Hamas, shunned by the West for refusing to renounce violence, declined to disclose the project's cost or the source of its funding. International donations toward reconstruction in Gaza have been held up by Hamas's split with the Palestinian Authority controlling the West Bank...
Er, no. Iran admitted as long ago as 2007 that it was bankrolling Hamas.A U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks quoted Egypt's intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as saying Iran was giving Hamas $25 million a month but Egypt was preventing funds from entering Gaza. Iran says its support for Hamas is diplomatic only.
Will someone please get Nidal a newspaper?
UPDATE 1:30 PM: This is not the first time al-Mughrabi has perpetuated this myth.