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Hamas cries victory; truce with Israel holds

...domestic challenges, including reviving a faltering economy.Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal and the head of the smaller Islamic Jihad militant group Ramadan Shalah met with Egypt's intelligence chief Thursday as the follow-up talks geared up.Reaching...

http://juneauempire.com/ibrahim-barzak/2012-11-23/hamas-cries-victory-truce-isra
A welcome cease-fire

...cease fire will test whether Arafat has the will or the ability to rein in his own hard-liners, much less Hamas and Islamic Jihad, groups that have not renounced violence and suicide attacks. It may also test his survival. Arafat has pledged...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091901/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...enough. His leadership has fueled the terrorism against Israel. Now he has to stop it. He has to arrest the Hamas and Islamic Jihad extremists he freed from his jails, which increased the likelihood of such bombings. He has to use his Palestinian...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060601/Ope_Arafat.shtml
Iran and the 'axis of evil'

...to the Palestinian Authority. Iran continues to fund, and likely arm, anti-Israeli groups like Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad, both listed by the United States as terrorists. Enough said. Iran has shown some promise, embodied in the reformist...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021402/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...1970, a nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it. In 1986, in Lebanon, Islamic Jihad issued a statement saying it had "executed" French hostage Michel Seurat, who had been abducted almost a year earlier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030503/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Marines in South Vietnam. In 1986, four French television crew members were abducted in west Beirut; a caller claimed Islamic Jihad was responsible. (All four were eventually released.) In 2003, the militant Islamic group Hamas vowed revenge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030804/sta_thisday.shtml
News
Arafat leads, misery follows

...enough. His leadership has fueled the terrorism against Israel. Now he has to stop it. He has to arrest the Hamas and Islamic Jihad extremists he freed from his jails, which increased the likelihood of such bombings. He has to use his Palestinian...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060601/Ope_Arafat.html
Opinion
Pro: Is the Muslim Brotherhood a threat to democracy in Egypt?

...The Brotherhood was also implicated in the 1981 assassination of Anwar Sadat. Sadat was killed by members of the Islamic Jihad, an offshoot of the Brotherhood, after Brotherhood-linked Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the so-called "Blind Sheikh...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-03-31/pro-muslim-brotherhood-threat-democra
Opinion
Israel's war of words with Iran

...Rabin, though.Years later, in January 1995, the Islamic Jihad carried out a most vicious attack in Beit Lydd, when...safe haven in Damascus, Fathi Shikaki, founder of the Islamic Jihad, gave an interview to Lara Marlow, the correspondent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-22/israels-war-words-iran
Opinion
Criticism gives comfort to the enemy in time of war

...attack on the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, for which the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility. Oct. 23, 1983, 241 Americans...bomb attack on a Marine barracks in Beirut by the same Islamic Jihad. April 12, 1984, 18 U.S. servicemen were killed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070405/opi_20050704001.shtml
Opinion

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