Iran Promises Hamas New Rockets and More $$$

The Iranian Regime and Hamas played kissie-kissie this weekend.
The regime in Tehran promised to deliver more rockets to the terror group.

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal greets Iranian leader Khamenei in Tehran this weekend. (ISNA)

The Jerusalem Post reported:

Iran has promised Hamas new rockets and more funds, an expression of the Islamic Republic’s displeasure with recent news of renewed Israeli-Syrian peace talks, the London-based newspaper, Asharq Alawsat reported on Sunday…

An Iranian source told the paper that in light of Mashaal’s fears, Iranian regime officials promised the head of Hamas’s political bureau that Iran would continue supporting Hamas financially, materially and morally, even if Syria would turn its back on the organization for the sake of an agreement with Israel.

According to the source, the Iranians had even elaborated what that support would be: Newer, upgraded rockets and an increase in the budget allotted to Hamas to $150 million in the second half of 2008.

It’s thug week in Tehran…

Hamas leaders had a heart to heart with their sponsor nation Iran this weekend. (ISNA)


Of course, Barack Obama blames Bush’s threats of a military strike on Iran for its support for Hamas and Hezbollah.
Hat Tip Wolf Howling

UPDATE: Naharnet is reporting that Iran also gave Hamas a telecommunications network similar to the one they gave Hezbollah.

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