A picture taken from the southern Israeli city of Sderot shows rockets being fired from the Gaza strip into Israel, on July 13, 2014. A rocket fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights on July 13, 2014, falling on open ground and causing no casualties, an army spokeswoman told AFP. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ        (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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ISIS: We Are Operating in Gaza

The extremist terror organization is establishing a toehold inside Gaza, despite Hamas' claims to the contrary

Two-plus weeks into Gaza’s current battle with Israel, ceasefire negotiations are stalled, Israeli forces are mobilizing for a potential ground invasion from the north and east, and the Egyptian government to the south is indifferent. Gazans are finding themselves increasingly isolated.

But not, it seems, alone.

Vocativ analysis of deep web chatter in ISIS forums suggests that the extremist Sunni organization, which has taken over roughly half of Iraq and threatens Assad in Syria, has ties with militant groups operating in Gaza.

While Hamas has dominated Gaza since 2005, dozens of rival Islamist factions operate in the strip. Over the past few weeks, two Salafist groups have pledged allegiance to ISIS and claimed responsibility for rocket fire into Israel. As Vocativ reported at the end of June, the group formerly known as Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis changed its name to Al Dalwa Al-Islamia—which translates to “The Islamic State.” A few days ago, on July 10, the group claimed to have fired a battery of rockets at the Israeli town of Bnei Netzarim in a YouTube video.

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A second Salafist terror group, Ansar Al-Dalwa al-Islamia (“Supporters of the Islamic State”), boasted of its own rocket barrage one day earlier, on June 9. Neither claim of responsibility can be independently verified, however ISIS has published details about both instances of rocket fire on their forums, which is tantamount to a welcome-to-the-network embrace.

Any ISIS presence in Gaza, fledgling as it may be, is a pterodactyl-sized feather in the cap of the radical Islamist group, which has threatened Israel from its inception. A recent series of tweets posted on July 9 reads: “Patience, Jews, our appointment is at Jerusalem tomorrow,” and “Jews, we have broken the border.”

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ISIS may have broken another border as well: According to Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt’s security forces reportedly arrested 15 ISIS terrorists who tried to enter Sinai from the Gaza Strip. The report contends that a Gazan terrorist group helped ISIS carry out attacks on Egyptian civilians. Hamas spokesperson Eyad al-Bazam called the reports “lies and fabrications” and part of a campaign to “distort the image of the Gaza Strip.” He went on to flatly say, “There is no presence of ISIS in Gaza.”

Beyond the claims and counter-claims, ISIS support among Gazans is growing—at least on on Twitter and YouTube, and in forums.

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“From Gaza, our sheikh Baghdadi, we are your soldiers. [ISIS hashtag.]”

A group of young men from Gaza pledge allegiance to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a video that was uploaded last week.

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Some Gazans are also active in ISIS forums, calling on the group to come to their aide in lieu of Hamas’ ineffectiveness.

“I am one of ISIS’ supporters in Gaza, and I ask the caliph [Al-Baghdadi] to intervene and stop the bloodshed, but I know that ISIS is busy and can’t intervene in Palestine now.”

 “We ask the caliphate to support the Salafis jihadis groups in Gaza with money and weapons. We don’t have enough strong men. We want your help, we want your help, we want you help… Those with the wrong way [Hamas] have the support of Iran and the Shiite, and we sit in our houses as women, without weapons. Our situation is bad. …We cannot get out [of Gaza] because of Egypt and we cannot fight here in Gaza because lack of resources.”

 

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  •   Of course they are there.. and that’s fine.. they can die there just like Hamas.

  • the muslim world is quickly mutating into a cult of murder for virgins.  Exterminating each other by the thousands every single day like a perverted islamist feeding frenzy, but no one will protest and no one will care because muslim blood has no meaning to muslims unless spilled by a jew…only then do they all go blood drunk crazy

  • i think israel has the right to defend itself agianst hamas or any other terrorist group. what i dont understand. why is my country supporting terrorist in syria.no the leader in sryia now is far from an angel. but i wonder what happends if the fanatic terrorist groups get in control of whole the country. just another terrorist run country  like afghanistan was before we bomb them. i dont like the ideal of giving weapons to the FSA terrorist.supporting is making a mess in the whole middle east.

  • If there’s any truth in this then Israel should be beginning negotiations with Hamas to ensure the elected Fatah-Hamas Palestinian Authority government can control Gaza effectively and crush any groups affiliated to ISIs, just as Hamas destroyed a group in Gaza that affiliated to Al Qa’ida in August 2009.

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    • do you honestly believe that Hamas can defeat ISIS?

  • . Where is our President Obama as our foreign policy has turned into a complete disaster. Video of Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg SAYS:  President Obama, You Have Some Nerve:.Video is on  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig8c795KymAAnother holocaust is possible. If it happened once it can happen again. Thank G-d we have Israel. We need to do everything possible to keep Israel militarily strong. Jews get out of Europe. There can be no compromise regarding Israel nor can we depend on the good will of others. This unfortunately is a lesson that many Jews have never learned. Never forget, never forgive never again. Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg Subject: Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg SAYS President Obama You HaveRabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg SAYS President Obama You Have … G-d helps those who help themselves.

  • Why ISIS? The goddess of ancient Egypt? Where’s God?

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  • ISIS Militants Order Iraqi Females to Undergo Genital Mutilation; Issued an ultimatum to the remaining Iraqi Christians in the city of Mosul: accept Islam, pay extra taxes to Islamic Sharia courts, or face “death by the sword.”

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    • you are like Nero playing the fiddle when Rome is burning. The article is about ISIS sneaking into Gaza not about female genitals and their mutilation ha ha ha ha ha lol

  • What ever it takes to end the Genocide and Apartheid committed by Israel

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    • ISIS partying likes it’s 1495. Still living in the dark ages

    • have you actually been to themiddleeast based on yourcomments

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    • Yes, lets dismiss everything Israeli sceintists and technicians have contributed to the world in exchange for the most radical islamic terrorist group known to man.  You’re an old man. You should know better. 

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      • So, Daniel you beleive that if Israel keeps paying us with technological advances we should ignore their transgressions? Hey Israel, I know you deliberately kill children, but that’s OK because you invent stuff for us, cheers. PS When you are angry about me raping your wife, don’t dismiss the new car I gave you before hand, and remember to forgive me for the gifts I will give you to make up for it. Seriously? That is not a good point of veiw.

    • ISIS are much worse even than the Israelis actions towards Palestinians are. ISIS would kill any Palestinian who wasn’t a Muslim (there are significant minorities who are Christian along with even a few Jewish Palestinians as well as Palestinians who arent religious at all). Then they’d kill any Palestinian Muslim who didn’t agree with ISIS’ extreme interpretation of Islam.

    • You dumb ARAB fool

    • sad that you actually beleive that!!!!

  • All you Muslims in droves bashing Israel, get the message. The world has wised up to your sanctimonious bs you are committing genocide against your fellow Muslims and as long as you kill your own you think it’s ok, but if Israel defends Herself, it’s murder.

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    • Two things Don Lee. You are pathetic and disgrace to human race. You dont have to be muslim to support Gaza. You just have to be Human. A 6 months, 1 and 2 year olds who israel is defending from. Shame on you and do some research before you say anything. Read the history of israel.Let me tell you something else you dont know. Israel were never anyone’s friend and they never will. Today they killing muslim kids and tomorrow it will yours.

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      • How can you have an opinion. You can’t even write properly. The jews are the only people in the entire world who have there borders set by G-D so instead of bashing other people maybe you should read the bible. There has always been a presence of jews in the land of Israel and always will be. Secondly, have you gone mad along with the rest of the believer’s who blame Israel. One day an Islamist will come to you and say I want your house and will throw bombs at you till you move out and if he sees you or your children he will shoot them even if they are infants in a crib. It is people like you who make the world an unsave place. I don’t care Jew or non-Jew if we let each other live there will be peace but if I want what you have there will never be peace. Golda Meir quoted “There will be peace when the Arabs love their children more than they hate us.”Ain’t that the truth.

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      • Mike your statement there is similar to a member of Islamic Jihad ranting about how Palestine is all Muslim Land granted to them by Allah and the right of conquest. There haven’t been any Israelites for thousands of years. Claiming a right for an Israeli state based on the kingdom of Israel is like claiming Italy has a right to the entire Roman Empire as it was thousands of years ago.The Israeli military are not “living in peace” towards Palestinians. They regularly shoot unarmed Palestinians including teenagers and children. google e.g Israeli human rights group B’TSelem’s list of Palestinians killed in the West Bank since 2009 if you don’t believe it. There were two unarmed Palestinian teenagers, 16 and 17 years old , shot dead with live ammunition by Israeli forces in the West Bank in May just for protesting against the occupation.Consider how moderate Us politics would be if foreigners of another religion had taken most of your country by force and had their soldiers occupying and their settlers settling half of the small part left, while blockading the other small part left. Not very.

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      • How can a people who originaly lived in that country, Israelis who always lived there, not as you say, Palestine exsits because we brits created, it, point, you say the Israels lost Israel through conquest, yes we call it ethic cleansing, well no the Israelis have taken back there land by the same force the Arabs, used according to you.

      • Duncan, you realy need, to look at the atrocities commited by your Palistian freinds, not only do they and have they killed Israelis all over the world since 1948, they have also killed thousands of people who have nothing to do with their cause. So blinded by your ani Jewish sentiments. We Brits created, the new Jewish state in 1948, all Arabs states refused to recongise them, they then attacked Israel, now let me see, Palistians, Syria, Egypt, Jordon, Lebenon just to name some of them, their aim to irraticate the Israeli people. Since then there has been 2 more wars by multy Arab states, with one thing in mind, to kill Jews, they are still trying to do it now. I the Arabs have kill thousand of men women and children in the name of their religion, only when a Jew does it. So tell us what you think the Israelis should do to defend their people Duncan? no waffle tell this forum what they should do, before you say talk there have been 3 cease fires, all broken by Hamas.

      • i belive israel has the right to defend itself. from terrorist like hamas, and others terrorist groups.what i dont understand . why my own goverment give weapons to terroist in syria. the syrian leader now present is no angel. but i wonder what happends if he gets overthrown by a fanatics terrorist groups. I wish we would have stayed out of that civil war. please my goverment stop supporting fsa terroist,and other terrorist. it just making a mess in the whole middle east.that someone has to clean up.

      • yes  but the difference and what you conviently forget to mention is that Jews were there t for over thousand years before Muslims even began. 

      • Do you really believe everything you are saying or are you just parroting? People die in wars even when countries take precaustions. There is not one country in the world who has endangered there soldiers by telling the enemy where they will be. No country who makes calls, drops leaflets or sends messages. It is not a country who shoots women and children while they are driving to school. It is not a country who breaks into peoples homes at night and shoots the babies in there beds or the little children while they look them in the face. It is not a country who lynches soldiers and throws them to the mob alive.The Israelis build schools, shelters, defensive measures for there people to protect them. Hamas has taken all the money that belonged to the people and used it to create tunnels to destroy other peoples kindergardens, shelters, homes and kill as many as possible. If Hamas cared about it’s people it would have done the same for them. The truth is Hamas doesn’t care. It is a win-win situation for Hamas. If Israel gives in they win and if Israel doesn’t then the P.R. is so bad for them. All the propaganda that they use. They take footage of pictures that are from Syria and elswhere and facebook it to show more casualties. They get the same people to be injured several times in several places. There have been casualties so why do they need to build more? This is the way they win the game.

      • Jeff. “You dont have to be muslim to support Gaza. You just have to be Human.” I saw that bumepr stick too.But really, why do you sound like you’re on meth?

      • Read Genesis 12:3, In fact read the whole chapter. I am not a Jew by birth but by faith in the G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. All those who hate Jews and fight against them would do well to read the Bible and realize that the Jews are G-ds chosen race and that the land He has given to them is theirs and all other people need to leave them and their land alone! The day will come shortly when the one true God, not Allah, will come to the defence of Israel. Read the prophets and the book of Revelation and see for yourself! 

      • Hamas is a terrorist organization, along with most Islamic front groups.  Speak of peace, and kill their own as well as others.  It is a shame to call yourself a religous man while acting as a servant to evil.

      • What kind of garbage are you talking about? I’m curious as to what your ‘research’ includes. Perhaps you think that jews use the blood of christians in their matzas too.  You sir are uninformed.

      • so Jeff soemone disagrees with you and all you can do is to start by calling them names-my aren’t youthe mature one???and as usuall you have it wrong and your blind hatred keeps you from seeing.  it is in fact the Muslims who you need ot be concerned about.  they are the ones tellig you that they plan on putting Sharia Law into effect everywhere on the planet.  or do you not live on the planet and that is why you don’t care?  BTW YOU need to read the acurrate things about Isarel not the distorted Muslim view of it.

  • The word of the LORD came to me:”Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to the land of Israel: The end! The end has come upon the four corners of the land. The end is now upon you and I will unleash my anger against you. I will judge you according to your conduct and repay you for all your detestable practices. I will not look on you with pity or spare you; I will surely repay you for your conduct and the detestable practices among you. Then you will know that I am the LORD.Ezekiel 7:1-4 NIV “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to the land of Israel:The end! The end has come upon the four corners of the land. The end is now upon you and I will unleash my anger against you.” -Teacher Evangelista says, this is what will happen to the people of the Jewish State in the Middle East (and elsewhere) if they still do not heed the message that God had commanded him to speak in His Name.New Bible Revelation of Maestro Evangelista,http://www.thenameonline.info/thename/revelations/comingjudgment-en.html

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    • And the fuddy duddes start comeing out of the woodwork.

    • Another nutter believing in a fake GOD

  • WILD WEST – Psychopathic LIES from European Beasts. European will kill their own children, rape them in dark underground cellars and pretend to be “arab” and ISIS. ISIS is not Muslim. Yeah – may be “arab” because there are arab right wing Christians like that Egyptian Chriatian who bombed mosque in USA. There are many LOONEY in Europe and West who hate their father, mother, wives and are ANGRY – ready to kill. So, the evil Military in West owned by Satan Israel is using these “maniac and depressed Christians (outcasts from their own society) to join ISIS (something the Devil Israel fabricated with Hitler Narcists in EU-US-Canada-criminal Australia and the whole MAGGOT race full of “occuaption: and “rob” any resources mentality. Bubomic plague killed 1/3 and the rest is even more evil.They need another “wipe-off” from God Almighty. Please – God Almighty – DISABLE this Omen and Evil from West. The Omen that will kill its own mother and rape its own daughter. These so called BARBARIAN “west” has more people of color in Jail than any nation. LIERS. Hide their abuse from media and publish even ONE mistake by a Muslim or China or Russia etc. WHAT A SUPER EVIL – is this “colorless maggots from Nania”? May they perish by their OWN hands – their own sons kill them. Amen.

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    • It is good that you are a peaceful loving person. The world is safe because we have countries filled with people like you. I guess Hamas has the same sentiments as you!

    • You right, Islam is satanic cult.

  • Not for long! God bless Israel and His mighty IDF! You filthy, godless savages, Israel is about to hand you punks a serious arse-whipping! So much for your false Moon god and your pedophile-loving, false prophet who currently resides in hell!  

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    • Knocking on Israel’s door? More than a terroist group, they look like they are late for a hallowean party in phoney hollywood. P.S. I agree. wait until the hand of God intervenes. God bless the IDF and may Netanyahu be protected even from internal political enemies.

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      • Kerry is giving Gaza $47 Million in relief, so much for aiding the enemy!!!! What are they thinking?? Where is the US getting $47 million anyway and it seems they are sending it to aid ISIS???? 

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      • You said giving a miserable $47 million? Now how much oil did you “israel” help the AIPAC (wrongly called USA) to steal? Like worth TRILLIONS from Saudi (Muslims), Iraq (Muslims), Nigeria (Muslims) and every Muslim country is brimming with OIL for the “maggot” to fight for. Hey, God Almighty has “TRAPPED” the vermin real good. He is The Most Wise and The Best Planner to “catch” the best EVIDENCE for your ETERNAL imprisment in ETERNAL HELL.Your “lawyers” cannot lie on Judgment Day (neither Devil AIPAC). ALL ISRAELI LIES and tricks will stop forever on Judgement Day!!What will you do with “melted to nothing” israel on JUDGEMENT DAY?  Yeah “your god” (LUCIFER} is sqealing with happiness because as he promised to God Almughty he very succefully INCREASED the “burning flesh” load in Hell with “israeli” murderers !!!We think Hell was created for you. Other wise who can do such WORST atrocities except CRIMINAL GENES of “maggot” Europeans from “sunless” “depressed” “veggie void” – Dracula Land (Transalvania is full of people who emigrated to Devil Land “israel” – Thank God Almighty for Hell for thee. Thank God. Alhamdulillah. We are Muslims of The World. Not Palestinian, not Arab.

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      • Allah prepared lots of oil to burn you all in. You will all fry in the desert sands for attacking the Israelites in the land that God gave them.

      • It seems as though you are all the same. You cannot have an intelligent debate. All you do is is bash the western civillization who abhors cold-blooded murder. Who are shocked to see Hamas leaders holding babies in front of them while they shoot. The Hamas leaders who came out against the soldiers holding a baby in one hand and a gun in the other. What about the Hamas who took a machine gun and put it in the hand of a young girl turned her in front of the soldiers and said shoot. Do you think the world will stay quiet forever and wait till you come after the rest of us. You probably are proud of all this???

      • The hate is so thick, so forthright. If only indoctrination didn’t steal your capacity to use reason, or you only had the strength to question your own beliefs and find the faults therein. They would aide you from falling into inescapable prejudice. It’s amazing what fanatic belief can instill in a person. There can only be enduring strife for your people with that mindset.

    • WHO IS THIS? This sounds like a child of the CRIMINALS deported by Britain “long time ago” to far away land called Australia. This is a son of a CRIMINAL GENE. Look at the DIRTY language!! SHows a Criminal and Depressed DIRTY mind. Put this CRIMINAL in high securuty Prison and do not let out into NORMAL human world. Is this what “black water terrorists” hire? SOCIOPATHS who hate their father, mother and wife? MAGGOTS: slimy, smelly, immoral, evil, pig meat (pig is only one gene diff than human – so eating pig is very close to eating humans) These Devils who call themselves “israeli” are from CRIMINAL EUROPEAN GENES !! They need to be all wiped off by God Almighty – Amen. Amen.

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      • Arabs belong in Arabia.Go home to Arabia.

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