Since its inception in 1981, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization has openly declared its desire to destroy Israel. Unlike Hamas, PIJ does not provide Gaza residents with civil services, and therefore doesn’t have to answer to any other parties. As far[...]
Israel lodged an official protest with Russia yesterday after Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, hosted a delegation from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement in Moscow. The Israeli TV Channel 13 quoted a high-ranking official in the Israeli foreign ministry as saying[...]
An Islamic Jihad delegation, headed by leader Ziad Nakhala, met on Wednesday in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The Palestine Al-Yawm website, which is affiliated with the organization, said that the talks between the sides focused on the US[...]
A report by an intelligence center analyzing an interview by Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh implied that Hamas’s and Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s (PIJ) positions on war and peace are closely coordinated. The report by the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center[...]
Israel's military says its warplanes struck Islamic Jihad targets in Palestinian-ruled Gaza and near Damascus in Syria after a barrage of rocket fire into Israel from Gaza Sunday. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks. The group was infuriated by[...]
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei vowed on Wednesday that Tehran would continue funding Palestinian terror groups, asserting that it was the proper response to the unveiling of the Trump peace plan.
Chief of National Relations of Islamic Jihad, Khaled Al-Batsh, said yesterday that his movement had accepted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ invitation to meet in Ramallah to discuss action against the US’ “deal of the century”. In a press release, Al-Batsh said:[...]