Hamas trains Syrian rebels for remuneration from Qatar


The London Times reports that the military wing of Hamas, Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, is training Free Syrian Army units in the rebel-held neighborhoods of Yalda, Jaramana and Babbila. DEBKAfile: The Palestinian faction ruling the Gaza Strip, having broken with its former patron Bashar Assad, is receiving remuneration from Qatar for training the Syrian rebels. The deal was set up when the Emir of Qatar visited Gaza last October.


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