BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:15 A.M.) – Turkey is allegedly allowing Hamas operatives to plan attacks against Israel from the city of Istanbul, a new report from the Telegraph claimed on Wednesday.

Citing transcripts from Israeli police interrogations with suspects, the Telegraph claimed that senior Hamas operatives were using the large city of Istanbul to direct operations in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.

The report said that one such case was the assassination attempt against the mayor of Jerusalem.

“Israel has repeatedly told Turkey that Hamas is using its territory to plan attacks, but last weekend Mr Erdogan met Ismail Haniyeh, the head of Hamas, and Turkish intelligence agents maintain close contact with the group’s operatives in Istanbul,” the Telegraph report said.

Hamas has been hosted in mostly Arab countries since its rise to power in the Gaza Strip. Among these Arab nations that hosted Hamas are Syria and Qatar, the latter being the most recent.

Turkey is Qatar’s closest ally in the Middle East and the two countries are often on the same page when it comes to regional politics (e.g. Syrian conflict).

Also taking part in this alliance is Iran, who provides training and weapons to both Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).

Other than the Syrian conflict, the three countries have maintained close coordination in other regional conflicts, including the most recent war in Libya.

Israel has attempted to counter this alliance by partnering with countries like the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

While their alliance is not official, Israel does reportedly maintain ties with these Arab nations, especially when it comes to Iran.

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Supplied by Turkey and Isreal
Supplied by Turkey and Isreal
2019-12-18 20:30

Yes and just forget about all the attacks Turkey let Jihadis have on Syria.
Forget about the Jihadis on border with isreal and supplied by Isreal as well.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-12-18 22:37

As soon as Palestinian occupation of West Bank and Gaza will cease and Palis will be back in their countries of origin, attacks will cease.
Any way, Erdogan is digging his own grave. He’s not the first in history playing the game he does, and it always ended the same way : with the demise of the perfidious creep.

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rabbi drewzif
2019-12-19 12:43
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As soon as the zionist khazarian cult of death stops squatting on Palestinian lands and murdering it’s inhabitants and returns to it’s Caucasian homelands, only then will the defence of the lands cease.
Until then Erdogan and anyone else for that matter, has the right to plan whatever/wherever and with whoever they like in the defence of Palestinian lands.
And make sure the Mielokowski thieves are the first on the plane home 🙂 🙂 🙂