Qatar's Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, right, and Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniyeh, left. (AP Photo/Mohammed Salem, Pool) AP Photo/Mohammed Salem, Pool
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Ismail Haniyeh said that support for the Palestinians must be upgraded from support through “soft power” to support by means of money, weapons, and political strategy.

Hamas Political Bureau Chairman Ismail Haniyeh recently said that those who support the Palestinians must shift from a strategy of “support” to a strategy of “full cooperation” for the “liberation of Palestine and Jerusalem.”

He elaborated that support for the Palestinians must be upgraded from “soft power” to money and weapons.