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Hamas calls on West Bank Arabs to kill Jews/Israelis

The Palestinian Hamas-affiliated news agency Shehab posted this video and text during Hamas’ terror war against Israel, urging West Bank Palestinians to carry out terror attacks against Jews

 

Posted text: “West Bank, the Gaza Strip needs you”.

The animation shows a bald eagle perched on a mountain peak, with “Gaza Strip” written on one of its wings, while its other wing is wounded and missing feathers. The eagle looks at the damaged wing, and then video footage of three shooting attacks by Palestinian terrorists against Israelis is shown. Immediately afterwards the eagle’s second wing recovers, regrowing its feathers to show the word “West Bank” written on it. After both of its wings are healed – with “Gaza Strip” and “West Bank” written on them – the eagle is able to take flight and fly to the Dome of the Rock, where black crows symbolizing Jews are seen circling the site. The eagle swoops down to grasp the head of a crow with its talons – the crow has blue Stars of David in its eyes.

Text on wing: “Gaza Strip”
Text on wounded wing: “The W[est Bank]”
Text on healed wing: “The West Bank”

Text on screen: “West Bank, in order to break the enemy, the Gaza Strip needs you” 

[Shehab news agency (Hamas), Twitter account, Oct. 29, 2023]

Hamas posted this video at the beginning of the 4th week of its terror war against Israel:

Hamas war on Israel October 2023 - At least 1,200 Israelis, including over 1,000 civilians, were murdered and over 4,800 wounded, in addition to approximately 244 who were abducted into the Gaza Strip (including 110 later released or liberated and at least 26 later killed), in a Hamas terror war that began when approximately 3,000 Hamas terrorists broke through Israel's security fence at the Gaza Strip border and launched a surprise attack, taking control of several Israeli towns and attacking a music festival on the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah, which fell on the Sabbath, Oct. 7, 2023. During the massacre the terrorists tortured, raped, shot, beheaded, and burned their victims alive, murdering entire families and leaving at least 21 children without parents. Hamas terrorists also fired at least 5,000 rockets at Israeli population centers. In response, Israel launched Operation Iron Swords to counter the Hamas terror threat. Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon joined Hamas' terror war starting from the following day, attacking Israel from the north. Occasional rocket launches and shootings continued from Lebanon throughout the war. A ceasefire and prisoner exchange deal began on Nov. 24, 2023, in which Israel agreed to release 150 terrorist prisoners, pause drone surveillance in the Gaza Strip, and allow movement between the northern and southern Gaza Strip, in return for 50 Israeli female and child hostages held by Hamas. The deal was subsequently extended with additional releases, until Hamas violated the agreement and resumed attacking on Dec. 1, 2023