Scenes From Hamasistan- Abbas Surrenders Gaza!
Remember that old Fatah Headquarters building?
Palestinians rush towards the blown up pro-Fatah security forces headquarters loyal to President Mahmud Abbas after it was blown up by Hamas militants in Rafah town in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP)
Hamas says they will convert the building into a mosque…
Smoke rises from the headquarters of the pro-Fatah Security Forces loyal to President Mahmud Abbas after it was blown up by Hamas militants in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Hamas was poised to seize full control of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, overrunning key security strongholds of the rival Fatah movement after days of ferocious gunbattles in the chaotic territory.(AFP/Said Khatib)
Spoils to the victors… Militants and civilians looted the security compound, hauling out computers, documents, office equipment, furniture and TVs.
Hamas has been digging a tunnel for weeks or months in anticipation of this week’s battle for Gaza.
Hamas fighters celebrate after capturing a building belonging to the pro-Fatah security forces loyal to President Mahmud Abbas in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Abbas on Thursday declared a state of emergency and sacked the government as Hamas appeared set to seize control of Gaza after days of ferocious gunbattles.(AFP/Said Khatib)
Abbas is planning a government of “national salvation” but it looks like his only salvation is that he wasn’t at home in Gaza today.
Those reports about Hamas executing the Fatah leaders in the streets?
Hamas executed Fatah militant Samih al-Madhoun and then dragged his body through the streets.
Samih al-Madhoun, a senior militant from Fatah, takes part in a news conference during the funeral of his comrade Rami Sror in the northern Gaza Strip in this March 22, 2007 file photo. Hamas’s armed wing said its fighters “executed” on June 14, 2007 al-Madhoun who had topped their wanted list of figures from President Mahmoud Abbas’s Western-backed faction in the Gaza Strip. (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)