Hamas Funding News

IN THE NEWS: The Refah Smuggling Tunnels May Cost Hamas Its Final Chance with Egypt

CATF Reports May 17, 2016, 10:28am

A senior Israeli official has claimed that ISIS fighters entered the Gaza strip through underground tunnels linking Egypt to Hamas-controlled territory to undergo Hamas-sponsored military training.

IN THE NEWS: Hamas and Its Indefatigable Smuggling Attempts

CATF Reports May 5, 2016, 12:48pm

The Israeli Tax Authority in cooperation with the Israel Security Agency have foiled a new smuggling attempt of 4 tons of ammonium chloride disguised in a 40 ton shipment ordered by a Gaza resident with alleged ties to Hamas.

Holy Land Redux: Where Are They Now?

CATF Reports May 4, 2016, 2:14pm

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies Vice President for Research Jonathan Schanzer’s congressional testimony calls attention to the need for greater transparency by NGOs in light of past experience with now-defunct Hamas-linked charities in the U.S.

A Rising Terror Threat: Hamas, Underground Tunnels, and Remote Control

CATF Reports Mar. 18, 2016, 9:01am

Hamas is successfully operating at a new level of sophistication: above and underground, locally and across borders.

Cruz’s Bill Brings the Muslim Brotherhood’s Terror Finance Links Back into the Spotlight

CATF Reports Nov. 5, 2015, 5:21pm

The bill filed by Cruz and Diaz-Balart for the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist entity refocuses public attention on the Muslim Brotherhood’s network and illicit activities in the U.S.

Does UNRWA condone terrorism?

CATF Reports Nov. 4, 2015, 12:31pm

The head of UNRWA which focuses on assisting Palestinian Refugees addressed a British charity that is a U.S. Government Specially Designated Global Terror organization for the role it plays in financing Hamas.

The Holy Land Foundation: Terrorist Finance Trendsetter

CATF Reports Oct. 28, 2015, 6:07pm

Important lessons have been learnt from the Holy Land Foundation's history.

Is Iranian Money Backing the “Stabbing Intifada”?

CATF Reports Oct. 22, 2015, 4:08pm

As Palestinian attacks against Israelis continue in Israel and the West Bank, questions are mounting about whether or not there is any central organization as with past uprisings. In the meantime Iranian backed groups Islamic Jihad, Hamas and Hezbollah are all getting involved to varying degrees.

Is Gaza Reconstruction Aid Rearming Hamas?

CATF Reports Oct. 6, 2015, 4:07pm

Late last month Israeli officials intercepted enough sulfuric acid to build three tons of explosives being smuggled into the Gaza strip labeled as paint thinner in a shipment of construction materials.

Hamas is Squarely in the Obama Administration’s Sights

CATF Reports Sep. 21, 2015, 2:57pm

Recent terrorist designations target Hamas' regional financiers.

Hiding in plain sight?

CATF Reports Sep. 3, 2015, 4:05pm

A non-descript West London office building has been accused of being the hub for all Muslim Brotherhood operations in Western Europe and it seems to house a sophisticated media operation that is helping finance global terrorism while at the same time spreading the Brotherhood’s message.

Saudi Arabia and Iran: Patronage Disputes over Hamas?

CATF Reports Aug. 17, 2015, 4:54pm

King Salman is pursuing closer ties with Hamas to replace Iran as Hamas’ key financier.