They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Hamas condemns 'state terror'

A Palestinian official has said that Hamas will carry out attacks on Israel in response to its attack on the Lebanese village of Qana.

Mushir al-Masri, a Hamas MP, told Reuters: "In the face of this open war against the Arab and Muslim nations all options are open, including striking the depth of the Zionist entity."

Asked if that meant suicide bombings against Israelis, al-Masri said: "All options are open. Every means is allowed. This is a crime and state terror and a crossing of all red lines."

Shortly after Hamas issued its statement on Sunday, a rocket fired from Gaza hit the Israeli border town of Sderot.

Medics said a 29-year-old woman was wounded. Hamas's armed wing claimed responsibility for the launch Read more