Hamas’s star rising in the West Bank

19.01.2013                      08.Schwat. 5773                     Bo

Westjordanland:

Hamas’s star rising in the West Bank

Security source warns that the Islamist group is winning the battle for hearts and minds of Palestinians in the territories; Shin Bet data points to unmistakable rise in number of violent incidents across West Bank.

Hamas is steadily gaining strength among Palestinians in the West Bank and, according to multiple indicators being observed by security forces, is winning the battle for hearts and minds in the court of public opinion at Fatah’s expense….