Palestinian Authority police round up 800 Hamas operatives

On the orders of Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority Chairman, his security officers have launched the biggest crackdown ever on Hamas operatives in Judea and Samaria (West Bank). So far 800 have been detained in what appears to be the precursor for the complete stoppage of the flow of funds from Ramallah to the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip, after a series of cutoffs. Hamas is preparing for this ultimate punishment, that would administer a death blow to the enclave’s already sick economy, by further scaling up the level of anti-Israel violence.

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