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March 7, 2012 9:36 am

Hamas Claims It Wouldn’t Strike Israel in Event of Iran War

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Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. Photo: wiki commons.

WSJ – GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—A spokesman for Gaza’s Hamas rulers said Wednesday that the militant group wouldn’t strike Israel if there were a war between Iran and the Jewish state.

In a further sign of the weakening of Iran’s regional influence, Fawzi Barhoum said in an interview with the Associated Press that Hamas’s weapons are “humble” and meant for defending Palestinians. Hamas doesn’t have the ability to be “part of any regional war,” he said.

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