the blockade.

    After Hamas took control of the Palestinian parliament in January 2006, Israel had joined with the Quartet entities — the United States, the European Union, the United Nations, and Russia — in imposing economic sanctions against the Palestinian Authority, affecting both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. But, after the Hamas coup in Gaza in 2007, sanctions affecting the West Bank were lifted to assist Fatah, while the blockade was imposed on the Gaza Strip to weaken Hamas.

    Returning to Monday’s CBS Evening News, Pelley began the segment, which displayed a map of Israel and the Gaza Strip as he spoke: WITH VIDEO AND READ MORE HERE:

    Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brad-wilmouth/2012/11/22/cbs-incorrectly-claims-hamas-was-elected-power-gaza#ixzz2D1BF9UlT

  • Sandy

    My things have changed. Used to be Hamas was just a Terrorist group–now they have a Political Wing. Instead of killing all Israelis when they take over Israel they want to send them to Cyprus. Israel should get a Nobel Peace Prize for living with these people for 65 years.

  • Christine Amanpour loves anything and anyone islamic! She would NEVER have her job in any islamist controlled cult. Hamas CANNOT be trusted!!! They lie like Obamisbad!!!

  • wanda faye rigdon

    oh hell no NO WAY!!!!!!!!